Crime/thriller-writing is a genre with legions of fans – I like to dabble myself from time to time quite separately from my reviewing duties – and it’s pleasing to note that some of its most popular exponents and indeed fictional characters are women.
Here are some relevant links that Rust readers might like to follow:
Results of a 2015 W.H. Smith’s poll to decide – TOP TWENTY ALL-TIME FAVOURITE/BEST CRIME WRITERS
An article in the Daily Telegraph in February 2008 suggesting – FIFTY CRIME WRITERS TO READ BEFORE YOU DIE
A February 2015 article on the Dead Good website about a list in The Sunday Times of – FIFTY BEST CRIME AND THRILLER BOOKS
To end with, here’s a link to an article by Steff Broadribb about the role of sex in crime thrillers, both the writing and plot-issues thereof, that appears today upon the website of – THE INDEPENDENT