DiscoverShedunnitSpooky Sleuthing
Spooky Sleuthing

Spooky Sleuthing

Update: 2023-10-181


The supernatural and the rational come together in the murder mystery.

Thank you to my returning guest, Carla Valentine, for joining me. She is a trained mortuary technician and the technical curator at Barts Pathology Museum in London. She’s also the author of Murder Isn’t Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie.

This episode marks the beginning of the 2023 Shedunnit Pledge Drive! Help ensure the future of the podcast and get your hands on some exclusive audio perks by becoming a Shedunnit member now at

Mentioned in this episode:

The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe

The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie

The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace

The Pale Horse by Agatha Christie

The Halloween Murders by John Newton Chance

Wraiths and Changelings by Gladys Mitchell

Calendar of Crime by Ellery Queen

The Crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

The Plague Court Murders by John Dickson Carr

The Red Widow Murders by John Dickson Carr

Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer

When Last I Died by Gladys Mitchell

Murder is Easy by Agatha Christie

— The Unicorn Murders by John Dickson Carr

A Corpse at Camp Two by Glyn Carr

He Who Whispers by John Dickson Carr

The Spirit Murder Mystery by Robin Forsythe

Look to the Lady by Margery Allingham

Related Shedunnit episodes:

Knock Knock

Murder Isn't Easy

The Golden Age Autopsy

NB: Links to Blackwell's are affiliate links, meaning that the podcast receives a small commission when you purchase a book there (the price remains the same for you). Blackwell's is a UK bookselling chain that ships internationally at no extra charge.

Become a member of the Shedunnit book club and get bonus audio, listen to ad free episodes and join a book-loving community at

To be the first to know about future developments with the podcast, sign up for the newsletter at

The podcast is on TwitterFacebookTumblr and Instagram as @ShedunnitShow, and you can find it in all major podcast apps. Make sure you’re subscribed so you don’t miss the next episode. Click here to do that now in your app of choice.

Find a full transcript of this episode at

Music by Audioblocks and Blue Dot Sessions. See for more details.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit









Sleep Timer


End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

Spooky Sleuthing

Spooky Sleuthing

Caroline Crampton