To Catch a Thief

The unbelievable case of the Connoisseur Burglar — a society prowler who crept through the windows of acquaintances’ mansions, carrying off only antiques — was all that rich folk from Southampton to Amagansett talked about for years.

Rider on the Storm

Evelyn O’Doherty is that lonely figure you pass on your way to work: She’s going the other way with boards piled on her roof, and you wonder, “What could she possibly be up to?”