100 of the best crime stories written by women, selected and introduced by award-winning author Sophie Hannah.
From Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier, to Val McDermid and Margaret Atwood, women writers have long been drawn to criminal acts. Here, award-winning author Sophie Hannah brings together 100 of her favourite examples.
Deadlier includes prize-winners, bestsellers and rising stars, so whether you take your crime cosy or hard-boiled, this big, beautiful anthology will keep you reading long into the night.
With original stories from Alice Clark-Platts, Elizabeth Haynes, Caroline Kepnes, Alex Marwood and Sarah Perry.
Louisa May Alcott, Margery Allingham, Lin Anderson, Margaret Atwood, Belinda Bauer, M.C. Beaton, Enid Blyton, Sharon Bolton, Marjorie Bowen, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Christianna Brand, Allison Brennan, Alison Bruce, Chelsea Cain, Louise Candlish, Agatha Christie, Mary Higgins Clark, Caroline Clive , Liza Cody, Amanda Cross, Catherine Crowe, Fiona Cummins, Paula Daly, Lindsey Davis, Ellen Davitt, Daphne du Maurier, Amelia B. Edwards, Janet Evanovich , Mary Hallock Foote, Mary Helena Fortune, Antonia Fraser, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman, Celia Fremlin, Nicci French, Lisa Gardner, Elizabeth Gaskell, Charlotte, Perkins Gilman, Ellen Glasgow, Anna Katharine Green, Kerry Greenwood, Sophie Hannah, Patricia Highsmith, Susi Holliday, Shirley Jackson, Emma Kavanagh, Faye Kellerman, Marianne Kent, Laura Lippman, Anya Lipska, Sarah Lotz, among others…