A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, February 9, 2015
2/9/2002 Isabelle Holland passes away
February 9, 2002. Isabelle Holland died on this day in New York City. She was 81. Holland was the author of more than fifty books, many of them for children.
She wrote five novels about the Reverend Claire Aldington, an Episcopal priest. Was A Death at St. Anselms (1984) the first mystery about a female member of the clergy? Certainly there were nun-sleuths first...