"The British Detective Sergeant Jessica Jones is by far the best female action lead character series ever written. Although can be read as stand alone novels, sometimes the plots of former novels are given away in newer ones."
"Collection of short stories with great female characters by leading authors including Connelly, Deaver, McBain, Lippmann, Leonard, Perry. Eg - response by a beautiful blonde to a guyÂ’s bar pickup line of Â“What do we do for a little excitement tonight?Â” Â“Why don't we kill somebody?Â” Each story varies in quality but there are some masterpieces and great female villains and heroes in here!"
"If Dangerous Women has gone out of print you'll find about a third of that anthologies stories in this collection. Also a few other great female lead stories as well such as Dust Up by Wendy Hornsby and The Cocaine Diet by Laura Lippman."
"Alice, although obviously with her fair share of faults is one of the most interesting stand alone novel lead characters you'll come across in a long time in this hilarious look at cotton wool kid parents."
"Cassie Black is out on Parole after serving time for the manslaughter of her partner in a Vegas robbery that ended with him taking a dive from twenty stories up onto a craps table. Life is going according to plan, she has a great job and is content to wait out her parole. Unforseen events force her to need money real fast and her ex crime contact Leo sets her up with a high paying robbery scheme."
"Casey Maldonado whose family was killed in a car crash is on the run, she's one of the strongest female characters ever writtten. The novel isn't a standalone book though, you need to buy the sequel to know how the first book ends."
"Most people's grandmas are sweet and kind old ladies but defenceless and vulnerable. Not so Helen Mercier, former lead soldier in the French resistance who will go to any length to get back her dimwitted grandson's expensive car and money from a con artist."
"Enraged after a fight with her parents Alice storms out and runs into her friend Sarah in a cafe. Upon leaving they are both kidnapped by two moronic men who were only after Sarah but could not be bothered waiting for her to be alone. Alice quickly works out they are in no danger from these fools and takes control of this situation. Another great female lead by Hammond!"
"The Tannery is a brilliant short story with on of the strongest female lead characters you'll ever come across. Dolly Ramsden a six year left at home with a violent malcoholic other who loves to sleep around when her father goes off to fight in World War I is forced to become the breadwinner through hard labour in order to survive."
"Although marketed to young adults the Maximum Ride series can be enjoyed by readers of any age. Max is one the most courageous female lead characters you'll ever come across. Unfortunately the quality of these novels does drop after the first couple."