Answers to Contest #6 are as follows:
1)The first Girl Detective to appear in a series was:
Has anyone out there read the Violet Strange stories? I'd love an essay on VS. Let me know if you're interested!
2)Girl sleuth Judy Bolton married which of her devoted suitors?
Peter Dobbs. The name says it all, doesn't it? Good old salt of the earth, regular guy, and career boy next door Peter Dobbs. None of those wealthy, effete Arthur Farrington-Petts for our girl Judy. We all know you CANNOT trust a hypenated man.
3)Which actress was fired from playing Nancy Drew due to racy photographs in a men’s
a-PAMELA SUE MARTIN
Yeah, good career move, Pammy. Love everything you've done since.
4)The “Mother of Detective Fiction” was:
b-Mary Roberts Rinehart
c-ANNA KATHERINE GREEN
d-Mildred Wirt Benson
Anna Katherine Green was the creator of Violet Strange--see above. Violet is not her only claim to fame, but it's the one we like her best for here at Girl Detective.
5)Girl Detective Veronica Mars fights crime in what small town?
d-St. Mary’s Mead
6)Kate Mulgrew starred in which TV detective series that was later retitled Kate
Loves a Mystery?
a-The Snoop Sisters
That's one of the odder spin-off ideas Hollywood cooked up. I mean,
picture Columbo. Picture Mrs. Columbo. Are you getting Kate Mulgrew?
'Cause my receiver is picking up something utterly different. Maybe
Mildred, the MacMillan's housekeeper?
7)Jessica Fletcher, the middle-aged mystery-writing amateur sleuth who means
death to friends and family when she comes to visit is:
d-separated from Dr. Seth Hazlitt
Yeah, and has anyone looked into Mr. Fletcher's early death?
8)Sister sleuths Jean and Louise are part of which detecting
Despite having sisters (it was not always the successful venture it is these days), I adored the Dana Sisters--and yet, somehow I could never FIND any of their books, so I've only read two of them.
9)The original team of Charlie's Angels trained as police women in which major
10) Kellie Martin stars as an amateur sleuth and bookseller in which TV series?
So how'd you do on it?