By a Woman's Hand: A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women
Mystery readers turn to this reference for its clear, concise profiles of women writers and their best-known books, mystery heroines and leading characters, pen names, writing styles and more. This revised and updated edition features profiles of Lilian Jackson Braun, Mary Higgins Clark, P.D. James, and other gifted writers--plus 70 new entries including Carol Higgins Clark, Susan Isaacs and Carol O'Connell.
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