"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."—People "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 Gone, I’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. A New York Times Bestseller!
The revered New York Times bestselling author returns with a novel set in 1960s Baltimore that combines modern psychological insights with elements of classic noir, about a middle-aged housewife turned aspiring reporter who pursues the murder of a forgotten young woman.