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    • Death Descends on Saturn Villa

    • The Gower Street Detective Series, Book 3
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Sarah Nichols
    • Length: 13 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    When Sidney Grice journeys to Yorkshire to solve a mysterious death, March Middleton, his ward, is left to her own devices in a London swarming with danger and vice. Curiosity, as we know, has a dark edge. So when an intriguing letter leads March to the gates of the palatial Saturn Villa and into the nightmarish world of her long-lost uncle, it could be the beginning of an end for all.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Why the narrator switch?

    • By John S. on 04-07-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Mangle Street Murders

    • The Gower Street Detectives, Book 1
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 120

    After her father dies, March Middleton has to move to London to live with her guardian, Sidney Grice, the country's most famous private detective. It is 1882, and London is at its murkiest yet most vibrant, wealthiest yet most poverty-stricken. No sooner does March arrive than a case presents itself: A young woman has been brutally murdered, and her husband is the only suspect.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Uneven

    • By sherri on 06-04-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Dark Dawn Over Steep House

    • Gower Street Detective, Book 5
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    London, 1884. Sidney Grice is restless, having filed his latest case under S, for 'still to be solved', to await further inspiration. His ward, March Middleton, remains determined to uncover the truth. Geraldine Hockaday was outraged on the murky streets of Limehouse. Yet her attacker is still on the loose. But then a chance encounter brings a new victim to light, and it seems clear March and Grice are on the trail of a serial offender.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Follows the thread of the series, but...

    • By leezeca on 07-25-17

    Regular price: $21.58

    • Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire

    • A Betty Church Mystery Book 1
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Inspector Betty Church - one of the few female officers on the force - has arrived from London to fill a vacancy at Sackwater police station. But Betty isn't new here. This is the place she grew up. Time ticks slowly in Sackwater. Having solved the case of the missing buttons, Betty's called to the train station to investigate a missing bench. But though there's no bench, there is a body. A smartly dressed man, murdered in broad daylight, with two distinctive puncture wounds in his throat. While the locals gossip about the Suffolk Vampire, Betty Church readies herself to hunt a dangerous killer.

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The Curse of the House of Foskett

    • The Gower Street Detective, Book 2
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Lindy Nettleton
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    125 Gower Street, 1882. Sidney Grice once had a reputation as London's most perspicacious personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent man to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has taken to lying in the bath for hours, emerging in the evenings for a little dry toast and a lot of tea. Usually a voracious reader, he will pick up neither book nor newspaper. He has not even gathered the strength to reinsert his glass eye. His ward, March Middleton, has been left to dine alone.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story marred by gratuitousness

    • By framed on 02-08-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Secrets Of Gaslight Lane

    • The Gower Street Detective, Book 4
    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43

    London, 1883: All is quiet at 125 Gower Street. So, when a young woman turns up at the door, imploring London's foremost personal detective, Sidney Grice, to solve her father's murder, Grice can barely disguise his glee. Mr Nathan Garstang was found slaughtered, with no trace of a weapon or intruder. A classic locked-room case. But what piques Grice's interest is the link to the unsolved murders of Nathan's uncle, aunt and servants in the very same house....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A warning for animal lovers

    • By Meep on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $27.81

    • Petits meurtres à Mangle Street

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Sophie Loubière
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Londres 1892. Une femme est sauvagement assassinée dans le quartier pauvre de Whitechapel. Désemparée par l'inefficacité de la police, la mère de la victime engage Sidney Grice, le plus célèbre détective privé de Londres. D'une intelligence acérée, l'homme est d'une efficacité redoutable. Il pense que le "sexe faible" n'a pas sa place dans un cabinet de détective, mais il fait tout de même appel à March Middleton, une jeune femme excentrique un peu trop portée sur le gin, pour l'assister. L'irrésistible duo mène l'enquête et découvre que le mystérieux meurtre n'était que le premier d'une sinistre série.

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Mangle Street Murders

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Gower Street, London, 1882: Sidney Grice, London's most famous personal detective, is expecting a visitor. He drains his fifth pot of morning tea, and glances outside, where a young, plain woman picks her way between the piles of horse-dung towards his front door. Sidney Grice shudders. For heaven's sake - she is wearing brown shoes. The Mangle Street Murders is for those who like their crime original, atmospheric, and very, very funny.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy listening detective story

    • By Eleni on 12-18-16

    Regular price: $20.03

    • Death Descends on Saturn Villa

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Gower Street, 1883: March Middleton is the niece of London's greatest (and most curmudgeonly) personal detective, Sidney Grice. March has just discovered a wealthy long-lost relative she never knew she had. When this newest family member meets with a horrible death, March is in the frame for murder, and only Sidney Grice can prove her innocence.

    Regular price: $22.27

    • The Curse of the House of Foskett

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Emma Gregory
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    125 Gower Street, 1882: Sidney Grice was once London's premier personal detective. But since his last case led an innocent man to the gallows, business has been light. Listless and depressed, Grice has not even gathered the strength to re-insert his glass eye. Then an eccentric member of a Final Death Society has the temerity to die on his study floor. Finally Sidney and March have an investigation, one that will draw them to an eerie house in Kew, and the mysterious Baroness Foskett....

    Regular price: $21.58

    • La malédiction de la maison Foskett

    • By: M. R. C. Kasasian
    • Narrated by: Sophie Loubière
    • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sa dernière enquête a mené un homme innocent à la potence... Autant dire que le détective Sydney Grice n'est plus vraiment en odeur de sainteté à Londres. Boudé par ses clients, le "plus grand détective de tout l'empire britannique" dépérit. March Middelton, son excentrique acolyte du "sexe faible", commence à sérieusement s'inquiéter. Jusqu'à ce qu'un individu, membre de l'effrayant "Club du dernier survivant", fasse appel aux services de Sydney... et ait l'impudence de passer de vie à trépas dans son salon !

    Regular price: $27.79