A truly enjoyable and growing collection of Sherlock Holmes Adventures and the best stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, one of Britain’s greatest storytellers. Narration by master storyteller Jon Hagadorn (1001 Stories Network).
Ron’s Amazing stories is a weekly podcast which presents truly amazing tales. These will range from dramatic readings to old time radio. We also have interviews with authors, radio personalities and even sports legends.
New mystery and suspense stories released daily! View our entire collection of podcasts at www.solgood.org All Librivox recordings are in the public domain This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/5202498/advertisement
Radio Eye is a reading service for people who are blind or have other disabilities that make it difficult to read printed material. Mystery Mix-Up is a weekly half hour reading of mystery short stories. This is produced by Radio Eye under the Chafee Amendment to the Copyright Act which states that authorized entities that […]
Believed to have been written by Chicago socialite, Emma Murdock Van Deventer, this detective story set at the World’s Fair follows Carl Masters as he is in pursuit of international criminals Greenback Bob and Delbras. Conmen, lost handbags, jewel robberies, an adventuress… not to mention two missing young men and a murder, all come under […]
Harry Wethermill, the brilliant young scientist, a graduate of Oxford and Munich, has made a fortune from his inventions, and is taking a vacation at Aix-les-Bains. There he meets, and immediately falls in love with, the young and beautiful Celia Harland, who serves as companion to the aging but warm-hearted Madam Dauvray of Paris. All […]
Inspector Hanaud is a member of the French Sûreté. He is said to have been the model for Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot, as well as the opposite of Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes. The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel (1917), a novella, is the second Hanaud mystery. Did the robbery/murder really happen or was it the […]
An audiobook / podcast novel…. There is a killer on the loose, and the victims have all been found in the vicinity of Commercial Street; an otherwise quiet boulevard in the middle of the business district of a small town. The victims have been largely disembowelled, leading the local press to bestow the nickname of […]
The Lane Fleming collection of early pistols and revolvers was one of the best in the country. When Fleming was found dead on the floor of his locked gunroom, a Confederate-made Colt-type percussion .36 revolver in his hand, the coroner’s verdict was “death by accident.” But Gladys Fleming had her doubts. Enough at any rate […]
A young, but not too brilliant writer is conscripted by a ne’er-do-well friend to help out on a chicken farm in remote Dorset. While traveling to the country, the writer encounters a lovely young girl and her academician father on the train. He is delighted to discover that she is reading a copy of his […]
A secret shared by four convicts and two prison guards, a daughter in search of her missing father, a strange gift of a single pearl received every year, a fabulous treasure buried in the ancient Agra Fort in India, an eccentric detective being consulted to solve a deadly puzzle. All these events are set against […]
The first novel in her renowned series of detective fiction, Sayers introduces Lord Peter Wimsey, a bon vivant gentleman, whose hobby of playing detective is put to the test, as he is launched into his first official crime investigation. The mystery begins when the body of an unidentified man has been found in the bathtub […]
Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 – February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist born in Montreal, Quebec. He worked as a civil engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railway. He later wrote a series of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale. Jimmie Dale is a wealthy playboy by […]
Cyril Gordon, a young and handsome secret service agent is running from pursuers who desperately want the information he holds. He hides out from them in a church, and then finds himself married to a woman he’s never seen before. A sweet and sometimes, funny, romance, with several exciting chases.
