Investigating Women: Female Detectives by Canadian Writers An Eclectic Sampler by David Skene-Melvin

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  • Detective and mystery stories,,
  • Detective and mystery stories, Canadian,
  • American Mystery & Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Women detectives,
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Number of Pages289
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Open LibraryOL8213030M
ISBN 100889242690
ISBN 109780889242692

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