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38 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 38 minutes read time.

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.

41 min read

The Vampyre

* Story contains bad language

A young man becomes involved with the mysterious, mirthless Lord Ruthven.

41 min read

Captain Eli's Best Ear

Two reclusive, retired ship's Captains decide to celebrate Christmas for the first time in years.

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.

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.

41 min read

The Adventure Of The Six Napoleons

* Story contains bad language

Lestrade consults Holmes when a number of busts of Napoleon are smashed at various locations around London.