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Locked Doors (1932) by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Short read and review from me today and another adventure featuring Nurse Hilda Adams. This time she is called into an unusual case by her police acquaintance Inspector Patton, taking over from another nurse who after 4 days of replacing … Continue reading

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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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