Mystery Stories of Violet Strange

  • by Anna Katharine Green
  • Narrated by Shelly Frasier
  • 9 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Violet Strange is no ordinary well-to-do young New York City debutante. Unbeknownst to 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 include:

The Golden Slipper
The Second Bullet
The Intangible Clew
The Grotto Spectre
The Dreaming Lady
The House of Clocks
The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock
Missing: Page Thirteen
Violet's Own


Audible Editor Reviews

Anna Katharine Green was a pioneer of early American detective stories, and as such has been called "the mother of the detective novel". Collected in this audiobook are her clever and amusing Violet Strange mysteries. Listen along as Violet Strange, while publicly just another New York City socialite, sneaks about secretly solving mysteries for a private detective agency. Veteran narrator, Shelly Frasier, gives an engaging performance, bringing to life all the characters from such stories as "The Golden Slipper", "The Grotto Spectre", and "The Second Bullet".


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Customer Reviews

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Too frustrating to listen random chapters

The chapters in audible bear no resemblance to the short stories making it very difficult to listen to.
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- L. Slade

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-05-2003
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio