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Dead Yesterday

Dead Yesterday
Mignon Good Eberhart (1899-1996) was for much of the twentieth century one of the best known mystery writers in America, publishing 59 novels and many short stories in her more than 60-year writing career. Dead Yesterday contains the best of her previously uncollected stories, with tales about the following sleuths: Nurse Sarah Keate (a middle-aged no-nonsense nurse whose acerbic wit and matter-of-fact demeanor defy the dark forces of murder that she encounters in and out of hospital settings); Susan Dare (a saucy young mystery writer, who is aided by her journalist friend Jim Byrne); James Wickwire (a rarity in the Eberhart canon - a male protagonist; an elderly senior vice-president of a bank, Wickwire is a bachelor whose reputation is incredibly appealing to damsels in distress and others who seek his reluctant assistance in solving crimes); Melvina Standish (Mel Standish, like Sarah Keate is a nurse; In the earliest (1926) Eberhart work, Mel helps solve a murder at her Chicago Apartment house). Dead Yesterday, the 25th in C&L's "Lost Classics Series," is edited by Rick Cypert, author of America's Agatha Christie: Mignon Good Eberhart, Her Life and Works (Susquehanna University Press, 2005). His co-editor, Kirby McCauley is a writer, editor, and
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