Mystery & Detective - Traditional British

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The Long Way Home: A Chief Inspector ...

Louise Penny

Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sûrete du Quebec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small bo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2014

The Private Patient

P. D. James

Cheverell Manor is a lovely old house in deepest Dorset, now a private clinic belonging to the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell. When investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn arrived there one late autumn afternoon, schedul...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

A Great Reckoning: A Novel

Louise Penny

When an intricate old map is found stuffed into the walls of the bistro in Three Pines, it at first seems no more than a curiosity. But the closer the villagers look, the stranger it becomes.Given to Armand Gamache as a gift the first...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2016

Untitled Inspector Gamache #13: A Nov...

Louise Penny

"...the events in GLASS HOUSES challenge Gamache's conscience unlike any of the previous audiobooks, with Bathurst prying open the hero's heart and soul and laying it bare for listeners to experience at a visceral level." ― Audiofil...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2017

Death of a Greedy Woman (Hamish Macbe...

M. C. Beaton

A classic title from M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling 'Hamish Macbeth' series. Peta Gore is the bane of her friend's otherwise successful life. Maria Worth has come to hate her old friend -- a noisy, vulgar glutton. There is ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2013

Death of a Policeman (Hamish Macbeth)...

M. C. Beaton

Local police stations all over the Scottish Highlands are being threatened with closure. This presents the perfect opportunity for Detective Chief Inspector Blair, who would love nothing more than to get rid of Sergeant Hamish Macbet...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2014

Unnatural Death: A BBC Full-Cast Radi...

Dorothy L. Sayers

This full-cast dramatization is adapted by Chris Miller and produced by Simon Brett. The wealthy Agatha Dawson is dead and there are no apparent signs of foul play. Lord Peter Wimsey, however, senses that something is amiss and he ref...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2010

As the Pig Turns: An Agatha Raisin My...

M. C. Beaton

Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village, has decided to throw a celebratory hog roast to mark the beginning of the winter holiday festivities and Agatha Raisin has arrived with friend and rival in the sleuthing business, Toni, t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Five Little Pigs: A Hercule Poirot My...

Agatha Christie

This carefully crafted novel is perhaps the strongest proof that Agatha Christie was a gifted writer as well as a shrewd storyteller. It is the story of a woman's attempt to clear her mother's name 16 years after the mother was convic...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2004

The Mother Hunt: A Nero Wolfe Mystery...

Rex Stout

This mystery from one of America's best-loved writers features one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time--Nero Wolfe. Wolfe is an orchid-growing, gourmandizing, demanding genius who solves most cases with the able assistanc...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Death of Yesterday: A Hamish Macbeth ...

M. C. Beaton

When a local woman tells Sergeant Hamish Macbeth that she doesn't remember what happened the previous evening, he doesn't begin to worry. She had been out drinking, after all, and he'd prefer not to be bothered with such an arrogant a...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Death of a Charming Man (Hamish Macbe...

M. C. Beaton

Now that Priscilla Halburton-Smythe has agreed to marry him, Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth can't imagine a more perfect life. There's not much crime in his remote Scottish village of Lochdubh, nothing much at all to do but fish, drin...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2014

A Taste for Death: A BBC Full-Cast Ra...

P. D. James

Two bodies, their throats cut with brutal precision, lie in a waste of blood in the dingy vestry of St Matthew's Church, Paddington. One is an alcoholic tramp; the other, Sir Paul Berowne, a recently resigned Minister of the Crown. Da...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2010

The Inheritance (Charles Lenox Myster...

Charles Finch

A mysterious bequest of money leads to a murder in this new novel in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series whose last installment The New York Times called "a sterling addition to this well-polished series."Charles...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2016

Detection Unlimited (Inspector Heming...

Georgette Heyer

Inspector Hemingway has his work cut out for him with ten prime suspects in the murder case of Sampson Warrenby....Slumped on a seat under an oak tree is old Sampson Warrenby, with a bullet through his head.…Everybody in the village...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2015

Death of a Witch: A Hamish Macbeth My...

