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Miss Silver Intervenes

Author : Patricia Wentworth
ISBN : 9781444715651
Genre : Fiction
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A classic mystery novel from one of the mistresses of the genre. When her fiancé, Giles Armitage, is lost at sea in the middle of the Second World War, Meade Underwood is left in the company of a middle-aged aunt with nothing but a monotonous round of bridge parties and war work to fill her days. A chance encounter restores Giles to Meade but he has lost his memory, and their rediscovered happiness is threatened by the machinations of the scheming Carola Roland, a figure from Giles's forgotten past. So when Carola is viciously murdered, Giles becomes the chief suspect and it takes all Miss Silver's ingenuity to unravel the real significance of the crime and its electrifying consequences.

Mystery Women An Encyclopedia Of Leading Women Characters In Mystery Fiction Vol 1 1860 1979

Author : Colleen Barnett
ISBN : 9781459612327
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Women Authors Of Detective Series

Author : Moira Davison Reynolds
ISBN : 9780786450695
Genre : Literary Criticism
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While the roots of the detective novel go back to the 19th century, the genre reached its height around 1925 to 1945. This work presents information on 21 British and American women who wrote during the 20th century. As a group they were largely responsible for the great popularity of the detective novel in the first half of the century. The British authors are Dora Turnbull (Patricia Wentworth), Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, Elizabeth Mackintosh (Josephine Tey), Ngaio Marsh, Gladys Mitchell, Margery Allingham, Edith Pargeter (Ellis Peters), Phyllis Dorothy James White (P.D. James), Gwendoline Butler (Jennie Melville), and Ruth Rendell, and the Americans are Patricia Highsmith, Carolyn G. Heilbrun (Amanda Cross), Edna Buchanan, Kate Gallison, Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Patricia Cornwell, Carol Higgins Clark, and Megan Mallory Rust. A flavor of each author’s work is provided.

War Culture

Author : Pat Kirkham
ISBN : UOM:39015037282186
Genre : History
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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007308633
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, American
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The Mystery Lover S Companion

Author : Art Bourgeau
ISBN : UOM:39015013292506
Genre : Reference
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The ultimate reference source for fans of whodunits; a source book for all types of mysteries and thrillers, complete with descriptions and ratings.

Twentieth Century Crime And Mystery Writers

Author : Lesley Henderson
ISBN : UOM:39015031788394
Genre : American fiction
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The Science Of Science Fiction Writing

Author : James E. Gunn
ISBN : 1578860121
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume provides a comprehensive survey of series characters created by women authors in crime and mystery fiction from 1867 to 1997. Divided into two sections, the first half of the book categorizes 187 characters created since 1976, while the second half presents a master list, alphabetically arranged by author's name and cross-referenced by pseudonyms, and a series character to author list.

Critical Survey Of Mystery And Detective Fiction

Author : Frank Northen Magill
ISBN : 0893564907
Genre : Authors
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Presents critical studies of more than 290 authors of detective and mystery fiction from around the world dating from the mid-eighteenth century to the present day.

Make Mine A Mystery

Author : Gary Warren Niebuhr
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111809591
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Presents a comprehensive guide for mystery and detective fiction, compiling over 2,500 titles from more than 200 authors and including plot overviews, a history of the genre, and a discussion on collection development.

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