The Bride of Newgate, first published in 1950, is a historical whodunnit story by John Dickson Carr which does not feature any of Carr's series detectives. This novel is a mystery of the type known as a whodunnit and also a historical novel set in 1815 in England. It is generally thought of as the first novel to combine the historical novel and the mystery novel forms. Miss Caroline Ross, in order to inherit a fortune, must be married but, in the London of 1815, such a marriage would turn control of the funds over to her husband. She therefore marries Dick Darwent, a convicted murderer who is...
|Author:||John Dickson Carr|
|Genre:||Detective fiction, Historical novel, Fiction, Historical mystery, Historical fiction, Mystery, Suspense|
|Number of editions:||4|