The Queen Of Disguise

by Hannah Howe Known as the ‘Queen of Disguise’, Annette Kerner was a leading detective in the 1940s. Born into a wealthy family, Annette trained as a mezzo-soprano with Ivor Novello’s mother, Clara, before opening the Mayfair Detective Agency in the 1920s. Annette’s parents opposed her singing career so, aged seventeen, Annette secretly negotiated a … Continue reading The Queen Of Disguise