Tag Archives: Megan Abbott

Women in Scandinavian and British Crime Fiction

Last year in the course ‘The Female Dick: Women in Crime Fiction’, we examined female authors and female detectives in mainly American crime fiction, moving from the first women to make it in Hollywood like Leigh Brackett and Vera Caspary; … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers for Women in Crime Fiction

Aside from the pleasure of reading a good book, I really enjoy paying for it at a reduced price. It doesn’t matter if the book is a gift for me or for a friend, the bigger the sale, the greater … Continue reading

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What Do Crime Fiction Fans Do on Holiday/Vacation?

It was my husband that brought me back to crime fiction after childhood dabblings in Nancy Drew and Sherlock Holmes, and our mutual interest has spurred some unusual holiday choices. When his research took us to the US in 2009 to meet James … Continue reading

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