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The Chief Legatee’ - ebook/epub

The Chief Legatee’ - ebook/epub
The Chief Legatee’ - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green
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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. Anna Katharine Green Rohlfs (1846-1935) wrote detective fiction and was instrumental in helping shape the genre into its current form by introducing a series detective with an amateur sidekick, as well as a young girl detective. She was one of a handful of women writing detective stories at the time.
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The Amethyst Box - ebook/epub
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The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow - ebook/epub
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Anna Katharine Green
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A Secret Society - ebook/epub
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A Strange Disappearance - ebook/epub
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Masterpieces of Mystery - ebook/epub
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The Leavenworth Case - ebook/epub
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Agatha Webb - ebook/epub
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XYZ - ebook/epub
XYZ - ebook/epub
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Full Moon - ebook/epub
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A Shower of Silver - ebook/epub
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The Mill Mystery - ebook/epub
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The Great Spy System - ebook/epub
The Great Spy System - ebook/epub
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Marjorie in Command - ebook/epub
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In the River Bottom’s Grip - ebook/epub
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Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective - ebook/epub
Philo Gubb, Correspondence-School Detective - ebook/epub
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The Missing Million - ebook/epub
The Missing Million - ebook/epub
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Pattys Motor Car - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Specimen Case - ebook/epub
The Specimen Case - ebook/epub
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The Clue - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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A Maker of History - ebook/epub
A Maker of History - ebook/epub
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