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Building a Mystery: Four Writers on Crafting Crime Fiction
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Just how popular are murder mysteries? The reason is simple. While in real-life America some 35 percent of killings go unsolved, in fiction land you close the book with a thump, satisfied that through grit and guile, the good guys or gals have caught the killer and justice will be served, straight up and strong. Who doesn't relish a percent punishment rate for the wicked? Meet the A-team of crime and punishment, XX-chromosome style. Though their settings may vary, our ladies always have crime on their minds. Born in South River, she began with romance novels but by book 12 says she "ran out of sexual positions.
by Sue Grafton
Millhone, a hard-boiled private detective from fictional Santa Teresa, California, in Buy now from your favorite retailer:. All the elements are there — edge-of-your-seat suspense, gruesome crime scenes, and plenty of bones. The delightful, bestselling series will see its eighteenth book released in early November — but you can dive in anyplace in the series. And while a bit less hard-boiled than some others on this list, Precious is certainly among the most engaging. Myriad hijinks have since ensued. With her sleuth Mary Russell, Laurie R.
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