Tess Monaghan is a fictional character created by American author Laura Lippman. She is the protagonist in a series of detective fiction novels set in Baltimore, Maryland. Tess started out working as a reporter, but has switched fields in favour of becoming a private investigator.
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 […]