Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives

Crime fiction expert Sarah Weinman collars fourteen groundbreaking and gripping tales of domestic suspense by women.  You may know Patricia Highsmith and Shirley Jackson, but here's your chance to rediscover Margaret Millar, Helen Nielsen, and other pioneering explorers of obsession, vengeance, lust and greed.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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