Classic Mysteries

Originally serialized in 1862-63, Julian Symons and many others consider it to be the first detective novel, as it leads the reader through an insurance investigator's efforts to discover the truth about the evil Baron R., suspected wife-killer.

Direct download: NottingHillMystery.mp3
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Sergeant Beef tackles a case where the murderer confessed - but didn't bother to say who had been killed, or where the body might be.

Direct download: CasewithoutACorpse.mp3
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A Scotland Yard detective teams up with an enterprising newspaper reporter to tackle a seemingly impossible murder. 

Direct download: CalamityInKent.mp3
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Did Lord Bygrave just wander off by himself? Or was there a more sinister explanation for his disappearance?

Direct download: MissingOrMurdered.mp3
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A most literate mystery about a suspicious suicide...bigamy...and a tantalizing rumor about an incredibly valuable document.

Direct download: LongFarewell.mp3
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The four women were insignificant - almost nobody even knew they were gone. It was up to Hildegarde Withers to discover the ugly truth about what had happened to the missing ladies - and why.

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The Villa Paloma on the French Riviera was home to a lot of people, most of whom had a great deal to hide. It was no surprise that it all ended in sudden death.

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Only one of the possible heirs objected to the tax plan - and that heir soon met with an unfortunate accident.

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The teenagers' prank was supposed to make people think they had summoned the devil. Is that really what happened?

Direct download: MrSplitfoot.mp3
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The victim was traveling under a false name - but there were many others on the train with deadly secrets to hide. One of Agatha Christie's best mysteries.

Direct download: MurderOnTheOrientExpress.mp3
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