Detective Fiction

No Clue! A Mystery Story

Read by Roger Melin

James Hay

“No Clue! A Mystery Story” finds detective Jefferson Hastings at the home of wealthy but eccentric Arthur Sloane one hot summer night, when …

The Middle of Things

Read by Nathalie J.

J. S. Fletcher

A habitual late night stroll down Markendale Square plunges Viner into the middle of things most mysterious and most perplexing. A murder, a…

The Shrieking Pit

Read by Kevin Green

Arthur J. Rees

The Shrieking Pit is one of Arthur Rees's earlier works, and is a good old fashioned murder mystery story. Grant Colwyn, a private detective…

The Mayor's Wife

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Anna Katharine Green

Miss Saunders is out for an adventure. One, which is full of secrets, hints, and half-lies. One, which will require all of her wits. She is …

Miss Frances Baird, Detective

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Reginald Wright Kauffman

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson (Version 2)

Read by John Greenman

Mark Twain

It was published in 1893–1894 by Century Magazine in seven installments, and is a detective story with some racial themes. The plot of this …

The Silent Bullet

Read by Elliott Miller

Arthur B. Reeve

The many adventures of Professor Craig Kennedy were chronicled by Arthur B. Reeve (October 15, 1880 - August 9, 1936). Reeve was an American…

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

Read by Sibella Denton

Fergus Hume

“The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18-- “Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and cer…

A Mysterious Disappearance

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Louis Tracy

Lady Dyke disappears mysteriously, and barrister and hobby detective Claude Bruce appears to be one of the last persons to have seen her. A …

The Middle Temple Murder

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J. S. Fletcher

The dead body of a man is found on the steps to some chambers of Middle Temple Lane, near London's law courts. A journalist and a young lawy…

The Avenger

Read by Tom Weiss

E. Phillips Oppenheim

Herbert Wrayson, a bachelor returns to his flat one night to find a young lady rifling his desk. He questions her and finds she thought she …

The Red Seal

Read by J. M. Smallheer

Natalie Sumner Lincoln

Nothing is what it seems to be as events unfold in this entertaining mystery by Natalie Sumner Lincoln. Red seals and red herrings abound a…

The Silent Barrier

Read by Mary Herndon Bell

Louis Tracy

Charles K. Spencer is a well-to-do young American mining engineer. Drinking his water in a hotel in London one day, he overhears a conversat…

The Murders in the Rue Morgue (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a story by Edgar Allan Poe published in Graham's Magazine in 1841. It has been recognized as th…

The Eye of Osiris

Read by J. M. Smallheer

R. Austin Freeman

The Eye of Osiris is an early example from the Dr. Thorndyke series of detective stories written by R. Austin Freeman. In these stories, th…

Aventuras de Sherlock Holmes

Read by Victor Villarraza

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Las aventuras de Sherlock Holmes (en inglés: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) es una colección de doce cuentos escritos por …

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 1

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In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

The Black Robe

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Wilkie Collins

The church has lost out on a valuable piece of land through wars and transfers. Father Benwell is determined to reclaim that property by the…

A Study in Scarlet (version 3)

Read by ashleighjane

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes, who lat…

The Thing from the Lake

Read by Roger Melin

Eleanor M. Ingram

To get away from city life periodically, New Yorker Roger Locke purchases an abandoned farm house in rural Connecticut, and with the assista…

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