Books Lucy Sussex Books by Lucy Sussex Lucy Sussex has written books about: Nonfiction History & Society Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Lucy Sussex Review Book Reviews A Mystery Novel Is The Mystery At The Heart Of 'Blockbuster!' June 26, 2016 Lucy Sussex's new book is a history of 1886's runaway best-seller, The Mystery of a Hansom Cab. Why was it such a hit? Who was involved with it? And why was author Fergus Hume left without a dime?