Forty breathtaking short stories of gripping adventures, secrets and strange conspiracies. 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren. 'The Deserter' by Stacy Aumonier. 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher. 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux. 'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan. 'Three Pennyworth of Luck' by Basil Murray. 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux. 'A Thread of Scarlet' by J. J. Bell. 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves.
Mr J G Reeder, a brilliant and quietly unassuming detective, is a middle aged man whose speciality for more than twenty years has been to deal exclusively with bank robbers and forgers. "I see evil in everything," he declares, "… in dying rose bushes, in horseshoes - in poetry even. I have the mind of a criminal. It is deplorable!" In these four casefiles, The Poetical Policeman, The Treasure Hunt, The Troupe, and The Stealer of Marble, the sheer genius of Mr Reeder shines forth.
This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.
Mr J. G. Reeder, super-sleuth extraordinaire, is now working for the Public Prosecutor’s bureau and investigating the case of Sir James Tithermite’s wife who fell overboard from the Channel steamer crossing to Calais. There’s something very fishy about this business. Miss Margaret doesn’t like him, for she knows he’s after her money. The Treasure Hunt is Casefile Number two which is also included in Casefile Numbers one, two, and three from The Mind of Mr J G Reeder by Edgar Wallace.
Police Constable Burnett was a handsome and romantic young man who had a penchant for writing love poems. But one of his poetical endeavours - and one worthy of the finest traditions of the Metropolitan Police Force - resulted in the untimely death of Mr Arthur Crater, the father of his ladyfriend. The Poetical Policeman is Casefile Number 1 which is also included in Casefile Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 from 'The Mind of Mr J G Reeder' by Edgar Wallace.
Hot on the trail of a troupe of diamond and emerald embezzlers comes super sleuth Mr J. G. Reeder, Edgar Wallace's master creation of a detective who confesses to having the mind of a criminal. Reeder's techniques for solving cases are unique, most notably because he was "... a gentleman who liked to work in an office where the ticking of a clock was audible and the turning of a paper produced a gentle disturbance".
"Great story and enjoyable to listen to :)"
The deceptively mild mannered detective, Mr. J.G. Reeder devises a cunning plan to set a thief to catch a murderer.
Kuschelige Weihnachten? Von wegen! Mörder und Halunken machen keine Weihnachtsferien - und so haben auch Ermittler keine besinnlichen und erholsamen Feiertage. Sherlock Holmes spürt den Dieb eines Diamanten auf, der in einer Weihnachtsgans gefunden wurde, während Miss Marple vor dem prasselnden Kaminfeuer von einem Mord erzählt. Bei einem traditionellen Weihnachtsessen verschwindet ein Halsband.
The brutal murder of a woman in a lonely beach cottage, huge footprints found nearby, a meandering tramp singing snatches of opera in the night! Superintendent Minter - "Sooper", rattles around the countryside on his noisy motorbike and tries to find a connection. Hampered by amateur detective Gordon Cardew, aided and admired by lawyer Jim Ferraby and the beautiful Elfa Leigh, Sooper finds the case further complicated by another murder.
Edgar Wallace’s classic vigilante detective series The Four Just Men – involving four wealthy and resourceful individuals determined to take the law into their own hands – has maintained its popularity for over a century In this, the opening volume, the mysterious Four Just Men punish by death those who are beyond the reach of the law. When Foreign Secretary Sir Philip Ramon’s proposed Aliens Extradition Bill threatens the safety of a Spanish resistance leader, the men warn Sir Sir Philip that he must either withdraw the legislation, or face death.
This collection contains the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins amongst the terrifying gems. In this veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy, some of the best minds in the history of English literature take on the world of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural.
In the realm of narrative literature, the appeal of the short story is that it provides nearly immediate satisfaction. Here is a collection of wonderful classic short stories by such great authors as Saki, G.K. Chesterton, Edgar Wallace and O. Henry.
His very name inspires awe, horror, and, for some of the greatest masters of contemporary science fiction, a strong affection. Find out why in this special collector's edition of the original 1932 novelization of Wallace and Cooper's movie that includes commentary by masters of science fiction Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen, Orson Scott Card, Harlan Ellison, Larry Niven, Catherine Asaro, Jack Williamson, and Marc Zicree.
"Adds little to classic movie."
This audiobook contains a collection of crime short stories by the greats, including Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, and Edgar Wallace.
"Still cant play this book"
Son todos los abogados honrados? En principio queremos creer que si, pero... El Criminal Perfecto Troy Goldbeater es un abogado de reconocido prestigio en la sociedad londinense, especializado en Derecho Civil y más concretamente en Derecho de Familia, en especial: herencias. Una ciente suya de antiguo, la Sra Pallin, acaba de emprender un viaje sin retorno, y uno de sus familiares visita al Sr. Goldbeater, poniendo en duda no solo su profesionalidad, sino algo más....
Jack Trevor está enamorado y quiere casarse con Marjorie, pero el tiene un sueldo muy ajustado y ella es peluquera: cree que no conseguirá ahorrar nunca para ofrecer a su prometida una buena vida....Lennox Maine es un típico "self made man" (hombre hecho a sí mismo) , pero su concepto de la moral y la ética, son inexistentes y su lema es: lo que cuenta es ganar, de la forma que sea y caiga quien caiga.
Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer of 957 short stories and over 170 novels. He is widely recognized as one of the most prolific writers of his age. The Mind-Readers is a classic detective story of a Scotland Yard detective determined to trap the master criminal who has just executed a remarkable and ingenious emerald heist. The only way to outwit the thief is going to be to read his mind.
A wonderful collection of 30 of the greatest detective and mystery stories ever written. Featuring all the great classic sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Max Carrados, Dr. Thorndyke and Madame Rosika Storey. 1. 'Who killed Charlie Winpole?' By Ernest Bramah 2. 'The Blue Cross' by G. K. Chesterton 3. 'The Problem of the Five Marks' by Melville Davisson Post 4. 'The Comedy at Fountain Cottage' by Ernest Bramah 5. 'The Mysterious Card' by Cleveland Moffett 6. 'The Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett
During the last part of the nineteenth century, the detective story took off as a popular genre as literary magazines vied with each other to draw in readers with gripping page-turners by the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Guy Boothby and Wilkie Collins. This collection brings together some of the great detectives of the Victorian era, from the master sleuth himself, Sherlock Holmes, to the mild mannered Father Brown, to the feisty J. G. Reeder.
This audiobook contains four classic detective short stories, including "The Blue Cross" by G.K. Chesterton, "The Five Orange Pips" by Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Treasure Hunt" by Edgar Wallace, and "The Flying Stars" by G.K. Chesteron.
"Great British Detectives - Short Stories"