The only US scholarly journal on
mystery, detective, and crime fiction
Published biannually by McFarland & Co.
peer-reviewed Clues: A Journal of
features academic articles on all aspects
of mystery and detective material in print, television, and film
without limit to period or country covered. It also reviews
nonfiction mystery works (biographies, reference works, and the
like) and materials applicable to classroom use (such as films).
The first issue of Clues
was published in 1980, with the
late Pat Browne as editor. The journal is now in its 33rd volume
year, with Janice
(University of Salford, UK) as executive editor and Elizabeth Foxwell
Catholic University of America) as managing editor.
Clues abstracting project