The Chief Legatee eBook

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A half-hour later the door of Ransom’s room was flung hurriedly open, and loud cries for Mrs. Deo and the office clerk rang through the house.  And when they and others came running at the call, it was to find Mr. Ransom and the lawyer hanging over the recumbent figure of the dead Hazen, and the deaf girl Anitra pointing at the group, with wild and inarticulate cries.

THE END

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Works by Anna Katharine Green

THE LEAVENWORTH CASE.  A Lawyer’s Story.

“She has worked up a cause celebre with a fertility of device and ingenuity of treatment hardly second to Wilkie Collins or Edgar Allan Poe.”—­Christian Union.

A STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE

“A most ingenious and absorbingly interesting story.  The readers are held spellbound until the last page.”—­Cincinnati Commercial.

THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES.  A Story of New York Life.

“‘The Sword of Damocles’ is a book of great power, which far surpasses either of its predecessors from her pen, and places her high among American writers.  The plot is complicated and is managed adroitly....  In the delineation of characters she has shown both delicacy and vigor.”—­Congregationalist.

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

" ...  She has never succeeded better in baffling the reader.”—­Boston Christian Register.

HARD AND RING

“It is a tribute to the author’s genius that she never tires and never loses her readers....  It moves on clean and healthy....  It is worked out powerfully and skilfully.”—­N.  Y. Independent.

THE MILL MYSTERY

X. Y. Z. and 7 TO 12:  DETECTIVE STORIES

“Well written and extremely exciting and captivating....  She is a perfect genius in the construction of a plot.”—­N.  Y. Commercial Advertiser.

THE OLD STONE HOUSE, AND OTHER STORIES

“It is a bundle of quite cleverly constructed pieces of fiction, with which an idle hour may be pleasantly passed.”—­N.  Y. Independent.

CYNTHIA WAKEHAM’S MONEY

“‘Cynthia Wakeham’s Money’ is a story notable even among the many vigorous works of Anna Katharine Green.”—­New York Sun.

MARKED “PERSONAL.”

“The ingenious plot is built up with all the skill of the writer of ‘The Leavenworth Case’ to the very last chapter, which contains the surprising solutions of several mysteries.”

MISS HURD:  AN ENIGMA

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