Lady Molly of Scotland Yard by Emmuska Orczy

Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

byEmmuska Orczy

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* For about five years Lady Molly was the shining star of detectives at Scotland Yard. Lady Molly has a woman's viewpoint that the male inspectors did not. Her success rate of mysteries solved, elevated her to a position of respect. We learn in the final two chapters, why she began and ended her career.

 I. THE NINESCORE MYSTERY
 A woman is found dead lying face down in a pond.
 The love of a daughter breaks this case.

 II. THE FREWIN MINIATURES
o An old man dies, and shortly after his priceless ivory miniatures are stolen.
o The finger of guilt points to a son, but Molly does not think he is guilty.

* III. THE IRISH-TWEED COAT
o A man is found dead with a knife in his heart and a piece of tweed in his hand.
o The tweed points to a young man as the murderer.
o This man's father wants Molly to show he is not guilty.
o There are immediate complications, the murder was in Sicily, not England.

* IV. THE FORDWYCH CASTLE MYSTERY
o A sister arrives at the castle and things immediately turn bad.
o Her maid is soon murdered and papers stolen.
o These papers proved heirship of her mistress. Is this why she died?

* V. A DAY'S FOLLY
o A young girl is tied up and robbed.
o There seems to have been nothing of value taken.
o Molly thinks all is not as it first appears.

* VI. A CASTLE IN BRITTANY
o Molly gets involved in the personal affairs of an elderly woman.
o This woman needs help with her spendthrift son.
o Molly gets more involved than she wishes, but faithfully carries out her pledge to a dying woman.

* VII. A CHRISTMAS TRAGEDY
o Their is a rash of the hideous maiming of cattle.
o A man on watch to prevent another occurrence is killed.
o Are the two things connected?
o The police think they have their man, Molly doesn't.

* VIII. THE BAG OF SAND
o There is a question of heirship based on the denial of a marriage engagement.
o Two people have disappeared.
o There has been murder, and a bag of sand is the only clue to say death was not suicide.
o Molly's companion takes the position of cook to help Molly with this year old case.

* IX. THE MAN IN THE INVERNESS CAPE
o A man disappears.
o There were sightings of this man in the inverness cape, but they are of no help.
o Time passes and Molly is brought a new clue. A false clue, maybe, but a new start.
o Time for one of Molly's disguises.

* X. THE WOMAN IN THE BIG HAT
o Murder, a poisoning, in a Tea Room.
o Is there a connection with the lady, in the big hat, who leaves the table early?
o A mystery lady confronts the police and denies anything to do with murder.
o The police think this woman is guilty, but Molly does not.

* XI. SIR JEREMIAH'S WILL
o Part 1 of 2
o We get some insight into how Lady Molly started at Scotland Yard.
o There is a matter of heir ship.
o There is a murder concerning a new will.
o The man Lady Molly loves is convicted.

* XII. THE END
o Part 2 of Sir Jeremiah's Will.
o Lady Molly's lover, and secret husband, escapes.
o But, Molly turns him in to the police.
o She has a plan.

Title:Lady Molly of Scotland YardFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 27, 2015Publisher:Green Bird PressLanguage:English

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