The Gower Street Detectives

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,367 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 1,436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,326
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,316

    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 905
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 830

    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 547
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 513

    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

    • Death Descends on Saturn Villa

    • The Gower Street Detective Series, Book 3
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Sarah Nichols
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Sidney Grice journeys to Yorkshire to solve a mysterious death, March Middleton, his ward, is left to her own devices in a London swarming with danger and vice. Curiosity, as we know, has a dark edge. So when an intriguing letter leads March to the gates of the palatial Saturn Villa and into the nightmarish world of her long-lost uncle, it could be the beginning of an end for all.

    Regular price: £22.19

  • 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 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437

    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