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Rinehart, Mary Roberts 1876-1958

Overview
Works: 500 works in 2,349 publications in 5 languages and 54,881 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Personal narratives  Spy stories  Love stories  Humorous stories  History  Drama 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3535.I73, 813
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The circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
102 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fans of golden-age mystery fiction, you're definitely in for a treat. This novel has it all: skillful writing, a drum-tight plot, and snappy, witty dialogue. The Circular Staircase is about Rachel Innes, a well-to-do woman of a certain age. Her Pittsburgh manse is in need of an overhaul, so she decides to spend some time at the country home of a friend to escape the hustle and bustle of the remodeling process. But what appears at first to be a quaint rural outpost soon reveals itself
The man in lower ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
71 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Lawrence Blakeley, finding a drunken man has taken his "lower ten sleeping birth," decides to go to sleep in "lower nine." When Blakeley awakens, he finds that he is in "lower seven," that his briefcase with evidence against a forger is missing, and that
The breaking point by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
29 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 2,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Known for her tightly plotted mysteries, American author Mary Roberts Rinehart hits it out of the park with The Breaking Point. A gem from the golden era of detective fiction, the novel follows seemingly timid protagonist Elizabeth Wheeler, whose placid existence is thrown into disarray by a murder. Forced into the role of detective, Elizabeth tries to set things right again. Dive into The Breaking Point for an enthralling whodunit
Dangerous days by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
32 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the turn of the century on the eve of WWI, society is divided into many different classes, and corruption is rampant high and low. An ambitious businessman must risk everything to be with the woman he loves
The bat by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
61 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 2,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to stay in her intriguing mansion despite death threats, ghostly sights and sounds, and a stormy night of terror, Old Miss Cornelia Van Gorder finally gets a chance against the elusive killer known as The Bat
The street of seven stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
28 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and held by 2,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this 1914 romance, Harmony Wells, a beautiful young American musician, dreams of being a great violinist. Alone in Vienna, she meets Peter Byrne, an idealistic young doctor who is taking care of an orphan boy in a local hospital. Can Harmony and Peter have their dreams, and each other?
The confession by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
16 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Agnes Blakiston and her servant, Maggie, occupy the Benton home for the summer rent-free, the women soon reliazed that there was something terribly wrong
The amazing interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
28 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Midwestern girl finds joy in serving in canteen behind the firing lines in Belgium during the European War
When a man marries by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
28 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This delightful comedy of errors tells the story of a bunch of society types who become sequestered together for a week when the house they are visiting is put under quarantine for smallpox. There are characters posing as a couple to placate a nosy aunt; missing jewels; and guests who consider it a struggle to survive a week without servants. A witty romp full of hilarious twists and turns
Bab a sub-deb by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
26 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and held by 1,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sub deb creates an imaginary love affair to gain attention of her family and gets the desired results and more
Where there's a will by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
30 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the owner of a popular health spa dies, a mysterious stranger is enlisted to impersonate the heir and fulfill the odd contents of the will. Then the real heir turns up. This 1912 mystery-romance-farce has all the ingredients that make the queen of the thriller" a fan favorite to this day
Sight unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
22 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Roberts Rinehart rose to literary acclaim as a mystery writer and eventually became known as the ""American Agatha Christie."" In Sight Unseen, Rinehart strays somewhat from the formula that made her famous, incorporating supernatural elements into the mystery at the heart of the novel. If you're looking for a fast-paced read that will send shivers down your spine, put Sight Unseen on your must-read list
A poor wise man by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( )
20 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Like the best of Mary Roberts Rinehart's novels, A Poor Wise Man combines a number of literary elements--romance, intrigue, and mystery--which unfold against the backdrop of war and political unrest. Fans of historical romance and classic mystery will enjoy this read
Miss Pinkerton; adventures of a nurse detective by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
49 editions published between 1932 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The two short stories and two novels contained in this book are presented chronologically, as they were written. Years elapsed between Locked Doors and Miss Pinkerton. More years passed before Mrs. Rinehart wrote Haunted Lady. However, the fact that she kept drawing upon her own nursing experience gives the stories vitality and deep authenticity. - Publisher's note
The yellow room by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
33 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murder of an unidentified girl complicates the summer for Carol Spencer and her family
The swimming pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
23 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a crumbling mansion, two sisters hide from the world, afraid for their lives. The Birches was one of the grand mansions of the 1920s, with a ballroom, tennis courts, and, of course, a swimming pool. But after the crash of '29, when Lois and Judith's father killed himself to escape his debts, the family turned the summer home into a fulltime retreat from the world. Decades later, Judith is the queen of New York society, a fast-living beauty whose nerves are beginning to fray, while Lois still lives in the dilapidated old mansion, writing mystery novels to pay the bills
The Mary Roberts Rinehart crime book: The door; The confession; The red lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
12 editions published between 1921 and 1957 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The red lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
28 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After inheriting an old seaside house, a professor finds it haunted by supernatural mysteries Though he likes to joke about the spirit world, William Porter does not really believe in ghosts. As a professor, he cannot afford to take seriously that which goes bump in the night. But his wife, Jane, is prone to visions, like the one she had last summer about William’s uncle Horace lying dead on the floor—a dream that came just hours before they got the news that the old man had passed away. A year later, William plans to spend the summer at his recently inherited beachfront property with Jane, but a feeling of psychic dread gives her hesitation, and William will later regret convincing her to go. The house is musty, eerie, and littered with supernatural portents—most chillingly, the faint red light that glows in the wee hours. If they don’t escape soon, William and his wife may be visiting the spirit world themselves
The wall by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
39 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three murders take place among a group of wealthy people summering at a Maine resort. A tale of mystery, personal relationships, and emotional reaction
The case of Jennie Brice by Mary Roberts Rinehart ( Book )
53 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A blood-stained rope and towel, and a missing tenant, convince Mrs. Pittman that a murder has been committed in her boarding house. But without a body, the police say there is no case. Now, it's up to Mrs. Pittman to ferret out the killer. For as the landlady, she has the perfect excuse to do a little snooping--and the key to Jennie's apartment
 
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Alternative Names
Mary Roberts Rinehart, Aylmer Maude
Rainharte, Marija 1876-1958
Rainharts, Mary Roberts 1876-1958
Rhinehart, Mary Roberts.
Rinehart-Hopwood, .. 1876-1958
Rinehart, M. R.
Rinehart, M. R. 1876-1958
Rinehart, M. Roberts.
Rinehart, Mary
Rinehart, Mary 1876-1958
Rinehart, Mary Ella Roberts 1876-1958
Rinehart, Mary R. 1876-1958
Rinehart, Mary Roberts
Rinehart, Mary Roberts 1876-1958
Roberts Rinehart, Mary
Roberts Rinehart, Mary 1876-1958
Roberts Rinehart, Mary Ella 1876-1958
ריינהארט, מרי רוברטס 1876-1958
ריינהרט, מרי רוברטס 1876-1958
ラインハート, M. R
ラインハート, マリー
ラインハート, メアリ・ロバーツ
ラインハート, メリー・ロバーツ
Languages
English (780)
Italian (19)
German (7)
French (2)
Hungarian (1)
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