What They’re Saying

“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

“WILDE LAKE is engrossing, suspenseful and substantial, its wit easing a sober, somewhat elegiac air.”
—bestselling author Scott Turow for The New York Times

“One of the best novelists around, period.”
Washington Post

“Lippman has enriched literature as a whole.”
Chicago Sun-Times

“Laura Lippman is among the select group of novelists who have invigorated the crime fiction arena with smart, innovative, and exciting work.”
—George Pelecanos

“Lippman’s taut, mesmerizing, and exceptionally smart drama of predator and prey is at once unusually sensitive and utterly compelling.

“Lippman is a writing powerhouse. ”
USA Today

“I love her books.”
—Harlan Coben

“From its gripping opening pages…Life Sentences may be the most absorbing, entertaining mystery published in the last year.”
Boston Globe

“(Every Secret Thing) is a standout.”
Orlando Sentinel

“One of those books that publishers like to say ‘transcends the genre,’ but in this case it’s true.”
Chicago Sun-Times