The Girl Detective Mystery Novels

The Girl Detective Mystery Novels

by Anna Katherine Green

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 22/08/2014

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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 called "the mother of the detective novel."


The Leavenworth Case (1878), praised by Wilkie Collins, and the hit of the year. She became a bestselling author, eventually publishing about 40 books.


One of the first writers of detective fiction in America, distinguished by well plotted, legally accurate stories.


She is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the series detective. Her main character was detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, but in three novels he is assisted by the nosy society spinster Amelia Butterworth, the prototype for Miss Marple, Miss Silver and other creations. She also invented the 'girl detective': in the character of Violet Strange, a debutante with a secret life as a sleuth.


Table of Contents

The Leavenworth Case

A Strange Disappearance

The Golden Slipper

The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow

The Mayor's Wife

The Circular Study

The Bronze Hand

Initials Only

That Affair Next Door

X Y Z, A Detective Story

The Amethyst Box

Lost Man's Lane

ISBN:
1230000262591
1230000262591
Category:
Crime & mystery
Format:
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
Publication Date:
22-08-2014
Language:
English
Publisher:
AGEB Publishing

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