The Accidental Detective

  • by Laura Lippman
  • Narrated by Linda Emond
  • 0 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"The Accidental Detective"A Sunday newspaper profile of Tess Monaghan, Baltimore's favorite private detective.


What the Critics Say

"Lippman shows herself to be a master of short them fast, like a glutton, or slowly to savor each one. Either way, this is a treasure." (Library Journal)"Lippman fans won't be disappointed with these small treasures." (Kirkus Reviews)


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Customer Reviews

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Not a short story but merely a character profile

This "story" is really just a clever way for the author to give readers an overview of her character Monaghan, in the guise of a newspaper feature story. It is also a paean of praise for the City of Baltimore and its attractions. However, if you were looking for an exciting plot, this isn't it.
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- Kenneth

A quick diversion

This was a nice story to listen to while I was driving across country. I would try another book by Laura Lippman.
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- Susanne "Sue"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-09-2008
  • Publisher: HarperAudio