Women Sleuths

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“As with all other Bess Crawford mysteries, this one is historically accurate, entertainingly written, and thoroughly enjoyable.”

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“In The Night Fire Michael Connelly delivers the goods once again, extending his legacy as quite simply the best author of police procedurals in the business.”

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“One of Hand’s remarkable abilities is the deftness with which she creates dynamic and unique voices for each point-of-view character, helping the reader track multiple storylines throughou

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“Haunted House Murder is a tempting smorgasbord of seasonal suspense . . .

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“Fans of Karen Slaughter will find Haseldine’s crime fiction rewarding . . .”

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Sarah James is a medical intern in San Francisco living in a pre-war building in Pacific Heights. Overworked and often exhausted, Sarah enjoys her neighbors who are mostly senior citizens. 

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“Crombie lays before the reader a maze with stops and starts at every turn.

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“Isaacs’ writing is clever and funny, with laugh-out-loud moments and strong character development.”

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When “the brass upstairs decided to promote a brown-nosing pile of crap and my least favorite partner ever, a fellow by the name of Paul Kramer, to be my boss . . .

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“Martin Edwards crafts vivid descriptions of both character and setting that embed the reader into the scene in a way few writers can achieve.”

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For a small town on the northern tip of Ireland, there are an awful lot of suspects for multiple types of crime.

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“Keller’s lush prose and complex characters will draw readers in . . .”

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“Fashioning modern methods of investigation as well as other 21st century conventions into acceptable practices in the daily life of ancient Rome may sound like an insurmountable task, but

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“Lepionka, a Shamus Award-winning and Anthony and Macavity Award-nominated author, shows us that she not only has top-notch writing chops, she has longevity, with Roxane Weary destined to f

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“Bad Axe County is one damn fine book.”

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“A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder is a perfect summer read whether on the beach or poolside accompanied by a glass of frosty lemonade.”

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Sentient animals are tricky to characterize in novels without making them cartoonish.

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“A charming first entry in a new series, introducing an investigative duo who are at the same time exact opposites while being obviously made for each other.”

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“Jessica Fletcher experiences numerous crises, a lot of tension, and a multitude of unexpected events as she falls down this rabbit hole while investigating two murders and attempting to pr

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“this really extraordinary volume stands to become the new benchmark narrative . . .”

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“As the 24th novel in this long-running series, Bitter Brew is a welcome entry in which Savannah Reid’s detecting skills shine.”

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". . . an engrossing, mind boggling mystery."

This book is a mystery reader favorite—a puzzle. There's a murder, a murder list and, eventually, numerous suspects.

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“Page’s humor is delightful, and her descriptions of life on the island bring both the landscape and the characters to life.”

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