Dr. Thorndyke17 books in series
Thorndyke: Novels 1-4 Publisher's Summary
Thorndyke: Novels 1 - 4
By R. Austin Freeman
Narrated by Graham Scott
The first four of R. Austen Freeman's full-length tales of the great "scientific investigator", Dr. John Thorndyke.
First, in The Red Thumb Mark, the doctor works to clear young Reuben Hornby of stealing a parcel of diamonds from his uncle's safe, despite the apparently damning evidence of a bloody thumbprint. Then, in The Eye of Osiris, an amateur Egyptologist abruptly goes missing, leaving behind a strangely vexatious will. In The Mystery of 31 New Inn, Thorndyke's long-time collaborator Dr. Jervis consults his mentor regarding a mystery patient who may be being slowly poisoned. And in A Silent Witness, someone is making very determined attempts to murder inoffensive newly-qualified Doctor Humphrey Jardine, one of Thorndyke's old students....