Laura Lippman is an American novelist of detective fiction. The daughter of a writer for the Baltimore Sun, she started out as a reporter, which became the inspiration for her Tess Monaghan series – a reporter turned private investigator. She is married to David Simon, creator of The Wire, who she met while working at the Baltimore Sun.

Laura Lippman made her fiction debut with Baltimore Blues, published in 1997. Below is a list of Laura Lippman’s books in order of when they were originally published (and in chronological order):

Publication Order of Tess Monaghan Books


Baltimore Blues(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Charm City(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Butchers Hill(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In Big Trouble(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sugar House(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In a Strange City(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Place(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By a Spider's Thread(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
No Good Deeds(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Another Thing to Fall(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Girl in the Green Raincoat(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hush Hush(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Every Secret Thing(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To the Power of Three(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What the Dead Know(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Life Sentences(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
I'd Know You Anywhere(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Most Dangerous Thing(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
And When She Was Good(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
After I'm Gone(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wilde Lake(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Arm and the Woman(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Babysitter's Code(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black-Eyed Susan(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crack Cocaine Diet(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Penthouse Forum (A First Draft)(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Easy as A-B-C(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Femme Fatale(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Good Fuck Spoiled(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Honor Bar(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
One True Love(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pony Girl(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scratch a Woman(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shoeshine Man's Regrets(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What He Needed(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Thing(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Hardly Knew Her(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By Hook or By Crook: And 27 More of the Best Crime and Mystery Stories of the Year(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hints of Heloise(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


Baltimore Noir(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: What the Dead Know is alternatively titled Little Sister. I’d Know You Anywhere is also known as Don’t Look Back. The Most Dangerous Thing was also published as The Innocents. By Hook or By Crook also contains stories by Dana Cameron, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, Dennis Lehane, Marcia Muller, Kris Nelscott, Nancy Pickard, S.J. Rozan and Luis Alberto Urrea.

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