New York Times Bestselling Novelist


Laura Lippman

“Laura Lippman continues to push the envelope of modern crime-writing. Sunburn, her take on noir, may be her nerviest novel yet.”
—Harlan Coben

“A masterful mix from a total pro.”

“Cool and twisty.”
—The New York Times Book Review

Sunburn is a dark, gleaming noir gem. Read it.”
—Gillian Flynn

Sunburn delivers one of the year’s most intriguing mysteries.”
—Associated Press

Since the publication of her first novel in 1997, Laura Lippman, the New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed stand-alones After I’m GoneI’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know  has won virtually every major award given to U.S. crime writings, including the Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Agatha Award, Nero Wolfe Award, Shamus Award, and the Quill Award.

New York Times bestseller Laura Lippman returns with her take on a modern noir. In an unpromising town near the Maryland shore two souls begin a cat and mouse game that will lead to betrayal and murder. One is playing a long game. But which one?