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

Marion Marlowe

Created by Grace Shirley House pseudonym, used by Lurana Sheldon (first 30 novellas) and others “Why, I am beginning to think that I am a born detective.” Although occasionally cited as an early girl detective, a predecessor of Nancy Drew, or even an early female private eye, MARION MARLOWE was just an annoyingly perfect young … Continue reading Marion Marlowe

Veronica Mars

Created by Rob Thomas "A teenaged private eye. Trust me. I know how dumb that sounds." -- Veronica's first lines in the 2014 film. VERONICA MARS was a seventeen year-old who helped her private eye dad solve cases on a UPN drama that made its debut during the 2004-05 schedule. And despite my initial pessimism it … Continue reading Veronica Mars