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    • The Mrs Bradley Mysteries

    • Classic Radio Crime
    • By: Gladys Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Mary Winbush, Leslie Phillips, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Mary Wimbush stars as unconventional psychoanalyst sleuth Mrs Bradley in these two full-cast dramatisations of stories by Gladys Mitchell. Colourful, cynical, intimidating and extremely intelligent, Mrs Bradley is one of the most unorthodox detectives in the history of Golden Age crime fiction. The heroine of 66 novels by Gladys Mitchell, she has also appeared in several radio adaptations and a BBC TV series starring Diana Rigg.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Who is who?

    • By Ms. Patty on 10-31-17

    Regular price: $12.39

    • The Twenty-Third Man

    • By: Gladys Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Renowned criminologist, psychoanalyst and sardonic widow Mrs Bradley is enjoying a relaxing holiday on the beautiful island of Hombres Muertos. Then a cave high up in the mountains, containing the mummified bodies of 23 dead kings, acquires an extra corpse overnight, and Mrs Bradley is delighted to be called into action. As her investigations begin it quickly becomes clear that almost everyone on the island has a motive for murder...

    Regular price: $14.86

    • Death and the Maiden

    • By: Gladys Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    When former banana-grower Edris Tidson hears of a possible sighting of a water-naiad he insists that his wife, her aunt Prissie and Prissie’s young ward Connie, travel with him to Winchester in search of the nymph. As tensions rise between Connie and Edris, Prissie invites part-time Freudian Mrs Bradley to join them and unofficially observe Edris and his growing obsession. Then two young boys are found drowned and speculation mounts that the naiad is luring them to their deaths.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Gladys Mitchell....sigh......

    • By Meep on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $15.59

    • Come Away, Death

    • By: Gladys Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36

    Sir Rudri Hopkinson, an eccentric amateur archaeologist, is determined to recreate ancient rituals at the temple of Eleusis in Greece in the hope of summoning the goddess Demeter. He gathers together a motley collection of people to assist in the experiment, including a rival scholar, a handsome but cruel photographer and a trio of mischievous children. But when one of the groups disappears, and a severed head turns up in a box of snakes, Mrs Bradley is called upon to investigate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, but you have to pay attention!

    • By Yvette on 11-02-12

    Regular price: $16.09