The indomitable Letitia Carberry, known as Tish, leaps before she looks, leading her spinster-friends, Aggie and Lizzie, headfirst into hilarious, often perilous, circumstances. But as resourceful and resolute women of a certain age and station, the three friends inevitably gain the upper hand, solving mysteries and reuniting lovers before adjourning for a well-deserved rest.
The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry includes the mystery The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry, as well as the short stories “Three Pirates of Penzance” and “That Awful Night.”
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About the Author
Often referred to as the American Agatha Christie, Mary Roberts Rinehart was an American journalist and writer who is best known for the murder mystery The Circular Staircase—considered to have started the “Had-I-but-known” school of mystery writing—and the popular Tish mystery series. A prolific writer, Rinehart was originally educated as a nurse, but turned to writing as a source of income after the 1903 stock market crash. Although primarily a fiction writer, Rinehart served as the Saturday Evening Post’s correspondent for from the Belgian front during the First World War, and later published a series of travelogues and an autobiography. Roberts died in New York City in 1958.
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Great old fashioned humor