New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman visits Wilton Library on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 7-8:30 p.m., for a discussion of her superb novel of psychological suspense, Sunburn. Lippman’s latest work is about a pair of lovers with the best intentions and the worst luck:  two people locked in a passionate yet uncompromising game of cat and mouse. But instead of rules, this game has dark secrets, forbidden desires, inevitable betrayals and cold-blooded murder.

Inspired by James M. Cain’s masterpieces, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, and Mildred Pierce, Sunburn is a tantalizing modern noir from the incomparable Lippman. Her latest title was named “a top book to read this winter by The Wall Street Journal,” and it received a starred review from Publishers Weekly:  “This is Lippman at her observant, fiercest best, a force to be reckoned with in crime fiction.”

Lippman has won multiple awards and critical acclaim for provocative, timely crime novels set in her beloved hometown of Baltimore. She has been nominated for more than 50 awards for crime fiction and won almost 20, including the Edgar. Her books have been translated into over 20 languages. Now a perennial New York Times bestselling author, she lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family.

A Q&A will follow the talk. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Elm Street Books, New Canaan. GOOD Morning Wilton is the media sponsor for the event. There is no charge. Registration is highly recommended online or by calling 203.762.6334.