The Mystery at Stowe

  • by Vernon Loder
  • Narrated by Joseph Balderrama
  • 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

First published by Collins in 1928, this was the first of 22 mystery novels by Vernon Loder, one of the most popular British mystery-thriller writers of his generation.
When a guest at Stowe House is found dead, killed by a lethal dart, suspicion naturally falls on the resident collector of poisoned weapons from tribes in South America. With the entire house party as potential suspects, what part did the woman explorer play in this sinister tragedy? The local police are baffled and call on the help of an amateur whose recent assignment working with bushmen in Africa brings new insight into an increasingly unconventional investigation....


What the Critics Say

"The name of Mr Loder must be widely known as a reliable and promising indication on the cover of a detective story." (Times Literary Supplement)
"Successive books by Vernon Loder confirm the impression gathered by this reviewer that we have no better writer of thrill mystery in England." (Sunday Mercury)
"Just the effortless telling of a good story and meticulous observation of the rules." (Observer)


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Good Listen

loved it. Had to keep listening until the end. Did not see the end at all
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- afitz

The mystery at stowe

A good yarn although a little dated nice surprise ending
well worth the the reading
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-03-2016
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited