mysteries podcasts

"Unusual Suspects: Selected Non-Fiction," by Joseph Goodrich

On the Classic Mysteries podcast this week, a review of some non-fiction - a book of essays about...

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"Some Die Eloquent," by Catherine Aird

The dead woman was a humble chemistry teacher at a girls' school. So, wonders Detective Inspector...

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"Death and the Dutch Uncle," by Patricia Moyes

The death of a two-bit hustler was just the tip of the iceberg – that iceberg being a...

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"A Maigret Christmas and Other Stories," by Georges Simenon

Maigret stars in one of these holiday stories, while other associates of Maigret feature in two...

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"The French Powder Mystery," by Ellery Queen

Passersby watching the daily advertising show in French's Department Store window got a lot more...

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"Tread Softly," by Brian Flynn

Claude Merivale admits he strangled his wife - but he says he did so while in a sleep so deep...

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"The Glimpses of the Moon," by Edmund Crispin

a mystery with artfully rearranged bodies & missing heads & eccentric characters &...

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"Cécile is Dead," by Georges Simenon

Cécile had come to the Parisian police headquarters to tell her secret to Inspector Maigret. But...

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"A Key to Death," by Frances and Richard Lockridge

On the Classic Mysteries podcast this week, Mr. and Mrs. North only want to draw up a new will,...

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"Crossed Skis, by Carol Carnac

What connection could there be between a gruesome fire in a London house and a ski holiday in...

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"Poets and Murder," by Robert Van Gulik

Set in ancient China, Judge Dee must solve a couple of murders  involving very powerful...

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"Lord Edgware Dies," by Agatha Christie

Lord Edgeware's wife threatened to kill him. Now His Lordship has been murdered - but his wife...

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"The Orange Axe," by Brian Flynn

A grim solution to a grim problem: how to deal with a loathsome blackmailer who may also be a...

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"Death Comes to Cambers," by E.R. Punshon

Bobby Owen was spending the weekend at Cambers, planning to advise Lady Cambers on ways to keep...

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"The Book of the Crime," by Elizabeth Daly

What was the deadly secret of the book that forced Rena Austen to flee her home and husband and...

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"The Adventures of Dagobert Trostler," by Balduin Groller

Trostler was described by Ellery Queen as "the first important Teutonic sleuth." These early...

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"The Christmas Egg," by Mary Kelly

Princess Olga Karukhin escaped from Russia after the revolution. Was she murdered for her...

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"The Box Office Murders," by Freeman Wills Crofts

Inspector French hears a young woman's plea for help too late to save her - but when she is...

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"Case Pending," by Dell Shannon.

It was the kind of murder Los Angeles saw all too often. But this time, Homicide Detective...

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"It Might Lead Anywhere," by E.R. Punshon

Right from the start, it was clearly going to be an interesting case – the murder of an...

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