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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Three Murder Mysteries
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'This incredible writer had been largely forgotten and was unknown as a person until Lucy Sussex took up her cause and went in search of her life.

The three 'Murder Mysteries' here published, are examples of Mary Fortune's great skill in writing 'detective fiction' at this early period when the genre was in the beginning stages of a now popular form of fiction. The three stories are introduced by Lucy Sussex.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Book launched in Melbourne at the Crime and Justice Festival, 27 June 2009.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Canberra, Australian Capital Territory,:Mulini Press , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Mary Fortune's Three Murder Mysteries, Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work criticism (p. 1-5)
Note: With title: Introduction
In the Cellar, W. W. , 1867 single work short story crime detective mystery
Set on the diggings at Maryborough and Amherst, Victoria, a detective solves a murder committed for jealousy and revealed on a woman's deathbed. (PB)
(p. 7-21)
The Hart Murder, W. W. , 1870 single work short story crime detective mystery
A detective's convalescence at a rural Victorian station and his perusal of the Police Gazette assist him in recognising an old woman's murderer in the new housekeeper. The idle daughter of the house is of special assistance. (PB)
(p. 23-47)
The Phantom Hearse, Mary Fortune , 1889 single work short story crime detective mystery (p. 49-74)

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Works about this Work

Fortune Finally Gets Some Fame Carolyn Webb , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 11 July 2009; (p. 12)
Fortune Finally Gets Some Fame Carolyn Webb , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 11 July 2009; (p. 12)
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