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Famous Female Crime Writers

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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?"
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    Born: 1890
    Birthplace: Europe, Devon, Torbay, South West England, United Kingdom + 4 more
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer, Playwright
    Cause Of Death: Natural causes
    Place Of Death: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, Europe, United Kingdom, Oxford, England + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 1976
    Agatha Christie : see more

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    Born: 1935
    Birthplace: Lowell, Michigan, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Kent County + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Author
    Institution: Coatesville Area High School, University of Washington
    Ann Rule : see more

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    Born: 1966
    Birthplace: Europe, United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories + 2 more
    Nationality: Scotland
    Profession: Crime writer, Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: University of Glasgow
    Denise Mina : see more

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    Birthplace: Area codes 410, 443, and 667, Area code 443, Baltimore, Area code 667, United States of America + 5 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Novelist, Author
    Institution: Perry Hall High School
    Diane Fanning : see more

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    Born: 1950
    Birthplace: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, with Territories + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Crime writer, Author
    Institution: Northwestern University, American University
    Kathy Reichs : see more

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