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    • Thirty Great Detective Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Bramah, R. Austin Freeman, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A wonderful collection of 30 of the greatest detective and mystery stories ever written. Featuring all the great classic sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Max Carrados, Dr. Thorndyke and Madame Rosika Storey. 1. 'Who killed Charlie Winpole?' By Ernest Bramah 2. 'The Blue Cross' by G. K. Chesterton 3. 'The Problem of the Five Marks' by Melville Davisson Post 4. 'The Comedy at Fountain Cottage' by Ernest Bramah 5. 'The Mysterious Card' by Cleveland Moffett 6. 'The Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stories - horrible narration.

    • By AMcT on 26-08-15

    Regular price: £89.99

    • The Blue Sequin

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Austin Freeman (1862-1943) was a British writer of detective stories, many featuring the investigator Dr. Thorndyke, who uses a mixture of medical and forensic techniques to solve the most baffling crimes. In The Blue Sequin, a beautiful young woman as been found alone, dead in a railway carriage, with a peculiar combination of head injuries inflicted with great force by a sharp, round implement.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • A Message from the Deep Sea

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: Cecily Thompson
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    R. Austin Freeman's famous forensic investigator, Dr. John Thorndyke, is asked by a former student to help on his first murder case. A prostitute has been murdered, and it seems a woman has done the heinous deed. Dr. Thorndyke helps find the actual murderer with the evidence available. 

    Regular price: £3.89

    • 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 Brazen Serpent

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'The Brazen Serpent' is an unusual crime story in that it is told from the perspective of the criminal. Danby, a young engineer and hobby metalsmith has just escaped from prison and is in search of a way to make a living while on the run. His friend Parmenter, a collector of antiquities and owner of a rare and valuable medallion which is his most prized possession, offers him a position running an antiques business he has just acquired.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • Great Victorian Detective Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Edgar Wallace, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During the last part of the nineteenth century, the detective story took off as a popular genre as literary magazines vied with each other to draw in readers with gripping page-turners by the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Guy Boothby and Wilkie Collins. This collection brings together some of the great detectives of the Victorian era, from the master sleuth himself, Sherlock Holmes, to the mild mannered Father Brown, to the feisty J. G. Reeder.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Cathy Dobson is dreadful!11

    • By Andy Taylor on 17-05-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Case of the White Footprints

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Richard Austin Freeman (1862-1943) was a British writer of detective stories, mostly featuring the medico-legal forensic investigator Dr. Thorndyke. Freeman used some of his early experiences as a colonial surgeon in West Africa in his novels. The Case of the White Footprints is a murder mystery set in Margate. A lady has been found dead in her room in a boarding house.

    Regular price: £7.99

    • 木乃伊的诅咒 - 木乃伊的詛咒 [The Eye of Osiris]

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: 顺歌 - 順歌 - Shunge
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    当封存千年的木乃伊被偷偷移出坟墓,法老的灵魂还能否安眠?考古学家突然人间蒸发,是令人毛骨悚然的远古诅咒在显灵?肢解狂魔丧心病狂究竟为哪般,让尸体开口,让死者发言。是千年法老的诅咒?还是一个巨大的阴谋?…… 當封存千年的木乃伊被偷偷移出墳墓,法老的靈魂還能否安眠?考古學家突然人間蒸發,是令人毛骨悚然的遠古詛咒在顯靈?肢解狂魔喪心病狂究竟為哪般,讓屍體開口,讓死者發言。是千年法老的詛咒?還是一個巨大的陰謀?

    Regular price: £18.69

    • Stories of Odd Jobs and Strange Callings

    • By: H. G. Wells, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of classic short stories featuring unusual ways of making a living, including 'The Umbrella-Mender' by Beatrice Harraden, 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' by H. G. Wells, 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' by Kate Chopin, 'A Skinful of Trouble' by Arthur Morrison, 'White Magic' by Ella d'Arcy, 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, and many more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Was the narrator drunk?

    • By DS on 05-02-18

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Magic Casket

    • By: R. Austin Freeman
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Magic Casket describes a classic case for Dr. Thorndyke. It tells the story of an ordinary and apparently quite worthless metal casket, which conceals a mysterious secret which nearly costs a young woman her life.

    Regular price: £6.99