Women of Mystery (Women of Mystery #1) Cynthia Manson

ISBN: 9780785814849

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260 pages


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Women of Mystery (Women of Mystery #1)  by  Cynthia Manson

Women of Mystery (Women of Mystery #1) by Cynthia Manson
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From the pages of the worlds two most acclaimed mystery magazines, Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine, here are fifteen stories of women sleuths -- stories that have helped transform the conventions of the genre.MoreFrom the pages of the worlds two most acclaimed mystery magazines, Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcocks Mystery Magazine, here are fifteen stories of women sleuths -- stories that have helped transform the conventions of the genre.

Numerous best-selling and award-winning writers comprise this entertaining collection, many of who appear here for the first time in this book. From cops to private eyes in extraordinary situations, these heroines face danger and solve crimes with daring and panache.

Some of them are old friends, while others are introduced here for the first time. Amanda Crosss Kate Fansler looks into the disappearance of a fellow professor- Antonia Frasers Jemima Shore, TV journalist and investigator, is hired by a newlywed to find his missing bride- Patricia McGerrs Selena Mead, government agent, plays the dual role of victim and level-headed operative in an exciting thriller- Sara Paretskys widely renowned V.

I. Warshawski gets involved in a complicated game, literally- Ruth Rendells heroine undergoes a liberation from her former self- and Mary Higgins Clark highlights the heroic side of womankind in her story of a stewardess and a stowaway. From mystery to thriller, to the lighter side of the genre, these exciting stories will thrill and delight mystery fans, both male and female alike.

This rich collection is thoughtfully chosen to represent the best of this fascinating and compelling genre.Contents:Introduction / by Cynthia Mason --Stowaway / by Mary Higgins Clark --Constitution Street / by Janet Stockey --A pair of yellow lilies / by Ruth Rendell --Discards / by Faye Kellerman --The girl who wanted to see Venice / by Antonia Fraser --Chain of terror / by Patricia McGerr --Tanias no where / by Amanda Cross --Old friends / by Dorothy Salisbury Davis --A case for Clara Cates / by Carolyn Jensen Watts --Guilt feelings / by Celia Fremlin --A little more research / by Joan Hess --The upstairs flat / by Elizabeth A.

Dalton --The Takamoku joseki / by Sara Paretsky --Digbys first case / by Anne Perry --Night vision / by B.K. Stevens.



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