Author:Anna Katharine Green

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Anna Katharine Green
(1846–1935)
An American author and one of the first writers of detective fiction in America.
Anna Katharine Green

Works[edit]

(partial list)


Amelia Butterworth series[edit]

  • That Affair Next Door (1897) (Amelia Butterworth, #1)
  • Lost Man's Lane: a Second Episode in the Life of Amelia Butterworth (1898)
  • The Circular Study (1900) (Amelia Butterworth, #3)

Detective and Mystery novels[edit]

  • The Leavenworth Case: A Lawyer's Story [1], 1906 (1878)
  • A Strange Disappearance (1880)
  • X Y Z: A Detective Story (1883)
  • Hand and Ring (1883)
  • The Mill Mystery (1886)
  • 7 to 12: A Detective Story (1887)
  • Behind Closed Doors (1888)
  • Forsaken Inn (1890)
  • A Matter of Millions (1891)
  • Cynthia Wakeham's Money (1892)
  • Miss Hurd: An Enigma (1894)
  • Doctor Izard (1895)
  • Agatha Webb (1899)
  • One of my Sons (1901)
  • The Filigree Ball: Being a Full and True Account of the Solution of the Mystery Concerning the Jeffrey-Moore Affair (1903)
  • The Millionaire Baby (Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller) (1905)
  • The Chief Legatee' (1906)
  • The Woman in the Alcove (illustrated by Arthur I. Keller) (1906)
  • The Mayor's Wife (Illustrated by Alice Barber Stephens) (1907)
  • The House of the Whispering Pines (1910)
  • Three Thousand Dollars (1910)
  • Initials Only (frontispiece by Arthur Keller) (1911)
  • Masterpieces of Mystery (1913) (Short story collection. The stories are later collected again in "Room number 3, and "A Difficult problem")
  • Dark Hollow (1914)
  • The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow (1917)
  • The Step on the Stair (1923)

Non Detective novels[edit]

  • The Sword of Damocles: A Story of New York Life (1881)
  • The Defence of the Bride, and other Poems (1882)
  • Risifi's Daughter, a Drama (1887)
  • Marked "Personal", A Drama Within a Drama. (1893)
  • To the Minute; Scarlet and Black: Two Tales of Life's Perplexities (1916)

Short stories and novelettes[edit]

  • The Old Stone House and other stories (1891):
    • The Old Stone House
    • A Memorable Night
    • The Black Cross
    • A Mysterious Case
    • Shall He Wed Her
  • A Difficult Problem and other stories:
    • A Difficult Problem (1900)
    • The Grey Madam (1899)
    • The Bronze Hand (1897)
    • Midnight in Beauchamp Row (1895)
    • The Staircase at the Hearts delight (1894)
    • The Hermit of —— Street (1898)
  • Room Number 3, and Other Detective stories,(1905):
    • Room Number 3
    • The Ruby And The Caldron
    • The Little Steel Coils
    • The Amethyst Box
    • The House in the Mist
    • The Thief
  • The Golden Slipper, and Other Problems for Violet Strange (1915):
    • The Golden Slipper
    • The Second Bullet
    • An 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


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1935, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

 
  1. Some editions subtitled A Detective Story.