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    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time: Volume 4

    • By: Sara Paretsky, Lawrence Block, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Jean Smart, Robert Forster, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 4 is the fourth in a series featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present. From Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, Georges Simenon, Edward D. Hoch and everyone in between, this unique collection, edited by multi-award-winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Murder Most Foul, Volume 1

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Robert Barr
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Brian Cox
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    This collection of classic crime short fiction includes: "Bluebeard's Bathtub" by Margery Allingham; "Who Killed Zebedee?" by Wilkie Collins; "An Alpine Divorce" by Robert Barr; and "The Speckled Band" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Classic Detective Stories, Volume 1

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Barr, Baroness Orczy, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      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

    • The Absent-Minded Coterie

    • By: Robert Barr
    • Narrated by: Charles Hammond
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Absent-Minded Coterie", a short story published in 1906, tells of a cunning scam devised by crooked counterfeiters. But, of course, French detective Eugene Valmont eventually discovers the truth. "The Absent-Minded Coterie" is widely recognized as one of the best crime stories of the time.  

    Regular price: $4.17

    • An Alpine Divorce

    • By: Robert Barr
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    They were married, but they hated and couldn't stand each other. Why not a divorce? Not that easy when there is a lot of money involved. Perhaps they could work things out on a trip to the Swiss Alps.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Classic Tales of Mystery: An Alpine Divorce

    • By: Robert Barr
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Bodman and his wife are polar opposites who have grown to hate each other. But without grounds for divorce, they are tied together till death. So, in a state of despair, Bodman sets his mind on murder.

    Regular price: $3.33