First published in 1901, “One of My Sons” is a detective novel written by American novelist Anna Katharine Green. When Arthur Outhwaite is beckoned over to help a young girl with her grandfather, he is handed a letter by the old man and asked to deliver it to a specific person. However, the old man dies right before his eyes before he can reveal that person’s identity. With little to go on, Arthur attempts to unravel the mystery of the unknown recipient and the strange circumstances of the old man’s death. The eleventh book in Green’s detective series featuring Mr. Gryce, “One of My Sons” 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.