Female mystery authors and protagonists
Make Mine Marple!
Miss Marple may have been a pioneer crime-tape crosser, but there are oodles of women writing detective fiction and starring in it. In this episode, we talk about our faves, what a woman detective brings to the picture (Miss Fisher!), and introduce folks to perhaps some lesser-known treasures.
December 2, 2015
Glenn Fleishman with James Callan, Katie Lane, Jean MacDonald and Shannon Sudderth
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Show Notes & Links
Laurie R. King & Mary Russell (books)
“Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries” (TV, haven’t read books)
Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma
Margaret Frazer’s Sister Frevisse
Wives/partners of M/F teams: Thomas & Charlotte Pitt, Lord Peter Wimsey & Harriet Vane, Tommy & Tuppence Beresford
DC Comics: Renee Montoya (The Question)
“Gargoyles”: Elisa Raza
Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan series
Nicola Griffith’s Aud Torvingen books
Clarice Starling (particularly in Silence of the Lambs)
Olivia Moore in “iZombie”
Sue Grafton, Kinsey Milhone series
Amanda Cross, Kate Fansler series
Sara Paretsky, V.I. Warshawski series
Deborah Crombie, Duncan Kincaid & Gemma Jones M/F team
Barry Maitland, DS Kolla and DCI Brock M/F team
“Murder, She Wrote”
Denise Mina’s books: The Garnethill trilogy, the Paddy Meehan series, and the Alex Morrow series
“Gone Home” video game
Ditto on James’ mention of Clarice Starling
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