Reviews and Blog Posts: female detectives

Murder in the Marais

by Cara Black

Reviewer Rating:
4

Aimée Leduc is a young and hungry private investigator living in Paris. Still mourning the loss of her detective father whose death she witnessed, Aimée is more determined than ever to stay away from criminal cases. But when taxes need to be paid, she accepts a job against her better judgment...

Love story, with murders : a novel

by Harry Bingham

Reviewer Rating:
4

This follow up to Talking to the Dead finds Detective Constable Fiona Griffiths dealing with two murders that may be related, negotiating her relationship with her father's illegal activities, and becoming more curious about her own past. The mysteries and connections in the investigation are interesting, and I will...

Miss Fisher's murder mysteries. Series 1

Reviewer Rating:
5

Phrynne Fisher is a fashionable and daring Australian flapper with a golden gun. This lady detective attracts trouble and friends in equal measure. Each mystery is solved with finesse and panache. I am eagerly awaiting season 2!

Slip of the knife : a novel

by Denise Mina

Reviewer Rating:
5

Like the rest of the titles in her series, I really enjoyed this most recent mystery by the Scottish writer, Denise Mina. Her protagonist, Paddy Meehan, is a Scottish journalist/writer and in this book she unravels the mystery behind the murder of a friend and fellow journalist, Terry. Meehan is...

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