Title: Baltimore Blues (Tess Monaghan Mysteries)
Author: Laura Lippman
Tags: mystery, series, tess monaghan, baltimore
First in the Tess Monaghan series about a Baltimore reporter turned private eye. The book is rather slow to get started, but by the end was quite good. Tess is a rower, and her fellow rower and friend, Rocky, is accused of the murder of a high-priced lawyer with a sleazy past. Tess takes on an investigation to get him cleared.
Publication Avon (1997), Edition: Later Printing, Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Publication date 1997
ISBN 0380788756 / 9780380788750