The Girl in the Green Raincoat

The Girl in the Green Raincoat

[a Tess Monaghan Novel]

Book - 2011
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" Lippman is a writing powerhouse. "

--USA Today

"I love her books."

--Harlan Coben

New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman--winner of the Edgar#65533; Award and every other major literary prize given for mystery and crime fiction--embroils Baltimore p.i. Tess Monaghan in the strange case of The Girl in the Green Raincoat. Originally serialized in the New York Times, The Girl in the Green Raincoat is now in book form for the very first time--a masterful thriller in the Alfred Hitchcock mode that places a very pregnant, homebound Tess in the center of a murderous puzzle that could cost her her life and the life of her unborn child.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, [2011], c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061938368
Branch Call Number: LIPP
Characteristics: 158 p. ; 21 cm

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SeikasHaven
Jul 25, 2011

This was much shorter than I expected (it was a friend's recommendation). I liked it! A short but entertaining detective book. I think it would be perfect for vacation.

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Philla15
Jul 19, 2011

This quick and fanciful mystery was a good summer gap read i.e., a book to plough through between more serious novels and non fiction. I have no argument with the structure of the mystery although if began to feel a bit contrived about mid way through. The best part of the book was the short section that occurs when Tess Monahagn, our hero, lives through the time when her new daughter struggles to survive in the neonatal intensive care unit. Now that might have made a really good book!

lizmacc Jan 24, 2011

Originally a serial in the New York Times magazine. A take off on "Rear Window"

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