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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Boscombe Valley Mystery, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the fourth of the twelve stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in the Strand Magazine in 1891. Lestrade summons Holmes to a community in Herefordshire, where a local landowner has been murdered outdoors. The deceased's estranged son is strongly implicated. Holmes quickly determines that a mysterious third man may be responsible for the crime, unraveling a thread involving a secret criminal past, thwarted love, and blackmail. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson take a train to Boscombe Valley, in Herefordshire. En route, Holmes...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    First published in 1901, The Hound of the Baskervilles tells the story of Sir Henry Baskerville, who arrives at Baskerville Hall to investigate the mysterious death of his uncle, Sir Charles. Charles's strange and unexpected death resurrects long-ignored fears about a gigantic ghostly hound that is said to have haunted his family for generations. Sherlock Holmes, always calm and calculating, uses his keen powers of observation to discern the fine lines between good and evil, truth and fiction, and reason and superstition, even as the story's events threaten to spiral out of...read more

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    It is strange to consider that, although The Hound Of The Baskervilles is Conan Doyle's most popular novel, his hero is absent for much of the time. Notice how he sets up an atmosphere of supernatural horror right from the start through Dr Mortimer's reading of the ancient curse, and how he then presents as assortment of bizarre clues - in particular, the riddle of the missing boots - which Holmes will have to unravel. As the story progresses, red herrings are thrown up to put Holmes and Watson - and the listener - off the scent, so that interest is sustained throughout. 1. SUPERSTITION OR MURDER. Dr James Mortimer. Trustee of the late Sir Charles Baskerville's will, visits Holmes,...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 nail-biting stories: The Adventure of the Empty House, The Adventure of the Norwood Builder, The Adventure of the Dancing Men, The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist, The Adventure of the Priory School, The Adventure of Black Peter, The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, The Adventure of the Six Napoleons, The Adventure of the Three Students, The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez, The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter, The Adventure of the Abbey Grange, The Adventure of the Second Stain. *Extended track length will prohibit the ability to burn to a standard...read more

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    A rich American is murdered under mysterious circumstances in a manor house in Sussex, England. Sherlock Holmes, accompanied by Dr. Watson, is invited to help the investigation. Though Holmes solves the mystery at hand, his attention and indeed the mystery itself shifts to the coalfields of North America. The heart of the matter is corruption - the date is 1875. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle puts his finger, with uncanny accuracy, on civil corruption which so blighted North America in that century. *Extended track length will prohibit the ability to burn to a standard...read more

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    Some things are just too good to be true. Holmes surely suspects as much. A gentleman gained an office job based on the color of his hair and then lost the position mysteriously. He wants to know...read more

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    Percy "Tadpole" Phelps, an old school friend of Watson, finds himself in a desperate situation. His career at the Foreign Office has been jeopardized by the disappearance of a secret treaty that was placed in his trust. Sherlock Holmes comes to the rescue of the disgraced...read more

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    Family Tradition steeped in ancient ritual? Is it that simple? The Great Detective doesn't think so. In this mystery, Sherlock Holmes recalls one of his earliest cases. The butler of Reginald Musgrave, one of Holmes' former schoolmates, has disappeared, and the local police can't solve the case. Holmes travels to the Musgrave estate and once there not only discovers the butler, but also finds out about the origin of the centuries-old Musgrave...read more

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    A tale of mystery, scandal, and murder that may have been committed by the Ku Klux Klan in London. Who else but Sherlock Holmes can solve these series of...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A son is accused of his father's murder, and the evidence against him looks overwhelming. But Miss Turner, a lovely young woman who has known him since childhood, refuses to believe he is guilty. She calls on Sherlock Holmes to see if he can find some loophole, some flaw in the circumstantial evidence. Holmes is certain that he can discover the true murderer, but will it also be the undoing of Miss...read more

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    Can Sherlock Holmes solve this complex mystery of international politics, deceit, and, of course,...read more

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    A mutilated woman, a circus strongman and betrayal lead Holmes to solve a mystery that remained up in the air for many...read more

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    A locked room that contains a university exam has apparently been broken into. Holmes is called in. With very few clues remaining, can he find the...read more

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    Holmes receives a letter from a Nathan Garrideb asking for help. He is looking for another man with his unusual surname for it will mean an inheritance for him. He has been approached by another man, John Garrideb, who says that he needs to find others with the same last name. Why does Holmes' investigation lead to a tragic...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    At the request of an old rugby friend of Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes finds himself on a hunt for a vampire - or rather, on a mission to prove that vampires are the stuff of Medieval legend, not a part of the modern world. Holmes soon faces a question that truly tests his superb detective abilities: Could a mother harm her own...read more

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    She whispers to her sister "speckled band" then dies mysteriously. Though the cause of death is fleeting to most, the Great Detective suspects murder. He then traps the mastermind and the surprise...read more

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    A young music teacher is terrorized by the mysterious figure who follows her as she bicycles. She appeals to Holmes, who is very nearly too late to save her from a monstrous...read more

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    A Napolean obsession or could there be more to it? A lunatic is roaming London seeking out and smashing Napoleonic sculpted busts. Holmes wonders if he is as addled as he seems, or is there a method to his...read more

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    The Prime Minister comes to Holmes in the matter of a document stolen from the dispatch box, was kept at home in Whitehall Terrace when not at work. If divulged, this document could bring about very dire consequences for all Europe - even...read more