Classic Mysteries

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?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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They fought about everything - but did their battles end in death?

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Sir John Appleby suspected a publicity stunt when someone stole a painting practically from under his eyes. But the dead artist turned it into something far more serious - and deadly.

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Someone is bent on sabotaging the local historical pageant - and won't stop at murder to do so. Asey Mayo, "the Codfish Sherlock," must figure out who - and why.

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Bill Fent died in a spectacular car crash. If he hadn't, he would have died from a spectacular dose of poison. Another of Aird's "Calleshire Chronicles."

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Maigret investigates the case of a missing woman - was she murdered or had she chosen to disappear? And could it all lead to "the most hateful miscarriage of justice"?

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