In “The Body in Griffith Park,” a period-piece mystery combines interrogation with romance
While the authorities seek to unmask a killer in early 20th-century California, two of the questioners mix police work with flirtation
Jennifer Kincheloe built her stories around a relatively little-known venue for women’s rights
In the early 1900s, women in police custody were at the mercy of an entirely male system. Police matrons addressed that problem, and provided rich characters for her novels.