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39 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 39 minutes read time.

35 min read

The Resident Patient

A reputable doctor comes to Holmes for advice when a mysterious benefactor, resident at his clinic, becomes paranoid about the security of t

38 min read

The Woman at Seven Brothers

An assistant lighthouse keeper arrives at his first appointment - on an island with the lighthouse keeper and his strange young wife.

38 min read

The Adventure Of The Solitary Cyclist

After accepting a post as a music teacher at a country house, a woman begins to worry when she is followed by a mysterious stranger on her w

39 min read

The Adventure Of The Missing Three Quarter

Holmes investigates the disappearance of the top player in the Cambridge University Rugby team on the eve of a match against Oxford.

41 min read

The Baron's Quarry

* Story contains bad language

A man takes up an offer to stay with a charming but ferocious baron - who promises some unusual hunting near his cold Carpathian home.

38 min read

A Piece of Steak

* Story contains bad language

A prize fighter struggles to survive in his twilight years. A lyrical Rocky 10.

41 min read

Men of Leisure

* Story contains bad language

A drifter describes making, spending and losing a few bucks.

34 min read

The Daughters of the Late Colonel

Two sisters readjust their lives following the death of their father.

39 min read

The Reckoning

A couple are in agreement on the ethics of marriage but personal feelings, inevitably, intrude.

34 min read

The Greek Interpreter

An interpreter seeks Holmes' advice after being abducted and forced to translate a conversation with a bound and gagged man. A story that al

36 min read

The Body Snatcher

* Story contains bad language

A student doctor becomes suspicious of the methods being used to supply dead bodies for his professor's dissection table.

43 min read

Xingu

* Story contains bad language

The members of a women's Lunch Club - an organisation rife with political infighting - are keen to impress a distinguished guest.