Postmark Murder

Postmark Murder

Mignon G. Eberhart / Nov 24, 2020

Postmark Murder When a wealthy Chicago businessman dies Laura March stands to inherit a fortune as does the orphaned girl whom she befriends Within days numerous heirs emerge from the woodwork including a man cla

  • Title: Postmark Murder
  • Author: Mignon G. Eberhart
  • ISBN: 9780446311816
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Paperback
  • When a wealthy Chicago businessman dies, Laura March stands to inherit a fortune, as does the orphaned girl whom she befriends Within days, numerous heirs emerge from the woodwork, including a man claiming to be the girl s father And when he turns up dead, accusing fingers point to Laura.

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      • Mignon G. Eberhart

        Mignon Good 1899 1996 was born in Lincoln, Nebraska She studied at Nebraska Wesleyan University from 1917 to 1920 In 1923 she married Alanson C Eberhart, a civil engineer After working as a freelance journalist, she decided to become a full time writer In 1929 her first crime novel was published featuring Sarah Keate , a nurse and Lance O Leary , a police detective This couple appeared in another four novels In the Forties, she and her husband divorced She married John Hazen Perry in 1946 but two years later she divorced him and remarried her first husband Over the next forty years she wrote a novel nearly every year In 1971 she won the Grand Master award from the Mystery Writers of America She also wrote many short stories featuring banker amateur sleuth James Wickwire who could be considered a precursor to Emma Lathen s John Putnam Thatcher and mystery writer amateur sleuth Susan Dare.


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    1. this probably would have been better read in one fell swoop rather than 3 different sittings in 3 different moods. my first dive into it left me intrigued but also a bit nonplussed. surely this story of inheritance and a mysterious orphan and a missing father would involve more than a half dozen characters? would it be all about them and, if so, how much intrigue could there be when there are basically only two or three suspects? it seemed like a lot of table setting for such a slim plot. but Eb [...]


    2. I always pick up Mignon Everhart when I come across her in a used bookstore; the first of her books that I read made such an impression on me - a few from her nurse mystery series, and then one-offs like The House on the Roof and Death in the Fog, which were atmospheric and odd and swimming with descriptive scene setting. The writing is always good, but I find that a lot of the books I've read since end with me skimming to get ahead in the story. Maybe it was the locked room theme that I enjoyed [...]


    3. In the fifties, Conrad Stanley, a rich Polish immigrant in Chicago has died. His recently married young wife Doris; Laura, the daughter of a friend who he had cared for and educated; and Charlie, his friend will split millions unless his Polish nephew, Conrad Stanislowski is found and comes to claim a large fund. Matt, Doris' lawyer, goes to Europe and finds Jonny, Stanislowski's daughter at an orphanage in Switzerland. Laura has quit her job to care for Jonny, and is helped by Matt, who are fal [...]


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