“It's fair to say that not many know Baltimore and Maryland as well as Laura Lippman, and her latest stories in Hardly Knew Her really delve into the lives of both the under-employed and the moneyed from every level. A terrific collection by a wonderful writer!”
— Kathleen Dixon, Islandtime Books & More, Washington Island, WI
Lippman is a writing powerhouse. USA" Today"New York Times "bestselling author and winner of every major prize awarded for crime fiction including the Edgar(r), Anthony, Shamus, Agatha, and Nero Wolfe Awards Laura Lippman brilliantly demonstrates her astonishing agility as a short story writer with Hardly Knew Her. "A sterling collection of sixteen suspenseful short fictions and novellas most set in and around her beloved Baltimore and several featuring her popular series character private investigator Tess Monaghan Hardly Knew Her "was called, Riveting One of the best collections released in some time by the Boston Globe." The Seattle Times "says, something in the short-story form brings out the wicked in Laura Lippman, and this exceptional collection is indisputable proof that Lippman is without peer as she walks boldly on the dark and dangerous side.
About the Author
Laura Lippman is the author of eleven novels featuring Baltimore private detective Tess Monaghan, seven stand-alone novels, and a short story collection. Her six most recent books have all been New York Times bestsellers. Lippman has won numerous literary prizes for her work, including the Edgar®, Anthony, Nero Wolfe, Agatha, Gumshoe, Barry, and Macavity Awards. A recent recipient of the first-ever Mayor's Prize, she lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with her husband, David Simon; their daughter; and her stepson.