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Sunshine Vicram is back!


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He can’t resist a puzzle…


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She lives for thrills. He’s tasked with keeping her safe…


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The acclaimed Martha’s Vineyard series returns for more romance, drama, and intrigue!


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The USA Today bestselling author of When We Believed in Mermaids returns with a tale of two generations of women reconciling family secrets and past regrets.


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Two sets of lives, Coded messages, will history repeat itself?


By A Spider's Thread by Laura Lippman

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Also by Laura Lippman:

Dream Girl, July 2021
Hardcover / e-Book
My Life as a Villainess, August 2020
Paperback / e-Book
Lady in the Lake, July 2020
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Lady in the Lake, August 2019
Hardcover / e-Book
Sunburn, July 2019
Mass Market Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Sunburn, August 2018
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Sunburn, February 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
Wilde Lake, February 2017
Paperback
Wilde Lake, May 2016
Hardcover / e-Book
Hush Hush, September 2015
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
Hush Hush, March 2015
Hardcover / e-Book
After I'm Gone, February 2014
Hardcover / e-Book
And When She Was Good, June 2013
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
And When She Was Good, August 2012
Hardcover / e-Book
The Most Dangerous Thing, May 2012
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
The Most Dangerous Thing, September 2011
Hardcover
Every Secret Thing, August 2011
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
I'd Know You Anywhere, May 2011
Trade Size (reprint)
The Girl in the Green Raincoat, January 2011
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
I'd Know You Anywhere, August 2010
Hardcover
In Big Trouble, December 2009
Hardcover
Another Thing To Fall, March 2009
Mass Market Paperback
What the Dead Know, March 2008
Mass Market Paperback
Another Thing to Fall, March 2008
Hardcover
No Good Deeds, March 2007
Paperback
What the Dead Know, March 2007
Hardcover
To the Power of Three, July 2006
Paperback
No Good Deeds, June 2006
Hardcover
Baltimore Noir, May 2006
Trade Size
To the Power of Three, July 2005
Hardcover
By A Spider's Thread, July 2005
Paperback (reprint)
Like A Charm, May 2005
Trade Size
Every Secret Thing, September 2004
Paperback
The Last Place, August 2003
Paperback (reprint)
In a Strange City, October 2002
Paperback (reprint)
The Sugar House, August 2001
Paperback (reprint)
In Big Trouble, September 1999
Paperback (reprint)
Butchers Hill, July 1998
Paperback
Charm City, October 1997
Paperback (reprint)
Baltimore Blues, February 1997
Paperback (reprint)

By A Spider's Thread
Laura Lippman


Tess Monaghan Series, #8
Avon
July 2005
Featuring: Tess Monaghan
367 pages
ISBN: 0060506717
Paperback (reprint)
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Mystery Woman Sleuth

Mark Rubin's family is missing -- and the police can't do a thing because all the evidence indicates that his wife left willingly. So the successful furrier turns to Tess Monaghan, hoping she can help him find his wife and three children. Tess doesn't know quite what to make of Rubin, a wealthy Orthodox Jew who refuses to shake her hand and doles out vitally important information in grudging dribs and drabs. According to her client, he and his beautiful wife, Natalie, had a flawless, happy marriage. Yet one day, without any warning or explanation, Natalie gathered up their children and vanished.

Tapping into a network of fellow investigators spread across the country, Tess is soon able to locate the runaway wife and her stolen progeny, moving furtively from state to state, town to town. But the Rubins are not alone. A man is traveling with them, a stranger described by witnesses as "handsome" and "charming" but otherwise unremarkable to these casual observers, who have no way of sensing the fury beneath his smooth surface.

The motive behind Natalie's reckless flight lies somewhere in the gap between what Mark Rubin will not say and what he refuses to believe. An intricate web of betrayal and vengeance is already beginning to unravel, as memory begets rage and rage leads to desperation -- and murder. And suddenly much more than one man's future happiness and stubborn pride are in peril; the lives of three innocent children are dangling by the slenderest of threads.

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