Created by Ruthe Furie
FRAN KIRK is a former battered wife now working as a private eye in Cheektowaga, New York (near Buffalo) in this well-received series of novels by Ruthe Furie. The first two books in the series were both nominated for Shamuses.
The debut, 1995's If Looks Could Kill, Fran is living with her dog Horace and trying to regain control of her life, after a troubled marriage with an abusive husband.
Author Furie is a journalist who has worked at The New york daily news, The Buffalo News and The Hackensack record. She's also written at least one short story featuring caterer/P.I. B.T. Jefferson, and has co-written a mystery novel, Hell's Gate, with her former husband, under the joint pseudonym of Ruth Stout.
Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.
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