Zelda Popkin

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Zelda Popkin was an American author of novels and mystery stories. She created Mary Carner, one of the first professional female private detectives in fiction. Carner was a store detective who appeared in five novels. Connections have been made between Angela Lansbury's character from Murder, She Wrote - Jessica Fletcher. Zelda Popkin was married to Louis Popkin, and together they ran a small public relations firm until his death. They had two children, Roy and Richard.

Genres: Mystery
   So Much Blood (1944)
   Journey Home (1945)
   Small Victory (1947)
   Walk Through the Valley (1949)
   Quiet Street (1951)
   A Death of Innocence (1971)
   Herman Had Two Daughters (1973)
   Dear Once (1975)
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