The Leavenworth Case
by Anna Katharine Green
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2003
This atmospheric and suspenseful mystery well deserves a modern audience. When someone shoots Horatio Leavenworth, a wealthy retired merchant, through the head in his library late one night, the evidence at the inquest indicates that no one could have left the victim's locked Manhattan mansion before the discovery of the body the next morning.
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The successful novel, 'That Affair Next Door,' with its startling ingenuity, its sustained interest and its wonderful plot, shows that the author's hand of Anna Katharine Green has not lost its cunning, but has gained as the years go by.