The Detective's AssistantDownloadable Audiobook - 2015
The incredible tale of America's first ever female detectiveand her spirited niece! Eleven-year-old Nell Warne arrives on her aunt's doorsteplugging a heavy sack of sorrows. If her Aunt Kate rejects her, it's themiserable Home for the Friendless. Luckily, canny Nell makes herself indispensable to Aunt Kate... and not just by helping out with household chores. For Aunt Kate is thefirst-ever female detective employed by the legendary Pinkerton Detective Agency,and Nell has a knack for the kind of close listening and bold action that madePinkerton detectives famous in Civil War?era America. With huge,nation-changing events simmering in the background, Nell uses skills new andold to uncover truths about her past and solve mysteries in the present. Based on the extraordinary true story of Kate Warne, thisfast-paced adventure recounts feats of daring and danger ... including saving thelife of Abraham Lincoln!
Publisher: [S.I.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2015.
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