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November 2005

Female Sleuths (a.k.a. The Womanly Art of Detection)

Since the venerable Miss Jane Marple made her detecting debut in 1930, an increasing variety of female detectives have joined the fold. From medical examiners to wedding planners, bounty hunters to beauty queens, female sleuths now come in all shapes and sizes! Here’s a selection of some of our favorites.