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The Forsaken Inn An old and dilapidated inn in upstate New York provides the setting for this gothic mystery involving two couples in the 1700s.Edwin Urquhart, loved by two sisters, chooses to marry the elder Arriving at the Forsaken Inn for their honeymoon, they occupy an apartment containing a secret chamber That night, the young bride is murdered and buried in this secret room Did her new husband commit the crime or is something much sinister afoot Excerpt I was riding between Albany and Poughkeepsie It was raining furiously, and my horse, already weary with long travel, gave unmistakable signs of discouragement I was, therefore, greatly relieved when, in the most desolate part of the road, I espied rising before me the dim outlines of a house, and was correspondingly disappointed when, upon riding forward, I perceived that it was but a deserted ruin I was approaching, whose fallen chimneys and broken windows betrayed a dilapidation so great that I could scarcely hope to find so much as a temporary shelter therein Nevertheless, I was so tired of the biting storm that I involuntarily stopped before the decayed and forbidding structure, and was, in truth, withdrawing my foot from the stirrup, when I heard an unexpected exclamation behind me, and turning, saw a chaise, from the open front of which leaned a gentleman of most attractive appearance.What are you going to do he asked.Hide my head from the storm, was my hurried rejoinder I am tired, and so is my horse, and the town, according to all appearances, must be at least two miles distant No matter if it is three miles You must not take shelter in that charnel house, he muttered and moved along in his seat as if to show me there was room beside him.Why, I exclaimed, struck with sudden curiosity, is this one of the haunted houses we hear of If so, I shall certainly enter, and be much obliged to the storm for driving me into so interesting a spot I thought he looked embarrassed At all events, I am sure he hesitated for a moment whether or not to ride on and leave me to my fate But his better impulses seemed to prevail, for he suddenly cried Get in with me, and leave mysteries alone If you want to come back here after you have learned the history of that house, you can do so but first ride on to town and have a good meal Your horse will follow easily enough after he is rid of your weight Free Read The Forsaken Inn By Anna Katharine Green For Kindle ePUB or eBook – wildweaves.co.uk

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  1. 4 1 2 starsThis was one of those free kindle books you know, the kind with the boring red and cream cover In fact, if it wasn t for the generic cover I would have read it much sooner but it looked sooooooo one of a hundred that there was nothing to hook me in Which is a shame cos I almost missed out on a great...

  2. Read hereCoursera Plagues, Witches, and War The Worlds of Historical FictionOpening I WAS riding between Albany and Poughkeepsie It was raining furiously, and my horse, already weary with long travel, gave unmistakable signs of discouragement I was, therefore, greatly relieved when, in the most desolate part of the road, I espied rising before me the dim outlines of a house, and was correspondingly disappointed when, upon riding forward, I perceived that it was but a deserted ruin I was ap Read hereCoursera Plagues, Witches, and War The Worlds of Historical FictionOpening I WAS riding between Albany and Poughkeepsie It was raining furiously, and my horse, already weary with long travel, gave unmistakable signs of discouragement I was, therefore, greatly relieved when, in the most desolate part of the road, I espied rising before me the dim outlines of a house, and was correspondingly disappointed when, upon riding forward, I perceived that it was but a deserted ruin I was approaching, whose fallen chimneys and broken windows betrayed a dilapidation so great that I could scarcely hope to find so much as a temporary shelter therein.From wiki Green is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and dev...

  3. 4.5 starsMrs Truax is the owner of the Happy Go Lucky Inn , a very repectable inn in the 18th century North America One day, a couple comes to stay in her in She is immediately suspicious and distrustful but unable to confirm what is it that gives her the chills The next day, after a weird night, the couple leaves, but Mrs Truax is left with lingering doubts and uneasiness that robs her of sleep and peace of mind Sixteen years later she finally finds out what it was and the story begins t 4.5 starsMrs Truax is the owner of the Happy Go Lucky Inn , a very repectable inn in the 18...

  4. Gothic horror set in late 18th century Revolutionary America The language is baroque and the plot contrivances are unbelievable I enjoyed the hell out of it.

  5. This book was actually first published long ago in 1890 and is considered to be the first bona fide historical mystery novel Typically I skim books this old, unable to really get into them due to language differences or most likely my own mentality This was not the case with this ...

  6. A Crime, a Crime Most Heinous, Vile, Execrable, Gruesome and Blood Curdling If you like that sort of thing, stories about foul murder and an author s heavy reliance on catenations both of adjectives and coincidences, then Anna Katharine Green s 1890 novel The Forsaken Inn might be worth a try for you An old wayside inn is the scene of a husband s murder of his wife and of late retribution.Unlike her detective stories, Green s The Forsaken Inn is not so much about unmasking the murderer...

  7. Quite an interesting tale, some of the mysterious elements are nonexistent actually, but generally I d say its just a series of events, past and present, which when carefully sifted presented an explanation to a rather queer state of affairs.

  8. Rating 3.5 starsWow Talk about a page turner I could hardly force myself to put this book down to go to bed last night I read it mostly for research and writing inspiration, but I did enjoy it, although there were some eleme...

  9. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here If you need to murder your cousin on her wedding night and assume her identity to be with the man you love, don t Your relationship won t be happy, regardless The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green takes place before the inn is forsaken, it s actually quite prosperous Set before and after the Revolutionary War, which has nothing to do with the story, the woman innkeeper is first skeeved out by a creepy man and his timid bride who spend the night in the Oak Parlour with their big heavy lugga If you need to murder your cousin on her wedding night and assume her identity to be with the man you love, don t Your relationship won t be happy, regardless The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green takes place before the inn is forsaken, it s actually quite prosper...

  10. A classic mystery from the woman who is considered the Mother of Detective Fiction as her first book The Leavenworth Case 1878 introduced Inspector Ebenezer Gryce, the first fictional detective, 9 years before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle s first Sherlock Holmes mystery.This was a very interesting locked room murder mystery The plot takes a few detours as the author provides detailed back story for several of the characters, but the outstanding narration of Gabrielle de Cuir kept it interesti A classic mystery from the woman who is considered the Mother of Detective Fiction as her first book The Leavenworth Case 1878 introduced Inspector Ebenezer Gryce, the first fi...