A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
11/19/1993 Footsteps in the Blood published
November 19, 1993. This date saw the publication of Jennie Melville's novel Footsteps in the Blood. London police officer Charmian Daniels has enemies. In fact, someone offers to sell her a list of them, but is killed soon after. Publishers Weekly called it "a zinger of a story."