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By Laura Lippman

ISBN-10: 0380788764

ISBN-13: 9780380788767

As a practiced reporter till her newspaper went to that fab pressroom within the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan is familiar with and loves each inch of her local Baltimore, even the components being slobbered on through the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. it is a quirky urban the place baseball reigns, yet in recent times murder looks the second one preferred neighborhood recreation. company mogul "Wink" Wynkowski is making an attempt to alter all that by way of bringing professional basketball again to city, and everybody's rooting fro him -- until eventually a devastating, muckraking disclose of his lurid earlier appears to be like at the entrance web page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light. it is a shock even to the Blight's editors, who idea they might killed the piece. as an alternative, the piece killed Wink -- who is present in his storage with the auto operating. Now the Blight desires to nail the unknown machine hacker who planted the deadly tale, and the project is correct up the alley of a former newshound like Tess. however it does not take lengthy for her to find deeper, darker secrets and techniques, and to gain that this example is basically extra approximately whacking than hacking. it is simply homicide in Baltimore nowadays -- and Tess Monaghan herself can be subsequent at the record. As a practiced reporter until eventually her newspaper went to that groovy pressroom within the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan is aware and loves each inch of her local Baltimore, even the elements being slobbered on by way of the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. it is a quirky urban the place baseball reigns, yet in recent years murder seems the second one preferred neighborhood activity. enterprise wealthy person "Wink" Wynkowski is making an attempt to alter all that by means of bringing professional basketball again to city, and everybody's rooting for him -- until eventually a devastating, muckraking divulge of his lurid earlier seems at the entrance web page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light. it is a shock even to the Blight's editors, who suggestion they might killed the piece. in its place, the piece killed Wink -- who is present in his storage with the automobile working. Now the Blight desires to nail the unknown machine hacker who planted the deadly tale, and the project is correct up the alley of a former newshound like Tess. however it does not take lengthy for her to find deeper, darker secrets and techniques, and to achieve that this case is actually extra approximately whacking than hacking. it truly is simply homicide in Baltimore nowadays -- and Tess Monaghan herself could be subsequent at the record.

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The city’s orange-and-white wastebaskets had been decor-ated with slo 3 gans such as Jam One! or Dunk One! Then they’d ended the cam-paign and collectors of Baltimorebilia had stolen the trash cans before they could be taken off the streets and repainted. Another man limped out on stage, an aging athlete whose cane gave his garish warm-up suit a strangely aristocratic look. “Toooooooooooch. Toooooooooooch,” men yodeled and a few women actually screamed when he acknowledged the cheer with a thumb’s-up.

234 Chapter 26 Tess ended up staying at Colleen Reganhart’s until dawn broke. 244 Chapter 27 Rosita’s notes were virtually indecipherable. She had assigned numbers to… 251 Chapter 28 The first thing Tess noticed when Lea Wynkowski opened her… 262 Chapter 29 On the first Friday in May, Spike left the hospital… 275 Epilogue 288 Two weeks later, a package arrived from Tokyo. While Esskay… About the Author Other Books by Laura Lippman Cover Copyright About the Publisher Chapter 1 Nothing wet was falling out of the sky.

Even dogs,” Tess marveled. ” “Thousands. ” Kitty called downstairs. “Steve, 20 you can go ahead and wash up now. ” Steve turned back to the kitchen, whistling as if it were a privilege to clean up after the meal he had prepared. Kitty floated to the landing and slipped inside her second-floor bedroom suite. Tess had to hold onto Esskay’s collar to keep the dog from trotting after her. Familiar with athletes and their needs, Tess poured the dog a huge bowl of water, placing it on a copy of the Beacon-Light.

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