Laura Lippman

Make Mine a Moriarty by Laura Raphael

Recently, another librarian and I were batting around title ideas for a new book discussion group when I had to stop and double-check the names for two authors. Was I remembering their names correctly? Surely they didn’t BOTH share “Moriarty” as a last name. I mean, that’s kind of unusual, isn’t it?

Loving Laura Lippman by Rebecca Howard

I’ll confess--I first picked up a Laura Lippman book simply because of alliteration.  She’s got such a great name; it’s like she was destined to be a writer. And while I wouldn’t describe myself as a mystery or suspense reader, I was hooked.