Book List:19 titles
  • Lady Bag, released at last from prison, is greeted by her friends and reunited with her best-loved companion greyhound, Electra. She has been sober for months, and her friends want to keep her on the straight and narrow. What could possibly go wrong?...


  • Don't judge a book by its cover, or a bag lady by her appearance. 'I didn't always look like this, ' she says. 'Being barmy doesn't mean I'm stupid.' Lady Bag does have her problems - her close relationship with cheap red wine, for example. When she ...


  • Nita Tehri's life seems sorted. She has a good job, she lives in a pretty apartment in a quiet street and she has escaped from the family who endangered her. Yet despite everything she's achieved she still has a problem. She doesn't look like her nei...


  • Elly Astoria had a miraculous musical talent. As a little girl she taught herself to play guitar and keyboard so that she could feed herself and her junkie mother. One rainy night she was spotted singing and playing by the founder of an indy women’...


  • Liza Cody, the creator of Anna Lee (on which the successful British television/A&E series was based), is one of Britain’s most acclaimed mystery and suspense writers. Her Anna Lee novel, Dupe, received the John Creasey Award for Best First Novel fr...


  • Birdie Walker-rock widow, con-woman, aging wild child-now lives by her wits. Unsentimental self-interest sees her through, but no one could call it pretty. Twenty years ago, she and her now-deceased rock star lover were the most famous couple alive. ...


  • Part-time wrestler, nighttime security guard, and all-the-time big, ugly, bad-tempered, and proud of it, Eva Wylie knows how to stand out in a crowd. She should. In the ring, she's the London Lassassin, with a reputation as one of the meanest, toughe...


  • in Women On the Case

    Crime and detection are women's work for twenty-six great writers in this second brilliant collection of mystery fiction edited by Sara Paretsky. From wicked irony and white-collar crime in Amanda Cross's "The Baroness," to the chilling "Only a Woman...


  • SHE'S BIG, BAD AND PROUD OF IT "The London Lassassin" in the ring, Eva Wylie is now going wild in the streets. The big part-time wrestler, nighttime security guard, and full-time bruiser has run into a pint-sized friend from her past, a tiny, tena...







  • 'Ruth Rendell, with a new Wexford story, and Dick Francis, with a cunning racetrack heist, lead the field in this superb new collection from the Crime Writer's Association. International stars, old favorites, and new talents combine in a collection t...


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    Eva Wylie may not be beautiful, but she's big and smart and tough. Working as a wrestler called the London assassin, all she wants is wrestling superstardom and to find her long-lost sister. She does a little investigating on her own, and ends up in ...


  • The P.I. from the U.K. She's street smart, Tart tongued. And very, very British. Meet the sassy star of an award-winning private investigator series. Anna is rescued from the tedium of touting security systems for rich clients by a savvy American f...


  • The lure of Africa's Rift Valley was irresistible to Fay. A journey across it offered the prospect of extraordinary beauty and adventure and the perfect chance to prove her independence. The road from Nairobi to Addis Ababa is rough and rugged; the...


  • Who killed the cat? Anna Lee finds herself catapulted into the flamboyant rock world of Shona Una. Protecting a rock star on tour is hard enough at the best of times, but a hard job is made impossible when Anna has more trouble from the singer's biza...


  • Sixteen year old Thea Hahn is exceptional. What on earth can I talk about to a kid gifted in mathematics and astrophysics? ..wonders Anna Lee. But Anna, Briefly Security's youngest agent, has another problem - this daughter of strangely cold and with...


  • Anna Lee is back on a case. It seems like just a routine matter--a con man who's skipped town with his partner's money. But the trail quickly unwinds from the seedy byways of London to a deceptively peaceful rustic village, where Anna makes an unexpe...



  • THE P.I. FROM THE U.K. She's street smart. Tart tongued. And very, very British. Meet the sassy star of an award-winning private investigator series. ANNA LEE The police call it an open-and-shut case, an accident. But Deirdre Jackson's parents w...