By Laura Lippman
Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was once a rattling reliable reporter who knew her native land in detail -- from historical castle McHenry to the crumbling initiatives of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully unemployed at twenty-nine, she's keen to take any freelance task to pay the lease -- together with just a little unorthodox snooping for her rowing blood brother, Darryl "Rock" Paxton.
In a urban the place a person is murdered virtually daily, lawyer Michael Abramowitz's dying may be simply one other statistic. however the slain lawyer's notoriety -- and his noontime trysts with Rock's fiancee -- make the case entrance web page news...and issues to Rock because the most likely assassin. yet attempting to end up her friend's innocence couls end up high priced to Tess -- and upload her identify to that notorious ever-growing list.