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    • The Paddington Mystery

    • Detective Club Crime Classics
    • By: John Rhode
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    When Harold Merefield returned home in the early hours of a winter morning from a festive little party at that popular nightclub, the Naxos, he was startled by a gruesome discovery. On his bed was a corpse. There was nothing to show the identity of the dead man or the cause of his death. At the inquest, the jury found a verdict of ‘death from natural causes’ - perhaps they were right, but yet? 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea, But I Enjoyed It

    • By John on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Invisible Weapons

    • By: John Rhode
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The murder of old Mr Fransham while washing his hands in his niece's cloakroom was one of the most astounding problems that ever confronted Scotland Yard. Not only was there a policeman in the house at the time, but there was an ugly wound in the victim's forehead and nothing in the locked room that could have inflicted it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Didn’t see it coming

    • By Ms Peach on 07-24-18

    Regular price: $15.32

    • Mystery at Olympia

    • By: John Rhode
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    The next time you visit Olympia, take a good look around and see if you think it would be possible to murder someone in the middle of the crowd there without being seen. The new Comet was fully expected to be the sensation of the annual Motor Show at Olympia. Suddenly, in the middle of the dense crowd of eager spectators, an elderly man lurched forward and collapsed in a dead faint. But Nahum Pershore had not fainted. He was dead, and it was his death that was to provide the real sensation of the show.

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Death at Breakfast

    • By: John Rhode
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    A classic winter's crime novel by one of the most highly regarded exponents of the genre. Victor Harleston awoke with uncharacteristic optimism. Today he would be rich at last. Half an hour later, he gulped down his breakfast coffee and pitched to the floor, gasping and twitching. When the doctor arrived, he recognised instantly that it was a fatal case of poisoning and called in Scotland Yard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An almost entirely perfect murder mystery!<br />

    • By Denise Vilim on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Little Bird Told Me

    • Tragedy and Triumph of an Avant-Garde Couple
    • By: John Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    A young hippie couple reach both enlightenment and social fame via their "material pragmatism", supported by both Western and Eastern religion - and with some help from an American Indian named "Little Bird".

    Regular price: $10.47