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Women detectives

3,239 works / 2,359 ebooks Search for books with subject Women detectives.

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Publishing History This is a chart to show the publishing history of editions of works about this subject. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart.  This graph charts editions published on this subject. Click to view a single year, or drag across a range.

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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Carolyn Keene, 54 books
Anne Perry, 52 books
Agatha Christie, 45 books
Nora Roberts, 38 books
Patricia Daniels Cornwell, 34 books
J. D. Robb, 33 books
Gladys Mitchell, 32 books
Sue Grafton, 30 books
Susan Wittig Albert, 30 books
Carolyn G. Hart, 29 books
Rita Mae Brown, 28 books
Nancy Atherton, 27 books
Hazel Holt, 26 books
Laura Childs, 25 books
Sara Paretsky, 25 books
James Patterson, 25 books
Sarah Graves, 24 books
Leslie Meier, 24 books
Carole Nelson Douglas, 23 books
Elliott Roosevelt, 23 books
Mary Daheim, 23 books
Peter Tremayne, 23 books
Lydia Adamson, 22 books
Joanne Fluke, 22 books
Simon Brett, 22 books


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