A perplexing mystery novel published in 1897, That Affair Next Door focuses on a mysterious murder that has occurred in a quiet neighborhood, incidentally in the house next door to the home of the curious Miss Butterworth. Consequently, the middle-aged spinster becomes directly involved in the unraveling of the gruesome crime, instigated by her inquisitive […]
Sixteen year old Leslie Crane has come to the New Jersey shore as a companion to ailing Aunt Marcia, whose doctor has sent her there for a some quiet rest and recuperation. While the beach is lovely in October, Leslie quickly finds herself getting lonely with no one her own age to talk to. Little […]
A Chief of Police hosts a dinner party for an American millionaire wishing to will his entire fortune to the Church of France. Jewels that have been stolen and recovered so many times that they’re known colloquially by thieves as The Flying Stars. A murder committed by an invisible man. These and many others are […]
Robbery, murder and treason. Strange happenings in quiet English villages. A book critic who happens to find a corpse with its head crushed, an Irish freedom fighter framed for a crime, the disappearance of a valuable coin, a strange dispute over a property claim and a host of other intriguing situations make up the contents […]
Inspired by a true life story, Lady Audley’s Secret is the story of a woman’s overwhelming ambition and passion for social success. When the first book came out in 1862, Victorian readers were shocked and outraged by its portrayal of aspects like bigamy, insanity, yearning for social status and the will to commit murder to […]
The Eight Strokes of the Clock is a collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. The stories have his most famous creation, Arsène Lupin, gentleman-thief, as main character. The eight stories, even though independent, have a leading thread: Lupin, under the name of Serge Rénine, trying to conquer the heart of a young lady, […]
A Murder Whodunit!Location: Hampstead, England.Victim: Sir Horace Fewbanks, a distinguished High Court judge. Cause of death: gun shot wound.Investigator: Private Detective Crewe, a wealthy bachelor who has taken up crime detection as a hobby, because it provides intellectual challenges more satisfying even than playing twelve simultaneous boards against Russian chess champion Turgieff.His sidekick: Joe is […]
Sherlock Holmes fans who haven’t yet read A Study in Scarlet would be delighted to discover this book in which the iconic detective makes his grand entrance into the world! From hence on, the deer stalker hat, his Stradivarius violin, the occasional descent into cocaine induced hell, the Persian slipper in which he stores his […]
An outbreak of plague in London forces a gentleman, Lovewit, to flee temporarily to the country, leaving his house under the sole charge of his butler, Jeremy. Jeremy uses the opportunity given to him to use the house as the headquarters for fraudulent acts. He transforms himself into ‘Captain Face’, and enlists the aid of […]
Inspired by the best-selling historical books by American Girl, Season 1 of 10 Minute Mysteries is based on fan- favorite story: ‘A Light in the Cellar: A Molly Mystery’ and is voiced by actress and podcast host Maggie Lawson. Each episode is about 10 minutes- perfect for bedtime, car rides, and quiet time.
Draper’s Girl is attempting to fall off the grid, but time off or ‘personal time’ doesn’t exist within the Organization. Additionally, her secret sabbatical and therapy sessions are working … bringing up long buried memories and horrors of her childhood. With a trove of data she’s acquired from Draper, she flirts with the idea of […]
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Scriptwriters and Actors from capital cities around the world claim to have killed this flamboyant, controversial, and evil billionaire. So who is right? Begin with the Introduction and work your way around the world, through the ten episodes, and make your decision. Then join the scriptwriters in Episode 12 for their virtual gettogether.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a 1905 collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903–1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Strand Magazine in Britain and Collier’s in the United States. View our entire collection of podcasts at www.solgood.org All Librivox recordings are in the public domain This […]
Traditional fairy tales aren’t exactly suitable for kids. Women vomit spiders. Children get eaten. There’s even murder! Every Wednesday, we take you through the twists and turns of the dark origins of your favorite pieces of folklore. To listen to the full Tales catalog for free, be sure to subscribe on Spotify! Tales is a […]
Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White tells the story of two half-sisters, Laura Fairlie and Marian Halcombe who were embroiled in the sinister plot of Sir Percival Glyde and Count Fosco to take over their family’s wealth. It’s considered to be one of the first “sensation novels” to be published. Like most novels that fall […]
Have you ever wondered what a story sounds like? The sound of the story is what this podcast is all about. Have you ever wondered what the story sounds like? In this episode, I talk with illustrator Mary Ann Penashue and translator Marguerite MacKenzie about the story behind this book. Mary Ann recalls the protests […]
A beautiful story about survival, the Robinson family shows that one does not have to have the usual comforts of life in order to be comfortable and happy. It is also a story about family relations. The book showcases a family of six that has to start all over without the basic amenities that make […]
