Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Book Review: Charm City

Title: Charm City (Tess Monaghan Mysteries)
Author: Laura Lippman
Rating: ****
Tags: mystery, series tess monaghan, baltimore, newspapers, fiction

Second in Lippman's Tess Monaghan series about a former newspaper woman turned PI. Lippman was herself a newspaper reporter, and is from Baltimore, so she is writing what she knows, and doing it quite well. In this volume Tess is investigating, for a newspaper, who inserted a story into the paper that the editors decided not to run, and whether the story have anything to do with the death of the man the story was about? Along the way Tess is given a greyhound, a former racing dog, about whom there is a mystery, and she must deal with deciding what she feels about Crow, the man in her life.

Publication Avon (1997), Mass Market Paperback, 304 pages
Publication date 1997
ISBN 0380788764 / 9780380788767

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