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Another Thing to Fall by Laura Lippman
  

Another Thing to Fall

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TESS MONAGHAN - Tess, like her creator Laura Lippman, started off as a journalist in Baltimore, before their career paths diverged and she became a private eye. A modern heroine, with guts and a strong sense of social compassion, she has appeared in 12 novels to date; ANOTHER THINGS TO FALL sees Tess detecting on the set of a TV series, a milieu Lippman knows well as her husband David Simon is the man behind THE WIRE.

Tess Monaghan series:
1. Baltimore Blues
2. Charm City
3. Butchers Hill
4. In Big Trouble
5. The Sugar House
6. In A Strange City
7. The Last Place
8. By a Spider's Thread
9. No Good Deeds
10. Another Thing to Fall

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Synopsis

Another Thing to Fall by Laura Lippman

When private eye Tess Monaghan finds herself literally on a collision course with the makers of a TV series being shot in her native Baltimore, it's not only her introduction to the surreal world of television drama, but also the beginning of a case that only a crazed scriptwriter could have dreamed up for her.

Selene Waites, the glamorous but brittle young star of the show, has been the victim of a twisted stalker, and executive producer thinks Tess would be just the person to bodyguard her during filming. At first, Selene seems like a spoiled kook out of central casting and the babysitting job a PR sham, but as Tess gets sucked deeper into the show's labyrinthine web of deceptions and betrayals, she soon finds she's unwittingly become the main feature in a storyline featuring murder, kidnapping and sickening obsession...

Reviews

'A gripping tale all about the sordid world of TV drama' BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH

About the Author

Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman has been awarded every major prize in crime fiction. Since the publication of What the Dead Know, each of her hardcovers has hit the New York Times bestseller list. A recent recipient of the first-ever Mayor's Prize, she lives in Baltimore, New Orleans and New York City with her family.

Author photo © Jan Cobb

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Tess, like her creator Laura Lippman, started off as a journalist in Baltimore, before their career paths diverged and she became a private eye. A modern heroine, with guts and a strong sense of social compassion, she has appeared in 12 novels to date; ANOTHER THINGS TO FALL sees Tess detecting on the set of a TV series, a milieu Lippman knows well as her husband David Simon is the man behind THE WIRE.

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Book Info

Publication date

9th July 2009

Author

Laura Lippman

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780752884158

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