Critical Survey of Mystery & Detective Fiction Review

“This collection is recommended as a useful supplement for schools that incorporate popular fiction into their curriculum.”
-Doug’s Student Reference Room

“This is an outstanding reference source that should be purchased by all but the smallest libraries.”
-ARBA, 2008

“It is the most exhaustive and best-documented account of this genre available… Summing Up: Essential. All academic/public libraries.”
-CHOICE, 2008

“As with other Salem Press reference sets, the Critical Survey of Mystery and Detective Fiction is an excellently written and designed tool that brings together a vast quantity of information. All of the author and genre essays are enjoyable to read and make the information easy to understand. This set will be a good addition to academic libraries.”
-Booklist, 2008