Carson McCullers <3 an American writer of novels, short stories, plays, essays, and poetry. Her first novel, "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter," explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the U.S. South.
P.D. James began writing later in life than many authors and has surpassed most authors in every way. Not only is she meticulous and attentive to detail, she brews wonderful mysteries that linger in the mind.