E. W. Hornung

The Amateur Cracksman

Read by Kristin Hughes (1974-2021)

"I'd tasted blood, and it was all over with me. Why should I work when I could steal? Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial bille…

The Shadow of the Rope

Read by Jacquerie

Rachel Minchin stands in the dock, accused of murdering the dissolute husband she was preparing to leave. The trial is sensational, and publ…

Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman

Read by Kristin Hughes (1974-2021)

Raffles, Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman (also published as The Black Mask) is the second collection of stories in the Raffles s…

A Thief in the Night

Read by Cate Barratt

Gentleman thief A.J. Raffles burgles his way through a series of homes in late Victorian England. A Thief in the Night is a short story coll…

Mr. Justice Raffles

Read by Cate Barratt

A. J. Raffles is a British gentleman thief of some renown who, in this, the hero's final adventure, ironically demonstrates a sense of moral…

Witching Hill

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)

The adventures of two young men, which may or may not have to do with the supernatural. - Summary by Nicholas Clifford

Dead Men Tell No Tales

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Ernest William Hornung (June 7, 1866 – March 22, 1921) was an English author. Hornung was the third son of John Peter Hornung, a Hungarian, …

The Thousandth Woman

Read by Lee Smalley

E. W. Hornung was an English author and poet best known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th…

Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front

Read by Clive Catterall

In 1915 Oscar Hornung, son of the famous author E W Hornung, was killed at Ypres after less than a year as a soldier in Flanders. He was onl…


Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)

How does a man who as committed a heavy sin — not a crime, but a sin with terrible consequences — atone for his behaviour? What if the man i…

The Camera Fiend

Read by Judi Mason

A London schoolboy playing hooky is drawn in to the clutches of a creature evil beyond imagining.(summary by Judi Mason)

The Shadow of a Man

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Set in rural Australia, this mystery novel follows a pair of newlyweds who are determined to make their improbable marriage work, no matter …

A Thief in the Night - Version 2

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A Thief in the Night is a 1905 collection of short stories by Ernest William Hornung, featuring his popular character A. J. Raffles. It was …


Read by Beeswaxcandle

Ten tales of the adventures of an Australian Bushranger - (Summary by Beeswaxcandle)