Kimitsuka Kimihi & Siesta (The Detective is Already Dead)

Created by written by Nigojū (text) and Umibōzu (art) Four years ago, during an attempted airplane hijacking, Japanese high school student and trouble magnet KIMITSUKA KIMIHIKO became, at her insistence, the assistant to the beautiful and enigmatic girl detective SIESTA (which wasn't even her real name). They ended up traveling the world together in high style, solving crimes … Continue reading Kimitsuka Kimihi & Siesta (The Detective is Already Dead)

Ashley Smeeton

Created by Anna Dowdall The author calls them "Gothic cozy mysteries" but there's a welcome dash of simmering noir in her well-received books about young, half-Abenaki, Montreal detective ASHLEY SMEETON. The books are full of the usual suspects: betrayed fiancées, beautiful young heiresses, long-lost relatives, isolated estates, creaky old houses and more than enough dark secrets … Continue reading Ashley Smeeton

Nancy Drew

Created by Carolyn Keene House pseudonym of the Stratemeyer Syndicate NANCY DREW is arguably the most famous fictional female sleuth of them all, the ultimate girl detective. A feminist icon and an inspiration to women everywhere, including Oprah Winfrey, Sandra Day O'Connor, Sara Paretsky, Sonia Sotomayor, Barbara Walters, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, Barbra Streisand, Beverly … Continue reading Nancy Drew