Re: RARA-AVIS: female authors

Date: 01 Feb 2008

In a message dated 1/31/08 8:41:31 PM, writes:

> I tend to shy away from female authors, because I prefer male perspectives
> (for crime novels). But I'm willing to look: who are the best female hard
> boiled & noir authors?

Vicki fucking Hendricks has brought it into the 21st century like she invented it

I'm halfway thru QUEENPIN. Megan Abbott does a good, old school facsimile

I'm dying to see what Christa Faust is all about

she's out of print now, but I always enjoyed Wendy Hornsby's Maggie McGowan series. her last, 57th Street Requiem to my recollection was outstanding. and yeah, her name is Wendy

John Lau

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