1. Masculinity and Masquerade or 'Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?' Mainstream women crime writers -- 2. The New Woman - A Sheep in Wolves' Clothing? Liberal feminist crime fiction -- 3. A Case of 'Death by Political Correction'? Socialist feminist crime fiction -- 4. 'A Change is Gonna Come'? Race politics in crime fiction by women -- 5. The Investigators: Lesbian crime fiction -- 6. Murdering the Inner Man? Psychoanalysis and feminist crime fiction -- 7. 'What Does it Mean to Sing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and Release Balloons?' Postmodernism and the crime fiction of Sarah Schulman -- 8. An Unsuitable Genre for a Woman?