Women Sleuths

The women sleuths genre is a sub-genre of crime and mystery, focused on a female investigator and how she solves the case. The female detective may be a policewoman, a scientist, a lawyer or an amateur detective, but she is always determined to solve the crime. Dive into the Kay Scarpetta series by Patricia Cornwell, or discover the youthful Pippa Fitz-Amobi, heroine of Holly Jackson's young adult crime series.