Richard Diamond, Private Detective came to NBC Radio in 1949, starring film actor and crooner Dick Powell. Powell had recently played Philip Marlowe in the popular RKO film Murder, My Sweet and jumped at the chance to play a suave detective on the radio. Diamond was a lighthearted, New York - based private eye who enjoyed ribbing the cops and singing songs to his millionaire girlfriend, Helen Asher.
Chet Gecko has always loved a good mystery. Like how do you squeeze ketchup into those little plastic packets? And, who put the boom in Shaka-laka-boom-boom? If there is a mystery to be solved, Chet's the one to do it. Who is he? Chet Gecko: Private Eye, the lizard from the fourth grade at Emerson Hickey Elementary.
"best audio book narration ever"
An exciting mystery anthology of short stories by assorted writers including Sara Paretsky and Sue Grafton.
"by FAR the worst audio quality"
From Samantha Seiple, the award-winning author of Ghosts in the Fog, comes the first book for young adults to tell the story of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye. Lincoln's Spymaster tells the dangerous and action-packed adventures of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye and Lincoln's most trusted spymaster.
The voice belongs to a woman, but Dr. Alex Delaware remembers a little girl. It is 11 years since seven-years-old Melissa Dickinson dialed a hospital help line for comfort - and found it in therapy with Alex Delaware. Now the lovely young heiress is desperately calling for the psychologist's help once more. Only this time it looks like Melissa's deepest childhood nightmare is really coming true.... Twenty years ago, Gina Dickinson, Melissa's mother, suffered a grisly assault that left the budding actress irreparably scarred and emotionally crippled. Now her acid-wielding assailant is out of prison and back in L.A....
This is New Orleans - 1947. It starts as a wandering daughter case when a pretty widow hires New Orleans private eye Lucien Caye to find her 22-year-old daughter. Helen Croix walks into Caye's office with a picture of her missing daughter, Madelyn. She warns Lucien he'll be tempted when he finds the alluring strawberry-blond temptress. Madelyn Croix will most likely seduce him. Helen describes her daughter as rapacious. Lucien has to look up the word to discover it means avaricious, greedy, ravenous - subsisting on live prey.
The voice belongs to a woman, but Dr. Alex Delaware remembers a little girl. It is 11 years since seven-year-old Melissa Dickinson dialed a hospital help line for comfort - and found it in therapy with Alex Delaware. Now the lovely young heiress is desperately calling for the psychologist's help once more. Only this time it looks like Melissa's deepest childhood nightmare is really coming true....
"Not your average Delaware novel"
PI Truman Smith has become a loner after failing to find his sister Jan during a recent search of Galveston Island. He jogs on the Seawall, plays with his cat, and reads lots of Faulkner books. He is pulled from his self-imposed retirement when his old high school football buddy Dino asks him to find a young girl named Sharon. As Tru begins his investigation, dead bodies begin to appear and Tru himself is attacked.
"Good start to a PI series"
After he failed to find his missing sister, whose remains finally turned up in a bag in an overgrown field, Texas PI Truman Smith retired to become a housepainter on Galveston Island. But when an alligator is killed and its carcass left on display on a family friend's property, Tru is persuaded to search for the culprit. Soon the brooding gumshoe is stumbling over the bodies of dead humans, is shot at and run down by a souped-up four-by-four as he's embroiled in a plot complete with crooked police, a possible land-grabbing sheme and assorted "bad guys".
"Great narration - couldn't stop listening!"
A Hollywood director has disappeared, and the sultry starlet he's been running around with isn't talking. When the missing man turns up dead, Captain Divine's case escalates into a full-blown murder case, and Sister Eve's crime-solving instincts kick in with an almost God-given grace. Soon she finds herself soul-searching every step of the way. How can she choose between the vocation in her heart and the job in her blood?
"A Solid First Book In A New Series"
A tongue-in-cheek private detective with all the answers...and all the problems! This hilarious sleuth show combines the best of old-time radio acting with modern sound effects, music recording and editing.
"Some Genuine Laughs"
Seventh-grade detective Harper Madigan works alone. He doesn't need the vice principal assigning him a new partner to keep him in line, especially a stuffed-shirt wannabe-journalist. And he especially doesn't need his troublemaker ex-girlfriend showing up out the blue and asking for his help. She's accused of attacking the star of the school musical, and with her less-than-sparkling track record, she's only one suspension away from getting expelled.
When Chet is sent to the principal's office, he finds a shocking surprise. Principal Zero (sometimes known as "Big Fat Zero") is acting friendly: quite unlike himself. He either has become a nice person (nawww!), been brainwashed, or is being impersonated by someone else.
Melvin's lucky fluffy dice are missing. Without them, he can't drive his bus. How will his passengers get around town? Who need so much extra luck? This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes - Case #006, to be exact, the case of the fidgety fox.
Detective. Gumshoe. Shamus. Call him what you want; just don't call him late for snack time. Hardboiled and wise beyond his years, Dingus is sought by family, friends, and mysterious strangers alike, whenever they need help from a kid who won't shy away from a little danger in order to uncover the truth.
Into thin air.... Ramon's favorite lawn chair has disappeared! He saw it on Monday. Where could it have gone?
This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes: Bunny Brown and Jack Jones, ace detectives and very best friends!
Detectives Alexandra Winter and Jack Daniels have been close friends and partners ever since they started working at the San Diego Police Department. In fact, on their latest case there's only one thing separating them: the fact that Alexandra's been murdered by their main suspect. But that doesn't mean either of them have stopped in their hunt for the killer...
"Very interesting story with great narration"
Chet and his friends Natalie the bird and Waldo are at it again, and in this mystery, Chet must stop all the students from becoming zombies at Emerson Hicky Elementary.
Cherub-faced, blue-eyed World War II hero Les Damon played detective Michael Waring - better known as The Falcon. Damon played the role with style, pulling off the character's transition from private eye to army intelligence operative with panache. This collection of 16 digitally remastered episodes begins with Waring's wars against domestic enemies, including gambling bosses, arsonists, con artists, drug dealers, and killers.
Harry Lipkin is a tough-talking, soft-chewing, rough-around-the-edges, slow-around-the-corners private investigator who carries a .38 along with a spare set of dentures. Harry specializes in the sort of cases that cops can't be bothered with, but knows where to find good chopped liver for a fair price. He might not be the best P.I. in Miami, but at 87, he's certainly the oldest. His latest client, Mrs. Norma Weinberger, has a problem. Someone in her home is stealing sentimental trinkets and the occasional priceless jewel from her.
"A fun listen"