“Lady Molly of Scotland Yard” contains a wonderful collection of short stories by Baroness Orczy that centre around Molly Robertson-Kirk, a quick-witted detective who relies on brains rather than brawn to get to the bottom of mysteries that completely elude her male counterparts. Highly recommended for fans of classic detective fiction and other works by this seminal author. Baroness Emma Orczy (1865–1947), more commonly known as Baroness Orczy, was a Hungarian-born British playwright and novelist most famous for her novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel, an English aristocrat whose quick wit and skills as an escape artist enable him to save members of the French aristocracy during the French Revolution. Contents include: “The Ninescore Mystery”, “The Frewin Miniatures”, “The Irish-Tweed Coat”, “The Fordwych Castle Mystery”, “A Day’s Folly”, “A Castle in Brittany”, “A Christmas Tragedy”, “The Bag of Sand”, etc. Other notable works by this author include: “By the Gods Beloved” (1905), “I Will Repay the Scarlet Pimpernel” (1906), and “A Son of the People” (1906). Read & Co. Classics is proudly republishing this collection of short stories now in a brand new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.