The Circular Staircase (Paperback)
1908. The Circular Staircase is Rinehart's most famous story. The tale mixes chilling suspense and romance with good humor to produce an absorbing and entertaining mystery. Middle-aged spinster Rachel Innes leases a country house for the summer. Her plans for a restful vacation are soon interrupted by niece and nephew and unaware that the old house hides a sinister secret they unwittingly set off a chain of mysterious and murderous events. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.