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A Guide to 8 Fictional Gumshoe Gals

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

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I’ll be the first to admit that some of my most beloved detective characters were played by Humphrey Bogart. And even that’s probably rooted in my Raymond Chandler-Dashiell Hammett fanaticism. I have, however, been heavily influenced by a series of detective dames over the course of my life.

Dominating their surroundings in a variety of different ways, these women crack the case, every time. Let’s take a look at a few of my favorite ‘chick dicks’…

(Image copyright Peerayot.)

Lydia Mondy is a freelance writer with a penchant for Barbara Stanwyck movies, classical music being played at 78rpm and dressing up in a variety of goofy costumes before heading out in public. These things actually keep her pretty busy.


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