Mystery Women


An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction


Volume I: 1860-1979



by Colleen A. Barnett



Ravenstone Books, South Bend, IN. (December 1997). Trade paperback. 299 pages. (8 X 11). Introduction by the author. Women as sleuths and detectives are described and the author gives some information about their lives and the cases they worked on. The women are placed in different periods, such as the 1920s and the 1960s. The next section lists the authors and their detectives. And finally, the books are listed with the author and female character.




Scan and Commentary by Bob Gaines