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    • Famous True Crimes

    • By: William Le Queux, Edgar Wallace, Edgar Jepson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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    Seven famous and sensational true crime stories retold by classic crime writers.

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Great Adventure Story Collection

    • 40 Action Packed Tales of Adventure and Intrigue
    • By: P. C. Wren, William Le Queux, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 45 mins
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    Forty breathtaking short stories of gripping adventures, secrets and strange conspiracies. 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren. 'The Deserter' by Stacy Aumonier. 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher. 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux. 'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan. 'Three Pennyworth of Luck' by Basil Murray. 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux. 'A Thread of Scarlet' by J. J. Bell. 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves.

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    • Cathy Dobson spoilt this collection

    • By Simon Andrew Robinson on 17-10-15

    Regular price: £79.99

    • Through a Glass Darkly

    • Strange Tales of Optical Distortion
    • By: Wilkie Collins, Fitz James O'Brien, William Le Queux, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
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    Seven strange stories of intriguing optical illusions. The Diamond Lens by Fitz James O'BrienThe Devil's Spectacles by Wilkie CollinsThe Secret of the Smoked Spectacles by William Le QueuxMy Black Mirror by Wilkie CollinsThe Man who was Blind by Edwin PughA Coincidence by A. J. AlanTitbottom’s Spectacles by George William Curtis.

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Great Spy Stories

    • By: William Le Queux, John Buchan, Dr. A. K. Graves
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
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    A gripping collection of classic spy stories by some of the great early masters of espionage fiction: 'The Secret of the Black Bag' by William Le Queux, 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves, 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux,'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan, 'Matahari and Some Other Women Spies' by Sir Basil Thomson, 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux.

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    • Sorry I Did Try

    • By Steve on 29-01-17

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Landru, the Bluebeard of France

    • By: William Le Queux
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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    The true crime story of Henri Désiré Landru, master of murder and the art of making love, captivated the whole of Europe for almost two years. Landru is known to have murdered at least a dozen women for their savings and their furniture. Moreover, the uncanny fascination which he held for his victims from the moment he fixed them with his strangely compelling eyes, has never been properly explained.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • Dr. Crippen, Lover and Poisoner

    • By: William Le Queux
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 59 mins
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    'Dr. Crippen, Lover and Poisoner' is Le Queux's account of the case of the famous poisoner Hawley Harvey Crippen, whom Le Queux claimed to have met personally on several occasions. Crippen, to escape the bondage of an unhappy marriage, and because he had fallen in love with another woman, Ethel Le Neve, murdered and dissected his wife and escaped with his lover in disguise, sparking a transatlantic hue and cry.

    Regular price: £5.99

    • The Secret of Dr. Vaux's Intrigue

    • By: William Le Queux
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 39 mins
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    William Le Queux (1864 - 1927) was an Anglo-French journalist and writer, diplomat, traveller, flying buff and wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available.He was phenomenally successful as a novelist and short story writer, and many of his tales are based on his own exploits, albeit vastly exaggerated.

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    • The Secret of the Black Bag

    • By: William Le Queux
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 31 mins
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    William Le Queux (1864 - 1927) was an Anglo-French journalist and writer, diplomat, traveller, flying buff and wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available. He was phenomenally successful as a novelist and short story writer, and many of his tales are based on his own exploits, albeit vastly exaggerated.

    Regular price: £4.99

    • The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles

    • By: William Le Queux
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 43 mins
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    William Le Queux (1864 - 1927) was an Anglo-French journalist and writer, diplomat, traveller, flying buff and wireless pioneer who broadcast music from his own station long before radio was generally available. He was phenomenally successful as a novelist and short story writer, and many of his tales are based on his own exploits, albeit vastly exaggerated.

    Regular price: £6.99