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Poisonings, blackmail, hidden identities and murder: these are just some of the mysteries waiting to be solved in Detective Fiction, Volume 1 of the Original Women of Mystery series. This collection spotlights Victorian women authors who pioneered key elements of today’s mystery genre. Pulitzer prize winner Deborah Blum traces these novelists’ legacy in the series introduction, explaining why Edgar Allen Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle owe a debt of gratitude to these courageous women acting outside the traditional confines of Victorian society.
Detective Fiction includes three unabridged novels, each digitized and verified against the original publications by experts: The Mill Mystery by Anna Katharine Green; The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective by Catherine Louisa Pirkis; and The Trail of the Serpent by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. This ebook also includes individual biographies of each author. A must-read for any mystery lover, Detective Fiction is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.