For more than a century and a quarter, fans of detective fiction have enjoyed the doings of the iconic sleuth, Mr. Sherlock Holmes. In the company of his faithful companion, Dr Watson, Holmes has consistently delighted generations of readers. Created by a Scottish writer and physician, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this immortal private eye has […]
One of the first locked room mysteries, The Mystery of the Yellow Room focuses on a supposedly impossible crime which has been committed within a locked room. The novel was initially published in the French periodical L’illustration, and was later published as a book in 1908. It is the first of a series of novels […]
Two poets in a London park at sunset, debating on the attributes of poetry and whether it’s really a metaphor for anarchy. A group that meets in secret, planning to overthrow the world order. Disguises and deceptions, ideals and ideology. A medley of themes and genres makes this a great read for anyone who’s a […]
A young gambler is found shot dead in a closed room. Dr. Watson, who still mourns the disappearance of his famous friend is intrigued enough to step out of his house and take a look at the crime scene. A crowd has gathered there, curiously gazing up at the room where the crime is supposed […]
Ernest Bramah is mainly known for his ‘Kai Lung’ books – Dorothy L Sayers often used quotes from them for her chapter headings. In his lifetime however he was equally well known for his detective stories. Since Sherlock Holmes we have had French detectives, Belgian detectives, aristocratic detectives, royal detectives, ecclesiastical detectives, drunken detectives and […]
A concoction of twelve stories, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the third book in the original Sherlock Holmes series. It shadows the experiences of detective Sherlock Holmes, an enigmatic genius, as he tries to unravel the mystery of each investigation he partakes in. Set in late 19th century London, the novel not only creates […]
Its publication soon after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake got readers instantly hooked on the story in which Dorothy and her friends sink into the bowels of the earth, following a devastating earthquake in California. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz is the fourth in the series of books written by American children’s author L. […]
Set in the affluent town of Hamilton, Austin’s classic presents a whodunit mystery focusing on a crime involving a young woman who has been murdered under mysterious circumstances during a game of Bridge, with no hard evidence pointing to the perpetrator. Accordingly, the townspeople are also affected by the mystery and they refuse to play […]
A book at bedtime – or any time of the day! Danny Stack reads out the novelisation of Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg? On their annual summer camp holiday, four misfit kids suspect that the park’s mascot has been murdered! But no-one believes them so they start to investigate… Who Killed Nelson Nutmeg?
The Will to Die is the story of murder in a small town, the lies that covered it up, and an unbelievable conspiracy that brought one man to his knees. This is a preview podcast version of the full-length book. Buy The Will to Die now at your favorite bookstore.
Beware, these scary stories will transform you! The Creeping Hour is a horror anthology series hosted by the Creeps, three friends who listened to so many scary stories that they turned into monsters themselves. Gather your whole family to shiver with fright as you listen to the terrifying tales of The Creeping Hour. Listen if […]
Welcome to Pulp Fiction, a podcast by PUBLIC! Taking our cues from Pulp Novels of the late 1800’s to mid 1900’s, we create unique stories with novel themes. Each story ties true events with fiction to create a whole new story. For more stories, visit www.thepublicbook.com
CrimeWAV.com is a new podcast series of crime short stories by some of today’s best contemporary writers in the genre. Call it detective fiction, hard boiled, action, mystery, whatever you want. This is the place for the stories you’ll love!
Who Killed Clive Peterson? Bass guitarist Paul Kingston is happy to take a last-minute job playing with Milwaukee’s greatest jazz band. But when the band’s leader is shot dead in the street, his widow asks Paul to find out why. The police say it was an accident, just another innocent bystander caught in gang war […]
“Where Were You the Night Billy Reno Died?” Bass guitarist Paul Kingston didn’t kill his old friend Billy, but the cops say he did, and he’s got no alibi. He’s about to start the biggest recording gig he’s landed in years, and now he’s wanted by the law. Hounded by an overzealous police detective, stalked […]
“SEX, DEATH, AND NOISY NEIGHBOURS” A killer has come to town. The victims are connected; each pointing to the next, as if in answer to the question: Who is The One? Is it Peter Reynolds: mild-mannered office clerk pouring petrol through his neighbour’s letterbox in the middle of the night? Is it Wayne Dolan: a […]
Each week, Nathaniel invites a writer to submit his or her wildest, funniest, or most disturbing story of under 1500 words. Without reading through or practicing, or even knowing what the story is about, Nathaniel will perform an audio of the story (a cold read). He will attempt to keep his composure as he reads […]
If our memory is the thing that shapes and defines us, that informs who we are at our very core, then God help us all…for memory, is a wicked and deceitful wretch. Thrust into a search for his own sister’s killer, Benjamin Cady flees Colorado and the only world he understands to scour the streets […]