Detective Ebenezer Gryce Series is a collection of eleven novels featuring the author's main character, Detective Ebenezer Gryce of the New York Metropolitan Police Force. The author, Anna Katharine Green, is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the series detective. Table of Contents: The Leavenworth Case A Strange Disappearance The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow The Sword of Damocles Hand and Ring That Affair Next Door Lost Man's Lane The Circular Study One of My Sons The House of the Whispering Pines Initials Only Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935) was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel". She stamped the mystery genre with the distinctive features that would influence writers from Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle to contemporary authors of suspenseful "whodunits".