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Make Mine a Mystery II: A Readers Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction Gary Warren Niebuhr

Make Mine a Mystery II: A Readers Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction

Gary Warren Niebuhr

Published August 23rd 2011
ISBN : 9781598845891
Hardcover
292 pages
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In this follow-up and companion to the authors previous title, Make Mine a Mystery: A Readers Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, renowned expert on the mystery and detective genre Gary Warren Niebuhr brings readers advisors and librarians aMoreIn this follow-up and companion to the authors previous title, Make Mine a Mystery: A Readers Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, renowned expert on the mystery and detective genre Gary Warren Niebuhr brings readers advisors and librarians a new resource guide that categorizes and describes recently published mystery novels.Make Mine a Mystery II examines works by prominent established authors and includes books from new writers not in the previous edition. Organizing some 700 titles in popular mystery series, the books within are divided into the broader types--amateur, public, and private detective. Each of the selections within these groups is further categorized by the type of protagonist: classic, eccentric, lone wolf, police, lawyer, and so on. The author even notes whether each detective is of the hardboiled, softboiled (cozy), or traditional type, enabling users to easily identify read-alikes for mystery fans. This book will be especially helpful for collection development specialists seeking to create a balanced collection of titles.