Can Ladies Kill?
|File:Cheyney - Ladies.jpg
Cover of the first edition
|Series||Lemmy Caution #4|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
Can Ladies Kill? is a crime novel by British author Peter Cheyney first published in 1938 by William Collins, Sons & Co. Ltd. Set in San Francisco and featuring Cheyney's creation, G-Man Lemmy Caution, it belongs to the hardboiled school of crime writing.
- Jonathan Latimer: The Lady in the Morgue (1936) (another female body in another mortuary)
- Raymond Chandler: Farewell, My Lovely (1940) (changing identities)
- Vera Caspary: Bedelia (1945) (wicked woman / femme fatale)
- Mickey Spillane: I, the Jury (1947) (vigilantism / bypassing due process of law)
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