The Gower Street Detectives

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,652 ratings

The Mangle Street Murders Summary

Gower Street, London, 1882: Sidney Grice, London's most famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea, and glances outside, where a young, plain woman picks her way between the piles of horse-dung towards his front door. Sidney Grice shudders. For heaven's sake - she is wearing brown shoes. The Mangle Street Murders is for those who like their crime original, atmospheric, and very, very funny.

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  • Book 1

    • The Mangle Street Murders

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,543
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,422
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,411

    Gower Street, London, 1882: Sidney Grice, London's most famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea, and glances outside, where a young, plain woman picks her way between the piles of horse-dung towards his front door. Sidney Grice shudders. For heaven's sake - she is wearing brown shoes. The Mangle Street Murders is for those who like their crime original, atmospheric, and very, very funny.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Quite My Pot of Tea

    • By Simon on 06-02-16

    Regular price: £18.79

  • Book 2

    • The Curse of the House of Foskett

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 981
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907

    125 Gower Street, 1882: Sidney Grice was once London's premier personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent man to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. Then an eccentric member of a Final Death Society has the temerity to die on his study floor. Finally Sidney and March have an investigation, one that will draw them to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A selection of ghastly endings and sly sniggers

    • By Kaggy on 21-09-15

    Regular price: £20.89

  • Book 3

    • Death Descends on Saturn Villa

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 604
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 566
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 569

    Gower Street, 1883: March Middleton is the niece of London's greatest (and most curmudgeonly) personal detective, Sidney Grice. March has just discovered a wealthy long-lost relative she never knew she had. When this newest family member meets with a horrible death, March is in the frame for murder, and only Sidney Grice can prove her innocence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great book

    • By J on 24-07-15

    Regular price: £20.89

  • Book 4

    • The Secrets Of Gaslight Lane

    • The Gower Street Detective, Book 4
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478

    London, 1883: All is quiet at 125 Gower Street. So, when a young woman turns up at the door, imploring London's foremost personal detective, Sidney Grice, to solve her father's murder, Grice can barely disguise his glee. Mr Nathan Garstang was found slaughtered, with no trace of a weapon or intruder. A classic locked-room case. But what piques Grice's interest is the link to the unsolved murders of Nathan's uncle, aunt and servants in the very same house....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By BEN on 18-08-16

    Regular price: £26.09