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The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is convicted and executed for the crime. Many years later, "a woman in purple" shows up at the house of Ostrander, the respected judge who had sentenced the inn-keeper to be executed. This mysterious woman turns out to be the wife of the convicted man, but she does not believe he was guilty. She visits the Judge, to challenge him on his verdict. He listens to h ...
 
A perplexing mystery novel published in 1897, That Affair Next Door focuses on a mysterious murder that has occurred in a quiet neighborhood, incidentally in the house next door to the home of the curious Miss Butterworth. Consequently, the middle-aged spinster becomes directly involved in the unraveling of the gruesome crime, instigated by her inquisitive and resolute nature. The story sets into motion with the introduction of its protagonist, Miss Amelia Butterworth, an admirable woman in ...
 
Violet Strange, a clever petite detective, is called upon to solve the mystery of a page gone missing from an important document. The futures of several people, including an eccentric misanthrope, a chemical scientist, a bride and groom, depend on the quick resolution of this problem. In solving one mystery, she uncovers another which dates back many years.
 
"I was married to-day in Grace Church. At the altar my bride--you probably know her name, Miss Georgian Hazen--wore a natural look, and was in all respects, so far as any one could see, a happy woman, satisfied with her choice and pleased with the éclat and elegancies of the occasion. Half-way down the aisle this all changed. I remember the instant perfectly. Her hand was on my arm and I felt it suddenly stiffen. I was not alarmed, but I gave her a quick look and saw that something had happe ...
 
A universally beloved woman has been murdered. But who would have the heart to kill Agatha Webb? Would her husband do it for money matters? Or would it be the cook, who died at about the same time? Or would it be the rich and well-connected Mr. Fredrick, who ran away into the woods? This work is also for feminist fiction lovers. As the story starts right after the murder, we see how Miss Page, a servant at a rich house who is the sweetheart of the same Mr. Fredrick, wants to join the investi ...
 
After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York detective Mr Gryce calls on the skills of Miss Amelia Butterworth to help him solve this most puzzling crime.The author of Lost Man’s Lane, Anna Katharine Green, has been described as the first female American writer of detective stories. (summary by Mary Bard)
 
Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken Inn" is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. A young couple stays at the inn for the night, and goes on their way in the morning ... and several years later, the bride's body is found in a secret room of the inn. Yet, many people saw that bride leave with her husband. How can this be?Green tells her tale through Mrs. Truax' ...
 
[The Moore House] was standing when Washington was a village. It antedates the Capitol and the White House. Built by a man of wealth, it bears to this day the impress of the large ideas and quiet elegance of colonial times; but the shadow which speedily fell across it made it a marked place even in those early days. While it has always escaped the hackneyed epithet of "haunted," families that have moved in have as quickly moved out, giving as their excuse that no happiness was to be found th ...
 
In this well-plotted, character-driven mystery, Detective Gryce receives a cryptic message calling him to the scene of a “strange” crime. He soon finds that the adjective is correct, for in a quiet brownstone house in a respectable New York City neighborhood, he finds the body of a man brutally stabbed to death, yet lovingly laid out on the floor of his study. The only apparent witnesses are a deaf and dumb butler driven mad by the event, and a caged bird that sings out a vital but puzzling ...
 
The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is convicted and executed for the crime. Many years later, "a woman in purple" shows up at the house of Ostrander, the respected judge who had sentenced the inn-keeper to be executed. This mysterious woman turns out to be the wife of the convicted man, but she does not believe he was guilty. She visits the Judge, to challenge him on his verdict. He listens to h ...
 
Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories (no doubt assisted by her lawyer father). (Wikipedia)
 
Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the town's legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street. An investigation is made and two equally plausible suspects are quickly unearthed. But is either guilty? And what role does the mysterious Miss Imogene Dare play in this drama? A classic Green mystery notable particularly for the extended courtroom scenes in the second half of the book. (Summary by Richard Kilmer)
 
A young girl frantically summons a gentleman walking by on the street to come in and help her grandfather. Arthur Outhwaite answers her cry for help only to find himself as the last person to see her grandfather alive and left with the admonishment from the dying man to deliver a letter to someone, and to that person only. Unfortunately, he dies before he can inform Outhwaite who that particular person is. Being in a house of strangers, Outhwaite is thrust into the mystery of not only findin ...
 
The country club house The Whispering Pines was closed for the winter, but only one day after he locked the place personally, the narrator sees smoke come out of the chimney. He decides to investigate and enters the house. Hidden in the dark, he sees the sister of his fiance, the girl he secretly loves, run out of the house with tears in her eyes. Upstairs then, he discovers the dead body of his betrothed... (Introduction by Carolin)
 
Delight Hunter spends her days looking out of her window at her handsome but very mysterious and reclusive next door neighbor. She walks straight into a mystery when one day a fire starts in one of the upper rooms of his house and she dashes over to warn him, only to have him lock her in with instructions to let no one else in. Why is he so insistent that no one come in? What secrets are hidden within the walls of this house? - Summary by Laura Victoria
 
A man has been shot dead in his house. Ebenezer Gryce is on the case, but he has no leads, no witnesses, no evidence -- until he decides to talk to the neighbors of the victim, a blind doctor and his beautiful wife.. - Summary by Carolin
 
Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She was never very successful as an author, but the technical excellence of her books caused several law schools to use The Leavenworth Case as a textbook in some of their classes, as an example of how misleading circumstantial evidence can be.
 
