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A Mysterious Case, by Anna Katharine Green

Made for 4 Extra. A doctor's patient is under 24-hour supervision, but someone is poisoning her. Read by Teresa Gallagher.

A doctor's patient is under 24-hour supervision, but someone, somehow, is poisoning her. Read by Teresa Gallagher.

An occasional series of stories from life's murkier places.

Series 3 features a selection of mysteries from America.

Writer Anna Katherine Green was born in Brooklyn in 1846. She is sometimes referred to as 'the mother of the detective novel'. She wrote 30 detective mysteries of which the best-known is her first, The Leavenworth Case (1878). She died in 1935.

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 Extra.

15 minutes

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