The Clue (Carolyn Wells)

By Carolyn Wells First published: USA, Lippincott, 1909 ★★ This is the first mystery by Carolyn Wells, the Florence Foster Jenkins of the detective story. In her day, she was one of America's best-selling mystery writers, and the teenage John Dickson Carr devoured her books. Posterity has generally been less kind. "The worst cock-and-bull story … Continue reading The Clue (Carolyn Wells)