Discover a collection of stories which are around 38 minutes read time.
On holiday in the Black Forest, a matchmaking couple involve a beautiful local girl in a bet concerning the marital status of a young friend
The story of Sump Stevenson, an optimist and coal miner.
* Story contains bad language
Foraminifera 9 is bored, bored, bored - and what better way to relieve boredom than a trip back in time?
Holmes investigates the murder of a popular and apparently happily married Colonel.
A Christmas mystery for detective Sherlock Holmes beginning with a lost hat and an abandoned goose.
Holmes comes to the aid of the King of Bohemia, a case which brings him into contact with the adventuress Irene Adler.
On a wet and windy night, three strangers turn up at a young girl's christening party.
A renowned judge recalls a youthful adventure in Venice that began with an encounter with the beautiful Polixena Cador.
A penniless man is bet that he can't survive for a month - starting and ending with nothing but an implausible, but real, £1,000,000 note.
An ill-tempered ex-ship's-captain is brutally murdered, pinned agaist the wall of his garden shed by a harpoon.
A spectacular party is thrown in honour of the Infanta of Spain's birthday; there are actors, jugglers, magicians - and a dancing dwarf. A
A hard-up young man receives a timely invitation to visit a mysterious, wealthy cousin at his country retreat - a bizzare menagerie of birds