Classic Mysteries (general)

An unforeseen accident brought a thirteenth guest to Lord Aveling's hunting party - and then there was murder...

Direct download: ThirteenGuests.mp3
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When a crow drops a human finger at the feet of a couple of hikers, police find themselves searching for the rest of the body - and needing to figure out who or what might have been responsible.

Direct download: HarmsWay.mp3
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The case began with a dead dog that may have scared wholesale jeweler Leander Hill to death. And it would grow to be more fantastic that a Hollywood blockbuster. Ellery Queen's new novel was going to be delayed as he struggled to make sense of a story that seemed to get more incredible with each new development.

Direct download: OriginOfEvil.mp3
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The shooting that spoiled the gathering at the country house in Hampshire was no accident. Good thing Sergeant Ridgway was on hand to take over the investigation - but could he follow the clues to a logical conclusion?

Direct download: MysteryOfTheSkeletonKey.mp3
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Colonel Anthony Gethryn has been called home to London by his wife, who wants her husband to investigate the case of Daniel Bronson, accused and sentenced to hang for the murder of a man named Blackatter by shooting him in the back of the head. Gethryn believes Bronson is innocent - but without new evidence, the execution will be carried out in five days. A harrowing thriller by Philip Macdonald.

Direct download: Noose.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:38pm EST

The renowned artist John Lafcadio had left instructions which should have kept his art in the public eye for many years. A murderer had different priorities. A Classic Mysteries review.

Direct download: DeathOfAGhost.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:11pm EST

On the Classic Mysteries podcast, reviews of three mystery novellas featuring the gargantuan Wolfe and the far more agile Archie.

Direct download: TripleJeopardy.mp3
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Two unrelated cases solved by Detective Inspector Littlejohn, issued as a double volume by the British Library Crime Classics series. One deals with a cold case of murder everyone thought had been solved more than 20 years ago. The other presents the murder of a town's well-respected "bonesetter."

Direct download: DeadShallBeRaised.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:56pm EST

An international club of great detectives meet to share some stories about their fight against crime.

Direct download: CrimeClub.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:10pm EST

A woman is on trial for her life, charged with the murder of her nephew. The ultimate decision about her fate will rest in the hands of ten men and two women, the members of the British jury who will try her. How they reach their verdict is shown in harrowing detail.

Direct download: VerdictOfTwelve.mp3
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