The classic genre-defining whodunit, by the mother of the detective novel. Introducing the first American series detective, Ebenezer Gryce, The Leavenworth Case was published nine years before the debut of Sherlock Holmes, and made author Anna Katharine Green an enormously popular and influential writer who changed the mystery genre forever.
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Horatio Leavenworth is a New York merchant whose material wealth is matched by his eminence in the communityand reputation for good works. He is also the guardian of two striking nieces who share his Fifth Avenue mansion. Mary, her uncle's favorite, is to inherit her uncle's fortune at his death. As this mystery opens, that lamentable event has just occurred. Leavenworth has been shot to death and circumstances point to one of his young wards.
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Mr. Stoughton's vault has been robbed... How did this happen? How come he himself is clueless about how to access it? What is going on with the singing? Or with the stenographer? Nothing in this mess seems to make much sense, but the patient listener will enjoy both the confusion and the resolution, that's guaranteed by author Anna Katharine Green!
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