The Golden Slipper, and Other Problems for Violet Strange

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(4.5 stars; 49 reviews)

Miss Violet Strange is young, petite and attractive and has a wealthy father. She also has the knack for solving problems. This collection contains nine mysteries or problems for her to solve in an early example of the 'girl detective' by mistress of crime, Anna Katharine Green - Summary by Lynne Thompson (9 hr 30 min)


Problem I: THE GOLDEN SLIPPER 41:45 Read by gothicaf
Problem II:THE SECOND BULLET 39:22 Read by Colleen McMahon
Problem III: AN INTANGIBLE CLUE 52:37 Read by gothicaf
Problem IV Part 1: THE GROTTO SPECTRE 26:47 Read by Jessi McDaniel
Problem IV Part 2: THE GROTTO SPECTRE 26:11 Read by Jessi McDaniel
Problem V Part 1: THE DREAMING LADY 26:50 Read by Marta A
Problem V Part 2: THE DREAMING LADY 23:45 Read by Marta A
Problem VI Part 1: THE HOUSE OF CLOCKS 49:44 Read by DeborahMadick
Problem VI Part 2: THE HOUSE OF CLOCKS 50:52 Read by DeborahMadick
Problem VII Part 1: THE DOCTOR, HIS WIFE, AND THE CLOCK 36:56 Read by KHand
Problem VII Part 2: THE DOCTOR, HIS WIFE, AND THE CLOCK 36:57 Read by KHand
Problem VII Part 3: THE DOCTOR, HIS WIFE, AND THE CLOCK 33:18 Read by KHand
Problem VIII Part 1-3: MISSING: PAGE THIRTEEN 43:13 Read by Lynne T
Problem VIII Part 4-7: MISSING: PAGE THIRTEEN 44:08 Read by Lynne T
VIOLET’S OWN 38:07 Read by Kathleen Moore


good stories. A few are repeats of single recordings

(4.5 stars)

the doctor, his wife and the clock was a rewrite with Violet as the main character rather than inspector Gryce.

(4.5 stars)

Good collection of short stories. The last was an especial close to the collection. Well read, for the most part.

interesting short stories

(5 stars)

I love the character, Violet Strange! The stories are very well written as always!


(3 stars)

And other gimics are not fun to listen to in the application of audio book narration.

A G Greene never disappoints!!

(5 stars)

Anotherdisappoints! collection of well written mysteries . With character!

Really good batch of stories

(5 stars)

An elevated, more sophisticated Nancy Drew

good mystery tales and all well read

(5 stars)

(4.5 stars)

This was a very good story maybe one or two of the readers weren’t top notch but still it was a great mystery mixed with a little romance !!!