Mystery & Detective - Short Stories

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Rumpole Misbehaves

John Mortimer

Horace Rumpole, Hero of the Downtrodden, Returns to Fight the Good Fight--For Anti-Social Behavior! Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) may be the pride and joy of the New Labour Party, but they don't cut much ice with Horace Rump...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

A Rumpole Christmas: Stories

John Mortimer

A Rumpole Christmas is a collection of five holiday stories—never before published in book form—depicting the Old Bailey Hack at his lovable best. In "Rumpole and Father Christmas," the English barrister encounters a fam...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stori...

P. D. James

Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time--swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author's own word, add up to a delight...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

P. D. James

No one gets inside the head of the murderer—or makes it a more thrilling read—than the late, great P. D. James. Fast on the heels of her latest best seller: a new, fiendishly entertaining gathering of previously uncollected storie...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2017

Catch and Release

Lawrence Block

The Master Returns--With Never-Before-Collected Tales of Murder and DesireOne of the most highly acclaimed novelists in the crime genre, Lawrence Block is also a master of the short story, with award-winning work ranging from the maca...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2013

Great Classic Stories 3: 20 Unabridge...

Stephen Fry

The short story represents the perfect diversion for the busy modern reader — long enough to engage, but short enough to be portable to almost any setting from beach to bus ride. In this audio collection, a group of British readers ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2009

Greatest Hits: Tales of Assasins, Hit...

Jeffery Deaver

Loaded with tension, charged with uncertainty, these four taut tales by New York Times bestselling authors bring their unsuspecting or hunted and fearful targets into the deadly sights of a hired killer's gun. Contents include: 'Chapt...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

The Essential Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

In these seven essential stories of Sherlock Holmes, the ever eccentric detective entangles himself in some of his most entertaining and complex cases. His flamboyant nature, trusty sidekick Watson, and talent for deduction help him s...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

Problem at Pollensa Bay: and Seven Ot...

Agatha Christie

Three of Christie's top detectivesâ€"Hercule Poirot, Mr. Parker Pyne, and Harley Quinâ€"star in these entertaining short mysteries. Two do not involve detectives, but focus on the deceptions of men and women in relatio...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

Black Mask 1: Doors in the Dark: And ...

Otto Penzler

From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and Joh...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Black Mask 2: Murder IS Bad Luck: And...

Otto Penzler

From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and Joh...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Black Mask 3: The Maltese Falcon: And...

Otto Penzler

From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and Joh...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Hook, Line & Sinister: Mysteries to R...

T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker brings together sixteen original short stories by bestselling mystery writers about their favorite pastime---fishing.

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2010

The Secret Society of Demolition Writ...

Aimee Bender

What would you write if no one knew who you were? In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition Writers. Here is a ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Raymond Chandler: The BBC Radio Drama...

Raymond Chandler

A collection of BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatizations of novels by Raymond Chandler. The Big Sleep, Farewell My Lovely, The High Window, and Poodle Springs are dramatized by Robin Brooks; The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Lo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2016

Echoes of Sherlock Holmes: Stories In...

Laurie R. King

[Edited by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger]In a stunning follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger present a brand-new anthology of stories inspired by the Arthur Conan Doy...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

The Sequel

R. L. Stine

Every writer knows what it's like to be plagued by a bad case of writer's block. But what happens when writer's block shows up in person and starts terrorizing a bestselling author? Zachary Gold, struggling to write his second novel a...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2015

Dangerous Women: Original Stories fro...

Otto Penzler

Prepare to meet the most seductively female and the most shockingly fatal of femmes fatales, brought to you by seventeen of today's finest authors of mystery and suspense fiction. Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collectio...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2005

Dangerous Women: Original Stories fro...

Otto Penzler

Prepare to meet the most seductively female and the most shockingly fatal of femmes fatales, brought to you by seventeen of today's finest authors of mystery and suspense fiction. Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collectio...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2005

Hook, Line & Sinister: Mysteries to R...

T. Jefferson Parker

T. Jefferson Parker brings together sixteen original short stories by bestselling mystery writers about their favorite pastime---fishing.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2010

The Secret Society of Demolition Writ...

Aimee Bender

* Mp3 CD Format *. What would you write if no one knew who you were? In the spirit of the demolition derby, where drivers take heedless risks with reckless abandon, welcome to the first convocation of the Secret Society of Demolition ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2005

Death at Sea: Montalbano's Early Case...

Andrea Camilleri

Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector MontalbanoIn 1980s Vigata, a restless Inspector Montalbano brings his brash yet clear-sighted investigative style to eight enthralling cases....

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2018

Death at Sea: Montalbano's Early Case...

Andrea Camilleri

Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector MontalbanoIn 1980s Vigata, a restless Inspector Montalbano brings his brash yet clear-sighted investigative style to eight enthralling cases....

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2018

Prison Noir (Akashic Noir)

Joyce Carol Oates

Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched with the summer '04 award-winning best seller Brooklyn Noir. Each book is comprised of all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood o...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2018

Black Mask 4: The Parrot That Wouldn'...

Otto Penzler

From its launch in 1920 until its demise in 1951, the magazine Black Mask published pulp crime fiction. The first hard-boiled detective stories appeared on its pages. Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, Erle Stanley Gardner and Joh...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012
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