Surrounded by witnesses in a public location, a young woman is murdered. But with nobody close enough to kill her and no discernible evidence of projectile use, her death becomes a perplexing mystery for detective Gryce to solve. The twelfth book in Green’s detective series featuring Mr. Gryce, “Initials Only” is a riveting tale inexplicable homicide 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. Contents include: “As Seen by Two Strangers”, “As Seen by Detective Sweetwater”, “The Heart of Man”. 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.