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November 2005

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

the cover of A Cold and Silent Dying by Eleanor Taylor Bland

Eleanor Taylor Bland
Marti MacAlister, Chicago, Widowed African American Police Detective

Charlotte Carter
Nanette Hayes, New York City, African American Tenor Sax Player
Cassandra Perry, Chicago, Amateur Detective

Margaret Coel
Vickey Holden, Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, Arapaho Native American Attorney

Grace F. Edwards
Mali Anderson, Harlem, New York City, African American Ex-Policewoman

the cover of Eye of the Wolf by Margaret Coel

Ardella Garland
Georgia Barnett, Chicago, African American Television News Reporter

Penny Mickelbury
Carol Anne Gibson, Washington D.C., African American Lawyer

C.M. Miller
Audrey Wilson, Ohio, African American Financial Planner

Barbara Neely
Blanche White, Boston, African American Domestic Worker

S.J. Rozan
Lydia Chin, New York City, Chinese American, Private Investigator

the cover of A Taint in the Blood by Dana Stabenow

April Smith
Ana Grey, Los Angeles, Salvadoran American F.B.I. Agent

Julie Smith
Talba Wallis, New Orleans, African American Poet/ Private Investigator

Dana Stabenow
Kate Shugak, Alaska, Aleutian Ex-District Attorney's Office Investigator

Aimee and David Thurlo
Ella Clah, Navaho Reservation, South Western United States, Tribal Police Investigator

Valerie Wilson Wesley
Tamara Hayle, Newark, New Jersey, African American Private Investigator

K.J.A. Wishnia
Filomena Buscarsela, New York City, Ecuadorian American Private Investigator