A political society secretly operates in Baltimore. When he tries to help his beautiful neighbor Miss Calhoun recover a stolen ring which might cause great unknown danger, Mr. Abbott is drawn into the midst of the conspiracy. (Introduction by Carolin)
 
This short story by Anna Katharine Green revolves around a plot to steal some goods secured safely within an impenetrable vault within the confines of Mr. Stoughton's business concern. Nobody seems to have any clue as to how the vault can be accessed, and yet access is gained once a day by person or persons unknown, by a means not known to anyone, apparently Mr. Stoughton himself included! Every clerk in the office is suspect, as the devious plot to plunder the vault's contents unfolds. (Int ...
 
Miss Saunders is out for an adventure. One, which is full of secrets, hints, and half-lies. One, which will require all of her wits. She is to be the companion to the Mayor's wife. The Lady is unhappy, and the reason for her grave unhappiness is more serious than you think. (Summary by Stav Nisser)
 
A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York.(quote from the book)
 
On the evening before his marriage, Sinclair loses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of deadly poison. He suspects that this poison is in the possession of either his betrothed or her cousin, the girl his best friend Worthington loves. Turning to Worthington for help, they try to recover the box before the poison can be administered... (Summary by Carolin)
 
It was a night to drive any man indoors. Not only was the darkness impenetrable, but the raw mist enveloping hill and valley made the open road anything but desirable to a belated wayfarer like myself.Being young, untrammeled, and naturally indifferent to danger, I was not averse to adventure; and having my fortune to make, was always on the lookout for El Dorado, which, to ardent souls, lies ever beyond the next turning. Consequently, when I saw a light shimmering through the mist at my rig ...
 
"Sometimes in the course of his experience, a detective, while engaged in ferreting out the mystery of one crime, runs inadvertently upon the clue to another. But rarely has this been done in a manner more unexpected or with attendant circumstances of greater interest than in the instance I am now about to relate.For some time the penetration of certain Washington officials had been baffled by the clever devices of a gang of counterfeiters who had inundated the western portion of Massachuset ...
 
It is the noon hour at a museum in New York City. The date: May 23, 1913. The weekday, attendance is light; the attendees are scattered between two floors. Suddenly a cry rings out from the second floor. Scrambling to Section II, the museum director discovers a teenage girl dead with an arrow through her heart. An older woman hovers over her whispering incoherent phrases in the girl's ear and offering incomprehensible answers to the director's questions. She is the only witness to the crime, ...
 
A valuable ruby is lost during a disturbance in the snow before a ball at The Evergreens. A detective is called for right away to recover it, but who, of the few guests, might have the jewel, and how to solve the mystery without causing a scandal? (Summary by Carolin)
 
Detective Ebenezer Gryce tells the story of the case with which he begun his career in 1840. Several wealthy men were drowned and washed ashore in New York City, and the first clue leads to a dubious money lender... (Summary by Carolin)
 
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Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Crime/Mystery Starter LibraryAuthor: Maurice LeBlanc, Louis Tracy, Hulbert Footner, Anna Katharine GreenNarrator: Richard WardFormat: UnabridgedLength: 25 hrs and 34 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 12-29-17Publisher: Cyanide PublishingGenres: Mysteri ...…
 
Show #149 on October 24, 2017…In which Mr. Bear reads a story by Anna Katharine Green, who has been called the "mother of the detective novel" and inventor of the girl detective with her character of Violet Strange. In "An Intangible Clue," Violet Strange seeks to discover who brutally murdered an old woman in her home without leaving a trace o ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: X.Y.Z.Subtitle: Anna Katharine Green Collection, Annotated, Book 4Author: Anna Katharine GreenNarrator: James C LewisFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 59 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-26-17Publisher: Cyanide PublishingGenres: Mysteries & Thrill ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Violet Vanquishes a VillainSubtitle: A Victorian San Francisco NovellaAuthor: M. Louisa LockeNarrator: Alexandra HaagFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 42 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-23-17Publisher: M. Louisa LockeRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 v ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Amethyst BoxAuthor: Anna Katharine GreenNarrator: Dawn LarsenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 2 hrs and 50 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-09-17Publisher: SAGA EgmontRatings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, Classic DetectivePublis ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Millionaire BabyAuthor: Anna Katharine GreenNarrator: Dawn LarsenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 7 hrs and 27 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-09-17Publisher: SAGA EgmontRatings: 3 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, Classic DetectivePu ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: That Affair Next DoorAuthor: Anna Katharine GreenNarrator: Dawn LarsenFormat: UnabridgedLength: 11 hrs and 2 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 02-03-17Publisher: SAGA EgmontRatings: 2.5 of 5 out of 5 votesGenres: Mysteries & Thrillers, Modern Detecti ...…
 
As all is unknown. -The Voice before the Void “At the Piano” Anna Katharine Green Play on! Play on! As softly glides The low refrain, I seem, I seem To float, to float on golden tides, By sunlit isles, where … Continue reading →
 
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