Anna Katharine Green - The Leavenworth Case & Other Detective Novels - 22 Thrillers in One Edition -  Kindle Edition  (*** Further Book Links In Comments****)- Free Download @ Amazon

Anna Katharine Green - The Leavenworth Case & Other Detective Novels - 22 Thrillers in One Edition - Kindle Edition (*** Further Book Links In Comments****)- Free Download @ Amazon

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Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was an American poet and novelist.

Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel". Green 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. Indeed, as journalist Kathy

Hickman writes, Green "stamped the mystery genre with the distinctive

features that would influence writers from Agatha Christie and Conan

Doyle to contemporary authors of suspenseful "whodunits". She was one of

the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished

herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. In addition

to creating elderly spinster and young female sleuths, Green's

innovative plot devices included dead bodies in libraries, newspaper

clippings as "clews", the coroner's inquest, and expert witnesses.
Table of Contents:
The Leavenworth Case
A Strange Disappearance
X Y Z: A Detective Story
Hand and Ring
The Mill Mystery
The Forsaken Inn
Cynthia Wakeham's Money
Agatha Webb
One of My Sons
The Filigree Ball
The Millionaire Baby
The Chief Legatee'
The Woman in the Alcove
The Mayor's Wife
The House of the Whispering Pines
Three Thousand Dollars
Initials Only
Dark Hollow
The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow
That Affair Next Door
Lost Man's Lane
The Circular Study

Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 11, 1846. Green had an early ambition to write romantic verse, and she corresponded with Ralph Waldo Emerson. When her poetry failed to gain recognition, she produced her first and best known 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.

On November 25, 1884, Green married the actor and stove designer, and later noted furniture maker, Charles Rohlfs (1853 – 1936), who was seven years her junior.Rohlfs toured in a dramatization of Green's The Leavenworth Case.

After his theater career faltered, he became a furniture maker in 1897,

and Green collaborated with him on some of his designs. Together they

had one daughter and two sons: Rosamund Rohlfs, Roland Rohlfs,

and Sterling Rohlfs. Her daughter Rosamund married Robert Twitty

Palmer. She died in 1935 and was buried in Buffalo, NY where her grave

is today located in the Forest Lawn Cemetery.
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