Anna Katharine Green

The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow


Read by Richard Kilmer


It is the noon hour at a museum in New York City. The date: May 23, 1913. The weekday, attendance is light; the attendees are scattered betw…

That Affair Next Door


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The dead body of a woman was found under a large cabinet. But she had been dead four hours before the cabinet fell upon her. The owners of t…

The Leavenworth Case


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Anna Katharine Green was one of the first female mystery writers to publish under her own name. She was never very successful as an author, …

Missing: Page Thirteen


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Violet Strange, a clever petite detective, is called upon to solve the mystery of a page gone missing from an important document. The future…

The House in the Mist


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It was a night to drive any man indoors. Not only was the darkness impenetrable, but the raw mist enveloping hill and valley made the open r…

The Circular Study


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In this well-plotted, character-driven mystery, Detective Gryce receives a cryptic message calling him to the scene of a “strange” crime. He…

The House of the Whispering Pines


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The country club house The Whispering Pines was closed for the winter, but only one day after he locked the place personally, the narrator s…

The Forsaken Inn


Read by Richard Kilmer


Told from the perspective of a Mrs. Truax, the owner of an inn during the time of the American and French Revolutions, "The Forsaken In…

Dark Hollow


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The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is conv…

Hand and Ring


Read by Richard Kilmer


Widow Clemmens is struck down in her parlor while the town's legal professionals chat outside the courthouse down the street. An investigati…

The Amethyst Box


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On the evening before his marriage, Sinclair loses a precious curiosity from his collection: an amethyst box, containing a tiny flask of dea…

The Mayor's Wife


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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. She is …

A Strange Disappearance


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Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective f…

Lost Man's Lane


Read by Mary Bard


After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York detective Mr Gryce calls on the ski…

X Y Z - A Detective Story


Read by Crln Yldz Ksr


"Sometimes in the course of his experience, a detective, while engaged in ferreting out the mystery of one crime, runs inadvertently up…

The Doctor, his Wife, and the Clock


Read by Crln Yldz Ksr


A man has been shot dead in his house. Ebenezer Gryce is on the case, but he has no leads, no witnesses, no evidence -- until he decides to …

The Millionaire Baby


Read by Dawn Larsen


A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive o…

The Ruby and the Caldron


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A valuable ruby is lost during a disturbance in the snow before a ball at The Evergreens. A detective is called for right away to recover it…

The Staircase at the Heart's Delight


Read by Crln Yldz Ksr


Detective Ebenezer Gryce tells the story of the case with which he begun his career in 1840. Several wealthy men were drowned and washed ash…

Three Thousand Dollars


Read by Roger Melin


This short story by Anna Katharine Green revolves around a plot to steal some goods secured safely within an impenetrable vault within the c…

Agatha Webb


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A universally beloved woman has been murdered. But who would have the heart to kill Agatha Webb? Would her husband do it for money matters? …

The Leavenworth Case (Version 2)


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The Leavenworth Case is a gripping detective novel set in New York, and is one of the first detective fiction novels to be written by a fema…

One of My Sons


Read by Laura Victoria


A young girl frantically summons a gentleman walking by on the street to come in and help her grandfather. Arthur Outhwaite answers her cry …

The Woman in the Alcove


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"I was, perhaps, the plainest girl in the room that night. I was also the happiest—up to one o'clock. Then my whole world crumbled, or,…

The Bronze Hand


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A political society secretly operates in Baltimore. When he tries to help his beautiful neighbor Miss Calhoun recover a stolen ring which mi…

Initials Only


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Anna Katharine Green (November 11, 1846 – April 11, 1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective f…

The Hermit of ---- Street


Read by Laura Victoria


Delight Hunter spends her days looking out of her window at her handsome but very mysterious and reclusive next door neighbor. She walks st…

The Sword of Damocles


Read by Mary Bard


Anna Katharine Green is best known as one of the first women detective writers, and The Sword of Damocles, first published in 1881, does ind…

The Chief Legatee


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"I was married to-day in Grace Church. At the altar my bride--you probably know her name, Miss Georgian Hazen--wore a natural look, and…

The Filigree Ball


Read by Crln Yldz Ksr


[The Moore House] was standing when Washington was a village. It antedates the Capitol and the White House. Built by a man of wealth, it bea…

Cynthia Wakeham's Money


Read by Richard Kilmer


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 wit…

The Thief


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At a dinner party, a valuable coin is lost while being passed around among the guests to look at. One of the gentlemen insists to empty his …

The Defence of the Bride and Other Poems


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Anna Katharine Green is now best-known for her popular mystery and detective stories, but she also wrote some excellent poetry. - Summary b…

At the Piano


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Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished h…