Book List in Order: 41 titles


  • A tall, elegant middle-aged woman sat in front of a mirror, and the finishing touches of her rich toilet seat young woman were kneeling on the floor next to her. The noted picture, and this is not from belonging to the wealth and splendor observed ev...



  • 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. ...



  • Violet Strange is no ordinary well-to-do young New York City debutante. Unbeknownst to family and society friends, she leads a secret life as a professional sleuth for a private detective agency. On a mission to raise money for an undisclosed project...



  • This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published in 1917 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. ''The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow'' is one of Green''s novels of crime and mystery. Anna Katharine Green was born in...



  • I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest-up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or, at least, suffered an eclipse. Why and how, I am about to relate. I was not made for love. This I had often said to...



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  • Green was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. First published in 1898, this story features detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police ...



  • This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published at the turn of the 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Staircase at the Heart's Delight' is one of Green's novels of crime and mystery. Anna ...



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    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. Green has been ...



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    Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) 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)....



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    In THE FORSAKEN INN, a young bride is murdered on her wedding night. Did her new husband, Edwin Urquhart, kill her to run off with her sister, or is something much more sinister afoot at THE FORSAKEN INN....



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    This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published at the turn of the 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'The Gray Madam' is one of Green's short stories of crime and mystery. Anna Katharine Green...



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    This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published in 1883 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. ''Hand and Ring'' is one of Green''s novels of crime and mystery. Anna Katharine Green was born in Brooklyn, New Yo...



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    I had just come in from the street. I had a letter in my hand. It was for my fellow-lodger, a young girl who taught in the High School, and whom I had persuaded to share my room because of her pretty face and quiet ways. She was not at home, and I fl...



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    I was riding along one autumn day through a certain wooded portion of New York State, when I came suddenly upon an old stone house in which the marks of age were in such startling contrast to its unfinished condition that I involun-tarily stopped my ...



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    This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published at the turn of the 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. ''Room Number 3'' is one of Green''s novels of crime and mystery. Anna Katharine Green was ...



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    This early work by Anna Katharine Green was originally published in 1923. 'The Step on the Stair' is a must read for fans of one of the first American authors to write in the detective fiction genre. Anna Katharine Green was born in Brooklyn, New Yor...



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    The significance of author Anna Katherine Green (1846-1935) upon American detective fiction cannot be underestimated. Not only was she among the first writers of the detective story in the United States but in her career she penned over 40 novels and...



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    The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. In its remote outskirts, in a place called Dark Hollow, a man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. John Scoville, a local inn-keeper, is convicted and executed for the crime. Many ...



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    The classic genre-defining whodunit, by the mother of the detective novel Introducing the first American series detective, Ebenezer Gryce, The Leavenworth Case was published nine years before the debut of Sherlock Holmes, and made author Anna Katha...



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    This is an early mystery story in which a child is missing and believed to be kidnaped and our sleuth, down on his luck, has high hopes of solving the crime, returning the child to her family and collecting $50,000 as a reward - a big sum in 1900. Th...



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    EVEN IN A POSH NEW YORK NEIGHBORHOOD, HORRIBLE THINGS CAN HAPPEN JUST NEXT DOOR... Miss Amelia Butterworth prides herself on being an observer of human nature, especially of the people she sees every day from her usual spot at her front window -- ...



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    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.'s including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, the mistaken identity, and many others. Indeed,...


Complete Series List in Order

Amelia Butterworth

1) That Affair Next Door ()
2) Lost Man's Lane (1898)
3) The Circular Study ()

Detective Gryce, N.Y.P.D.

1) The Leavenworth Case ()
2) Lost Man's Lane (1898)
3) The Circular Study ()
4) The Sword Of Damocles ()
5) One Of My Sons ()
6) Behind Closed Doors and a Matter of Millions ()