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"The Case of the Flowery Corpse," by Christopher Bush

Classic Mysteries

Release Date: 05/03/2020

"Death and Letters," by Elizabeth Daly

Classic Mysteries

Henry Gamadge puts together a daring rescue for a woman held a virtual prisoner by her family. What was the secret worth killing for?

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"Sinister Stones," by Arthur Upfield

Classic Mysteries

On the Classic Mysteries podcast this week, a murder in the Australian outback - and DI Napoleon Bonaparte - Bony - is on the case. Arthur Upfield's "Sinister Stones" reviewed

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"The Body Politic," by Catherine Aird

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an international crisis resolved by an opportune heart attack. Maybe TOO opportune...Another of Catherine Aird's witty 'Calleshire Chronicles" mysteries with Inspector Sloan and company.

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"Murder Within Murder," by Frances and Richard Lockridge

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Miss Amanda Gipson was a fine researcher to investigate old murders.  But what if an old killing made a new one necessary?  Pam and Jerry North investigate a possible murder within a murder.

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"Judge Dee at Work," by Robert Van Gulik

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Eight short mysteries set in 7th Century China, all solved by Judge Dee.

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"The Night of the Wolf," by Paul Halter

Classic Mysteries

"But that's impossible!" Or maybe not. Not when the story you're reading comes from Paul Halter, a modern French author with a gift for impossible crime stories. Ten short stories by Halter, translated by John Pugmire. Savor the (im)possibilities.

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"The Sybil in Her Grave," by Sarah Caudwell

Classic Mysteries

When a small group of neighbors is getting successful stock tips from a self-styled "psychic," sudden death may not be quite as accidental as you think

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"The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel," by Christopher Bush

Classic Mysteries

Henry Clandon wanted to hire Ludovic Travers to find the war hero who saved his life. But Clandon forgot to mention a few obstacles to the search - including murder.

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"The Case of the Flowery Corpse," by Christopher Bush

Classic Mysteries

Ludovic Travers was nearly run off the road by a car driven by a man dying of atropine poisoning. But Ludo - and the police - found that the deeper they dug into a case of murder, the more bizarre the clues became.

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"Death in Fancy Dress," by Anthony Gilbert

Classic Mysteries

A blackmailer is driving victims to suicide when they cannot meet payment demands in this classic country house mystery from a top author of the Golden Age.

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Ludovic Travers was nearly run off the road by a car driven by a man dying of atropine poisoning. But Ludo - and the police - found that the deeper they dug into a case of murder, the more bizarre the clues became.