Like their creators, Tess and Mary are hometown girls, fiercely loyal to the cities that shaped them. It’s hard to imagine Tess sculling anywhere other than on the Patapsco River. And whether she’s living in her city center Condo or spending time with her South Philly family, Mary’s unlikely to leave the town of tasticakes. So who’s least likely to move? Vote! (For the comments: If they were to move, where might they go and what would that be like? Who are some of your other favorite hometown characters?
Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan
Lisa Scottoline’s Mary DiNunzio.