The Mayor's Wife

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2005 - Fiction - 404 pages
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1907. An American detective-story writer, Green's many thrillers were characterized by logical construction and a knowledge of criminal law. The book begins: I am not without self-control, yet when Miss Davies entered the room with that air of importance she invariably assumes when she has an unusually fine position to offer, I could not hide all traces of my anxiety. I needed a position, needed it badly, while the others-But her eyes are on our faces, she is scanning us all with that close and calculating gaze which lets nothing escape. She has passed me by-my heart does down, down-when suddenly her look returns and she singles me out. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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User Review  - April - Goodreads

Missing money, strange old neighbor ladies, servants and politics, and secret ccodes. Not my favorite of Anna Katherine Green, but not too bad. Read full review

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