A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, January 30, 2017
1/30/1924 Margaret Yorke arrives
January 30, 1924. On this date the world welcomed Margaret Yorke (although that was a pen name.) She wrote dozens of novels but is best remembered for her mysteries about Oxford don Patrick Grant. The Crime Writers Association awarded her the Cartier Diamond Dagger in 1999. She died in 2012.