Mary Roberts Rinehart was born August 12, 1876 – died September 22, 1958.  Mary 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 is considered the source of the phrase “The butler did it”, although she did not actually use the phrase herself, and also considered to have invented the “Had-I-But-Known” school of mystery writing.


Original Mary Roberts Rinehart Autograph, signed on cut card stock. Approx. size 3 x 4 inches. Written on card stock: Very cordially Mary Roberts Rinehart. Regular Price – $ 145.00 / Sale Price – $ 74.95.

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