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America's Agatha Christie: 10 Whodunits by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The pioneering novelist gave us murderous butlers, a new school of mystery, and an early version of Batman.

by Olivia Mason

How Mary Roberts Rinehart Got Her Start—and Invented a New Kind of Mystery

The so-called "American Agatha Christie" revolutionized the mystery genre with her 1908 novel, The Circular Staircase.

by Olivia Mason

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