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Awards
Anthony Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Barry Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Macavity Awards Best Book (nominee)
Winner of the eDunnit Award (Best crime novel in e book) 2017

'Wilde Lake is a knockout.' Stephen King

'Intriguing premise, stunning reveal, irresistible read.' Val McDermid

'Wilde Lake is a standout novel: an intelligent, emotional, satisfying mystery that explores huge themes in small-town microcosm, in the manner of To Kill A Mockingbird, the inspiration on which it reflects.' Alex Marwood

'Wilde Lake is engrossing, suspenseful and substantial.' Scott Turow

Luisa 'Lu' Brant is the newly elected - and first female - state's attorney of Howard County, Maryland, a job in which her revered father famously served. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home.

As Lu prepares for the trial, the case dredges up painful memories, reminding her small but tight-knit family of the night when her brother, AJ, saved his best friend at the cost of another man's life. Only eighteen, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Now, Lu wonders if the events of 1980 happened as she remembers them. What details might have been withheld from her when she was a child?

The more she learns about the case, the more questions arise. Propelled into the past, she discovers that the legal system, the bedrock of her entire life, does not have all the answers and that the truth might be a dangerous thing to learn.

Genre: Mystery    

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Used availability for Laura Lippman's Wilde Lake

Hardback Editions

May 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wilde Lake: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-06-208345-7 / 978-0-06-208345-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wilde Lake
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-571-32176-3 / 978-0-571-32176-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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February 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wilde Lake: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-06-208346-5 / 978-0-06-208346-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
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July 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wilde Lake
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-571-32175-5 / 978-0-571-32175-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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May 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wilde Lake
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-06-246631-3 / 978-0-06-246631-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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Audio Editions

February 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Wilde Lake Low Price CD: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-06-265942-1 / 978-0-06-265942-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Wilde Lake CD: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
ISBN: 0-06-246665-8 / 978-0-06-246665-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wilde Lake: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
Publisher: HarperAudio
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May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Wilde Lake: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Wilde Lake
Author(s): Laura Lippman
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   


May 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wilde Lake: A Novel
Author(s): Laura Lippman
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA