Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958) was an American author of hundreds of short stories, poems, travelogues and special articles. Some of her very successful books and plays, such as "The Bat" (1920) were adapted for movies. While many of her books were best-sellers, critics were most appreciative of her murder mysteries. She also coined the famous phrase "The butler did it."Rinehart, Mary Roberts is the author of 'More Tish ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780809501120 and ISBN 0809501120.