Classic Railway Murders

  • by Baroness Orczy, Maurice Leblanc, Freeman Wills Croft
  • Narrated by Patrick Malahide
  • 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

These masterful stories reflect the classic railway era in Britain and provide the perfect setting for the perfect murder - or almost perfect. Challenge your own skills of deduction as you match wits with the best. Narrator Patrick Malahide's evocation of time, place, and culture is imbued with moody mystery most fine.You'll hear:
"The Mysterious Death on the Underground Railway" by Baroness Orczy: A murder is committed in full view of passengers, and yet nobody seems to be aware of the tragic incident."The Mysterious Railway Passenger" by Maurice Leblanc: A notorious villain dupes the police and escapes through his ingenuity and audacity."A Warning in Red" by Victor Whitechurch and E. Conway: A man's body is found on the railway line, but could not have been thrown out of the train as supposed by the police."The Mystery of the Sleeping Car Express" by Freeman Wills Crofts: A murderer escapes from a moving train with the victims and an innocent bystander locked inside their compartment.

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What the Critics Say

"These stories are engineered with old-fashioned craftsmanship. Patrick Malahide's marvelous range of voices adds to the pleasure." (Sunday Times)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-03-2001
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.