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The Room with the Tassels (Pennington Wise #1)

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Title:The Room with the Tassels (Pennington Wise #1)
Author:
Wells, Carolyn   
(26 of 31 for author by title)
Rubáiyát of a Motor Car
Prillilgirl (Fleming Stone #17)
Published:   1918
Publisher:George H. Doran Company
Tags:fiction, mystery
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This started as a rather silly group of people talking about whether paranormal activity is real or a fake. They decide to travel to a "haunted house" as a rather strange way to spend their summer vacation ... The house is not what they expected (just what they thought a haunted house would be like, I don't know) ... And of course, things get very eerie and strange almost right away. Worse yet, there are two murders. Its a classic locked-room mystery with lively characters and a smart detective. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Wells, Carolyn

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Carolyn Wells (June 18, 1862 – March 26, 1942) was an American author and poet.

Her first book, At the Sign of the Sphinx (1896), was a collection of charades. Her next publications were The Jingle Book and The Story of Betty (1899), followed by a book of verse entitled Idle Idyls (1900). After 1900, Wells wrote numerous novels and collections of poetry.

Carolyn Wells wrote a total of more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor and children's books. According to her autobiography, The Rest of My Life (1937), it was around 1910 that she heard one of Anna Katherine Green's mystery novels being read aloud and was immediately captivated by the unravelling of the puzzle. From that point onward she devoted herself to the mystery genre. Among the most famous of her mystery novels were the Fleming Stone Detective Stories which—according to Allen J. Hubin's Crime Fiction IV: A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1749–2000 (2003)—number 61 titles.--Wikipedia.

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