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Leavenworth Case (Version 2)

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The Leavenworth Case is a compelling mystery novel that keeps readers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end. The story follows the investigation of a murder at the Leavenworth residence, where the wealthy and well-respected Mr. Horatio Leavenworth has been found dead in his study.

With a cast of intriguing characters and clever plotting, author Anna Katharine Green weaves a complex web of deceit and intrigue that will leave readers guessing until the very last page. The protagonist, detective Ebenezer Gryce, is a brilliant and astute investigator who navigates the twists and turns of the case with skill and precision.

As the mystery unfolds, secrets are revealed, motives are uncovered, and unexpected alliances are formed. The pacing of the story is masterful, building suspense as the truth behind Mr. Leavenworth's death slowly comes to light.

Overall, The Leavenworth Case is a must-read for fans of classic mystery novels. With its intricate plot, well-developed characters, and clever twists, this book is sure to captivate and entertain readers from start to finish.

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The Leavenworth Case is a gripping detective novel set in New York, and is one of the first detective fiction novels to be written by a female. Indeed, it was the first novel by Anna Katharine Green who came to be known as 'the mother of the detective novel', and 'The Leavenworth Case' was cited by Agatha Christie as an influence on her own fiction. The story plot twists and turns leaving the reader uncertain as to the identity of the murderer until the very end. This is one of the best detective stories you will ever hear.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 8 reviews)

Reviewer: - October 2, 2017
Subject: Intriguing story
Very entertaining mystery with plenty of unexpected plot twists. Well read in a smooth and comfortable style. I'll check out more of this author.
Reviewer: - July 17, 2017
Interesting and well-read.
Reviewer: - November 11, 2014
Subject: The Leavenworth case
This is a great story that get's right into the subject of the story from the start, builds up at a nice easy pace, and ties up all the ends beautifully. very good story, nicely read by a lady.
Reviewer: - September 17, 2014
A well read book and story, but isn't a book I would go for again.
Reviewer: - June 25, 2014
Subject: The Leavenworth Case
Outstanding!! What a great "whodoneit" I was on the edge of my seat through the entire case! The narrator was wonderful. So many twists and turns, excellent case!
Reviewer: - January 14, 2014
Subject: Murder mystry
A 'whodunit' keeping you in suspense right to the end. Excellent narration.
Reviewer: - September 20, 2013
Subject: Perfect Narration
Great story with a perfect ending. The narrator is one of the best I've ever heard!
Reviewer: - January 27, 2013
Subject: Murder Mystery
A fun book for the readers of Murder Mysteries! This "Whodoneit" is weaved and weaved and weaved in such a circumstantial way - that you won't guess who the culprit was!!

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