100 of the best crime stories written by women, selected and introduced by Sophie Hannah.
From Agatha Christie and Daphne du Maurier, to Val McDermid and Margaret Atwood, women writers have long been drawn to criminal acts. Here, award-winning author Sophie Hannah brings together 100 of her favourite examples.
Deadlier includes prize-winners, bestsellers and rising stars, so whether you take your crime cosy or hard-boiled, this big, beautiful anthology will keep you reading long into the night.
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
05 Oct 2017 * 800pp * £10.99 * 9781784975456
'A mix of old favourites and happy new discoveries'
The Sunday Times
'What a terrific line-up ... Sophie Hannah has dug deep and spotted a host of lesser-known but high-quality stories'
'Crime junkies, rejoice! ... Will keep you going until Murder on the Orient Express drops in cinemas next month'
Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling crime author, poet and short story writer. She has also written two new mysteries featuring Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. She lives in Cambridge. www.sophiehannah.com