Title: Butchers Hill (Tess Monaghan Mysteries)
Author: Laura Lippman
Tags: mystery, series, tess monaghan, baltimore
Third in a series about Tess Monaghan. A man who spent time in jail for shooting a young boy, one of five kids stealing and trashing his place comes to Tess to find the other kids who were there that night. He tells her he wants to give them money; as foster kids they haven't had a good life. But things get hairy when those other kids start turning up dead.
Publication Avon (1998), Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Publication date 1998
ISBN 0380798468 / 9780380798469