'Bloodthirsty Women' Quiz
All about women crime writers - a lot of fiction a little bit of fact 10 Questions.
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Gentleman detective 'Roderick Alleyn', hero of 32 novels, was created by Dame Ngaio Marsh. What was her nationality?
'The Talented Mr Ripley' was introduced to the public in a novel of 1955 by this American author. Who is she?
Nicci French has published crime novels almost yearly since 1997 the most recent being 'Blue Monday' but shouldn't really be in this quiz because she is?
a collaborative writing married couple
a super-intelligent writing computer
does not exist
Ellis Peters famously created which sleuthing cleric?
The Rev. Merrily Watkins
Robson Green played the part of 'Dr Tony Hill' a clinical psychologist created by Val McDermid. But what was the TV series in which he appeared called?
Wired for Sound
Wire in the Blood
Patricia Cornwell created the medical examiner 'Kay Scarpetta' but has a facination with a real-life serial killer and has written a book about him - who is he?
Jack the Ripper
The Son of Sam
The Boston Strangler
The Yorkshire Ripper
Agatha Christie created many famous detectives and sleuths but which of the following is NOT a Christie creation?
Lord Peter Wimsey
Tommy and Tuppence Beresford
Ruth Rendell famously created 'Inspector Wexford'. She also writs under another pen-name - what is it?
Barbara La Plante
In 2011 P D James published 'Death Comes to Pemberley' borrowing characters from which famous English author?
'Jessica Fletcher' is a fictional American TV crime writer played by Angela Lansbury. Often mentioned but never seen (she's a widow) what was the name of her fictional husband?
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