9 Detective Fiction Books Featuring Female Investigators 

From amateur sleuths to small-town sheriffs, these fierce females are on the case. 

miss kopp

Constance Kopp

female investigators

Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit

By Amy Stewart

Miss Maud Silver

Buy Grey Mask at Amazon

Grey Mask

By Patricia Wentworth

Amelia Peabody

Buy The Deeds of the Disturber at Amazon

The Deeds of the Disturber

By Elizabeth Peters

Tish Ballard 

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Bones and Roses

By Eileen Goudge

Hazel Micallef

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A Door in the River

By Inger Ash Wolfe

Arly Hanks

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Malice in Maggody

By Joan Hess

Kinsey Millhone

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“A” is for Alibi

By Sue Grafton

Precious Ramotswe

detective fiction

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

By Alexander McCall Smith

Eve Dallas 

detective fiction

Naked in Death

By J.D. Robb