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35 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 35 minutes read time.

30 min read

The Man With The Cough

A young engineer is charged with transporting secret documents across the English channel - but criminal elements are on his trail and thing

35 min read

The Reigate Puzzle

A trip to the country, supposedly for a rest, lead Holmes into a mystery involving an apparently random burglary and the murder of a coachma

34 min read

The Lost Special

The confession of a convicted killer sheds light on the disappearance of a mysterious Frenchman - along with the entire train he was travell

35 min read

The Black Doctor

When a popular local doctor is murdered, the angry brother of his ex-fiance seems the obvious suspect - until the doctor's uknown past begin

40 min read

The Adventure Of The Engineer's Thumb

* Story contains bad language

A man arrives at Dr Watson's house with a severed thumb - an injury which apparently occurred in the most unusual circumstances.

31 min read

The Invisible Man

* Story contains bad language

Threatening notes are sent to a brilliant inventor, apparently from a former rival for the affections of a young lady.

39 min read

The Private History of a Campaign that Failed

* Story contains bad language

The misadventures of a group of reluctant soldiers during the American civil war - in many ways, this story anticipates Catch 22.

32 min read

Lady with Lapdog

* Story contains bad language

A bored middle-aged adulterer picks up a young married woman little expecting the great love that will develop.

37 min read

The Queer Steps

* Story contains bad language

Confined to a room in an exclusive club during an important dinner, Father Brown notices some unusual sounding footsteps.

31 min read

The Star Child

* Story contains bad language

Two woodcutters discover a baby where a shooting star falls - but the child it becomes is both beautiful and cruel.