Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense

Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense

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Fourteen chilling tales from the pioneering women who created the domestic suspense genre

Murderous wives, deranged husbands, deceitful children, and vengeful friends. Few know these characters-and their creators-better than Sarah Weinman. One of today's preeminent authorities on crime fiction, Weinman asks: Where would bestselling authors like Gillian Flynn, Sue Grafton, or Tana French be without the women writers who came before them?

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Editorial reviews (3 reviews)


Talent will out, and it’s good that today the playing field is finally level.

Weinman’s eclectic sampling pulls together unknown, better known, and well-known writers of the genre. Distinct stylistically, they all delight in unsettling the settled.

"Troubled Daughters" is otherwise brimming with still-relevant crime fiction by writers too-long ignored. Their elevation by Weinman for this groundbreaking anthology is not only a confirmation of the lasting power of domestic fiction to engage and entertain but to the legitimate place of these pioneering writers in the mystery canon.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (August 27, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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