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42 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 42 minutes read time.

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.

33 min read

The Adventure Of Charles Augustus Milverton

A young Lady employs Holmes to negotiate with London's most notorious blackmailer.

48 min read

The Horla

Creeping paranoia becomes something altogether more sinister, but is it madness or has he discovered a plot that threatens humanity.

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.

45 min read

The Bell In The Fog

A writer becomes obsessed with a portrait of a young girl.

48 min read

The Grasshopper

A woman marries a meek, scientifically minded doctor but can't help comparing him to her much-admired artistic friends.

32 min read

An Episode of the Reign of Terror

During the French Revolution, three nuns and a priest live in fear of a man who appears to be watching them.

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.