Coming later in 2023
Emma Grant – Albany NY mystery series
Short story prequel: “Twist of Fate”
First series novel: The Burmese Kitten
Selected Personal & Critical Essays:
“Will the Real Sherlock Holmes Please Stand Up?: Cultural Representations and Appropriations of the Famous Detective,” in Sherlock Holmes: The Man and His Worlds.
“On Teaching Detective Fiction–From a Feminist Perspective,” in Murder 101: Essays on the
Teaching of Detective Fiction.
“Gaudy Night Revisited,” Academic Mysteries 102, Mystery Readers Journal.
“Sitting on the Fence: Balancing Heart and Mind,” in The Family Track: Keeping Your Faculties while You Mentor, Nurture, Teach, and Serve, eds. Constance Coiner and Diana Hume George (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998).
“The Female Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: Alternative Sleuths, Alternative Heroes,” in Sherlock Holmes: Victorian Sleuth to Modern Hero, eds. Putney, Cutshall King, and Sugarman.
Cover Design, Approaches to Teaching Beowulf (paperback), eds. J. B. Bessinger, Jr., and Robert F. Yeager.
Book reviews for numerous journals, including Journal of American Culture, MultiCultural Review, NWSA Journal, and NWSA Perspectives.
Selective works reviewed include Empire and the Literature of Sensation, After Eden (Valerie Miner), Grotesque (Natsuo Kirino), The Wandering Ghost (Martin Limón),The Eye of Jade (Diane Wei Liang), A Person of Interest (Susan Choi), B is for Beirut (Iman Humaydan Younes), The Painter from Shanghai, (Jennifer Epstein Cody), The Book of Murder (Guillermo Martinez), Three Musketeers (Marcelo Birmajer), The Help (Kathryn Stockett), The House of Bilqis (Azhar Abidi), Strong Mothers, Weak Wives (Miriam M. Johnson), No-Fault Parenting (Helen Neville and Mona Halaby), and How to Raise a Street-Smart Child (Grace Hechinger).