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"Great Women Mystery Writers"

♥ Book Title : Great Women Mystery Writers
♣ Name Author : Kathleen Gregory Klein
∞ Launching : 1994-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0313287708
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780313287701
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Recounts the lives and summarizes and evaluates the works of 117 classic and contemporary women mystery writers"Article| Kathleen Gregory Klein| Statement ..."

"Great Women Mystery Writers"

♥ Book Title : Great Women Mystery Writers
♣ Name Author : Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay
∞ Launching : 2007
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0313334285
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780313334283
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Surveys the lives and works of some 90 contemporary women mystery writers, who are among the most popular authors read today."Article| Elizabeth Blakesley Lindsay| Statement ..."

"British Women Mystery Writers"

♥ Book Title : British Women Mystery Writers
♣ Name Author : Mary Hadley
∞ Launching : 2015-10-02
◊ Info ISBN Link : 078648361X
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780786483617
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Many aspects of British detective fiction are intriguingly different from the American detective fiction. And, confusingly, many of the British women detectives who have made it to American television are far from typical of the latest women detectives. This work is a study of British detective fiction with female protagonists written by women. Authors included are P.D. James, Jennie Melville, Liza Cody, Val McDermid, Joan Smith and Susan Moody. Special attention is paid to the evolution of the British female sleuth from the 1960s to the year 2000, particularly the 1980s, and how this shaped and altered detective fiction. Also discussed is the effect of the British judicial system and gun laws on detective fiction and real life, the types of crimes women detectives usually investigate, why certain directions have been taken and which ones may be taken in the future, issues being raised by the authors, and new women authors of detective fiction with female protagonists."Article| Mary Hadley| Statement ..."

"Women of Mystery"

♥ Book Title : Women of Mystery
♣ Name Author : Martha Hailey DuBose
∞ Launching : 2000-12-11
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780312276553
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0312276559
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☯ Full Synopsis : "In this remarkable book, Martha Hailey DuBose has given those multitudes of readers who love the mystery novel an indispensable addition to their libraries. Unlike other works on the subject, Women of Mystery is not merely a directory of the novelists and their publications with a few biographical details. DuBose combines extensive research into the lives of significant women mystery writers from Anna Katherine Green and Mary Roberts Rinehart with critical essays on their work, anecdotes, contemporary reviews and opinions and some of the women's own comments. She takes us through the Golden Age of the British women mystery writers, Christie, Sayers, Marsh, Allingham and Tey, to the leading crime novelists of today, focused on the women who have become legends of the genre. And though she laments, "so many mysteries, so little time," she makes a good effort a mentioning "some of the best of the rest." When DuBose writes of the lives of her principal players, she relates them to their times, their families, their personal situations and above all to their books. She subtly points out that Sayers, whose experience with the men in her life was inevitably disastrous, created in Lord Peter the ideal lover -- one who is all that a woman desires and needs. DuBose gives us the curriculum vitae that Dorothy Sayers created to help her bring Peter Wimsey to a virtual actuality. Ngaio Marsh would give up an active presence in the theatrical world she loved, but she recreated it for herself as well as her readers in many of her novels. The biographies of these woman are as engrossing as the stories they wrote, and Martha DuBose has shined a different, intimate and intriguing light on them, their works, and the lives that informed those works. This book is so full of treasure it's hard to see how any mystery enthusiast will be able to do without it. And what a gift it would make for anyone on your list who has been heard to announce "I love a mystery." Some of the treats inside: In the Beginning: The Mothers of Detection Anna Katherine Green Mary Roberts Rinehart A Golden Era: The Genteel Puzzlers Agatha Christie Dorothy L. Sayers Ngaio Marsh Margery Allingham Josephine Tey Modern Motives: Mysteries of the Murderous Mind Patricia Highsmith P.D. James Ruth Rendell Mary Higgins Clark Sue Grafton and more!!"Article| Martha Hailey DuBose| Statement ..."

"Atomic Renaissance"

♥ Book Title : Atomic Renaissance
♣ Name Author : Jeffrey Alan Marks
∞ Launching : 2003
◊ Info ISBN Link : UOM:39015059240013
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"They Wrote the Book"

♥ Book Title : They Wrote the Book
♣ Name Author : Helen Windrath
∞ Launching : 2000
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1883523354
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781883523350
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Thirteen British and North American women mystery writers describe their professional lives: their struggles to make time to write; strategies for maintaining concentration and focus throughout the creative process; and reflections upon the thought and effort that go into crafting each word and every story they weave."Article| Helen Windrath| Statement ..."

"10 Women of Mystery"

♥ Book Title : 10 Women of Mystery
♣ Name Author : Earl F. Bargainnier
∞ Launching : 1981-01-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0879721731
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780879721732
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☯ Full Synopsis : "This volume, which examines the special contributions of a number of women mystery writers, sheds light on this significant example of common interests in recreational reading among women and men and the reasons behind the early and continuing uncharacteristic near-equality of both sexes in this field of endeavor."Article| Earl F. Bargainnier| Statement ..."

"Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing"

♥ Book Title : Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing
♣ Name Author : Anna Faktorovich
∞ Launching : 2015-04-27
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781681140933
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1681140934
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Examines gender bias from the perspective of readers, writers and publishers, with a focus on the top two bestselling genres in modern fiction. It is a linguistic, literary stylistic, and structurally formalist analysis of the male and female “sentences” in the genres that have the greatest gender divide: romances and mysteries. The analysis will search for the historical roots that solidified what many think of today as a “natural” division. Virginia Woolf called it the fabricated “feminine sentence,” and other linguists have also identified clear sexpreferential differences in AngloAmerican, Swedish and French novels. Do female mystery writers adopt a masculine voice when they write mysteries? Are femalepenned mysteries structurally or linguistically different from their male competitors’, and vice versa among male romance writers? The first part can be used as a textbook for gender stylistics, as it provides an indepth review of prior research. The second part is an analysis of the results of a survey on readers’ perception of gender in passages from literature. The last part is a linguistic and structural analysis of actual statistical differences between the novels in the two genres, considering the impact of the author’s gender."Article| Anna Faktorovich| Statement ..."

"A Useful Woman"

♥ Book Title : A Useful Woman
♣ Name Author : Darcie Wilde
∞ Launching : 2016
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9780425282373
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 0425282376
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☯ Full Synopsis : "After her baronet father abandoned the family, Rosalind Thorne was nearly ruined. To keep up appearances, she began to manage the affairs of some of London society's most influential women, who have come to rely on her wit and discretion. When artistocratic wastrel Jasper Aimesworth is found dead in London's most exclusive ballroom, Almack's, Rosalind must use her skills and connections to uncover the killer from a list of suspects that includes Almack's powerful patronesses. Will Rosalind unravel the mysteries surrounding Jasper's death?"Article| Darcie Wilde| Statement ..."

"Women Crime Writers"

♥ Book Title : Women Crime Writers
♣ Name Author : Charlotte Armstrong, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar, Dolores Hitchens
∞ Launching : 2015-09-01
◊ Info ISBN Link : 1598534319
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9781598534313
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Though women crime and suspense writers dominate today's bestseller lists, the extraordinary work of the mid-century pioneers is largely unknown. Their work, influential in its day and still vibrant and extraordinarily riveting today, is long overdue for rediscovery. This volume, the first of a two-volume collector's set, gathers four classic works that together reveal the vital and unacknowledged lineage that leads to today's leading crime writers. From the 1950s here are Charlotte Weinman, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar & Dolores Hitchens."Article| Charlotte Armstrong, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar, Dolores Hitchens| Statement ..."

"The Night Of The Mi'raj"

♥ Book Title : The Night Of The Mi'raj
♣ Name Author : Zoe Ferraris
∞ Launching : 2012-08-16
◊ Info ISBN Link : 9781405522274
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 1405522275
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☯ Full Synopsis : "When Nouf ash-Shrawi, the sixteen-year-old daughter of a wealthy Saudi dynasty, disappears from her home in Jeddah just days before her arranged marriage, desert guide Nayir is asked to bring her home. But when her battered body is found, Nayir feels compelled to uncover the disturbing truth, travelling away from the endless desert to the vast city of Jeddah, where, most troubling of all, Nayir finds himself having to work closely with Katya Hijazi, a forensic scientist. The further into the investigation he goes, the more Nayir finds himself questioning his loyalties: to his friends, faith and culture."Article| Zoe Ferraris| Statement ..."

"Deadly Women"

♥ Book Title : Deadly Women
♣ Name Author : Jan Grape, Darryl Dean James, Ellen Nehr
∞ Launching : 1998
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0786704683
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780786704682
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Takes a look at the role of women in crime fiction through interviews, recommended lists, and more."Article| Jan Grape, Darryl Dean James, Ellen Nehr| Statement ..."

"The Big Book of Female Detectives"

♥ Book Title : The Big Book of Female Detectives
♣ Name Author : Otto Penzler
∞ Launching : 2018-10-09
◊ Info ISBN Link : 0525434747
⊗ Detail ISBN code : 9780525434740
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☯ Full Synopsis : "Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original. For the first time ever, Otto Penzler gathers the most iconic women of the detective canon over the past 150 years, captivating and surprising readers in equal measure. The 74 handpicked stories in this collection introduce us to the most determined of gumshoe gals, from debutant detectives like Anna Katharine Green's Violet Strange to spinster sleuths like Mary Roberts Rinehart's Hilda Adams, from groundbreaking female cops like Baroness Orczy's Lady Molly to contemporary crime-fighting P.I.s like Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone, and include indelible tales from Agatha Christie, Carolyn Wells, Edgar Wallace, L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Linda Barnes, Laura Lippman, and many more."Article| Otto Penzler| Statement ..."