Lost Man's Lane


Read by Mary Bard

(4.6 stars; 118 reviews)

After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York detective Mr Gryce calls on the skills of Miss Amelia Butterworth to help him solve this most puzzling crime. The author of Lost Man’s Lane, Anna Katharine Green, has been described as the first female American writer of detective stories. (summary by Mary Bard) (10 hr 48 min)

Chapters

A visit from Mr. Gryce 7:01 Read by Mary Bard
I am tempted 24:15 Read by Mary Bard
I succumb 24:27 Read by Mary Bard
A ghostly interior 11:44 Read by Mary Bard
A strange household 13:20 Read by Mary Bard
A sombre evening 8:18 Read by Mary Bard
The first night 13:33 Read by Mary Bard
On the stairs 7:31 Read by Mary Bard
A new acquaintance 16:35 Read by Mary Bard
Secret instructions 11:49 Read by Mary Bard
Men, women, and ghosts 21:59 Read by Mary Bard
The phantom coach 18:20 Read by Mary Bard
Gossip 10:07 Read by Mary Bard
I forget my age, or, rather, remember it 21:56 Read by Mary Bard
Lucetta fulfils my expectation of her 10:38 Read by Mary Bard
Loreen 16:54 Read by Mary Bard
The flower parlor 20:57 Read by Mary Bard
The second night 23:12 Read by Mary Bard
A knot of crape 12:11 Read by Mary Bard
Questions 8:55 Read by Mary Bard
Mother Jane 12:02 Read by Mary Bard
The third night 20:41 Read by Mary Bard
Room 3, Hotel Carter 19:52 Read by Mary Bard
The enigma of numbers 20:16 Read by Mary Bard
Trifles, but not trifling 8:34 Read by Mary Bard
A point gained 12:52 Read by Mary Bard
The text witnesseth 6:17 Read by Mary Bard
An intrusion 8:11 Read by Mary Bard
In the cellar 9:48 Read by Mary Bard
Investigation 7:08 Read by Mary Bard
Strategy 19:58 Read by Mary Bard
Relief 7:47 Read by Mary Bard
Lucetta 35:07 Read by Mary Bard
Conditions 4:25 Read by Mary Bard
The dove 12:39 Read by Mary Bard
An hour of startling experiences 39:52 Read by Mary Bard
I astonish Mr. Gryce and he astonishes me 8:55 Read by Mary Bard
A few words 5:46 Read by Mary Bard
Under a crimson sky 25:53 Read by Mary Bard
Explanations 16:06 Read by Mary Bard
Epilogue 42:43 Read by Mary Bard

Reviews

Another AKG Favorite!

(5 stars)

Amelia Butterworth is back! This made me happy as I found her a bit funny in That Affair Next Door, which I suggest you read before this to know the history of she & detective Gryce. She's less of an annoying old biddy here because she's investigating separately from Mr. Gryce. She's not quite as competitive nor stuck on herself which I like. The story has constant suspense & held my interest from start to finish. The reader was excellent, too.

LynnMoore

(4 stars)

I enjoyed this Anna Katharine Green mystery very much! Has a nice little twist to it that threw me off track but did like the ending! Excellent narration by Mary Bard my first time hearing her narration and hopefully not the last. All in all a very delightful mystery!

Simply greqt

(5 stars)

I sure liked it a lot, a really interesting story with nice twists that keep you guessing and a very good reader to narrate it to perfection.

Couldn't stop listening!

(5 stars)

So well written. At times reminiscent of Jane Austen. Nuances in the writing beautifully realised by the reader. Thank you so much.

Good reader

(4 stars)

Not quite as grippping or intricate as many other Anna Katherine Green novels, but entertaining as always and excellently read.

very good book

(4 stars)

The book was good, the reader great

The story had a very good ending.

(4 stars)

Superb Narration, Riveting Story

(5 stars)

Best narrative performance of them all! The English accent would sometimes transport me to that country in my imagination, however, instead of keeping me in America where the novel is set, of course. Again, her performance is marvelous and entrancing, especially compared to some of the barely intelligible and strangely read AKG novels on this site (for which, don’t misunderstand, I am grateful). The story is one of the least convoluted of Green’s work, as well, and strange, so strange. This is definitely worth a listen. Su