First published in 1895, “The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock” is a detective novel written by American novelist Anna Katharine Green. Ebenezer Gryce is once again leading a murder investigation, this time concerning a man who has been shot dead in his own house. Without any leads, evidence, or witnesses, he turns to the victim’s immediate neighbours: a blind doctor and his stunningly beautiful wife. The seventh book in Green’s detective series featuring Mr. Gryce, “The Doctor, His Wife, and the Clock” 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.