Girl in disguise: a novel

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Widowed and in need of a job, Kate Warne convinces Allan Pinkerton that a female detective can go places and do things a male detective cannot. Once hired, Kate becomes skilled at lock picking and surveillance, but she is best in disguise--as a prostitute, rich matron, spinster, clerk, Southern belle--an expert liar, playing a role. She investigates burglaries, bank robberies, embezzlement, counterfeiting, blackmail, and murder. Eventually earning the respect of her fellow detectives, Kate comes up with an ingenious plan to protect President Lincoln from a Southern assassination plot. During the Civil War, she must fight against a formidable adversary--notorious Southern spy Mrs. Rose Greenhow. Well-told and loaded with suspense and action, this historical novel about Kate Warne, the first female detective in 1850s Chicago, is superb.--
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9781492652731
9781492635222
9781492635239
9781410497833
9781501973222
9781501918735
9781501918490
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Full title girl in disguise
Author macallister greer
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Biographical fiction, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Detective and mystery stories, Downloadable audio books, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General, Historical fiction, Large type books, Mystery fiction, Pinkerton's National Detective Agency -- Fiction, Warne, Kate, -- -1868 -- Fiction, Women detectives -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction
title_display Girl in disguise
title_full Girl in Disguise, Girl in disguise / Greer Macallister, Girl in disguise : [a novel] / Greer Macallister, Girl in disguise [electronic resource] / Greer Macallister, Girl in disguise [sound recording] : a novel / Greer Macallister
title_short Girl in disguise
title_sub a novel
topic_facet FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Large type books, Literature, Mystery, Warne, Kate, Women detectives