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Baltimore Blues: The First Tess Monaghan Novel

Authors: Lippman, Laura
Series: Tess Monaghan Novel
Publisher: William Morrow
BISAC/Subject: FIC022040, FIC022010, FIC031010
ISBN: 9780061806612, Related ISBNs: 0061806617, 9780061806612, 9780062070647
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately -- from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully unemployed at twenty-nine, she's willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent -- including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her rowing buddy, Darryl "Rock" Paxton.

In a city where someone is murdered almost everyday, attorney Michael Abramowitz's death should be just another statistic. But the slain lawyer's notoriety -- and his noontime trysts with Rock's fiancee -- make the case front page news...and points to Rock as the likely murderer. But trying to prove her friend's innocence couls prove costly to Tess -- and add her name to that infamous ever-growing list.

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