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Mike Ashley. The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction. Carroll & Graf. 2002. 780pp.

Melvyn P. Barnes. Murder in Print: A Guide to Two Centuries of Crime Fiction. Barn Owl Books. 1986. 244pp.

Ray B. Browne. Murder on the Reservation: American Indian Crime Fiction: Aims and Achievements. Popular Press. 2004. 289pp.

Cathy Cole. Private Dicks and Feisty Chicks: An Interrogation of Crime Fiction. Curtin University Books. 2004. 272pp.

Brian Docherty. American Crime Fiction: Studies in the Genre. St. Martin's Press. 1988. 146pp.

Dorothea Fischer-Hornung; Monika Mueller (editor). Sleuthing Ethnicity: The Detective in Multiethnic Crime Fiction. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2003. 331pp.

Stacy Gillis; Philippa Gates (editor). The Devil Himself: Villainy in Detective Fiction and Film. Greenwood Press. 2002. 217pp.

Woody Haut. Neon Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction. Serpent's Tail. 1999. 276pp.

Lee Horsley. Twentieth-Century Crime Fiction. Oxford University Press. 2005. 313pp.

Allen J. Hubin. The Bibliography of Crime Fiction, 1749-1975: Listing of All Mystery, Detective, Suspense, Police, and Gothic Fiction in Book Form Published in the English Language. University Extension, University of California at San Diego. 1979. 697pp. Reprinted 1984 by Garland, 712pp.

Timothy W. Johnson; Julia Johnson. Crime Fiction Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography. Garland. 1981. 423pp.

Stephen Knight. Continent of Mystery: A Thematic History of Australian Crime Fiction. Melbourne University Press. 1997. 226pp.

Stephen Knight. Crime Fiction, 1800-2000: Detection, Death, Diversity. Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. 272pp.

Stephen Thomas Knight. Form and Ideology in Crime Fiction. Indiana University Press. 1981. 202pp.

Ray B. Browne, Lawrence A. Kreiser, Jr. (editor). The Detective as Historian: History and Art in Historical Crime Fiction. Popular Press. 2000. 310pp.

Carl Darryl Malmgren. Anatomy of Murder: Mystery, Detective, and Crime Fiction. Popular Press. 2001. 210pp.

Christine Matzke; Susanne Muehleisen (editor). Postcolonial Postmortems: Crime Fiction from a Transcultural Perspective. Rodopi. 2006. 337pp.

Sean McCann. Gumshoe America: Hard-Boiled Crime Fiction and the Rise and Fall of New Deal Liberalism. Duke University Press. 2000. 370pp.

Geoffrey O'Brien. Hardboiled America: Lurid Paperbacks and the Masters of Noir. Da Capo Press. 1997. 197pp.

LeRoy Panek. Probable Cause: Crime Fiction in America. Popular Press. 1990. 167pp.

Gill Plain. Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body. Routledge. 2001. 272pp.

Martin Priestman (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction. Cambridge University Press. 2003. 287pp.

Martin Priestman. Crime Fiction: From Poe to the Present. Northcote House. 1998. 80pp.

Bill Pronzini. Gun in Cheek: A Study of "Alternative" Crime Fiction. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 1982. 264pp.

Maureen T. Reddy. Traces, Codes, and Clues: Reading Race in Crime Fiction. Rutgers University Press. 2003. 213pp.

Susan Rowland. From Agatha Christie to Ruth Rendell: British Women Writers in Detective and Crime Fiction. Macmillan. 2001. 222pp.

John Scaggs. Crime Fiction. Routledge. 2005. 170pp.

Richard B. Schwartz. Nice and Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction. University of Missouri Press. 2002. 173pp.

Reeva S. Simon. The Middle East in Crime Fiction: Mysteries, Spy Novels, and Thrillers from 1916 to the 1980s. L. Barber Press. 1989. 226pp.

Ralph Willett. The Naked City: Urban Crime Fiction in the USA. Manchester University Press. 1996. 151pp.

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