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Funny Female Amateur Detectives

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Created by Amy Lewis
  • Details about I gave you my heart, but you sold it online

    I gave you my heart, but you sold it online

    Dixie Cash.

    Readers that love smart, sassy fiction with some down-home Texas humor will love this smashing follow-up to Cash's hardcover debut, "My Heart May Be Broken, But My Hair Still Looks Great."…more

  • Details about Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death

    Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death

    M.C. Beaton.

    When Mrs. Agatha Raisin decides to retire early to the English Cotswolds, she envisions herself enjoying all that country life has to offer: garden parties, tea at the vicarage, and a cozy home far from the noise and smell of London. Life in the village of Carsley is not as Agatha anticipated, however. Much to her surprise, she doesn't attract much interest among the villagers. No one comes to call; there are no invitations to tennis or tea. A miserable Agatha is forced to acknowledge that she i……more

  • Details about The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    Alexander McCall Smith.

    "Precious Ramotswe has opened Botswana's first and only detective agency staffed by women. Smith traverses this landscape with an air of simplicity, euphony, and harmony, never patronizing Precious and never boring the reader"--Barbara Peters, "The Poisoned Pen."…more

  • Details about Dating is murder : a novel

    Dating is murder : a novel

    Harley Jane Kozak.

    Wollie Shelley, the plucky amateur sleuth Kirkus Reviews called funny, brave, smart, and altogether the fetchingest crime heroine since the early Stephanie Plum, returns to face suspect lovers and unlovable suspects in this hilarious sequel to Dating Dead Men. Wollie Shelley is a greeting card artist struggling to keep afloat financially and to pursue, despite a series of recent disasters, the search for the love of her life. She reluctantly agrees to be a contestant on the reality television ……more

  • Details about One for the money

    One for the money

    Janet Evanovich.

    Watch out, world. Here comes Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter with attitude. In Stephanie's opinion, toxic waste, rabid drivers, armed schizophrenics, and August heat, humidity, and hydrocarbons are all part of the great adventure of living in Jersey. She's a product of the "burg," a blue-collar pocket of Trenton where houses are attached and narrow, cars are American, windows are clean, and (God forbid you should be late) dinner is served at six. Now Stephanie's all grown up and out on her own, ……more

  • Details about Goodnight nobody : a novel

    Goodnight nobody : a novel

    Jennifer Weiner.

    "New York Times" bestselling author Weiners newest audiobook is the story of a young mothers move to a postcard-perfect Connecticut town and the secrets she uncovers there. Abridged. 5 CDs.…more

  • Details about This pen for hire : a Jaine Austen mystery

    This pen for hire : a Jaine Austen mystery

    Laura Levine.

    In the first novel of her wickedly witty new mystery series, Levine introduces Jaine Austen, a hip, jack-of-all-trades writer who finds herself investigating the Valentine's Day death of a girl bludgeoned with a Thigh Master.…more