The New York Times named SAGES Fellow Brad Ricca’s recent book, Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation, to a list of “true crime books for the beach.”

Ricca’s book details the untold story of Grace Humiston, a detective in the early 1900s, who went on to solve one of the biggest missing-persons cases of her time. Learn more about his book at

Read the review in The New York Times.