The Sword of Damocles

Anna Katharine GREEN (1864 - 1935)

Anna Katharine Green is best known as one of the first women detective writers, and The Sword of Damocles, first published in 1881, does indeed include several mysteries. There is a very brief appearance by her famous detective, Mr Gryce, but at the heart of the book, which is subtitled A Story of New York Life, are a number of very different love stories. (Summary by Mary Bard)

Genre(s): Detective Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Wanderer Mary Bard
00:04:27
Play 02 A Discussion Mary Bard
00:13:13
Play 03 A Mysterious Summons Mary Bard
00:22:44
Play 04 Searchings Mary Bard
00:24:22
Play 05 The Rubicon Mary Bard
00:27:10
Play 06 A Hand Clasp Mary Bard
00:04:38
Play 07 Mrs. Sylvester Mary Bard
00:16:42
Play 08 Shadows of the Past Mary Bard
00:16:46
Play 09 Paula Mary Bard
00:29:26
Play 10 The Barred Door Mary Bard
00:16:30
Play 11 Miss Stuyvesant Mary Bard
00:23:20
Play 12 Miss Belinda Makes Conditions Mary Bard
00:24:21
Play 13 The End of My Lady's Picture Mary Bard
00:28:35
Play 14 Miss Belinda has a Question to Decide Mary Bard
00:34:46
Play 15 An Adventure - or Something More Mary Bard
00:19:46
Play 16 The Sword of Damocles Mary Bard
00:28:52
Play 17 Grave and Gay Mary Bard
00:26:41
Play 18 In the Night Watches Mary Bard
00:08:00
Play 19 A Day at the Bank Mary Bard
00:15:00
Play 20 The Dregs in the Cup Mary Bard
00:20:13
Play 21 Departure Mary Bard
00:21:23
Play 22 Hopgood Mary Bard
00:23:54
Play 23 The Poem Mary Bard
00:23:18
Play 24 The Japha Mansion Mary Bard
00:24:29
Play 25 Jacqueline Mary Bard
00:25:53
Play 26 A Man's Justice and a Woman's Mercy Mary Bard
00:31:31
Play 27 The Lone Watcher Mary Bard
00:14:18
Play 28 Sunshine on the Hills Mary Bard
00:28:52
Play 29 Mist in the Valley Mary Bard
00:04:39
Play 30 Miss Belinda Presents Mr. Sylvester with a Christmas Gift Mary Bard
00:19:45
Play 31 A Question Mary Bard
00:12:58
Play 32 Full Tide Mary Bard
00:31:03
Play 33 Two Letters Mary Bard
00:23:55
Play 34 Paula Makes her Choice Mary Bard
00:24:23
Play 35 The Falling of the Sword Mary Bard
00:35:54
Play 36 Morning Mary Bard
00:11:39
Play 37 The Opinion of a Certain Noted Detective Mary Bard
00:41:05
Play 38 Bluebeard's Chamber Mary Bard
00:09:55
Play 39 From A. to Z Mary Bard
01:03:48
Play 40 Half-past Seven Mary Bard
00:03:56
Play 41 The Work of an Hour Mary Bard
00:38:01
Play 42 Paula Relates a Story She has Heard Mary Bard
00:13:14
Play 43 Determination Mary Bard
00:07:39
Play 44 In Mr. Stuyvesant's Parlors Mary Bard
00:21:44
Play 45 "The Hour of Six is Sacred!" Mary Bard
00:17:51
Play 46 The Man Cummins Mary Bard
00:19:00