Anna Katharine Green — American Author born on November 11, 1846, died on April 11, 1935

Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories. Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel.".. (wikipedia)

Hath the spirit of all beauty Kissed you in the path of duty?
There are two kinds of artists in this world; those that work because the spirit is in them, and they cannot be silent if they would, and those that speak from a conscientious desire to make apparent to others the beauty that has awakened their own admiration.