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Feb 10, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

My favorite is Kinsey Milhone from the ABC series by Sue Grafton. I love a mystery before computers. I think she was an original badass!

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

My favorites are Maisie Dobbs and Armand Ganache

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

I think after Nancy Drew, my entry into detective books of any kind were the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich. She's a bounty hunter but more often than not felt like a detective from my perspective. I'm really excited to read 'Scorched Grace' since I have read any detective books in a while.

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

This is basic but I started with Miss Marple and I am also an avid knitter who is deeply nosy and there's a reason she has stuck around.

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

I like Louise Penny's Detective Gamache. And I can't wait to read Scorched Grace because it reminds me of my friend I lost to cancer. She was a queer nun and a remarkable lady.

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My favorite fictional detective -- and the reason I am such a mystery reader to this day -- is Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan. I love her so damn much.

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

A detective I love is Vera Stanhope.

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Great interview! Such a fun book.

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I’m a fan of Chesterton’s Father Brown. He’s an unexpected character too, as someone who is innocent but not simple or naive. The stories are always a good laugh. Scorched Grace sounds awesome.

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Three way tie between Nancy Drew, Maisie Dobbs, and Kinsey Milhone.

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Feb 10, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

My favorite fictional detective is Enola Holmes.

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

I love the Clare Fergusson series (as well as Armand gamache and Maisie dobbs). Clare is so flawed and faithful and trying to do good.

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Feb 9, 2023Liked by Elizabeth

My favorite fictional detective is Harbinder Kaur.

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I've read Scorched Grace and it's great!

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This book sounds great, and what a cover! I'm a fan (always) of Armand Gamache, but something about this interview is reminding me of Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan books, too.

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My favourite detectives are Rebus, VI Warshawski, Miss Marple

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