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Cock O’ the North - ebook/epub

Cock O’ the North - ebook/epub
Cock O’ the North - ebook/epub
Talbot Mundy
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Madame Rosika Storey was one of the most celebrated fictional female private investigators during the Golden Age of the mystery (1920-40). This collection of six stories featuring the woman private detective, glamorous Madame Storey – psychologist and detective! From missing persons to ghastly murder (often in the same case) Madame Storey and her faithful secretary Bella take on the criminal underworld of 1930s New York in these thrilling mysteries. But many of Mme. Storey’s attitudes are surprisingly modern, and she’s always on the side of justice, as is narrator Bella, who, however, is nowhere near as intrepid as her beautiful, intelligent and intuitive boss.
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