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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 3. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: The Captain Of The Polestar, B.24 and The Lost Special. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion Dr. John H. Watson redefined...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 4. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: The Leather Funnel, The Beetle Hunter, The Black Doctor and The Jew's Breastplate. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Darker Side Of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Volume 5. Most famous for his tales of crimes and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. The stories featured in this volume include: Lot 249, The Man with the Watches, The Japanned Box and The Club Footed Grocer. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine-tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal measure! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Inspired by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy De Maupassant, and Emile Gaboriau, Arthur Conan Doyle's now iconic mastermind sleuth and his companion Dr....read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (May 22, 1859 - July 7, 1930) was a Scottish physician and author, best-known for his stories about Sherlock Holmes, considered milestones in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works included science fiction stories and fantasy novels, most notably, "The Lost World," as well as, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels. The following 1930 recording is from a talk on creating Sherlock Holmes, and...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the eleventh of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in May 1892. A banker asks Holmes to investigate after a "Beryl Coronet" entrusted to him is damaged at his home. Awakened by noise, he had found his son, Arthur, holding the damaged coronet. Arthur refuses to speak, neither admitting guilt nor explaining himself. Footprints in the snow outside the house tell Holmes that the banker's niece had conspired with a blackguard to steal the coronet; Arthur had discovered the crime in...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Most famous for his tales of crime and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. This set contains the stories: The Horror of the Heights, The Lord of Chateau Noir, The Nightmare Room, The Ring of Thoth & The Brazilian Cat. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Most famous for his tales of crime and deduction, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle also had a passion for suspense, the supernatural and the macabre as demonstrated in this collection of gothic short stories. This set contains the stories: The New Catacomb, Playing with Fire, The Terror of Blue John Gap, The Case of Lady Sannox, The Brown Hand, The Los Amigos Fiasco. So get ready for Doyle's vivid spine tingling imagination to unnerve and thrill you in equal...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British author most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction. Here are two of his best stories, The New Catacomb and The...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A superb collection of stories that will enthral both young and old. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the world's great storytellers, exhibiting astounding versatility in his narration, as he ranges between science fiction (in ""When the World Screamed""), mystery and adventure (in ""The Lost Special""), horror (in ""The Leather Funnel""), action and heroism (in ""The Croxley Master"") and the ghostly occult (in ""The Brown Hand""). This outstanding collection will keep listeners on the edge of their armchairs for 10 hours of breathless excitement and suspense. * 'The Brazilian Cat' * 'The Case of Lady Sannox' * 'The Japanned Box' * 'The New Catacomb' * 'The Croxley...read more

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    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Seven short story masterpieces by the acknowledged master of the short story, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 'The Parasite' 'The Mystery of Sasassa Valley' 'The Man with the Watches' 'A Pastoral Horror' 'The Slapping Sal' 'Lot No. 249' 'The Ring of...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the seventh story of twelve in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in January 1892. A "Blue Carbuncle" is stolen from a hotel suite, and a former felon is soon arrested. However, an acquaintance of Holmes discovers the carbuncle in the throat of a Christmas goose. Holmes traces the owner of the goose, but soon determines that he was not the thief by offering him a replacement goose. The detective continues his search, first to an inn and then a dealer in Covent Garden. The dealer refuses to provide Holmes with...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Speckled Band is one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by Scottish author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is the eighth of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Helen Stoner worries her stepfather may be trying to kill her after he contrives to move her to the bedroom where her sister had died two years earlier, shortly before her wedding. Stoner is herself now engaged, and Holmes learns that her stepfather's annuity (from the estate of his wife-??Stoner's mother) would be greatly reduced if either sister married. During a late-night investigation of the bedroom, Holmes and Watson discover a dummy bell-pull near a ventilator. As...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the ninth of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in March 1892. An engineer, Victor Hatherley, attends Dr Watson's surgery after his thumb is chopped off, and recounts his tale to Watson and Holmes. Hatherley had been hired for 50guineas to repair a machine he was told compressed Fuller's earth into bricks. Hatherley was told to keep the job confidential, and was transported to the job in a carriage with frosted glass, to keep the location secret. He was shown the press, but...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the tenth of the twelve stories collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. The story was first published in Strand Magazine in April 1892. Lord Robert St. Simon's new American bride, Hatty Doran, has disappeared almost immediately after the wedding. The servants had prevented an old love interest of his from forcing her way into the wedding breakfast, Hatty had been seen in whispered conversation with her maid, and Inspector Lestrade arrives with the news that Hatty's wedding dress and ring have been found floating in the Serpentine. Holmes quickly...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the last of the twelve collected in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine in June 1892. Violet Hunter consults Holmes after being offered a governess job subject to a number of unusual conditions, including cutting her hair short. The wage is extremely high, £120, and she decides to accept the job, though Holmes tells her to contact him if she needs to. After a number of strange occurrences, including the discovery of a sealed-off wing of the house, she does so. Holmes discovers that someone had been kept prisoner in...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    "They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" The Great Detective embarks upon his most terrifying case, when an ancient curse threatens to claim the life of the last surviving member of the Baskerville family. Does a demonic hound stalk the moor at night? Sir Arthur Conan Doyle''s classic tale of mystery is brought to life in this lushly-scored, full-cast audio adaptation featuring Sir Derek Jacobi (Cadfael, Gladiator) as Sherlock Holmes with Anthony D.P. Mann as Dr. Watson. Cast: Sir Derek Jacobi (Sherlock Holmes), Anthony D.P. Mann (Dr. Watson), Ilke Hincer (Sir Henry), Amie Bello (Mrs. Barrymore), Nikolas Yuen (Mortimer), Barry Yuen (Stapleton), Lisa Morrissey (Hotel...read more