Deadly Women: The Woman Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion
|Author:||Jan Grape, Dean James, Ellen Nehr|
|Publisher:||Pub Group West|
From Agatha Christie to Murder, She Wrote, women have occupied a central and honored place in the mystery scene. Containing articles about female writers past and present, including Mary Higgins Clark, Patricia Cornwell, J.A. Jance, Sara Paretsky, Marcia Muller and others, this book celebrates women’s contributions to crime fiction.
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A triple-decker celebration—essays, lists, and interviews—of female mystery writers that not only sets the recent explosion of work in the field into historical perspective but provides hundreds of suggestions for further reading. Despite its title, it’s emphatically not for women only. —Tom Leitch