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    • Murder for Christmas

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 265
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 235

    A classic mystery for the festive season: mulled wine, mince pies...and murder. Mordecai Tremaine, former tobacconist and perennial lover of romance novels, has been invited to spend Christmas in the sleepy village of Sherbroome, at the country retreat of one Benedict Grame. Arriving on Christmas Eve, he finds that the revelries are in full flow - but so, too, are tensions amongst the assortment of guests.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic narrator

    • By Ms. Jenny M. Stone on 14-11-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Murder Has a Motive

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 280
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 249

    Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is back in another classic mystery from the author of Murder for Christmas. When Mordecai Tremaine emerges from the train station, murder is the last thing on his mind. But then again, he has never been able to resist anything in the nature of a mystery - and a mystery is precisely what awaits him in the village of Dalmering.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you like Miss Marple you'll enjoy this.

    • By Nicky on 09-02-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • So Pretty a Problem

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is back in another classic mystery from the author of Murder for Christmas. Adrian Carthallow, enfant terrible of the art world, is no stranger to controversy. But this time it's not his paintings that have provoked a blaze of publicity - it's the fact that his career has been suddenly terminated by a bullet to the head. Not only that, but his wife has confessed to firing the fatal shot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When author is matched in skill by performer magic

    • By Mrs. H. L. Rider on 08-03-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Behold a Fair Woman

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is back in another classic mystery from the author of Murder for Christmas. Mordecai Tremaine's hobby of choice - crime detection - has left him in need of a holiday. A break away from that gruesome business of murder will be just the ticket, and the picturesque island of Moulin d'Or seems to be just the destination. Amid the sunshine and the sea air, Mordecai falls in with a band of fellow holidaymakers and tries to forget that such a thing as foul play exists.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Passes the time

    • By Aaron G. on 23-08-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • In at the Death

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Beevers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    Amateur sleuth Mordecai Tremaine is back in another classic mystery from the author of Murder for Christmas. Mordecai Tremaine and Chief Inspector Jonathan Boyce are never pleased to have a promising game of chess interrupted - though when murder is the disrupting force, they are persuaded to make an exception. A quick stop at Scotland Yard to collect any detective's most trusted piece of equipment - the murder bag - the pair are spirited away to Bridgton.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • In at the death

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-11-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Ein Mord zu Weihnachten

    • By: Francis Duncan
    • Narrated by: Hans Jürgen Stockerl
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Alljährlich lädt Benedict Grame zum großen Weihnachtsessen auf sein Landgut im kleinen britischen Dörfchen Sherbronne ein. Im Kreise seiner Lieben inszeniert er ein großes Festtagsspektakel. Dieses Jahr steht auch Mordecai Tremaine auf der Gästeliste. Der ehemalige Tabakhändler mit einer Schwäche für romantische Liebesromane hat sich auch als Hobbydetektiv einen Namen gemacht - und ist vom Privatsekretär des Gastgebers beauftragt worden, die Geladenen im Blick zu behalten.

    Regular price: £12.99