Tag Archives: Mary Roberts Rinehart

My Favourite Mary Roberts Rinehart Novel To Date: The Bat (1926)

The work of Mary Roberts Rinehart has cropped up in my reviews a couple of times this year already, with mixed success. However today I think I have read my favourite Rinehart novel to date. The Bat (1926) opens with … Continue reading

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A Quasi Locked Room Mystery in Mary Roberts Rinehart: The Haunted Lady (1942)

Apologies for the delay in this review getting posted, sure you’ve been dying to know what I made of this book. The Haunted Lady (1942) is the 4th Hilda Adams novel and unlike others I have read the narrative voice … Continue reading

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The Patient in Room 18 (1929) by Mignon G. Eberhart

This is my first read by Eberhart, who like Rinehart (the topic of yesterday’s post) was well-known for her suspense writing skills and female characters who face jeopardy on a semi-regular basis. Again also like Rinehart in today’s read, we … Continue reading

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The Buckled Bag (1914) by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Just a short read for today’s review, which is also a return to Rinehart’s nursing sleuth, Hilda Adams, who I first encountered last year when reading Miss Pinkterton (1941). ‘The Buckled Bag’ is Adams’ first case and it opens with … Continue reading

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Miss Pinkerton (1932) by Mary Roberts Rhinehart

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Nurse Rhinehart is not an author I have read much of, having only read The Yellow Room (1945), so I was interested in reading one of Rhinehart’s Miss Adams novels. Miss Adams is a nurse … Continue reading

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The Yellow Room (1945) by Mary Roberts Rinehart

This book has been on my TBR pile for a while, so Rich’s Crimes of the Century Monthly Challenge at Past Offences gave me a good excuse to give it a go. Rinehart is an author I have never read … Continue reading

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