Classic Mysteries (general)

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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The secret of Kraken Street appears and vanishes with the street itself - and one of its secrets seems to be murder.

Direct download: PhantomPassage.mp3
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Amelia Peabody is a strong-minded, no nonsense amateur archeologist. But who's responsible for the mysterious behavior of an Egyptian mummy?

Direct download: CrocodileOnTheSandbank.mp3
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A busybody may learn more than it's good to know. That may be why Miss Tither was murdered, her body left in the vicar's cesspool - not nice at all!

Direct download: DeathOfABusybody.mp3
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Charles Hayward wanted to marry Sophia Leonides, who lived with her family in a crooked little house named Three Gables. First, however, he had to find a murderer...

Direct download: CrookedHouse.mp3
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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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