"...Warshawski, it sure doesn't have a whole lot to say. You'd think Sara Paretsky's popular detective novels about the Chicago female private eye with the unpronounceable name would provide some fertile narrative ground, but the only real mystery in this movie is why there's no mystery..."
"...They're part of the local chapter – the Heart of Texas chapter – of the Sisters in Crime writers' network, a national organization founded in 1987 by author Sara Paretsky of V.I. Warshawski fame..."
"...Thanks to television and film, this kind of role-reversal has become so commonplace that it's almost old-fashioned to call it a reversal at all. But books reflecting a similar trend like those by Janet Evanovich and Sara Paretsky, or, perhaps most similar of all, romance publisher Dorchester's 2176 series though successful, still very much count as exceptions to the rule..."
"...9. Women on the Case, edited by Sara Paretsky..."