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 (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Thing (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hush Hush (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Tess Monaghan Collections

The Tess Chronicles (2018)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
Five Fires (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wilde Lake (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sunburn (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady in the Lake (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dream Girl (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

One True Love (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Black-Eyed Susan (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scratch a Woman (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shoeshine Man's Regrets (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crack Cocaine Diet (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Easy as A-B-C (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What He Needed (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Penthouse Forum (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Honor Bar (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Femme Fatale (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pony Girl (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
ARM and the Woman (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ropa Vieja (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Babysitter's Code (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Hardly Knew Her (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Good Fuck Spoiled (2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hints of Heloise (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Different for Girls (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nasty Girls (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Weaker Sex (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

My Life as a Villainess (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Akashic Drug Chronicles Books

The Cocaine Chronicles (With: Lee Child,Ken Bruen,Jervey Tervalon) (2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Marijuana Chronicles (By:Jonathan Santlofer) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nicotine Chronicles (By:Lee Child,Joyce Carol Oates,Hannah Tinti,,Cara Black,,,Jonathan Ames) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Bibliomysteries Books

(with C.J. Box, John Connolly, Stephen Hunter, Anne Perry, Charles Todd, Ian Rankin, Jeffery Deaver, Joe Lansdale, Reed Farrel Coleman, Michael Koryta, R.L. Stine, Nelson DeMille, Peter Robinson, Thomas Perry, Denise Mina, Loren D. Estleman, Thomas H. Cook, John Harvey, James Grady, Max Allan Collins, Joyce Carol Oates, James W Hall, Megan Abbott, Mickey Spillane, Christopher Fowler, F. Paul Wilson, Peter Lovesey, William Link, Robert Olen Butler, Lyndsay Faye, Ken Bruen, Bradford Morrow, Carolyn Hart, Peter Blauner, Andrew Taylor)

The Book of Ghosts (By:Reed Farrel Coleman) (2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By:C.J. Box) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Thing (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Virtue (By:Ken Bruen) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Case (By:Nelson DeMille) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Acceptable Sacrifice (By:Jeffery Deaver) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By:William Link) (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Final Testament (By:Peter Blauner) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rides a Stranger (By:) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By:Andrew Taylor) (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What's in a Name? (By:Thomas H. Cook) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Remaindered (By:Peter Lovesey) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sequel (By:R.L. Stine) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gospel of Sheba (By:Lyndsay Faye) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nature of My Inheritance (By:Bradford Morrow) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Compendium of Srem (By:F. Paul Wilson) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Book Club (By:Loren D. Estleman) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It's in the Book (By:Mickey Spillane) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scroll (By:Anne Perry) (2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of the Lion (By:Thomas Perry) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Men (By:Megan Abbott) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Condor in the Stacks (By:James Grady) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery, Inc. (By:Joyce Carol Oates) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Every Seven Years (By:Denise Mina) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From the Queen (By:Carolyn Hart) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Travelling Companion (By:Ian Rankin) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Citadel (By:Stephen Hunter) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reconciliation Day (By:Christopher Fowler) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By:John Harvey) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haze (By:James W Hall) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hoodoo Harry (By:Joe Lansdale) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pretty Little Box (By:Charles Todd) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Years (By:Peter Robinson) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hemingway Valise (By:Robert Olen Butler) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By:Michael Koryta) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By:John Connolly) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Bibliomysteries Books

(with C.J. Box, John Connolly, Stephen Hunter, Anne Perry, Charles Todd, Ian Rankin, Jeffery Deaver, Joe Lansdale, Reed Farrel Coleman, Michael Koryta, R.L. Stine, Nelson DeMille, Peter Robinson, Thomas Perry, Denise Mina, Loren D. Estleman, Thomas H. Cook, John Harvey, James Grady, Max Allan Collins, Joyce Carol Oates, James W Hall, Megan Abbott, Mickey Spillane, Christopher Fowler, F. Paul Wilson, Peter Lovesey, William Link, Robert Olen Butler, Lyndsay Faye, Ken Bruen, Bradford Morrow, Carolyn Hart, Peter Blauner, Andrew Taylor)

The Book of Virtue (By:Ken Bruen)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Scroll (By:Anne Perry)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By:C.J. Box)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Acceptable Sacrifice (By:Jeffery Deaver)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By:William Link)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Years (By:Peter Robinson)(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Thing(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of Ghosts (By:Reed Farrel Coleman)(2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Book Club (By:Loren D. Estleman)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By:Andrew Taylor)(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Final Testament (By:Peter Blauner)(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rides a Stranger (By:)(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What's in a Name? (By:Thomas H. Cook)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It's in the Book (By:Mickey Spillane)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nature of My Inheritance (By:Bradford Morrow)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Remaindered (By:Peter Lovesey)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Compendium of Srem (By:F. Paul Wilson)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gospel of Sheba (By:Lyndsay Faye)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sequel (By:R.L. Stine)(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book of the Lion (By:Thomas Perry)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Little Men (By:Megan Abbott)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
From the Queen (By:Carolyn Hart)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Every Seven Years (By:Denise Mina)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Citadel (By:Stephen Hunter)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Condor in the Stacks (By:James Grady)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery, Inc. (By:Joyce Carol Oates)(2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Travelling Companion (By:Ian Rankin)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Haze (By:James W Hall)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By:John Harvey)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reconciliation Day (By:Christopher Fowler)(2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hoodoo Harry (By:Joe Lansdale)(2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pretty Little Box (By:Charles Todd)(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By:John Connolly)(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hemingway Valise (By:Robert Olen Butler)(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By:Michael Koryta)(2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Book Case (By:Nelson DeMille)(2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Hush Collection Books

Treasure (By:Oyinkan Braithwaite) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Snowflakes (By:Ruth Ware) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Buried (By:Jeffery Deaver) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Let Her Be (By:Lisa Unger) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gift (By:Alison Gaylin) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slow Burner (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Tart Noir(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Shadow of the Master(2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dangerous Women(2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cocaine Chronicles(2005)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Baltimore Noir(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Damn Near Dead(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery Writers of America Presents Death Do Us Part: New Stories About Love, Lust, and Murder(2006)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Mystery Stories 2007(2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killer Year: Stories to Die For...(2008)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shelf Discovery: The Teen Classics We Never Stopped Reading(2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By Hook or By Crook(2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
By Hook or By Crook and 30 More of the Best Crime and Mystery Stories of the Year(2010)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Study in Sherlock(2011)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery Writers of America Presents The Mystery Box(2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Mystery Stories 2014(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold(2014)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women(2020)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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