Green, Anna Katharine
American novelist and a celebrated writer of detective fiction. Green is especially remembered for The Leavenworth Case (1878). This story is said to be the first work of detective fiction by a female.
Her father, Wilson Green, a well-known trial lawyer was her source of information regarding law and forensic police procedures. For almost 25 years she enjoyed the status of a bestselling author.
Green's other works include A Strange Disappearance (1880), The Filigree Ball (1903), The Woman in the Alcove (1906), and Dark Hollow (1914).
American novelist and celebrated writer of detective fiction. Green is regarded as the first female writer to have produced a book of this genre. She also enjoyed the status of a bestselling author.