Books in Order
Name: Laura Lippman
Born: 31st January, 1959
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Resides: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
First book: Baltimore Blues
Previous employment: reporter
Fun fact #1: Laura had a cameo role in an episode of the TV show The Wire.
Fun fact #2: Some of the restaurants which feature in Laura’s books are real establishments (you can tell which ones very easily – if her heroine enjoys the food, it’s a real place).
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- The Anthony Award
- The Barry Award
- The Nero Wolfe Award
Laura Lippman Book List & Suggested Book Order
Laura Lippman Interview
Laura discusses how she chooses the settings for her Tess Monaghan series and even reveals where the her hero actually lives – showing the actual house. And a very cozy little place it is too.
Laura Lippman Biography
Laura Lippman was born on the 31st of January in 1959, which was a Saturday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes her an Aquarius, which is one of the Air signs.
Laura was born in Atlanta, which has a population of approaching half a million people and is in Georgia, a state in the very south of the United States of America (if you think of a map, where Florida is the dangly bit on the bottom right of the USA, Georgia is directly above that). Theo, her father was a writer at the Baltimore Sun and her mother, Madeline, was a retired school librarian from the schools in the Baltimore area. She has one sibling – a sister named Susan.
While she came into the world in Atlanta, she was actually raised in Columbia, which is in the state of Maryland. Columbia was a planned community which opened in 1967 with the purpose of eliminating various forms of segregation, ranging from religious to racial to class. It’s a modest-sized place, with around 100,000 residents. Laura initially attended Western High School, but her parents took her out, which Laura was happy about, not least because…
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If you love Laura Lippman's books, you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Tess Monaghan series in order
- Tess Monaghan short stories in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Why Read the Laura Lippman Tess Monaghan Series in Order?
With a considerable number of standalone novels and a seemingly endless collection of short stories, Baltimore-based author Laura Lippman has won a number of very prestigious awards for her work. Tess Monaghan is a reporter-turned-private detective in Laura's series and fans love the hard-boiled mysteries in which Tess become embroiled.
This Laura Lippman book list not only gives all the Laura Lippman books in chronological order, but will let you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Laura intended.
So, if you're searching for a Laura Lippman book order, or more specifically, a Tess Monaghan series list, here you go!