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    • The Santa Klaus Murder

    • By: Mavis Doriel Hay
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin, Anne Dover
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Aunt Mildred declared that no good could come of the Melbury family Christmas gatherings. So when Sir Osmond Melbury, the family patriarch, is discovered - by a guest dressed as Santa Klaus - with a bullet in his head on Christmas Day, the festivities are plunged into chaos. Nearly everybody stands to reap some sort of benefit from his death excepting Santa Klaus, the one person who seems to have had every opportunity to fire the shot.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Golden Age Holiday Mystery

    • By Jerri C on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $20.28

    • Death on the Cherwell

    • By: Mavis Doriel Hay
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society of undergraduates meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon only to find the drowned body of the college bursar floating in her canoe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Oxford in the 1930's

    • By Jerri C on 10-23-15

    Regular price: $19.20

    • Murder Underground

    • By: Mavis Doriel Hay
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    It's 1934. When Miss Pongleton is found murdered on the stairs of Belsize Park station, her fellow boarders in the Frampton Hotel are not overwhelmed with grief at the death of a tiresome old woman. But they all have their theories about the identity of the murderer and help to unravel the mystery of who killed the wealthy 'Pongle'. Several of her fellow residents - even Tuppy the terrier - have parts to play in the events that lead to a dramatic arrest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A cunning mystery, well read

    • By Katherine on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $20.56