The Saltmarsh Murders : Mrs. Bradley

  • by Gladys Mitchell
  • Narrated by Gordon Griffin
  • Series: Mrs. Bradley
  • 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Noel Wells, curate in the sleepy village of Saltmarsh, likes to spend his time dancing in the study with the vicar’s niece, until one day the vicar’s unpleasant wife discovers her unmarried housemaid is pregnant and trouble begins.
It is left to Noel to call for the help of sometimes detective and full-time Freudian Mrs Bradley, who sets out on an unnervingly unorthodox investigation into the mysterious pregnancy, and investigation that also takes in smuggling, the village lunatic, a missing corpse, a public pillory, an exhumation and, of course, a murderer.
Mrs Bradley is easily one of the most memorable personalities in crime fiction, and in this classic whodunnit she proves that some English villages can be murderously peaceful.


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Wonderfully convoluted stories.

If you could sum up The Saltmarsh Murders in three words, what would they be?

For thinking readers.

What other book might you compare The Saltmarsh Murders to and why?

Others by this author.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

A film for people who enjoy a mystery. Not for males between the ages of 13 and 35.

Any additional comments?

These mysteries which were written in the early 20th Century are definitely dated, but they are quite enjoyable, since the reader is solving the crime along with the protagonist.

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- Lorriee "Tell us about yourself! Attorney/Rancher - eclectic taste in books in both fiction and non-fiction. Preference for British authors in mysteries, love well written dialogue and hate historical fiction."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2010
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books