The Case of Jennie Brice (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

Overview


Mrs. Pittman is missing a tenant. Young Jenny Brice has vanished, leaving behind a blood-stained rope and towel. Could it be murder? With no body to show the police, the determined landlady must solve the case herself. This 1913 mystery is set in Rinehart’s home town of Allegheny City, now part of Pittsburgh.

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The Case of Jennie Brice (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


Mrs. Pittman is missing a tenant. Young Jenny Brice has vanished, leaving behind a blood-stained rope and towel. Could it be murder? With no body to show the police, the determined landlady must solve the case herself. This 1913 mystery is set in Rinehart’s home town of Allegheny City, now part of Pittsburgh.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411442986
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 254
  • Sales rank: 229,545
  • File size: 207 KB

Meet the Author


Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was an American mystery and romance writer, playwright, and journalist. Her surprising stories are packed with realism in their curious way of describing the lives of her characters. Rinehart achieved fame and fortune with her novel The Circular Staircase. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2011

    a classic

    A classic read from Mary Roberts Rinehart about a flood, a murder, and even a little romance. And I love the old-time cover, illustrations, and mapback.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2012

    Enjoyed

    I enjoyed this little mystery. Plot twists were good. Will read more by this author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 30, 2011

    can not be read

    the text is jumbled and not clear. It can not be read in many places.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2014

    Engaging mystery story

    Nice, short, interesting story of a disappearance that might be a murder--- or perhaps it's a frame-up? Lots of twists to keep you engaged, with a touch of romance to help balance the suspense.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2014

    A good book on a long night.

    A really good, old fashioned book. The flood setting and the way people take it in stride are more interesting than the cas ofJennie Brice. (You'll almost figure it out, but it will still surprise you.) But it's still the flood and the different time that make it worth reading. No complaining about government not doing anything to stop the flooding, just move upstairs and get on with life!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    Engaging

    Engaging period piece with a tricky mystery and vivid setting.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2012

    Regretable reader

    Story was hard to follow. Spelling bad

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2011

    An old favorite

    Great to read this book again. MRR is the best.

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