No Good Deeds , etc.), shows she's as good as Peter Abrahams and other A-list thriller write"/>

What the Dead Know

Laura Lippman, Author . Morrow $24.95 (376p) ISBN 978-0-06-112885-1

Edgar-winner Lippman, author of the Tess Monaghan mystery series (No Good Deeds , etc.), shows she's as good as Peter Abrahams and other A-list thriller writers with this outstanding stand-alone. A driver who flees a car accident on a Maryland highway breathes new life into a 30-year-old mystery—the disappearance of the young Bethany sisters at a shopping mall—after she later tells the police she's one of the missing girls. As soon as the mystery woman drops that bombshell, she clams up, placing the new lead detective, Kevin Infante, in a bind, as he struggles to gain her trust while exploring the odd holes in her story. Deftly moving between past and present, Lippman presents the last day both sisters, Sunny and Heather, were seen alive from a variety of perspectives. Subtle clues point to the surprising but plausible solution of the crime and the identity of the mystery woman. Lippman, who has also won Shamus, Agatha, Anthony and Nero Wolfe awards, should gain many new fans with this superb effort. 9-city author tour. (Mar.)

Reviewed on: 01/22/2007
Release date: 03/01/2007
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