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ISBN 13: 9780786483617
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Read and Download Mary Hadley book British Women Mystery Writers in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TBritish Women Mystery Writers. This book was released on 2015-10-02 with total page 208 pages. Book excerpt: Many aspects of British detective fiction are intriguingly different from the American detective fiction. And, confusingly, many of the British women detectives who have made it to American television are far from typical of the latest women detectives. This work is a study of British detective fiction with female protagonists written by women. Authors included are P.D. James, Jennie Melville, Liza Cody, Val McDermid, Joan Smith and Susan Moody. Special attention is paid to the evolution of the British female sleuth from the 1960s to the year 2000, particularly the 1980s, and how this shaped and altered detective fiction. Also discussed is the effect of the British judicial system and gun laws on detective fiction and real life, the types of crimes women detectives usually investigate, why certain directions have been taken and which ones may be taken in the future, issues being raised by the authors, and new women authors of detective fiction with female protagonists.

Download Mystery Women, Volume Two (Revised) PDF

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ISBN 13: 1615950095
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Read and Download Colleen Barnett book Mystery Women, Volume Two (Revised) in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TMystery Women, Volume Two (Revised). This book was released on 2011-12-31 with total page 492 pages. Book excerpt: DIVMany bibliographers focus on women who write. Lawyer Barnett looks at women who detect, at women as sleuths and at the evolving roles of women in professions and in society. Excellent for all women's studies programs as well as for the mystery hound. Look at the popularity of such reading guides as Willetta Heising's Detecting Women (3rd ed. 0-9644593-7-X) or Amanda Cross' fiction (Honest Doubt 0-345-44011-0 11/00)./div

Download Great Women Mystery Writers PDF

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Read and Download Kathleen Gregory Klein book Great Women Mystery Writers in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TGreat Women Mystery Writers. This book was released on 1994 with total page 432 pages. Book excerpt: Recounts the lives and summarizes and evaluates the works of 117 classic and contemporary women mystery writers

Download Women Times Three PDF

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ISBN 13: 9780879726829
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Read and Download Kathleen Gregory Klein book Women Times Three in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TWomen Times Three. This book was released on 1995 with total page 166 pages. Book excerpt: The essays' authors are not only widely published scholar-critics of mystery/detective fiction but also dedicated fans of the genre. Familiar with the full scope of mystery fiction, they bring insight and enthusiasm to their writing.

Download The Essential Mystery Lists PDF

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ISBN 13: 1615952039
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Read and Download Roger M Sobin book The Essential Mystery Lists in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Essential Mystery Lists. This book was released on 2011-09-30 with total page 592 pages. Book excerpt: For the first time in one place, Roger M. Sobin has compiled a list of nominees and award winners of virtually every mystery award ever presented. He has also included many of the “best of” lists by more than fifty of the most important contributors to the genre.; Mr. Sobin spent more than two decades gathering the data and lists in this volume, much of that time he used to recheck the accuracy of the material he had collected. Several of the “best of” lists appear here for the first time in book form. Several others have been unavailable for a number of years.; Of special note, are Anthony Boucher’s “Best Picks for the Year.” Boucher, one of the major mystery reviewers of all time, reviewed for The San Francisco Chronicle, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, and The New York Times. From these resources Mr. Sobin created “Boucher’s Best” and “Important Lists to Consider,” lists that provide insight into important writing in the field from 1942 through Boucher’s death in 1968.? This is a great resource for all mystery readers and collectors.; ; Winner of the 2008 Macavity Awards for Best Mystery Nonfiction.

Download Managing the Mystery Collection PDF

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ISBN 13: 1317717791
Total Pages : 228 pages
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Download The Mystery Fancier PDF

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ISBN 13: 0941028119
Total Pages : 184 pages
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Download The Legend of Bobcat Bill: A Sheriff Thomas Peacemaker Mystery PDF

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ISBN 13: 1499057490
Total Pages : 196 pages
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Read and Download Daniel Agee book The Legend of Bobcat Bill: A Sheriff Thomas Peacemaker Mystery in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Legend of Bobcat Bill: A Sheriff Thomas Peacemaker Mystery. This book was released on 2014-08-13 with total page 196 pages. Book excerpt: Thomas Peacemaker, having left behind a career as a wily Texas Ranger, leads a quiet life as a county sheriff in New Hampshire, enjoying the pristine natural beauty of New England as much as the chai tea lattes he gets from his local Starbucks. But when Jacques Fortier, the retired hockey star known as the Johnstown Jet, is found dead under a hexagram painted in blood, Sheriff Peacemaker – along with a crew of maverick former Rangers, two Zulu warriors, and his trusty bobcat Bill – is on the case. As Peacemaker begins to investigate the case of the murdered hockey star, he realizes he’s treading on thin ice – and as the townspeople try to warn him, he doesn’t know what demons lurk beneath the sleepy town’s serene surface. After secrets emerge about a history of occult activities in Johnstown and a series of scandals in Fortier’s past, Peacemaker realizes that his quiet county is haunted in more ways than one – and it’s going to take a magical elixir of African witch doctoring and Texan know-how to purge Exeter County of evil once and for all.

