"[Laura Lippman] is quite simply one of the best crime novelists writing today." --Tess Gerritsen New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman burst onto the crime fiction scene with her critically acclaimed suspense series featuringBaltimorep.i. Tess Monaghan. In Big Trouble is classic Tess, a case that draws the intrepid investigator from CharmCitytoTexasto help an ex-lover in peril. Lippman's novels have won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, Shamus--every major award, in fact, given for American mystery fiction. In Big Trouble is a prime example of the storytelling artistry that has won Laura Lippman the admiration of critics and peers alike, from Tess Gerritsen to Harlan Coben ("I love her books").