The Bat

The Bat

by Mary Roberts Rinehart
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The Bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Neither threats nor unearthly sounds could budge Miss Cornelia from the isolated country mansion she shared with her pretty niece, hysterical maid, laconic butler, and the nice young man who just might be a fugitive. Even knowing that she was a prime target for the vicious, elusive killer known as The Bat didn't faze this spirited spinster. Miss Cornelia longed to play detective, and on a storm-swept night, she got her chance at the game -- and her turn at The Bat!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940000765777
Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 540 KB

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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Bat 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
part mystery, part suspense - a really good read. Romance is very much secondary. but all mystery lovers should read this
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
That i wasnt reading circular staircase because seems to be the same bank fails and cashier suspected and niece gies and hires gardener really funny as am reading her frim collected works of which is a bargin on nook
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butler bat
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