Baltimore Blues: The First Tess Monaghan Novel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: December 2006
Duration: 9 hours 56 minutes
In a city where someone is murdered almost everyday, attorney Michael Abramowitz's death should be just another statistic. Butthe slain lawyer's notoriety-and his taste for illicit midday trysts-make thecase front-page news in every local paper except the Star, whichcrashed and burned before Abramowitz did. A former Star reporter who knowsevery inch of this town-from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects ofCherry Hill-now-unemployed journalist Tess Monaghan also knows the guy the copslike for the killing: cuckolded fiancé Darryl "Rock" Paxton. The time is ripefor a career move-anything to pay the rent-so when rowing buddy Rock wants tohire her to do some unorthodox snooping to help clear his name, Tess agrees.But there are lethal secrets hiding in the Charm City shadows, and Tess' ownname could end up on that ever-expanding list of Baltimore dead.