Lost Man's Lane

After several people apparently vanish into thin air while walking along the same country road, New York detective Mr Gryce calls on the skills of Miss Amelia Butterworth to help him solve this most puzzling crime. The author of Lost Man’s Lane, Anna Katharine Green, has been described as the first female American writer of detective stories. (summary by Mary Bard)

41 chapters
A visit from Mr. Gryce
I am tempted
I succumb
A ghostly interior
A strange household
A sombre evening
The first night
On the stairs
A new acquaintance
Secret instructions
Men, women, and ghosts
The phantom coach
Gossip
I forget my age, or, rather, remember it
Lucetta fulfils my expectation of her
Loreen
The flower parlor
The second night
A knot of crape
Questions
Mother Jane
The third night
Room 3, Hotel Carter
The enigma of numbers
Trifles, but not trifling
A point gained
The text witnesseth
An intrusion
In the cellar
Investigation
Strategy
Relief
Lucetta
Conditions
The dove
An hour of startling experiences
I astonish Mr. Gryce and he astonishes me
A few words
Under a crimson sky
Explanations
Epilogue