By Vera Caspary
A mysterious new neighbor seems to be a detective at the path of a "kitten with claws of steel"a picture-perfect spouse with a string of useless husbands in her wake. Caspary builds this story to a height of mental suspense as her characters are trapped jointly through a snow fall. the genuine Bedelia, the girl who selected homicide over a existence in the street, finds how she turns male fantasies of superiority right into a lethal con.
Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp supply subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The women in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother unearths a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.
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Bedelia (Femmes Fatales) by Vera Caspary