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Miss Hinch

“Miss Hinch,” a short story by Henry Sydnor Harrison, first appeared in McClure’s Magazine (May-October 1911). It is an intriguing mystery filled with subtle clues for the careful reader. A tale of hidden identities and sudden death, “Miss Hinch” recounts a deadly game of cat-and-mouse played by two clever, determined women late one night on the streets of New York City. The primary characters are Jessie Dark, a young crime-fighting reporter with a reputation for catching elusive criminals, and Miss Hinch, an actress known for her uncanny skills as an impersonator.