Have you been keeping up with The New York Times Magazine's serialization of Laura Lippman's The Girl in the Green Raincoat? If not, check out the first four chapters, (1) here, (2) here, (3) here, and (4) here. A Tess Monaghan mystery, it's off to an excellent start. And guess what? Tess is pregnant.
And a book of Lippman's short stories, Hardly Knew Her, came out this week. She'll read from the book, this Friday at noon, at Barnes & Noble in Charles Village. Dennis Lehane will be there, too. That's an excellent double bill.
It's part of this year's Bouchercon, a convention of 1,500 mystery writers that descends on Baltimore this week (Oct 9-12). Lippman is the convention's "American Guest of Honor."