Classic Mysteries (general)

Familiar writers - Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan Doyle and many more - offering lesser-known tales of crime on the continent.

Direct download: ContinentalCrimes.mp3
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"As a study in criminal aberration it is[...]of particular interest, while in singularity of horror and in perversity of ingenious method it is probably unique."

Direct download: Scarweather.mp3
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A small English village in the grip of World War II deals with a series of unexplained violent deaths.

Direct download: BrazenTongue.mp3
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Constantly changing your will to disinherit your relatives can be extremely hazardous to your health...

Direct download: CrookedWreath.mp3
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An indispensable history and guide to traditional mysteries, especially from the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, with thought-provoking commentary from Martin Edwards. Intended as a companion to the British Library Crime Classics series.

Direct download: StoryOfClassicCrime.mp3
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He knew himself only as "William Smith," but had no memory of his life before the war. Now somebody was trying to kill him - and only Miss Silver could find out why.

Direct download: CaseOfWilliamSmith.mp3
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Prudence Pinsent, daughter of the Master of Prince's College, Cambridge, finds herself involved in a drug smuggling investigation that could come very close to home - and could result in murder.

Direct download: IncredibleCrime.mp3
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Like it when a crime seems impossible? Footprints in the sand? Bodies in locked rooms or disappearing out of closely-watched rooms? Here's a collection of crimes that couldn't have happened - but did.

Direct download: MiraculousMysteries.mp3
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To quote from the book, “For a scream in the early hours of the morning in Soho, even from a female throat, to stop dead in his tracks a hard-boiled constable who had worked in that cosmopolitan quarter for years, had to be something entirely out of the ordinary, as, indeed, this one was!”

Direct download: AScreamInSoho.mp3
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Gossip, jealousy and hatred among the guests at a classic British Country House gathering ultimately result in murder.

Direct download: MysteryAtStowe.mp3
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