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    • The Rivals: Tales of Sherlock Holmes' Rival Detectives (Dramatisation)

    • 12 BBC Radio Dramas of Mystery and Suspense
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, James Fleet, Full Cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard introduces 12 dramatised stories, featuring detectives whose abilities rival that of the great Sherlock Holmes. Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald, these 12 stories are written by masters of the crime and thriller genre, all contemporaries of Arthur Conan Doyle.

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    • Not Bad But No Match on Sherlock

    • By Highlight on 18-07-15

    Regular price: £20.00

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 3

    • By: Robert Bloch, James Gould Cozzens, James Ellroy, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Cox, Jamie Farr, Robert Forster, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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    Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime and challenging twists of plot make this collection a chilling audio experience. Featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present, including: "The Perfect Crime" by Ben Ray Redman, "Quitters, Inc. by Stephen King, "High Darktown" by James Ellroy, "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Robert Bloch, "Clerical Error" by James Gould Cozzens, "The Gettysburg Bugle" by Ellery Queen, and more....

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Great Classic Mysteries II

    • Fourteen Unabridged Tales
    • By: Mark Twain, Davina Porter, Jacques Futrelle, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne, Mauro Hantman, Davia Porter, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fourteen mysteries to test your inner sleuth! This collection includes "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain, narrated by Mauro Hantman; "The Fenchurch Street Mystery" by Baroness Orczy, narrated by Davina Porter; "Problem of the Superfluous Finger" by Jacques Futrelle, narrated by Stephen R. Thorne; "The Blue Sequin" by R. Austin Freeman, narrated by Simon Vance; "An Intangible Clue" by Anna Katharine Green, narrated by Angela Brazil; and "The Oblong Box" by Edgar Allan Poe, narrated by Mauro Hantman, among others.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • The Thinking Machine

    • By: M.J. Elliott, Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Lincoln Clark and the Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Professor Augustus Van Dusen, the 'Thinking Machine,' is an eccentric scientist with superior mental powers, who insists that logic will solve any problem. He has an assistant, the clever newspaper reporter Hutchinson Hatch, who brings him cases. the escapades of Professor Van Dusen provide a splendid romp for all lovers of traditional mysteries.

    Regular price: £3.89

    • The Problem of Cell 13

    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Walter Covell
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Professor Van Dusen solves a variety of different mysteries together with his friend, Hutchinson Hatch, a reporter for a fictional newspaper called The Daily New Yorker. The professor is known as the "Thinking Machine", and he solves problems by the remorseless application of logic. In this story, he thinks his way out of a maximum-security prison.

    Regular price: £4.69

    • The Problem of the Superfluous Finger

    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Cameron Hinsman
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jacques Futrelle's Inspector Lestrade joins Professor S.F.X. Van Dusen ("The Thinking Machine") in trying to solve a strange case involving self-mutilation. 

    Regular price: £3.89

    • Der verfluchte Gong

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 4
    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ein japanischer Gong schlägt ohne erkennbaren Grund an. Ist so etwas möglich? Liegt auf dem einst aus einem Tempel geraubten Stück etwa ein böser Fluch? Franklin Philipps, der Besitzer des Gongs, scheint das zu glauben. Eine Drohung wird ausgesprochen und eines Morgens findet der Hausherr eine Leiche in seinem Arbeitszimmer vor. Professor van Dusen wird eingeschaltet.

    Regular price: £5.19

    • Der überflüssige Finger

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 6
    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Übermut? Wahnsinn? Oder doch ein teuflischer Plan? Wer ist die geheimnisvolle Frau, die in Prescotts Praxis erscheint und sich einen Finger amputieren lassen will, obwohl es dafür keine medizinische Notwendigkeit gibt? Und warum wird sie kurz nach der Operation ermordet? Ein neuer Fall für die Denkmaschine und ihren Helfer, den rasenden Reporter Hutchinson Hatch. Der Amateurkriminologe macht sich ans Werk und fördert Unglaubliches zutage.

    Regular price: £5.19