Books Girl in Disguise by Greer Macallister Hardcover, 308 pages, Sourcebooks Inc, List Price: $25.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGirl in DisguiseAuthorGreer Macallister Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Going undercover to infiltrate the seedy side of Chicago, first female Pinkerton detective Kate Warnes assumes a range of sophisticated identities to track down evildoers and bring them to justice. By the best-selling author of The Magician's Lie. Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Girl in Disguise Review Book Reviews 'Girl In Disguise' Is A Spunky Spy Saga March 25, 2017 Little is known about the real life of Kate Warne, the first female detective in America — but Greer Macallister's romp of a novel paints her as a live wire, an ace in a dangerous man's world.