By Laura Lippman
New York Times Bestseller
Award-winning and ny Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan—first brought within the vintage Baltimore Blues—must song down a lacking spouse and resolve the secrets and techniques in her marriage that led her to flee.
“A hair elevating ride.”—Boston Globe
Mark Rubin's kin is missing—and the police will not become involved simply because the entire proof shows that his spouse left willingly. So the winning Baltimore furrier turns to Tess Monaghan, hoping she will support him locate his spouse and 3 childrens. Tess does not rather comprehend what to make of Rubin, who doles out extremely important details in grudging dribs and drabs. in line with her purchaser, he and his attractive spouse, Natalie, had a wonderful, satisfied marriage. but sooner or later, with none caution or rationalization, Natalie amassed up their kids and vanished.
Tapping right into a community of fellow investigators unfold around the state, Tess is quickly capable of find the runaway spouse and the youngsters who've been relocating furtively from nation to kingdom, city to city. however the Rubins are usually not by myself. A mysterious guy is touring with them, a stranger defined by means of witnesses as "handsome" and "charming" yet differently unremarkable. And the deeper Tess digs, the extra she suspects that the purpose in the back of Natalie's reckless flight lies someplace within the hole among what Rubin won't say and what he refuses to believe.
An problematic internet of betrayal and vengeance is already starting to spread, as reminiscence begets rage, and rage begets desperation…and homicide. all at once, even more than one man's destiny happiness and obdurate delight are in danger. For the lives of 3 blameless young children are dangling by way of the slenderest of threads.
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By a Spider's Thread: A Tess Monaghan Novel by Laura Lippman