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    • Murder for Christmas

    • Tales of Seasonal Malice
    • By: Margery Allingham, Marjorie Bowen, Agatha Christie, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Robert Culp, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    Ah, the pleasures of Christmas...the hanging of greens, the traditional feast, the gathering families, a few secrets in the air...and a bit of murder, conspiracy, and theft. The holiday season seems to inspire the imagination of the best mystery writers, and their talents shine here in these delightful tales of Yuletide crime. So seize a few quiet hours in this busiest of seasons to enjoy their sleigh full of mysterious treasures, here with the finest of flair.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Treat for classic mystery lovers

    • By Kathi on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Cold Sweats and Vignettes

    • By: John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Phil Mayes
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    "The Steal" - A thief is hired by a collector to acquire an occult artifact. "Crash" - A hard landing on an alien planet. "Collision" - A world-changing incident at the Large Hadron Collider. "The Fall" - A London gangster finds himself in a bad situation.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Vignettes

    • By happyjo on 05-05-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Where the Dead Walk

    • By: John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Helen Clapp
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    Kate Bennett, presenter of paranormal investigation cable TV show, Where the Dead Walk, isn't sure what she believes, other than she seems cursed to lose all those closest to her. After investigating a neglected cliff-top house, empty for a decade because it's "haunted", Kate is convinced a spirit within holds the answers to a childhood she can't remember and an unimaginable crime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Mimzie Hand on 05-14-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Death Stalks Kettle Street

    • By: John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Helen Clapp
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Someone is murdering Greg Unsworth's neighbors and staging the deaths to look like accidents. Greg knows the truth, but when he's grappling with OCD and simply closing his front door and crossing the road are a battle, how is he supposed to catch a serial killer? From the internationally best-selling author of Where the Dead Walk, Vessel, and Cold Sweats & Vignettes comes a cozy murder mystery with a difference....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Complex, interesting story

    • By Emery on 09-18-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Vessel

    • By: John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Craig Beck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    When molecular biologist Holly Reilly is forced to go on the run carrying a piece of technology with the potential to change what it even means to be human, she calls the only person she trusts with the skills necessary to keep her alive: her estranged husband Gabriel.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

    • By: David Cook, John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    On Hetty's 60th birthday, she knew the last thing she wanted to do was settle down to life as a tranquil OAP. So instead she became a private detective. Here are the stories of her first cases tackled with her husband and her teenage assistant.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Hetty Wainthropp – Woman of the Year

    • By: David Cook, John Bowen
    • Narrated by: Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Sorting out a village shattered by a series of poison pen letters is just up Hetty Wainthropp's street, as is a runaway couple, a blackmailing medium and finding out the betrayer at a refuge for battered wives.

    Regular price: $7.45