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.
"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.
(P)2001 by The Audio Partners Publishing Corp.