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The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
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Private investigator Tess Monaghan is confined to bed rest during the end of her pregnancy. To pass the time, she sits on the sun porch watching her neighbors. She notices a dog running free, but the dog's owner--a girl who always wore a green rainco ...more
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