The Greatest Works of Anna Katharine Green

The Sword of Damocles - A Story of New York Life, The Leavenworth Case, Room Number 3, Dark Hollow, Initials Only, Agatha Webb, That Affair Next Door, The House of the Whispering Pines…

Anna Katharine Green: The Greatest Works of Anna Katharine Green
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Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel". She is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the series detective. Her main character was detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, but in three novels he is assisted by the nosy society spinster Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for Miss Marple, Miss Silver and other creations. She also invented the 'girl detective': in the character of Violet Strange, a debutante with a secret life as a sleuth. Indeed, as journalist Kathy Hickman writes, Green "stamped the mystery genre with the distinctive features that would influence writers from Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle to contemporary authors of suspenseful "whodunits".

Table of Contents:

Amelia Butterworth Series:

That Affair Next Door

Lost Man's Lane

The Circular Study

Mystery Novels:

The Leavenworth Case

A Strange Disappearance

X Y Z: A Detective Story

Hand and Ring

The Mill Mystery

The Forsaken Inn

Cynthia Wakeham's Money

Agatha Webb

One of My Sons

The Filigree Ball

The Millionaire Baby

The Chief Legatee'

The Woman in the Alcove

The Mayor's Wife

The House of the Whispering Pines

Three Thousand Dollars

Initials Only

Dark Hollow

The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow

Non Detective Novel:

The Sword of Damocles: A Story of New York Life

Short Stories:

The Old Stone House and Other Stories

A Difficult Problem and Other Stories

Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange