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2019-11-27
The Woman in the Alcove - ebook/epub
The Woman in the Alcove - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Woman in the Alcove is the third book in the Caleb Sweetwater series. The spinster-detective in the novel is Miss Van Arsdale, a member of the high society in New York and a woman who is short and plain in appearance. Against all odds, Rita Van Ardsdale has landed the man of her dreams and is blissfully in love. But her shot at happily ever after seems to be fading when her fiancé is accused of murder...

2019-11-04
Three Thousand Dollars - ebook/epub
Three Thousand Dollars - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

This short story revolves around a plot to steal some goods secured safely within an impenetrable vault within the confines of Mr. Stoughtons business concern. Mr. Stoughton is the owner of a legendary vault that no one has ever been able to open. Though he cant be sure that the safe contains anything valuable, speculation is rampant among those who know of its existence. Will anyone ever be able to find out what the vault holds...

To the Minute. Scarlet and Black. Two Tales of Lifes Perplexities - ebook/epub
To the Minute. Scarlet and Black. Two Tales of Lifes Perplexities - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Looking for a satisfying, meticulously plotted mystery with which to while away an afternoon? Look no further than To The Minute: Scarlet And Black: Two Tales Of Lifes Perplexities, a short story from one of the most influential early writers in the genre, Anna Katherine Green. Her remarkable skill in leading readers to the unexpected but fascinating solution to this puzzle mystery makes this story an eminently worthwhile read...

XYZ. A Detective Story - ebook/epub
XYZ. A Detective Story - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A brief early American detective novella written in 1883 by Anna Katharine Green that tells the story of a detective who arrives in a small town in Massachusetts in an attempt to investigate counterfeiters possibly connected to a series of mysterious letters addressed only to X Y Z. While he is questioning the postmaster, he learns of the Benson family and their super secretive lifestyle. They are rich and reclusive...

The Sword of Damocles. A Story of New York Life - ebook/epub
The Sword of Damocles. A Story of New York Life - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A young pianist falls in love with a rich bankers sixteen year old daughter after she requests to meet him in mildly mysterious circumstances. Her father will only let her marry someone with lots of money and, would you know it, hates music. The pianist decides to stop tickling the ivories and become a rich banker too. One of detective fiction master Anna Katharine Greens earlier novels, The Sword of Damocles combines a budding romance set against...

The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow - ebook/epub
The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Anna Katharine Green was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America, received praise for her accurate, well plotted stories. Her novels have always been one of the groundworks of mystery and detective fiction and The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow is a great example of the ingenious and thrilling story. In this novel, a young woman is killed by an arrow in the middle of the museum, so all of the other visitors are closed inside while the...

2019-10-21
Cynthia Wakehams Money - ebook/epub
Cynthia Wakehams Money - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A melodramatic mystery, in which a young lawyer is called to the house of a dying woman to draw up her will. While searching for her legal heirs, meets a beautiful woman with a mysterious scar. The lawyer soon finds that his search for the heirs leads to some very unusual occurrences. Events then take a very sinister turn... As ever, with Anna Katherine Green, this early novel features love-struck young men; high-minded ladies with a propensity...

A Difficult Problem and Other Stories - ebook/epub
A Difficult Problem and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Originally published between 1894 and 1900, A Difficult Problem is a collection of ten short works of mysterious fiction by Anna Katharine Green. These ten short stories include the mystery and crime stories as their basic theme. This whodunit collection brings to you some of Greens finest crime mysteries to keep you at your toes: The gray madam, The bronze hand, Midnight in Beauchamp Row, The staircase at the Hearts Delight and others...

A Strange Disappearance - ebook/epub
A Strange Disappearance - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The book that will keep your attention until the very last page! A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katherine Green is one of the first detective stories to ever be published in USA. Her novels are known for their well thought out plots and their legal accuracy and A Strange Disappearance is one of her finest works. In this story, a young woman working as a home help disappears from a rich household in New York City...

2019-10-19
The Old Stone House and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Old Stone House and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A young girl named Juliet, draws the boys in a small village after her, and along the way a rich Colonel, whose love for her reaches farther than anyone would have expected. She also hooks a fiery, unstable man named Orrin. The Colonel gets her to swear she will marry him as soon as he finishes a stone house for her, while Orrin tries something secretive to win his love. The narrator is a former lover of Juliet...

The Filigree Ball - ebook/epub
The Filigree Ball - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Filigree Ball centers around the Moore mansion in Washington DC, a creepy house with a terrible library. Over several generations, three dead bodies have been found there on the hearthstone. Aside from bruises from the fall, there were no signs of violence. The police have inspected the death-dealing room and its sinister settee many times over and found no explanation. But its not all those bodies in the library that bring the police to the...

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange - ebook/epub
The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Golden Slipper and Other Problems for Violet Strange is a collection of stories by Anna Katharine Green featuring an early edition of that familiar figure, the girl detective. Violet Strange is a pretty young debutante with a wealthy father and the spare time to secretly investigate various matters within her social sphere. Her knowledge of the aristocracy helps the police solve the crimes. Originally published in 1915...

The House in the Mist - ebook/epub
The House in the Mist - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

In The House in the Mist, weary traveler Hugh Austin happens upon a house in a village whilst seeking shelter on a misty night. The house is open, and initially the reception he gets is quite strange to him, he then realizes that he was taken for the relative of a dead man and that the gathering he encounters is a meeting of relatives regarding an inheritance that was left. By the time they find out the deceased had long-held vengeance on his mind...

The House of the Whispering Pines - ebook/epub
The House of the Whispering Pines - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

When a woman is found dead at The Whispering Pines, not only is everyone shocked, but murder is suspected. After all, why would such a well liked young lady put an end to things, or why would anyone want to do away with her? Her vagabond of a brother is suspected, since he has every cause to wish her out of the picture. Her fiancée Elwood Ranelagh also is suspected since he no longer wished to marry her but her sister...

The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first mystery writers in the United States. Called the mother of the detective novel, she was known for her intricate, well-plotted stories, and this novel is no exception. Her first and best known novel, The Leavenworth Case became an overwhelming success and was the best seller of the year. The readers are held spellbound until the very last page...

The Mayors Wife - ebook/epub
The Mayors Wife - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

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. Miss Saunders, a discreet domestic spy of some kind, is hired by Mayor Packard to look after his unaccountably abstracted wife whilst he goes out of town for a fortnight. The lady is unhappy, and the reason for her grave unhappiness is more serious than you think. A detective novel involving theft...

The Mill Mystery - ebook/epub
The Mill Mystery - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

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 this mystery, protagonist Constance Sterling takes on the seemingly impossible task of uncovering the true culprits behind the drowning death of a popular well-respected clergyman who is believed to have killed himself. The news is fatal to his fiancée...

The Millionaire Baby - ebook/epub
The Millionaire Baby - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Was the little girl, who appears to have been everybodys darling, kidnapped for money? Nobody comes forward asking for a ransom. Did she sneak down to the river and drown? In The Millionaire Baby, a young detective Mr. Trevitt has more than one reason for desperately wanting to solve the mysterious case of little Gwendolen, a millionaires daughter who missed since the afternoon of August the 16th from right under the nose of her nurse...

The Forsaken Inn - ebook/epub
The Forsaken Inn - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green is an exceptional novel of gothic horror set in late 18th-century Revolutionary America. Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn, The Forsaken Inn is a locked-room mystery that keeps readers guessing about what has happened. Edwin Urquhart, loved by two sisters, chooses to marry the elder. Arriving at the Forsaken Inn for their honeymoon...

The Circular Study - ebook/epub
The Circular Study - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935), known as the Mother of the Detective Novel, is one of the first American writers of detective fiction. She was recognized for realism and well plotted story of her mystery stories. A tale of two families, betrayal, revenge, and murder, The Circular Story, written in 1902, is still an absorbing and notable work. We highly recommend this book to fans of classic detective fiction...

The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
The Doctor, His Wife and the Clock - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A mystery filled with guilt, love and anger led to death. The story is about Ebenezer Gryce, a young, energetic and determined police detective who is entrusted with the investigation of the high-profile murder of Mr. Hasbrouck, a wealthy and influential resident of the Colonnade in Lafayette Place. The only real clue is provided by the victims wife. She woke from a deep sleep and thought she was dreaming...

Masterpieces of Mystery - ebook/epub
Masterpieces of Mystery - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

Masterpieces of Mystery is a scintillating collection of suspenseful stories of murder and mayhem from pioneering American detective-story writer Anna Katharine Green, one of the first female writers of detective fiction. Greens many thrillers were characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law. Her stories are full of mystery and written in an elegant manner, true to the time period in which the story is set...

One of my Sons - ebook/epub
One of my Sons - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A detective story which solves in an exceedingly clever manner the inexplicable death of a prosperous stockbroker and the secret of his life. The readers attention is first caught by a mysterious letter, the key to the situation, and is held to the end by a series of ingenious devices. A dying stockbroker accuses one of his sons of his murder. Can Mr. Gryce and Caleb Sweetwater get to the bottom of the mystery...

The Chief Legatee - ebook/epub
The Chief Legatee - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A wealthy young couple very much in love get married. Then she disappears on their wedding day. He is confused as would be expected, and seeks some help in finding her. She was an only child as her older brother disappeared at sea, and her twin sister was killed at age 5 in a fire at school. Lots of twists and turns, as well as a secret society, all show up during the search. Green, as always, holds attention and carries the reader along...

Lost Mans Lane. A Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth - ebook/epub
Lost Mans Lane. A Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York aged detective inspector Mr. Gryce calls on the skills of Miss Amelia Butterworth to help him solve this most puzzling crime. In Lost Mans Lane the author Anna Katharine Green shows that she has lost none of her cunning in inventing an intricate and absorbing plot, and in unfolding it carefully bit by bit by the agency of her chosen hero or heroine...

Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories - ebook/epub
Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A beautiful young woman is interviewed by Coroner Golden and new Deputy sheriff Mr. Hammersmith. Her mother has been found dead in the nearby forest but the woman alleges they both rented rooms in Three Forks Tavern. The landlord Mr. Quimby deny her story. She describes the room her mother was in but a search reveals no room that matches it. But the sheriff believes her and he insists on staying in the tavern overnight while the coroner goes to...

That Affair Next Door - ebook/epub
That Affair Next Door - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

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 middle-aged amateur sleuth Miss Butterworth. One night around midnight Miss Butterworth sees a man and woman enter the Van Burnam mansion, which is supposed to be empty. The man leaves soon after, but the woman does not. On the following day...

The Amethyst Box - ebook/epub
The Amethyst Box - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

On the night of his wedding, Sinclair flosses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of deadly poison and he feels sure it can only be one of two people, his intended wife, or her cousin, Dorothy. He goes to his friend Mr. Worthington and together they fight against time to find who has the poison and stop them using it. Too late, whoever took it has used it and now there is death in the house...

Hand and Ring - ebook/epub
Hand and Ring - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A classic detective story of murder and punishment by one of Americas finest mystery writers. Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the towns legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street and there is no sign of the killer. An investigation is made and two equally plausible suspects are quickly unearthed. But who actually committed the crime? And what role does the mysterious Miss Imogene Dare play in this drama...

Initials Only - ebook/epub
Initials Only - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green-20%
Ventigo Media

A detective story first published in 1911, it is one of the book of Ebenezer Gryce series, Initials Only deals with the case of beautiful young heiress Edith Challoner. She is murdered in the writing room of a luxury hotel while nobody is near her, and no shot is heard and no bullet found in the deadly wound. She is seemingly stabbed to death, yet no one was seen near her. How then was she killed...

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