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SISTERS ON THE CASE
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Anthology
This anthology, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Sisters in Crime, features work by 20 of today's top female mystery writers. The variety is impressive. Stories range from character sketches and neat little morality plays to fairly long procedurals and historical pieces. Of course there are standouts, but there's not a bad apple in this bunch.
This collection of diverse stories has many a twist. Chicago in the past figures in works by Libby Fisher Hellman and Sara Paretsky, both of whom cover the turbulent '60s (Paretsky's features
Eve K. Sandstrom goes anthropological in her story of a primitive tribe with a shaman out of control. Clare McNab's Aussie investigator talks to a Hollywood canine star who might have witnessed
Reviewed By: Liz French
Published: October 2007