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Anna Katharine Green

  • 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...

    Publisher : Renaissance E Books
    published : 2004
  • 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...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1899
  • 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...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1880
  • 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...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1878
  • 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...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1886
  • 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...

    Publisher : Hesperus Press
    published : 2014
  • Stories of murder and mayhem from the first lady of American mystery Masterpieces of Mystery is a scintillating collection of suspenseful tales from pioneering author Anna Katharine Green, one of the first female writers of detective fiction.   Tantalizingly tangled plots and unpredictable revelations abound: A young housewife left home alone...

    Publisher : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
    published : 2014
  • A daring debutante solves the crimes of upper-crust Manhattan in this groundbreaking story collection from the queen of American mystery Violet Strange has a secret. A vivacious socialite, she is one of the most sought-after women in New York?as a private investigator. Between well-heeled excursions to the opera and fabulous dinner parties, Violet...

    Publisher : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
    published : 2014
  • This classic mystery by one of the first female authors of detective novels has influenced the writing of Agatha Christie and thrilled generations of avid readers Everett Raymond is a junior partner in the firm of Veeley, Carr & Raymond, attorneys and counselors at law. When Mr. Horatio Leavenworth, a very old and wealthy client, is found murdered,...

    Publisher : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
    published : 2014
  • 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...

    Publisher : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
    published : 2015