Fergus Hume

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 2


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The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes was a British TV series from the early 70s that dramatized stories written contemporaneously with the Sherlock…

Short Mystery Story Collection 005


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LibriVox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 005: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

The Bishop's Secret


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Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit…

Short Mystery Story Collection 007


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Librivox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 007: a collection of 16 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab


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“The following report appeared in the Argus newspaper of Saturday, the 28th July, 18-- “Truth is said to be stranger than fiction, and c…

The Opal Serpent


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An old pawnbroker is found strangled with his lips pinned together with an opal serpent broach. He has a beautiful daughter who is apparentl…

The Lady from Nowhere


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A mysterious woman is found murdered in a yellow boudoir. Who is she and where does she come from? Detective Absalom Gebb is on the case. (I…

The Secret Passage


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Excellent murder mystery. On September 9, 1905, the NY Times Saturday Review of Books described this book as follows: "That painstaking…

The Silent House


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A mystery about a "locked door" murder committed in a house that has a reputation for being haunted. In the first half of the book…

Hagar of the Pawn-Shop


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Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly Lo…

The Red Window


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Two former school friends, now both military men, meet again and discover both are trying to lose themselves to public gaze. Dick West has i…

Red Money


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Greed and lost love collide to create dark secrets. Through twists and turns, corrupt aristocrats let family and honor overshadow love and t…

The Silver Bullet


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Dr. Jim Herrick and his friend Robin are on a walking tour in the English countryside when they come across a large house where all the ligh…

The Spider


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Arthur Vernon, member of the Athenian club and member of “society,” has a secret. His father has died and left him destitute, so he has begu…

The Dwarf's Chamber And Other Stories


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Short Stories by Fergus Hume (1859 – 1932), a prolific English novelist. - Summary by wikipedia

Lady Jim of Curzon Street


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Faced with bankruptcy and trapped in an unhappy marriage, Lady Jim Kaims has to solve her problems alone. After every decent way fails her, …

The Mikado Jewel


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A widow has been murdered in the home of a relative on a foggy night in London town when all residents were off on to the theatre, and one t…

A Coin Of Edward VII


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A family celebrates Christmas and its flaws are gently exposed by the house guest Mrs. Parry. Giles is engaged to the wealthy Daisy, yet is …

Madame Midas


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Hume was born in England, the second son of Dr James Hume. At the age of three his father emigrated with his family to Dunedin, New Zealand.…

First Chapter Collection 004


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Librivox First Chapter Collection 004 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, chosen by Librivox volunteers.This volume …