The Bedlam Detective

  • by Stephen Gallagher
  • Narrated by Michael Page
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sebastian Becker, a former Pinkerton man, lives in England and investigates wealthy eccentrics who may be too insane to care for their own affairs. He is asked to investigate rich landowner Sir Owain, but arrives to discover two young girls have been murdered, and it is not the first time children have come to harm in this small town.
Owain's sanity is in question after a disastrous adventure that killed his family and colleagues, and Becker suspects him of the killings. A smart young suffragette and the wild daughter of a horse trainer had a frightening childhood experience that may hold some of the answers Becker seeks, but only if Becker can convince them to trust him in time.


What the Critics Say

"Masterful whodunit." (Publishers Weekly)


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I hope this is the beginning of a series. I listened straight through and except for a couple of the accents, thought it was the nearly perfect Victorian mystery. I recommend it.

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- Margaret

If becomes Series I'd read more

It wasn't my favorite book by any means but kept me entertained for the most part. I hope there are more books to come.
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- Kathy "Avid Audiobook listener. Mostly like historical fiction or contemporary mystery/suspense."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-23-2012
  • Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC