Classic Mysteries (general)

When evil things happen to members of the Dain family and their friends, is it bad luck - or a family curse?

Direct download: DainCurse.mp3
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Ellery Queen and his father, trapped by a forest fire, are forced to take refuge in a mountain-top house - where a determined killer is also on the scene.

Direct download: SiameseTwinMystery.mp3
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“As a gentlewoman, the thought of eavesdropping was extremely repugnant to Miss Silver. As a detective engaged upon a case of attempted murder, she treated her scruples with exemplary firmness.”

Direct download: LonesomeRoad.mp3
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Mrs. Bradley has a pretty good idea who the killer is. The real question is how to find convincing evidence for a conviction.

Direct download: DeathCapDancers.mp3
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The last of six novels written by Earl Derr Biggers about Inspector Charlie Chan of the Honolulu police force.

Direct download: KeeperOfTheKeys.mp3
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Julius Anthony's disappearance is a real mystery. He had no enemies worth pursuing, no secrets worth hiding or sharing. So why was he abducted?

Direct download: HeDiesAndMakesNoSign.mp3
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Stranded at the monastery during a violent storm, Judge Dee finds murder most cruel and madness among the Taoist monks.

Direct download: HauntedMonastery.mp3
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There's nothing like a murder to give you a better perspective of your own problems with the tax collector. Another fast, funny book from the late Sarah Caudwell.

Direct download: ThusWasAdonisMurdered.mp3
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Philip Marlowe's idle curiosity about a man he sees walking down the street involves him in several murders, the theft of a valuable jade necklace, several cops, all corrupt to some degree, hints of blackmail, considerable physical danger, and entanglements with a number of women. A true classic.

Direct download: FarewellMyLovely.mp3
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500 weekly reviews on the Classic Mysteries podcast - a landmark worth celebrating. So here's a "Baker's Dozen" brief reviews of some of my favorite classics.

Direct download: Podcast500.mp3
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