Girl in Disguise

Girl in Disguise

For the first female Pinkerton detective, respect is hard to come by. Danger, however, is not.In the tumultuous years of the Civil War, the streets of Chicago offer a woman mostly danger and ruin-unless that woman is Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective and a desperate widow with a knack for manipulation.Descending into undercover operations, Kate is able to in...

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Title:Girl in Disguise
Author:Greer Macallister
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ISBN:1492635227
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:308 pages

Girl in Disguise Reviews

  • Laura Rash
    Mar 19, 2017
    I'm not usually a huge fan of historical fiction but this was written in such an entertaining, quick witted fashion that it was hard to not become absorbed immediately. Kate Warne is a unique woman & truly brought to life on these pages. Excellent read! ...
  • Magdalena aka A Bookaholic Swede
    Jan 14, 2017
    Girl in Disguise, a book about the first the first female Pinkerton detective did sound like a fantastic book idea and I was thrilled to read it. I especially liked that the book is inspired by the real life on Kate Warne, a female Pinkerton detective who sadly we don't know much about. I think the...
  • Linda
    Dec 06, 2016
    I received a copy of Girl in Disguise through NetGalley for an honest review. My thanks to Sourcebooks and to Greer Macallister for the opportunity."Do your business, but don't make no trouble."Well, "trouble" is Kate Warne's middle name. A recent widow of a man never loved and a wandering soul hers...
  • Cindy Burnett
    Mar 11, 2017
    Girl in Disguise is the story of Kate Warne, the first female detective hired by the Pinkerton Agency. Her story is fascinating and inspiring. I thoroughly enjoyed the history of the Pinkerton Agency, and its involvement in various historical figures and incidents including Abraham Lincoln. Greer Ma...
  • The Shayne-Train
    Jan 24, 2017
    This was an extremely interesting look into the life of the first female Pinkerton agent, Mrs. Kate Warne. Well-written with truly fleshed-out characters, you follow Kate through her decision to become the first female operative ("Someone HAS to be the first"), through her training, and into her pro...
  • ♥ Sandi ❣
    Jan 19, 2017
    This novel was inspired by the real life of Kate Warne. In the style of Amy Stewart's Girl Waits with Gun series or Emily McCabe's I Shall Be Near to You, Greer Macallister does a fine job of making you visualize the first female Pinkerton agent in 1856. Not only Allan Pinkerton, but Chicago has the...
  • Karen
    Apr 08, 2017
    “I’d already applied to every possible position appropriate for a lady. Only the inappropriate ones remained.” Kate WarneThank you, Greer McAllister! Because of you, I discovered the inspiring and trailblazing Kate Warne - the first female operative of the Pinkerton Detective Agency. ...
  • *Avonna
    Apr 06, 2017
    Check out all of my reviews at: http://avonnalovesgenres.comGIRL IN DISGUISE by Greer Macallister is a historical fiction book based on the life of Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton agent. I always love to read about the “first” females in any role and this being the first detective a...
  • Phrynne
    Apr 08, 2017
    I was intrigued to discover that this excellent piece of historical fiction is based firmly in historical fact. The main character, Kate Warne was really the first ever female operative employed by Pinkerton's Agency in Chicago in the mid 1850s. She must have been a truly remarkable woman and this b...
  • Julie
    Jul 17, 2017
    Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister is a 2017 Sourcebooks Landmark publication. ‘Someone has to go first’This is a biographical novel based on Kate Warne, the first female Pinkerton detective.I enjoyed reading this fictional account of Kate’s life, how she convinced Pinkerton to hir...