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- The Floating Press 1899; US$ 3.99
Celebrated as one of the most important early female writers of detective fiction, Anna Katherine Green was lauded for her meticulous plotting and attention to detail. In this classic mystery novel, Agatha Webb and a household servant are found dead. Detective Caleb Sweetwater works to untangle the plot that involves blackmail, family secrets, and... more...
- The Floating Press 1880; US$ 3.99
In the mood for a masterfully plotted detective story from the golden era of the mystery genre? Try A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green, who is regarded as one of the most important early innovators in the detective fiction field. The novel features Ebenezer Gryce, a rotund NYC police investigator who became one of Green's most beloved... more...
- The Floating Press 1878; US$ 3.99
Although her initial interest was in poetry, author Anna Katherine Green turned to fiction when her verse failed to make a mark with readers. This fateful move transformed the detective fiction genre, to which Green is regarded as an important early contributor. The Leavenworth Case is her best-known detective novel, and it highlights her unique skill... more...
- The Floating Press 1886; US$ 3.99
Early detective novelist Anna Katharine Green was a unique writer in several respects, including the fact that many of the detectives featured in her novels are women. In The Mill Mystery, protagonist Constance Sterling takes on the seemingly impossible task of uncovering the true culprits behind the drowning death of a popular young pastor who is... more...
- MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 2015; US$ 0.99
A classic detective story of murder and punishment by one of America?s finest mystery writers In a small New York town, the local legal professionals are discussing the nature of crime. Breaking the law, they conclude, does not pay in modern society, as the criminal will undoubtedly be caught. A mysterious hunchbacked stranger approaches the group... more...
- MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 2015; US$ 0.99
A thrilling mystery featuring detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, written by a pioneer of American crime fiction Mrs. Daniels, housekeeper of the famous diplomat Mr. Blake, reports a missing person to the precinct where the detective Mr. Gryce works. A servant girl has disappeared, and Mrs. Daniels suspects she... more...
- Renaissance E Books 2004; US$ 4.99
CLASSIC MYSTERY STORIES FEATURING THE FIRST WOMAN DETECTIVE Katherine Anna Green's first detective novel preceded the appearance of the first Sherlock Holmes story by several years. Her legendary character Violet Strange has been hailed as the first fictional female detective series. If you love classic mysteries in the Agatha Christie vein, you will... more...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2014; US$ 6.99
A mysterious veiled woman slips into the home of the secretive Judge Ostrander in the town of Shelby. The people of the town rush after her to protect their respected judge but in the confusion and furore that follow, a servant of the house dies. In the solemn atmosphere succeeding this drama, the veiled woman refuses to show her face, insisting on... more...
- Hesperus Press 2014; US$ 9.99
In a small town shrouded in secrets a woman seeks to find the truth behind a terrible injustice in this classic mystery from "the mother of the detective novel" A mysterious veiled woman slips into the home of the secretive Judge Ostrander in the town of Shelby. The people of the town rush after her to protect their respected judge, but in the... more...
- MysteriousPress.com/Open Road 2014; US$ 0.99
Anna Katharine Green (1846?1935) was an American writer and one of the first authors of detective fiction in the United States. Her book The Leavenworth Case , published in 1878, became a wildly successful bestseller. Green went on to write dozens of mysteries and detective novels. She died in Buffalo, New York. more...