The House in the Mist

Anna Katharine GREEN (1864 - 1935)

It was a night to drive any man indoors. Not only was the darkness impenetrable, but the raw mist enveloping hill and valley made the open road anything but desirable to a belated wayfarer like myself. Being young, untrammeled, and naturally indifferent to danger, I was not averse to adventure; and having my fortune to make, was always on the lookout for El Dorado, which, to ardent souls, lies ever beyond the next turning. Consequently, when I saw a light shimmering through the mist at my right, I resolved to make for it and the shelter it so opportunely offered. But I did not realize then, as I do now, that shelter does not necessarily imply refuge, or I might not have undertaken this adventure with so light a heart. Yet, who knows? The impulses of an unfettered spirit lean toward daring, and youth, as I have said, seeks the strange, the unknown and, sometimes, the terrible. (Exerpt from Chapter I)

Genre(s): General Fiction, Detective Fiction, Romance

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 1a - An Open Door, part 1 Crln Yldz Ksr
Play 02 1b - An Open Door, part 2 Crln Yldz Ksr
Play 03 2 - With My Ear to the Wainscoting Crln Yldz Ksr
Play 04 3a - A Life Drama, part 1 Crln Yldz Ksr
Play 05 3b - A Life Drama, part 2 Crln Yldz Ksr
Play 06 4 - The Final Shock Crln Yldz Ksr