×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Case of Jennie Brice
     

The Case of Jennie Brice

3.1 17
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
 

See All Formats & Editions

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

Overview

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:
9781609778934
Publisher:
Start Classics
Publication date:
04/25/2014
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
98
Sales rank:
851,624
File size:
338 KB

Meet the Author

Dubbed the American Agatha Christie, Mary Roberts Rinehart was born in Pittsburgh in 1876. The author of more than three dozen novels, many of them bestsellers, she was also a prolific writer of plays and short stories, and several of her works were adapted for film and television. She died in New York in 1958.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Case of Jennie Brice 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this little mystery. Plot twists were good. Will read more by this author.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not readable in many places. Didn't bother to try and finish. Will delete from my library.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Engaging period piece with a tricky mystery and vivid setting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great to read this book again. MRR is the best.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
gsy1 More than 1 year ago
the text is jumbled and not clear. It can not be read in many places.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Story was hard to follow. Spelling bad