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Famous Female Crime Writers

List of famous female crime writers, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This greatest female crime writers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being crime writers. There are thousand of females working as crime writers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic crime writers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a crime writer then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of many different items, including Meg Gardiner and Martina Cole.

While this isn't a list of all female crime writers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female crime writers?" and "Who are the best female crime writers?"
The List
  1. 1

    Age: Died at 86 (1890-1976)
    Birthplace: Torquay, United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright
    Died: 1976
    Cause Of Death: Natural causes
    Place Of Death: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
    Born: 1890
    Agatha Christie : see more

  2. 2

    Age: age 84
    Birthplace: Lowell, Michigan, United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Author
    Institution: Coatesville Area High School, University of Washington
    Born: 1935
    Ann Rule : see more

  3. 3

    Age: age 48
    Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Profession: Crime writer, Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Glasgow
    Born: 1966
    Denise Mina : see more

  4. 4

    Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Novelist, Author
    Institution: Perry Hall High School
    Diane Fanning : see more

  5. 5

    Age: age 66
    Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Author
    Institution: Northwestern University, American University
    Born: 1948
    Kathy Reichs : see more

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