Classic Mysteries

We begin with the stage magic illusion of a headless lady - and quickly cross the line into murder, and the Great Merlini becomes the prime suspect.

Direct download: HeadlessLady.mp3
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There was poison in the chalice when the initiate drank it - but how could it have gotten there? An early puzzle for Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn.

Direct download: DeathInEcstasy.mp3
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Generally defined as the years between the two world wars of the 20th century, the Golden Age of Detective Fiction was shaped and defined by the authors who made up Britain's prestigious Detection Club. Martin Edwards tells their story.

Direct download: GoldenAgeOfMurder.mp3
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Children are being poisoned by belladonna from the berries of the nightshade plant. Henry Gamadge must figure out who is doing it, and how - and why.

Direct download: DeadlyNightshade.mp3
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