The Collected Short Mysteries of Anna Katharine Green (Halcyon Classics)

July 7, 2013 - Comment

THE COLLECTED SHORT MYSTERIES OF ANNA KATHARINE GREEN features 28 short detective stories by early mystery writer Anna Katharine Green, including several featuring her young female crimefighter, Violet Strange. Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was a pioneering American author of detective fiction. Her legally accurate and intricately-plotted works served to inspire later generations of writers, including

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THE COLLECTED SHORT MYSTERIES OF ANNA KATHARINE GREEN features 28 short detective stories by early mystery writer Anna Katharine Green, including several featuring her young female crimefighter, Violet Strange.

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was a pioneering American author of detective fiction. Her legally accurate and intricately-plotted works served to inspire later generations of writers, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie, who patterned her ‘Miss Marple’ character after Green’s spinster crimefighter Amelia Butterworth.

Includes an active table of contents with back-linking for easy navigation.

• An Intangible Clue
• Missing: Page Thirteen
• The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock
• The Dreaming Lady
• The Golden Slipper
• The Grotto Spectre
• The House of Clocks
• The Second Bullet
• Violet’s Own
• A Difficult Problem
• A Memorable Night
• A Mysterious Case
• Midnight in Beauchamp Row
• Room Number 3
• Shall He Marry Her?
• The Amethyst Box
• The Black Cross
• The Bronze Hand
• The Grey Madam
• The Hermit of _____ Street
• The House in the Mist
• The Little Steel Coils
• The Old Stone House
• The Ruby and the Cauldron
• The Staircase at Heart’s Delight
• The Thief
• Three Thousand Dollars
• XYZ: A Detective Story

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Anonymous says:

They are a little old fashioned, but I really enjoy the genteel age. I wasn’t able to guess who did it on all, but some really was pretty good

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