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The Big Book of Female Detectives

(2018)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler's new anthology brings together the most cunning, resourceful, and brilliant female sleuths in mystery fiction. A Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original.

For the first time ever, Otto Penzler gathers the most iconic women of the detective canon over the past 150 years, captivating and surprising readers in equal measure. The 74 handpicked stories in this collection introduce us to the most determined of gumshoe gals, from debutant detectives like Anna Katharine Green's Violet Strange to spinster sleuths like Mary Roberts Rinehart's Hilda Adams, from groundbreaking female cops like Baroness Orczy's Lady Molly to contemporary crime-fighting P.I.s like Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone, and include indelible tales from Agatha Christie, Carolyn Wells, Edgar Wallace, L. T. Meade and Robert Eustace, Sara Paretsky, Nevada Barr, Linda Barnes, Laura Lippman, and many more.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives
Author(s): Otto Penzler
ISBN: 0-525-43474-7 / 978-0-525-43474-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives: Big Book Series
Author(s): Otto Penzler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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February 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives: Big Book Series
Author(s): Otto Penzler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon AU   


February 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives: Big Book Series
Author(s): Otto Penzler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives: Big Book Series
Author(s): Otto Penzler
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Big Book of Female Detectives
Author(s): Otto Penzler
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA