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    • The Thinking Machine

    • By: M.J. Elliott, Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Lincoln Clark and the Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Professor Augustus Van Dusen, the 'Thinking Machine,' is an eccentric scientist with superior mental powers, who insists that logic will solve any problem. He has an assistant, the clever newspaper reporter Hutchinson Hatch, who brings him cases. the escapades of Professor Van Dusen provide a splendid romp for all lovers of traditional mysteries.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Problem of Cell 13

    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Walter Covell
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Professor Van Dusen solves a variety of different mysteries together with his friend, Hutchinson Hatch, a reporter for a fictional newspaper called The Daily New Yorker. The professor is known as the "Thinking Machine", and he solves problems by the remorseless application of logic. In this story, he thinks his way out of a maximum-security prison.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Rivals: Tales of Sherlock Holmes' Rival Detectives (Dramatisation)

    • 12 BBC Radio Dramas of Mystery and Suspense
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, James Fleet, Full Cast
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard introduces 12 dramatised stories, featuring detectives whose abilities rival that of the great Sherlock Holmes. Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald, these 12 stories are written by masters of the crime and thriller genre, all contemporaries of Arthur Conan Doyle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Dee Lazlo on 03-18-15

    Regular price: $20.66

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 3

    • By: Robert Bloch, James Gould Cozzens, James Ellroy, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Cox, Jamie Farr, Robert Forster, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime and challenging twists of plot make this collection a chilling audio experience. Featuring the finest short-story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present, including: "The Perfect Crime" by Ben Ray Redman, "Quitters, Inc." by Stephen King, "High Darktown" by James Ellroy, "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Robert Bloch, "Clerical Error" by James Gould Cozzens, "The Gettysburg Bugle" by Ellery Queen, and more....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, sometimes riveting, and fun!

    • By Gary on 12-18-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Barr, Baroness Orczy, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Sherlock Holmes may have been the most famous detective of the 19th century, but he had many worthy rivals.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed bag

    • By Linda on 05-28-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Great Classic Mysteries II

    • Fourteen Unabridged Tales
    • By: Mark Twain, Davina Porter, Jacques Futrelle, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne, Mauro Hantman, Davia Porter, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Fourteen mysteries to test your inner sleuth! This collection includes "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain, narrated by Mauro Hantman; "The Fenchurch Street Mystery" by Baroness Orczy, narrated by Davina Porter; "Problem of the Superfluous Finger" by Jacques Futrelle, narrated by Stephen R. Thorne; "The Blue Sequin" by R. Austin Freeman, narrated by Simon Vance; "An Intangible Clue" by Anna Katharine Green, narrated by Angela Brazil; and "The Oblong Box" by Edgar Allan Poe, narrated by Mauro Hantman, among others.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 2

    • By: Bret Harte, Arthur Morrison, Jacques Futrelle, and others
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    This second collection of dramatized stories from the early days of detective fiction includes the following: "The Mystery of Mrs. Dickinson" by Nick Carter; "The Stolen White Elephant" by Mark Twain; "The Red-Headed League" and "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; "The Purloined Letter" and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe; "Mr. Policeman and the Cook" by Wilkie Collins; and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A crime has been commited

    • By J_T on 08-21-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Problem of the Superfluous Finger

    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Cameron Hinsman
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jacques Futrelle's Inspector Lestrade joins Professor S.F.X. Van Dusen ("The Thinking Machine") in trying to solve a strange case involving self-mutilation. 

    Regular price: $4.17

    • Die Geisterfrau

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 18
    • By: Jacques Futrelle, Patrick Holtheuer
    • Narrated by: Lutz Mackensy, Martin Keßler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mr. van Safford weiß nicht weiter und er bittet Professor van Dusen, die sogenannte Denkmaschine, um Rat. Seine Frau benimmt sich äußerst seltsam, geht morgens aus dem Haus und kehrt erst abends wieder zurück, doch wo hält sie sich den ganzen Tag über auf? Als Hutchinson Hatch ihr folgen soll, verschwindet Mrs. van Safford spurlos. Aber wohin? Kann der Professor dieses rätselhafte Verhalten aufklären?

    Regular price: $4.43

    • Der verfluchte Gong

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 4
    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ein japanischer Gong schlägt ohne erkennbaren Grund an. Ist so etwas möglich? Liegt auf dem einst aus einem Tempel geraubten Stück etwa ein böser Fluch? Franklin Philipps, der Besitzer des Gongs, scheint das zu glauben. Eine Drohung wird ausgesprochen und eines Morgens findet der Hausherr eine Leiche in seinem Arbeitszimmer vor. Professor van Dusen wird eingeschaltet.

    Regular price: $5.33

    • Der zerbrochene Armreif

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 2
    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wer klaut einen scheinbar wertlosen Goldreif, wenn es am Tatort weit prächtigere Geschmeide in Hülle und Fülle gibt? Und warum taucht das Schmuckstück kurze Zeit später wieder auf? Oder besser: Eine Hälfte davon, denn es wurde brutal auseinandergebrochen. Welche Rolle spielt ein geheimnisvoller Zettel aus der Vergangenheit, der eine verschlüsselte Botschaft enthält? Fragen über Fragen. Ein Fall, wie geschaffen für Professor van Dusen.

    Regular price: $5.50

    • Der überflüssige Finger

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 6
    • By: Jacques Futrelle
    • Narrated by: Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Übermut? Wahnsinn? Oder doch ein teuflischer Plan? Wer ist die geheimnisvolle Frau, die in Prescotts Praxis erscheint und sich einen Finger amputieren lassen will, obwohl es dafür keine medizinische Notwendigkeit gibt? Und warum wird sie kurz nach der Operation ermordet? Ein neuer Fall für die Denkmaschine und ihren Helfer, den rasenden Reporter Hutchinson Hatch. Der Amateurkriminologe macht sich ans Werk und fördert Unglaubliches zutage.

    Regular price: $5.33

    • Der Griff des Todes

    • Sherlock Holmes & Co 10
    • By: Jacques Futrelle, Patrick Holtheuer
    • Narrated by: Lutz Mackensy, Martin Kessler, Norbert Langer, and others
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    South Boston - Ein Schrei in der Nacht. Die Bewohner der Gegend sind in Panik. Einer der Ihrigen ist ermordet worden, doch von wem? Die Ermittlungen der Polizei ergeben, dass Fred Boyd erwürgt wurde. Doch wie kann der Täter aus einem verschlossenen Raum geflüchtet sein? Es gibt auch einen Verdächtigen: Frank Cunningham! Gerieten er und Boyd in einen Streit über eine gemeinsame Liebschaft?

    Regular price: $4.58