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Private Inquiries

Caitlin Davies / Annie Aldington
The female private detective has been a staple of popular culture for over 150 years. But what about the real-life women behind these fictional tales?_x000D_Dismissed as 'Mrs Sherlock Holmes' or amateurish Miss Marples mocked as private dicks or honey trappers they have been investigating crime since the mid-nineteenth century - everything from theft and fraud to romance scams and murder. In Private Inquiries Caitlin Davies traces the history of the UK's female investigators. Women like Victorian private inquiry agent Antonia Moser the first woman to open her own agency and Liverpool sleuth Zena Scott-Archer who became the first woman president of the World Association of Detectives. Caitlin also follows in the footsteps of her subjects undertaking a professional qualification to become a Private Investigator. After a century of undercover work it's time to reveal the secrets of their trailblazing forebears.

  • Published by Isis Publishing Ltd
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre History
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st June 2024
  • Duration 09 Hrs. 40 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781399173797