That Affair Next Door

      Anna Katharine Green / Mystery & Detective
That Affair Next Door

Anna Katharine Green (1846 – 1935) was an American writer best known for detective fiction. Green is considered the mother of the detective novel and wrote some of the most famous works in crime fiction before the Conan Doyle’s classic Sherlock Holmes stories were published. Green's best known novels are the Amelia Butterworth Mysteries which consist of That Affair Next Door, Lost Man's Lane, and The Circular Study.
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    The Forsaken Inn: A Novel

      Anna Katharine Green / Mystery & Detective
The Forsaken Inn: A Novel

This carefully crafted ebook: “THE FORSAKEN INN (Gothic Mystery Classic)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.The Forsaken Inn is a historical mystery novel set in the late 18th century, about a young newly-wed couple staying the night at the Inn, and leaving the next day. Several years later a secret room is discovered with the bride's body in it. But, many people saw the bride leave with her new husband. How is that possible?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 stamped the mystery genre with the distinctive features that would influence writers from Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle to contemporary authors of suspenseful "whodunits".
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    The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock

      Anna Katharine Green / Mystery & Detective
The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock

The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Anna Katharine Green is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Anna Katharine Green then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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    The Amethyst Box

      Anna Katharine Green / Mystery & Detective
The Amethyst Box

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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    X Y Z: A Detective Story

      Anna Katharine Green / Mystery & Detective
X Y Z: A Detective Story

"Sometimes in the course of his experience, a detective, while engaged in ferreting out the mystery of one crime, runs inadvertently upon the clue to another. But rarely has this been done in a manner more unexpected or with attendant circumstances of greater interest than in the instance I am now about to relate. For some time the penetration of certain Washington officials had been baffled by the clever devices of a gang of counterfeiters who had inundated the western portion of Massachusetts with spurious Treasury notes. Some of the best talent of the Secret Service had been expended upon the matter, but with no favorable result, when, one day, notice was received at Washington that a number of suspicious-looking letters, addressed to the simple initials, X. Y. Z., Brandon, Mass., were being daily forwarded through the mails of that region; and it being deemed possible that a clue had at last been offered to the mystery in hand, I was sent northward to investigate."
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