Dysfunctional Detectives and Romantic P.I.s: Impediments to the Happy Marriage of Mystery and Romance
Anne K. Kaler
Clues 21.1 (2000 Sp/S) pp. 61–72
The premise is made that the female detective’s role, having to reconcile the opposite quests of being rescuer
and rescued, is dysfunctional. One reason is because women favor the right side of the brain, making them
more intuitive and romantic than men who, working out of the left side, are logical and hard.
Clues: A Journal of Detection