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The big book of female detectives  Cover Image Book Book

The big book of female detectives

Penzler, Otto, (editor,, writer of introduction.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780525434757
  • ISBN: 0525434747
  • ISBN: 9780525434740
  • Physical Description: xv, 1115 pages ; 23 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note: "The most complete collection of detective dames, gumshoe gals & sultry sleuths ever assembled"--Cover.
"A Vintage crime/Black Lizard original, October 2018"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Victorians and Edwardians (British). Mysterious countess / Anonymous -- Unraveled mystery / Andrew Forrester, Jr. -- Redhill sisterhood / C.L. Pirkis -- Diamond lizard / George R. Sims -- Stir outside the Café Royal / Clarence Rook -- Mandarin / Fergus Hume -- Outside ledge: a cablegram mystery / L.T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- Frewin miniatures / Emmuska Orczy -- Conscience / Richard Marsh -- Hidden Violin / M. McDonnell Bodkin -- Before World War I (American). Christabel's crystal / Carolyn Wells -- Bullet from nowhere / Hugh C. Weir -- Intangible clew / Anna Katharine Green -- Planted / James Oppenheim -- Pulp Era. Wizard's safe / Valentine -- Red hot / Frederick Nebel -- Domino Lady collects / Lars Anderson -- Letters and the law / T.T. Flynn -- Old maids die / Whitman Chambers -- Too many clients / D.B. McCandless -- Rat turnaround / Roger Torrey -- Murder with music ; Coke for Co-eds / Adolphe Barreaux -- Chiller-diller / Richard Sale -- Passing of Anne Marsh / Arthur Leo Zagat -- Golden Age. Secret Adversary / Agatha Christie -- Diamond cut diamond / Frederic Arnold Kummer -- Locked doors / Mary Roberts Rinehart -- Tea-leaf / Edgar Jepson & Robert Eustace -- Almost perfect murder / Hulbert Footner -- Lover of St. Lys / F. Tennyson Jesse -- Misogyny at Mougins / Gilbert Frankau -- Introducing Susan Dare / Mignon G. Eberhart -- Bloody Crescendo / Vincent Starrett -- Burglars must dine / E. Phillips Oppenheim -- Missing character / Phyllis Bentley -- Murder in the movies / Karl Detzer -- Gilded pupil / Ethel Lina White -- Case of the hundred cats / Gladys Mitchell -- Mid-century. Murder with flowers / Q. Patrick -- Vacancy with corpse / H.H. Holmes -- Riddle of the Black Museum / Stuart Palmer -- Meredith's murder / Charlotte Armstrong -- Flowers for an angel / Nigel Morland -- There's death for remembrance / Frances & Richard Lockridge -- Mom sings an aria / James Yaffe -- Modern Era. All the lonely people / Marcia Muller -- Blood types / Julie Smith -- Poison that leaves no trace / Sue Grafton -- Discards / Faye Kellerman -- Spooked / Carolyn G. Hart -- Making lemonade / Barbara Paul -- Louise / Max Allan Collins -- Strung out / Sara Paretsky -- Beneath the lilacs / Nevada Barr -- Miss Gibson / Linda Barnes -- Headaches and bad dreams / Lawrence Block -- Affair of inconvenience / Anne Perry -- Beaubien / Deborah Morgan -- Double-crossing Delancey / S.J. Rozan -- Shoeshine man's regrets / Laura Lippman -- Dust up / Wendy Hornsby -- Case of the Parr children / Antonia Fraser -- Fast / Jeffery Deaver -- Bad girls. Winged assassin / L.T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- Blood-red cross / L.T. Meade & Robert Eustace -- Adventure of the Carnegie Library / John Kendrick Bangs -- Woman from the east / Edgar Wallace -- She knew what to do / Joseph Shearing -- Forgers / Arthur B. Reeve -- Meanest man in Europe / David Durham -- Four square Jane unmasked / Edgar Wallace -- Adventure of the headless statue / Eugene Thomas -- Madame goes dramatic / Perry Paul -- Extenuating circumstances / Joyce Carol Oates.
Summary, etc.: An anthology of the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. The stories in this collection introduce us to the most determined of gumshoe gals, from débutante detectives to spinster sleuths; from groundbreaking female cops to contemporary crime-fighting P.I.s. -- adapted from publisher info.
Subject: Women detectives
Detective and mystery stories, English
Detective and mystery stories, American
Murder Investigation
Women private investigators
FICTION Mystery & Detective Women Sleuths
FICTION Mystery & Detective Short Stories
FICTION Anthologies (multiple authors)
Murder Investigation Fiction
Women private investigators Fiction
Women detectives Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, English
Detective and mystery stories, American
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery and detective fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Fiction.
Nonfiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, American.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
Short stories.

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