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The Case of Jennie Brice

The Case of Jennie Brice

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by Mary Roberts Rinehart
     
 

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The blood-stained rope and towel, the stray slipper, and the broken knifealong with, of course, the disappearance of lovely Jennie Briceare enough to convince Mrs. Pittman that murder has been committed in her boarding house. The police, however, are another matter. Without a tangible body, there can be no official murder charge. Mrs. Pittman runs a respectable

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The blood-stained rope and towel, the stray slipper, and the broken knifealong with, of course, the disappearance of lovely Jennie Briceare enough to convince Mrs. Pittman that murder has been committed in her boarding house. The police, however, are another matter. Without a tangible body, there can be no official murder charge. Mrs. Pittman runs a respectable establishment and she is not about to harbor a killer on the premises. If the police can’t see what is in front of their noses, then she will just have to take matters into her own hands. As the landlady, after all, she has the perfect excuse to do a little snooping...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781300127451
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
08/26/2012
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
817 KB

Meet the Author

Mary Roberts Rinehart, (born Aug. 12, 1876, Allegheny [now in Pittsburgh], Pa., U.S.-died Sept. 22, 1958, New York, N.Y.), American novelist and playwright best known for her mystery stories.

Mary Roberts graduated from the Pittsburgh Training School for Nurses in 1896. That same year she married physician Stanley M. Rinehart. She and her husband started a family, and she took up writing in 1903 as a result of difficulties created by financial losses. Her first story appeared in Munsey's Magazine in 1903. The Circular Staircase (1908), her first book and first mystery, was an immediate success, and the following.

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