• In Praise Of Crime Fiction Sidekicks

    In Praise Of Crime Fiction Sidekicks0

    Editor’s Note: David M. Hamlin confesses to being so fascinated with sidekicks that he folded three of them into his new mystery, Winter In Chicago—a News Director, a cab driver and a quirky husband.  To meet them all, order now. Mystery detective sidekicks are the mystery readers’ best friend.  Sidekicks enable us to know our

  • 7 She Sleuths:  Ladies Of Mystery

    7 She Sleuths: Ladies Of Mystery0

    1. Nancy Drew, the teen-aged grandmother of American lady detectives, authors unknown/anonymous 2. Sunny Randall, Robert B. Parker’s crafty detective, created for a TV show which never materialized but the character lived on 3. Barbara Havers, the challenging assistant detective and foil in the Inspector Thomas Lynley mysteries by Elizabeth George 4. Kay Scarpetta, Patricia