M. C. Beaton

Returning from a foreign holiday, Constable Hamish Macbeth senses a dark cloud of evil hanging over his Scottish village of Lochdubh. A newcomer, Catriona Beldame, has cast a spell over the town, and word of her magical powers spreads...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2009

Murder on the Links: A Hercule Poirot...

Agatha Christie

An urgent cry for help brings Hercule Poirot to France, but he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face down in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2009

Strong Poison: A Lord Peter Wimsey an...

Dorothy L. Sayers

Mystery writer Harriet Vane’ s murder trial is the talk of London, and naturally, Lord Peter Wimsey is fascinated by the case. He’ s not convinced she poisoned her fiancé in the same way she offed one of the character...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2007

The Secret of Chimneys (Mystery Maste...

Agatha Christie

Superintendent Battle is often given the most dangerous political cases, though his powerful physique and impassive expression often lead people to underestimate his sleuthing instincts. In The Secret of Chimneys, he is called in to i...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2004

Towards Zero (Audio Editions Mystery ...

Agatha Christie

Mr. Treves, a well-known and respected criminologist, theorizes that murder mysteries are most effective when the murder takes place at the very end of the novel, at "the zero hour." Unfortunately for Mr. Treves, on this mat...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot: The...

Agatha Christie

These full-cast dramatizations of IMurder on the Orient Express, Five Little Pigs, Death on the Nile, Dumb Witness, Peril at End House, and ILord Edgware Dies feature specially-composed music, outstanding casts, and brilliant writers,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2012

Rumpole's Last Case

John Mortimer

Horace Rumpole uses the refined taste of a garage mechanic to discover the reasons for stealing a case of wine, indulges his knowledge of bloodstains and typewriters, and recalls three delightful battles with his archenemy, the Mad Bu...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2003

Sad Cypress: A Hercule Poirot Mystery...

Agatha Christie

She has everything a girl can want: beauty, brains, money, and then man she loves. But Elinor Carisle also has a murder indictment and her own criminal trial. She stands accused of ingeniously poisioning her rival, Mary Gerrard. It se...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2012

The Return of Sherlock Holmes II: The...

Arthur Conan Doyle

A young girl is stalked by a solitary cyclist: while the 'dancing men' hieroglyphics found in Norfolk lead to a sinister connection with America. Holmes enters the murky world of high society blackmail in Charles Augustus Milverton; a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2004

Smokescreen

Dick Francis

Edward Lincoln is a worldwide celebrity who plays impossibly daring detectives on the big screen. But in reality he is an ordinary man currently stuck in an extraordinary spot. Nerissa, his ailing godmother, has pleaded with him to ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

The Nature of the Beast: A Chief Insp...

Louise Penny

Hardly a day goes by when nine year old Laurent Lepage doesn't cry wolf. From alien invasions, to walking trees, to winged beasts in the woods, to dinosaurs spotted in the village of Three Pines, his tales are so extraordinary no one ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2015

Parker Pyne Investigates

Agatha Christie

A collection of short stories featuring the redoubtable 'heart specialist', Parker Pyne. This volume, in its contemporary Agatha Christie Collection livery, perfectly illustrates Agatha Christie's critically acclaimed foray into light...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Southampton Row (Thomas and Charlotte...

Anne Perry

A riveting new Thomas and Charlotte Pitt novel, in which Anne Perry again proves her mastery of the people, the mores, and the politics of the Victorian era she has made her own. A general election is approaching and Thomas is calle...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2010

Death of a Hussy (Hamish Macbeth Myst...

M. C. Beaton

"Splendid fun." The New York Times Book ReviewA Hamish Macbeth mystery. Wealthy Maggie Baird is neither nice nor kind nor generous. Once she was beautiful, but now, although middle-aged, she retains the appetites of a beauti...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2013

The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Oth...

Agatha Christie

The curious disappearance of Lord Listerdale, a newlywed's fear of her ex-fiance, a strange encounter on a train, and a wild man's sudden personality change are just some of the twelve stories offered in this collection. Read by Hugh ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2006
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