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A strange disappearance

Author: Anna Katharine Green
Publisher: New York, NY : MysteriousPress.com, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A thrilling mystery featuring detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, written by a pioneer of American crime fiction Mrs. Daniels, housekeeper of the famous diplomat Mr. Blake, reports a missing person to the precinct where the detective Mr. Gryce works. A servant girl has disappeared, and Mrs. Daniels suspects she has been abducted. Strangely, Mr. Blake takes little interest in the young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green, Anna Katharine.
A Strange Disappearance.
Newburyport : MysteriousPress.com/Open Road, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Katharine Green
ISBN: 9781504021241 150402124X
OCLC Number: 919965365
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed August 31, 2015).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; CHAPTER I: A NOVEL CASE; CHAPTER II: A FEW POINTS; CHAPTER III: THE CONTENTS OF A BUREAU DRAWER; CHAPTER IV: THOMPSON'S STORY; CHAPTER V: A NEW YORK BELLE; CHAPTER VI: A BIT OF CALICO; CHAPTER VII: THE HOUSE AT THE GRANBY CROSS ROADS; CHAPTER VIII: A WORD OVERHEARD; CHAPTER IX: A FEW GOLDEN HAIRS; CHAPTER X: THE SECRET OF MR. BLAKE'S STUDIO; CHAPTER XI: LUTTRA; CHAPTER XII: A WOMAN'S LOVE; CHAPTER XIII: A MAN'S HEART; CHAPTER XIV: MRS. DANIELS; CHAPTER XV: A CONFAB; CHAPTER XVI: THE MARK OF THE RED CROSS; CHAPTER XVII: THE CAPTURE; CHAPTER XVIII: LOVE AND DUTY. CHAPTER XIX: EXPLANATIONSCHAPTER XX: THE BOND THAT UNITES; Copyright.
Responsibility: Anna Katharine Green.

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A thrilling mystery featuring detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force, written by a pioneer of American crime fiction Mrs. Daniels, housekeeper of the famous diplomat Mr. Blake, reports a missing person to the precinct where the detective Mr. Gryce works. A servant girl has disappeared, and Mrs. Daniels suspects she has been abducted. Strangely, Mr. Blake takes little interest in the young woman's whereabouts. Throughout the course of the investigation, Gryce and his assistant, Q., uncover some baffling details. Why does Mr. Blake frequent dark alleys in New York' Who is the woman in the portrait that hangs in his study' What ensues is a detective story that could only have been penned by the author hailed as "the mother of the detective novel." This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

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