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Alice Holds the Cards (1999) [Short Story]
by Carole Nelson Douglas Jennifer Waddell Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary :

Written about Alice Roosevelt Longworth, daughter of Teddy Roosevelt and cousin of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This is interesting in that "First Lady Murders" implies a murder mystery, but I didn't find any murder in this story. There was espionage, however. Alice tries to catch a spy; there was no spy caught, but one suspected. Leave it to CND to do things different from everyone else. Still, it is well written and humorous about a woman who doesn't really care about standards society sets for her or in being a "lady". Self willed, I guess you'd call her, smoking, playing poker, and dressing in trousers. I enjoyed the story.

Original title: Alice Holds the Cards
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     First Lady Murders, the (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Kristine Kathryn Rusch , Barbara Paul , John Lutz , Barbara D'Amato , Nancy Pickard , Carolyn Wheat , P.M. Carlson , Linda Grant , Janet Dawson , Jan Grape , Gillian Roberts , T.J. MacGregor , Sarah Shankman , Judith Kelman , Anne Perry , Peter Crowther , Carole Nelson Douglas , Pamela J. Fesler , Susan Booth Conroy , Richard Timothy Conroy , Jennifer Waddell

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