Mystery Stories of Violet Strange

Version: Unabridged
Author: Anna Katharine Green
Narrator: Shelly Frasier
Genres: Women Detectives
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: August 2009
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

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,' and 'Violet's Own.'

Author Details

Author Details

Green, Anna Katharine

Anna Katharine Green (1846???1935) was a well-reviewed and commercially successful author of detective novels. She wrote thirty-four novels and four collections of stories. Catherine Ross Nickerson is Associate Professor of English at Emory University. She is the author of The Web of Iniquity: Early Detective Fiction by American Women, also published by Duke University Press.