Classic Mysteries (general)

All of Dorothy L. Sayers' short stories are collected here - stories with the aristocratic Lord Peter Wimsey, stories with traveling salesman Montague Egg, and a variety of stories of mystery and suspense from one of the best writers of England's Golden Age of Detective Fiction.

Direct download: DorothyLSayersCompleteStories.mp3
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The murder of Mrs. Rockcliff was a terrible thing. But perhaps even more terrible was the disappearance of the victim's newborn baby - the fifth such disappearance in Mitford. Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte - Bony, to his friends - knew that the baby-snatchings had to take precedence over solving the murder.

Direct download: MurderMustWait.mp3
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An "old battle-ax" of a narrator, Adelaide Adams, tells this story about murder in a hotel in an American southern city. It's a masterpiece of the "Had I But Known" school, told with charm, wit and humor.

Direct download: MurderALaRichelieu.mp3
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What would you do if you had written an unpublished mystery - and somebody used the method of murder in real life that you had created in your mystery? Radio writer Bill Tracy had to figure out who was stealing his ideas - and translating them into real murders.

Direct download: MurderCanBeFun.mp3
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The art dealer's will had disappeared. Ellery Queen figured it had to be in the dead man's coffin. But when they opened the coffin, they found a lot more than they had bargained for. A classic Ellery Queen puzzle to challenge the reader.

Direct download: GreekCoffinMystery.mp3
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A horseback ride in Central Park proves deadly for a popular model - and Hildegarde Withers and Inspector Piper will find that the noble sport of horse racing plays a critical role in the search for a solution.

Direct download: PuzzleOfTheRedStallion.mp3
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Who was the girl on the stairs - and who was the dead woman in the cellar? It was up to Miss Silver to find the truth.

Direct download: GirlInTheCellar.mp3
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Nero Wolfe investigates the peculiar murder of a chess wizard.

Direct download: Gambit.mp3
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Mr. and Mrs. North take on the killer of a United States senator.

Direct download: DishonestMurderer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52am EST