Ponies, ponies, ponies
Phyllis A Whitney
The Mystery of the Crimson Ghost
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1969, 190 pp
Scholastic, 1969, 256 pp, cover Clifford Schule
Janey visits her aunt at Lake Kimi, and because she is horse had, she’s delighted to see a horse on
the other sidee of the lake. However, the mare’s owners are secretive, and make it plain that they’re
not happy to see strangers.
Phyllis Ayame Whitney (1903 -
Her one horse book is a mystery, but she continues to be best known for her romantic mysteries, for which she has been compared to Mary Stewart. Time magazine described her as “one of the best genre writers.”
Finding the book: easy to find in the USA. It was not published in the UK.
Links and sources
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987
Daily Telegraph obituary, 15 February, 2008