Book List in Order: 67 titles


  • A murder at a seaside estate brings a wealthy family’s buried conflicts to the surfaceMarcia Lloyd and her brother Arthur have spent every summer of their lives exploring the grand halls and seaside grounds of their family’s idyllic vacat...



  • Innocence began and ended with Katie Walters. She was a child-woman--young enough to want things hey way and old enough to know just how to get them. Dr. Chris Arden didn't know about Katie when he opened an office at the Walters house. But soon he l...




  • Mary Roberts Rinehart was known as the American Agatha Christie for her many short stories and novels of mystery and suspense. Locked Doors is the second of her Nurse Hilda Adams stories. Nurse Adams is charged with the care of two young boys in a ho...




  • Stories of domestic anguish and delight from an American master On a transatlantic voyage, a man fills with rage as his wife fusses over her makeup, filling their cramped cabin with powders, oils, and discarded clothes. It would be fine if he coul...



  • Stories of true romance, from youth to middle age and beyond... An elderly couple sits on a park bench, murmuring compliments to each other, and passing gentle judgment on the crowds that pass them by. They are alone -- no children, no friends, not...




  • Bab: A Sub-Deb Mary Roberts Rinehart was a prolific writer that is often referred to as the American Agatha Christie. Rinehart's mystery novels are still treasured by millions of readers today and she is the source of the famous phrase "The butler di...







  • Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was a prolific author often called the American Agatha Christie. "Dorothy B. Hughes, crime critic and novelist, says she 'has been and continues to be' the most important American woman mystery writer. " She was born...



  • Mary Roberts Rinehart -- novelist, playwright, mother of the man whose name still graces a powerful publishing company -- was also a war correspondent during World War I. This volume, Kings, Queens and Pawns, first published in 1915, collects many of...



  • From "'Are We Downhearted? No!'":There are certain people who will never understand this story, people who live their lives by rule of thumb. Little lives they are, too, measured by the letter and not the spirit. Quite simple too. Right is right and ...



  • Spiral Of Terror. The old mansion was called Sunnyside, but from the moment Rachel and her young wards moved into it, dark shadows of danger lengthened. Mute fear silenced the servants’ tongues and veiled their eyes. Nameless dred haunted th...



  • "If I should lie in a manger all night," she said, standing with her feet well apart and looking up at him, "would I become a boy?" The Bishop tugged at his beard. "A boy, little maid! Would you give up your blue eyes and your soft skin to be a royst...



  • Jack Knox adores Margery, but Margery seems to prefer disreputable Harry Wardrop. Then Margery's father is killed outside The White Cat club, and Jack knows he must solve the mystery before he--and perhaps Margery--appear on the killer's list!...



  • Isabel Eaton was intending to murder her horrible husband--and she didn't plan on getting caught. So she needed an airtight alibi. She knew just the person to supply it: the highly respectable and respected socialite Sally Fielding. Isabel hadn't see...




  • Cornelia Van Gorder does not scare easily and is excited to be playing detective, but after stumbling upon a corpse, Cornelia realizes that it is no game and that she is hot on the trail of an evil killer known as The Bat. Reissue....



  • Angel or Demon? The first time Lawrence Blakely saw Alison West was in a photo. Her face was angelic, her eyes shining, her lips softly smiling. The next time he saw her was on an express racing through the night. She was the same girl -- yet t...







  • Ship Sinister The moment young and beautiful Elsa Lee stepped aboard the Ella, she felt the first tremors of foreboding. Though the ship had been transformed into a luxurious yacht, the ghost of an evil past seemed to linger, waiting to claim all ...



  • SHADOWS OVER SUNSET HOUSE Beautiful Juliette Ransom did not want to return to Sunset House. The old island mansion held only bitter memories, and no one would welcome her back to this grim place. But Juliette Ransom did return...to a man whose ...



  • AND FEAR WAS EVERYWHERE… Under the name Anne Coullier, the beautiful young woman was chained to a violent brute of a husband as she struggled to protect the happiness of her child. As Jessica Blake, this same woman moved in a world of glitter...



  • INNOCENT LOVE Swept up in a whirlwind courtship and a hasty wedding to handsome Court Wayne, Ricky felt nothing could possibly go wrong for two people so much in love. But then Court was shipped off to fight the Germans, and the powerful Wayne fa...



  • Spiral Of Terror. The old mansion was called Sunnyside, but from the moment Rachel and her young wards moved into it, dark shadows of danger lengthened. Mute fear silenced the servants’ tongues and veiled their eyes. Nameless dred haunted th...




  • Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was a prolific author often called the American Agatha Christie. "Dorothy B. Hughes, crime critic and novelist, says she 'has been and continues to be' the most important American woman mystery writer. " She was born...



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    When Jane Porter saw the ghostly outlines rising from the mist of the huge salt bog, of the great mansion of Twin Hollows emerging, she sensed that the whispered rumors about the old house were true. A musty odor of evil seemed to hang in its dimly l...



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    Judith Chandler had always been the spoiled beauty of the family. But in her glamorous, jet-setting life, something had gone wrong. And now, for the first time she was afraid. Desperately afraid. With a deadline to meet on her detective story, Loi...



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    A corpse - somewhat charred around the edges - has been discovered in the linen closet of the Spencers' fabulous Maine retreat. No one has a clue as to who she is or how she got there. Certainly not Carol Spencer, who has just arrived to open up her ...







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    A wealthy socialite is killed and three bodies are found while someone tries to cover the murderer's "mistake." THE MAN WHO HID HIS BREAKFAST Inspector Tom Brent plays a hunch to solve the strange case of a strangled woman. THE SECRET A broke...



