Paretsky is best known for her V.I. Warshawski detective novels; in this non-series book, Chicago is haunted by what may be an avatar of the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. Includes a listing of references to other fictional detective stories in the Warshawski series.
Christopher, Joe R.
"The Christian Parody in Sara Paretsky’s Ghost Country,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 26
, Article 12.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol26/iss3/12