The Circular Staircase
Short introduction: This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind deserted her domestic gods in the city took a furnished house for the summer out of town and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers and detective agencies happy and prosperous.
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Review: The Circular StaircaseUser Review - Richard Ward - Goodreads
Extremely good whodunit by Mary Roberts Rinehart, "The American Agatha Christie". First published circa 1908, just before the dawn of the golden age of detective fiction. Not all of Rhinehart's books ... Read full review
Review: The Circular StaircaseUser Review - Sunsettowers - Goodreads
Let me preface this by saying that while I enjoyed this book, and while I fully recognize it is a product of its time, I did not enjoy the language used to describe the African-American character in ... Read full review