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The Great Mistake

Audiobook
Fiction: Mystery
Unabridged   11.5 hour(s)
Publication date: 06/15/2021

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The Great Mistake

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Digital Download ISBN:9781696605854

Summary

Murder leads to scandal at a wealthy woman's mansion in this mystery from a New York Times bestselling author with ten million books in print.

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In an elaborate house known as the Cloisters, Maud Wainwright rules supreme. The queen of society in the small town of Beverly, she has a table long enough to seat one hundred, and she keeps an iron grip on the guest list. Her right-hand woman is Pat Abbott, a local girl who is beautiful, innocent, and kind. Pat has no idea how cutthroat high society can be, but she’s about to get a deadly first lesson.

Pat has fallen head over heels in love with Maud's son, Tony, a clever young rake with a single flaw: his vicious, gold-digging wife. At the same time that she is dangerously infatuated with a married man, Pat's world is turned upside down by a series of attacks on the estate—and a truly shocking murder. To save Tony and Maud, Pat must find the killer. But the list of suspects is as long as one of Maud's guest lists: When a woman has room at her table for one hundred friends, she’ll have more than her share of enemies.

"Anyone who aspires to become a writer," said the New York Times, "could not do better than to study carefully the methods of Mary Roberts Rinehart." The Great Mistake is a classic example of the golden age murder mystery at its best.

Author Bio

American novelist and playwright Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876–1958), originator of the phrase "The butler did it," is best known for such mystery stories as The Circular Staircase and The Man in Lower Ten.