Download The Mystery Readers' Advisory PDF

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Publisher : American Library Association
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ISBN 13: 9780838908112
Total Pages : 227 pages
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Read and Download John Charles book The Mystery Readers' Advisory in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Mystery Readers' Advisory. This book was released on 2002 with total page 227 pages. Book excerpt: Three librarians from Scottsdale, Arizona provide library staff with an introduction to the mystery genre and offer tips and techniques for providing advice to mystery readers in the library. They include some of their own bibliographies, but refer readers elsewhere for fuller ones. They also include a brief history of the genre to pass on to readers new to it.

Download Lost in Space PDF

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ISBN 13: 9780807844212
Total Pages : 231 pages
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Read and Download Marleen S. Barr book Lost in Space in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TLost in Space. This book was released on 1993 with total page 231 pages. Book excerpt: Archaeologists and anthropologists discover other civilizations; science fiction writers invent them. In this collection of her major essays, Marleen Barr argues that feminist science fiction writers contribute to postmodern literary canons with radical a

Download The Mystery of the Sea by Bram Stoker - Delphi Classics (Illustrated) PDF

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ISBN 13: 1788772318
Total Pages : 286 pages
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Download Creating the Fictional Female Detective PDF

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Read and Download Carla T. Kungl book Creating the Fictional Female Detective in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TCreating the Fictional Female Detective. This book was released on 2006-05-02 with total page 207 pages. Book excerpt: This study examines a number of previously overlooked or undervalued women detective fiction writers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and traces their relationship to later women writers who shaped the future of the genre: Dorothy Sayers, Agatha Christie, and Gladys Mitchell. This work argues that their use of the female detective character served as a means through which they were able to establish their professional authority in the detective fiction genre. Women writers employed a variety of narrative strategies to explore the tensions between society's underlying domestic ideology and women's entrance into the work force during this time period. Creating female detectives and employing these narrative strategies helped women writers establish professional authority by providing them with ways of expressing their ability to write in this genre and adapting it as a vehicle for women's writing. The study examines the critical importance of early female detectives. Many critics and editors have dismissed these early detectives as conventional and trite, ignoring the genre's rich variety. Yet female fictional detectives appear as both paid professionals and gifted amateurs; single, married, widowed; older spinsters and young adventurers; detecting for pleasure and to clear their own or a loved one's name. In choosing to create female detectives who were both varied and unusual, women writers confronted some of their own literary anxieties and ultimately were able to explore the ways they would create new routes to women's authority within a male-dominated culture and specifically in the genre of detective fiction.

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Download Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition PDF

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ISBN 13: 1440347220
Total Pages : 298 pages
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Read and Download Hallie Ephron book Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TWriting and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded Edition. This book was released on 2017-01-13 with total page 298 pages. Book excerpt: A Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award Finalist for Best Critical/Biographical Work Discover the secrets to crafting an unforgettable mystery! To piece together the puzzle of your mystery novel, you need patience, resilience, a solid understanding of the craft, and a clear blueprint for combining the plot, characters, setting, and more. And while patience and resilience must come from you, the essentials of craft and the plan to execute them are right at your fingertips with Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel. This completely revised and updated edition features solid strategies for drafting, revising, and selling an intriguing novel that grips your readers and refuses to let them go. New York Times best-selling author Hallie Ephron shows you how to: • Create a compelling sleuth and a worthy villain • Construct a plot rich in twists, red herrings, and misdirection • Bring the story to a satisfying conclusion • Sharpen characters and optimize pace during revision • Seek publication through both traditional and indie paths Filled with helpful worksheets and exercises for every step of the process, Writing and Selling Your Mystery Novel Revised and Expanded reveals the keys to writing a memorable story that will have fans of mystery, suspense, and crime clamoring for more.

Download Patterns of Women's Leadership in Early Christianity PDF

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ISBN 13: 0198867069
Total Pages : 368 pages
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Read and Download Joan E. Taylor book Patterns of Women's Leadership in Early Christianity in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TPatterns of Women's Leadership in Early Christianity. This book was released on 2021-02-18 with total page 368 pages. Book excerpt: This authoritative collection brings together the latest thinking on women's leadership in early Christianity. Featuring contributors from key thinkers in the fields of Christian history, it considers the evidence for ways in which women exercised leadership in churches from the 1st to the 9th centuries CE.

Download Women of Mystery PDF

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ISBN 13: 9780785814856
Total Pages : 321 pages
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Read and Download Cynthia Manson book Women of Mystery in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TWomen of Mystery. This book was released on 2002-03 with total page 321 pages. Book excerpt: Fifteen suspense stories by women authors. They are detectives, police officers, journalists, amateur sleuths and spies. Some stories are by well-known authors, others by unknown ones. All the stories appeared in Ellery Queen's and Alfred Hitchcock's mystery magazines.