Gardner, Erle Stanley.
The Case of the Spurious Spinster
. New York: Ballantine Books, 1961.
In the Heat of the Night
. New York: Bantam Books, 1965.
Parker, Robert B.
. New York: Dell Publishing, 1975.
Teacher Reading List
The Detective in Hollywood
. Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1978. Provides an interesting overview of film adaptations of detective fiction as well as original work.
Winks, Robin W., ed.
. Woodstock, Vermont: Foul Play Press, 1988. Includes a collection of interesting essays on the subject of detective fiction and a helpful list of personal favorites (detective novels).