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    The Fairbanks Curse When Hilda Adams came to the Fairbanks mansion as nurse-companion to old Eliza Fairbanks, she was warned Eliza was prey to sick fancies...insane fears... But soon Hilda discovered that the evil obsessing the old lady was no ...



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    Madman’s Dream The great mansion known as the Cloisters loomed above the town like a ghostly apparition. Built of stones ripped from an ancient monastery, it was the creation of a willful millionaire’s twisted imagination. Now it was dead, but...



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    Thirteen timeless classics of mystery -- all featuring unforgettable dog heroes -- are together for the very first time in Canine Crimes II. Culled from the pages of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, these often...



  • ELINOR: She was beautiful and tormented--a woman who had married one man and loved another. LLOYD: He was a man who had everything that money could buy. But all his wealth could not grant him what he most wanted--the love of his wife. BLAIR: ...



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    For years the five families on exclusive Crescent Place had lived in peaceful seclusion, their activities as regular as clockwork. The Halls, the Lancasters, the Talbots, the Wellingtons, and the Daltons would have sworn they knew each other as well ...



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    THE HOUSE OF EVIL... That was the name the townsfolk gave the old Mitchell Mansion. Proud and strong as the family whose name it bore, it dominated the countryside. Yet there was something strangely warped in its magnificence, something that sent ...



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    How little you know about even the people who are closest to you...This is what ran through Elizabeth Bell's mind on the night of April 18th. Sarah Gittings, the family nurse, had just been brutally murdered. And all thoughts of a homicidal maniac ru...



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    Dangerous Passion Young Kay bowling had everything a girl could want-beauty, wealth, position, a doting family and a swarm of suitors. Yet a restless longing consumed her, as it the luxurious mansion in which she lived were little better than a pr...



  • Miracle or Murder? Jennie Brice was a mediocre young actress, but on a dank and dangerous night with floodwaters rising she managed a remark-able disappearing act. Her husband suspected happily that she'd left him; but her landlady's suspicions ha...







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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning...



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    Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was an American author of hundreds of short stories, poems, travelogues and special articles. Some of her very successful books and plays, such as "The Bat" (1920) were adapted for movies. While many of her books wer...



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    Elizabeth Wheeler lives in a small town, sings in the church choir, and dreams of a man who will sweep her off her feet. Instead, she is thrust into a series of events beyond her control leading to passion, madness, betrayal, and ultimately, murder! ...



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    Generously allowing Agnes Blakiston and her servant Maggie to live rent-free in the Benton family mansion for the summer, Miss Emily Benton seems nothing less than a kindly old lady--until a confession to murder written by Miss Emily is discovered, i...



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    Everyone had sympathy for young and beautiful Audrey Valentine. Charming, witty, gracious, she was married to a man who brought her only misery despite the brave front she put on the the world. -- Then she met Clayton Spenser, wealthy, successful, ...



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    It was the bete noir of a playwright, an ensemble; K. Le Moyne and Sidney, Palmer Howe, Christine, Tillie, the younger Wilson, Joe, even young Rosenfeld, all within speaking distance, almost touching distance, gathered within and about the little hou...



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    Once, in a small European kingdom, a long time ago, there lived Prince Ferdinand William Otto - a young boy longing for adventure. One day he runs away from home and sets into motion events that will change the course of history. Or do they?...







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    Vows of Night - From the depths of fear to the heights of passion, here is a kaleidoscope of chilling romance and suspense that only Mary Roberts Rinehart could have conceived; stories that go beyond the spoken vows of marriage to the whispered longi...



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    "There were bad times coming. The old peaceful quiet days were gone, for age and obstinacy had met youth and the arrogance of youth, and it was to be a battle." Birth, death, and renewal are the themes that Mary Roberts Rinehart tackles in this emoti...



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    The rather extraordinary story revealed by the experiments of the Neighborhood Club have been until now a matter only of private record. But it seems to me, as an active participant in the investigations, that they should be given to the public; not ...



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    Wedded To Terror Young and beautiful Missie Colfax was willing to keep her bargain with Wesley Dexter when she married this worldly older man and came to live in his magnificent mansion. She would do anything to escape the poverty and want of her ...



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    Concert of Evil Harmony Wells came to Vienna to pursue her career as a concert violinist. Instead the beautiful young American girl found herself playing a part in a strange concert of evil when the moved into the old mansion on the Street of Seve...



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    There are many to whom new places are only new pictures. But, after much wanderingj this thing I have learned, and I wish I had learned it sooner: that travel is a mattery not only of seeing, but of doing. It is much more than that. It is a matter of...







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    When a friend comes to her with a problem, Tish springs into actionno matter how much trouble it's going to cause In the title tale of this collection by Mary Roberts Rinehart, after a long, chaotic life, Tish Carberry retires to her apartment, ho...




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    A boarder comes to live with three women and finds them frighteningly strange From the outside, it seems like the three women of the Bayne house are frozen in time. There is Mrs. Bayne, an aging widow obsessed with propriety; her sister, Margare...



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    When it was all over Mr. Sam came out to the spring-house to say good-by to me before he and Mrs. Sam left. I hated to see him go, after all we had been through together, and I suppose he saw it in my face, for he came over close and stood looking do...



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    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 ...



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    Tish takes it upon herself to attend a coronation and save a king A naive observer might not immediately see a connection between the newspaper accounts of a man found naked on a church steeple, a constable attacked from the sky, and a grocer assa...


Complete Series List in Order

Letitia "Tish" Carberry

1) Tish: The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions ()
2) The Amazing Adventures of Letitia Carberry ()
3) Tish Returns ()
4) Tish Plays the Game ()
5) Tish Marches On ()

A Miss Pinkerton Mystery

1) Miss Pinkerton (1932)
2) Haunted Lady (1942)
3) Episode of the Wandering Knife (1943)