Oct. 3, 2011 @ 7:57 PM _

Why dead women sell books 
Have you ever noticed how crime novels have a very high number of female victims? The interesting part of this fact is that a large percentage of the readers of such novels are female themselves. Why do you think that is? A while back I found an article written by one of my favourite authors, Tess Gerritsen, in which she takes a swing at why she believes that is. I have read all of Gerrtisen’s books from both the medical thriller and mystery/thriller series, but at the time the thought of questioning why the victims are very often female never hit me. I wont say any more, but I will send you her essay about the subject and let you make up your own mind- why do you think it is? http://www.murderati.com/blog/2010/8/10/why-dead-women-sell-books.html

Why dead women sell books


Have you ever noticed how crime novels have a very high number of female victims? The interesting part of this fact is that a large percentage of the readers of such novels are female themselves. Why do you think that is?

A while back I found an article written by one of my favourite authors, Tess Gerritsen, in which she takes a swing at why she believes that is. I have read all of Gerrtisen’s books from both the medical thriller and mystery/thriller series, but at the time the thought of questioning why the victims are very often female never hit me.

I wont say any more, but I will send you her essay about the subject and let you make up your own mind- why do you think it is?

http://www.murderati.com/blog/2010/8/10/why-dead-women-sell-books.html


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