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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anna Katharine Green Narrator: Shelly Frasier Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Violet Strange is no ordinary well-to-do young New York City debutante. Unbeknownst to her family and society friends, she leads a secret life as a professional sleuth for a private detective agency. On a mission to raise money for an undisclosed project, the determined and gutsy young debutante diligently snoops around sleepwalking widows, violent and sinister characters, whispering clocks, and concealed tombs, connecting clues to solve tales of murder, mystery, and intrigue.

The quirky tales of detection included in this collection are:

  • “The Golden Slipper”
  • “The Second Bullet”
  • “The Intangible Clue”
  • “The Grotto Spectre”
  • “The Dreaming Lady”
  • “The House of Clocks”
  • “The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock”
  • “Missing: Page Thirteen”
  • “Violet’s Own.”
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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by That70sheidi | 6/12/2012

    " A very nice collection of short mystery stories made all the more enjoyable by "the first female detective" (she inspired Agatha Christie!). Violet Strange is charming and the mysteries really are mysteries - I only guessed the ending to the story with the blind doctor. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Chris | 11/13/2011

    " Another early woman writer of mysteries. Her detective is a young New York socialite who uses her wits and connections to solve mysteries. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by That70sheidi | 2/14/2011

    " A very nice collection of short mystery stories made all the more enjoyable by "the first female detective" (she inspired Agatha Christie!). Violet Strange is charming and the mysteries really are mysteries - I only guessed the ending to the story with the blind doctor. "

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About the Author
Author Anna Katharine Green

Anna Katharine Green (1846–1935) was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first detective fiction writers in America and distinguished her work by writing well-plotted, legally accurate stories. She has been called “the mother of the detective novel.”