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Archive for February 2017

“In the Shadow of Agatha Christie”

Well, In the Shadow of Agatha Christie: Classic Tales by Women Crime Writers, 1850-1917 is done and on its way to Pegasus Books. I thought I’d share the table of contents: “The Advocate’s Wedding Day” by Catherine Crowe “The Squire’s Story” by Elizabeth Gaskell “Traces of Crime” by Mary Fortune “Mr. Furbush” by Harriet Prescott…

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Celebrating Women Crime Writers of the Past

Sara Paretsky was our Distinguished Speaker this year for the Baker Street Irregulars at the Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend. She gave a powerful and moving talk about women crime writers who have been forgotten today, despite their achievements and popularity in the 19th and early 20th century. I was inspired by her talk to decide…

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