Oscar Wilde Mysteries

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance Publisher's Summary

London, 1889. Oscar Wilde, celebrated poet, wit, playwright, and raconteur is the literary sensation of his age. All Europe lies at his feet. Yet when he chances across the naked corpse of sixteen-year-old Billy Wood, posed by candlelight in a dark stifling attic room, he cannot ignore the brutal murder. With the help of fellow author Arthur Conan Doyle he sets out to solve the crime - but it is Wilde's unparalleled access to all degrees of late Victorian life, from society drawing rooms to the underclass, that will prove the decisive factor in their investigation of what turns out to be a series of brutal killings. Oscar Wilde anda Death of No Importance is a classic murder mystery in the tradition of Dorothy L. Sayers and Arthur Conan Doyle!

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  • Book 1

    • Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

    • By: Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    London, 1889. Oscar Wilde, celebrated poet, wit, playwright, and raconteur is the literary sensation of his age. All Europe lies at his feet. Yet when he chances across the naked corpse of sixteen-year-old Billy Wood, posed by candlelight in a dark stifling attic room, he cannot ignore the brutal murder. With the help of fellow author Arthur Conan Doyle he sets out to solve the crime - but it is Wilde's unparalleled access to all degrees of late Victorian life, from society drawing rooms to the underclass, that will prove the decisive factor in their investigation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Delicious Story of a Decadent Hedonist

    • By Finance Guy on 02-15-12

    Regular price: $18.80

  • Book 2

    • Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder

    • Oscar Wilde Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    "I see murder in this unhappy hand...." When Mrs. Robinson, palmist to the Prince of Wales, reads Oscar Wilde's hand she cannot know what she has predicted. Nor can Oscar know what he has set in motion when, that same evening, he proposes a game of "Murder" in which each of his Sunday Supper Club guests must write down those whom they would like to kill. For the fourteen "victims" begin to die mysteriously, one by one, and in the order in which their names were drawn from the bag....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Luncheon with Mr. Wilde

    • By A.E. on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $20.97

  • Book 3

    • Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile

    • The Oscar Wilde Mysteries, Book 3
    • By: Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Oscar Wilde, aged 27, has come to the city of decadence to discover its charms, to rekindle his friendship with the divine Sarah Bernhardt, and to collaborate with France’s most celebrated actor-manager, Edmond La Grange. Oscar discovers dark secrets lying at the heart of the La Grange company, and is confronted by murders both foul and bizarre. To solve the crimes, to unravel the mystery, Oscar risks his life - and his reputation - embarking on a dangerous adventure that takes him from bohemian night clubs to an asylum for the insane.

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  • Book 4

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    • Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders

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