Agatha Webb, adored by all who know her, has been murdered. So unthinkable is it that anyone would commit such a crime means everybody is now a suspect. Was it her doting husband who has found himself in a tricky financial situation? Or perhaps the well-to-do Mr. Fredrick, who suspiciously disappeared into the woods? Is there a connection between this death and that of the cook? The first book in Green’s detective series featuring Caleb Sweetwater, “Agatha Webb” 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.