J. S. Fletcher

Scarhaven Keep


Read by Cate Barratt


The northern English sea coast provides a compelling backdrop for this genre of writing; a mysterious disappearance, a love interest, and pl…

The Talleyrand Maxim


Read by Kevin Green


John Mallathorpe, a wealthy Yorkshire industrialist and land owner dies in an accident, apparently without making a will. His estate goes t…

The Chestermarke Instinct


Read by MaryAnn


Bank manager John Hornbury is missing, as are securities and jewels from the bank’s vault. Gabriel Chestermarke and his nephew Joseph have u…

The Paradise Mystery


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A quiet cathedral town in England, full of gossips and people who are not quite who they seem to be, is the setting for this murder mystery.…

The Borough Treasurer


Read by MaryAnn


Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket and even been elected as Mayor and Treasu…

The Herapath Property


Read by Richard Kilmer


Jacob Herapath, a wealthy property developer and member of Parliament, is found dead in his office, a revolver at his side and a bullet woun…

The Middle Temple Murder


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The dead body of a man is found on the steps to some chambers of Middle Temple Lane, near London's law courts. A journalist and a young lawy…

The Middle of Things


Read by Nathalie J.


A habitual late night stroll down Markendale Square plunges Viner into the middle of things most mysterious and most perplexing. A murder, a…

The Orange-Yellow Diamond


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A novelist finds himself struggling to make ends meet. In his effort to raise a bit of money to get him by, he finds himself in the middle o…

The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation


Read by MaryAnn


Marshall Allerdyke is driving through the night from London to Hull in response to an urgent telegram from his cousin. As he nears Hull, a …

Dead Men's Money


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This classic mystery produces its first dead body during a clandestine midnight meeting. Already nothing is what it seems... (Summary by Ges…

Ravensdene Court


Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Leonard Middlebrook, a young attorney with, among other things, a bibliographical interest, accepts an invitation to lonely Ravensdene Court…

In the Mayor's Parlour


Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


“Rotten borough” is a term that goes back to the 18th century, and it used to mean a parliamentary constituency in which a few property owne…

Short Story Collection Vol. 017


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 017: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members.

The Middle Temple Murder (version 2)


Read by Lynne T


A classic English murder mystery story, set in the legal center of London draws the reluctant attention of a journalist as he makes his way …

The Charing Cross Mystery


Read by Kirsten Wever


Here's another intriguing mystery by J. S. Fletcher, centering on why a former high-level police official was murdered, and on whether - and…

The Markenmore Mystery


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After seven years of silence, Guy Markenmore returns to his family home at Markenmore Court. Knowing his father Sir Anthony to be close to d…

Short Poetry Collection 192


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This is a collection of 48 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2019.

First Chapter Collection 005


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LibriVox First Chapter Collection 005 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, fiction and nonfiction, mostly English but…