Sisters In Crime 4 Author:Sue Grafton, Marcia Muller, Nancy Pickard and other masters of mystery and suspense When you consider that only a hundred years ago some women writers used male pseudonyms in order to be published…and that many more were silenced by fear of reprisal, the overwhelming success of the Sisters in Crime series is astonishing! Call it perfect timing: women mystery writers have found their voices and mystery lovers are clamoring for m... more »ore.
In these 21 tales by some of the most talented mystery authors in America - Sue Grafton, Marcia Muller, Sharyn McCrumb, Nancy Pickard, Linda Grant and more - you’ll meet women who get away with murder. And others who must pay the price for their misdeeds - sometimes forever. There are women who risk everything to satisfy some longing. Women whose loyalty to friends out-weighs their obligation to the law. Plus women whose thirst for revenge gets the better of them.
In “Long Gone,” Kinsey Millhone is hired to find Lucy Ackerman, a restless homebody who abandoned her husband and three whiney children, and took off for South America with half a million in stolen funds! In “Deadly Fantasies,” a young millionaire suspects her siblings want to kill her. P.I. Sharon McCone thinks the woman’s paranoid until she’s found dead - poisoned in a horrifyingly unique manner. “A Predatory Woman” stars a middle-aged child murderer released from a British prison after 25 years - whose plan for a new life is foiled by the attentions of a sleazy tabloid.« less