Huzzah! I am not even going to try to contain my excitement. This is a BIG, BIG week! This Wednesday, 4/28, Myrtle’s great friends at MG Book Village will be hosting a cover reveal for Cold-Blooded Myrtle, the third volume in the Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries! Save this spot: MG Book Village If you’re not feeling… Read more »
Last week we talked about some of the first professional policewomen in England. This week, in honor of Black History Month, we’ll have a look at 19th century Black law enforcement officers. They’ve been protecting their fellow Britons since the very earliest days of English policing.
In How to Get Away with Myrtle, Myrtle is surprised and overjoyed to meet a professional female investigator, fellow railway passenger Mrs. Bloom. We’ve discussed the literary history of fictional female detectives here, but what about their real-life counterparts? Were there any?