Results of the Macavity Award in the year 1996.
Detecting Women, A Reader’s Guide & Checklist for Mystery Series Written By Women—a first-of-its-kind mystery reference every serious reader & librarian will want to own. New readers will delight at the opportunity to choose mysteries by type, setting, background, character, & chronology. This 256-page, 8 1/2 by 11 softcover original puts an end to the frustration of what to read next with biographical information about 401 women authors & their 469 series featuring men, women, & pairs detectives—2345 book titles in all—over 400 new releases from 1993 & 1994. Nominations & winners of major mystery awards appear in bold-face type. Master list includes check-off boxes for keeping track of books owned or books read. Ten short story anthologies are indexed by author & volume for 99 women authors & their 184 stories, many of which feature well-known series detectives.