First published in 1890, “A Matter of Millions” is a detective novel written by American novelist Anna Katharine Green. The story revolves around a dying man who, having no living relatives, leaves his fortune to someone who resembles the woman whom he loved. The sixth book in Green’s detective series featuring Mr. Gryce, “A Matter of Millions” is a riveting tale of mystery and intrigue not to be missed by fans of classic detective fiction. Anna Katharine Green (1846–1935) was an American novelist and poet. Among the first writers of detective fiction in America, she is considered to be the “mother” of the genre for her legally-accurate and well-thought-out plots. Other notable works by this author include: “The Leavenworth Case” (1878), “A Strange Disappearance” (1880), and “The Circular Study” (1900). Read & Co. Classics is proudly republishing this vintage detective novel now in a brand new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.