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Author: Caroline Crampton

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The podcast that unravels the mysteries behind classic detective stories.
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Today on my summer break guest series, we have Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist again (along with my husband Guy Cuthbertson) talking about the books we read to feel better when we’re ill — plenty of detective fiction, of course. This episode first appeared on Helen’s podcast in August 2018. Find The Allusionist at theallusionist.org …
Alter Ego (The Allusionist)

Alter Ego (The Allusionist)

2019-07-2400:29:57

I’m taking a summer break from making the podcast, but I’ve roped in some friends to keep you entertained while I’m gone. Today, we have Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist, with three pieces about alter egos in an episode that first appeared on her show in April 2019. Keep your ears peeled until the last …
20. The Lady Detective

20. The Lady Detective

2019-07-1000:21:00

Meet Maud West, a real life lady detective from the golden age of detective fiction who lived a very colourful life — as well as sleuthing, she liked to dress up as Charlie Chaplin and once threatened to shoot a ghost. But who was she, really? Find links to all the books mentioned and more …
19. Back To School

19. Back To School

2019-06-2600:27:49

School is an enclosed world that breeds tension and suspicion and stress. No wonder it’s such a perfect setting for a murder mystery. Find links to all the books mentioned and more details about my guests at shedunnitshow.com/backtoschool. Become a member of the Shedunnit book club and get bonus audio, listen to ad free episodes …
18. Florence Maybrick II

18. Florence Maybrick II

2019-06-1200:33:01

Her trial gripped the nation and tested Britain’s legal system to the limit. But what happened to Florence Maybrick? This is the second of a two part story — listen to episode 16 first at shedunnitshow.com/florencemaybrick. Find links to further information and sources at shedunnitshow.com/florencemaybricktwo. Become a member of the Shedunnit book club and get …
17. On The Thames

17. On The Thames

2019-05-2900:22:08

The River Thames has always had a dark side. Its fast-flowing, tidal waters have long attracted those with something to hide. Find links to further reading and sources at shedunnitshow.com/onthethames. You can order my book about the Thames, The Way to the Sea, from Waterstones, Amazon or an independent bookshop. For international purchases, Amazon is …
16. Florence Maybrick I

16. Florence Maybrick I

2019-05-1500:27:44

A shipboard romance that somehow became one of the most notorious domestic poisoning cases in British history. This is the story of Florence Maybrick. Check back for part two of this story on 12 June. Find links to further information and sources at shedunnitshow.com/florencemaybrick. Become a member of the Shedunnit book club and get bonus …
15. Period Style

15. Period Style

2019-05-0100:21:06

Murder mysteries: if you believe the clichés, they all happened in the 1920s and 1930s, surrounded by flappers and butlers.  But let’s take a second to wonder — why is it that detective fiction is so closely associated with this period style? Find more information about my guest Jacqueline Winspear and the Maisie Dobbs books …
14. Pseudonyms

14. Pseudonyms

2019-04-1700:21:27

Authors’ names loom large when we think about detective stories. Yet many of them are pseudonyms, created just to appear on book covers. But why go to all this trouble? And what makes a good pen name, anyway? Find more information about my guest Helen Fields / H.S. Chandler at her website helenfields.co.uk and get …
By any definition, the New Zealand crime writer Ngaio Marsh lived an extraordinary life. But who was she really, this globetrotting blockbuster author who divided her life between opposite sides of the world? Find more information about my guest Joanne Drayton and links to the books discussed at shedunnitshow.com/ngaiomarsh. To be the first to know …
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Comments (3)

Jane Evangeline Antonia Feast

Love the throwaway line at the end.

May 15th
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Grech Games

such an interesting episode! thank you for making this series :)

Apr 18th
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Alka Joglekar

Love the idea of real life mysteries & love the easy & conversational style. The music at the beginning & end of the episode is very good. However, I find the bits of music playing during the conversation very distracting - would much prefer a podcast without background music!

Dec 13th
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