Hilton Cubitt, ein angesehener Gutsherr konsultiert Sherlock Holmes. Cubitts Frau Elsie wird von Geheimbotschaften aus tanzenden Strichmännchen in die Verzweiflung getrieben, doch weigert sie sich strikt, Einblick in ihre Vergangenheit in Amerika zu gewähren, die der Schlüssel zu sein scheint. Während Holmes den Code entschlüsselt, wird ihm klar, dass es nicht nur um einen dummen Streich geht, sondern um tödlichen Ernst. Tatsächlich wird sein Klient Cubitt kurz darauf ermordet. Kann Elsie noch gerettet werden?
Hilton Cubitt, from Derbyshire, consults Holmes about a series of dancing men picture-messages his wife is receiving. On their wedding-day, she had made Cubitt promise he would ask her nothing about her past, but she now seems to be terrified. Holmes has to decipher the code of the matchstick men and get to the bottom of the dreadful murder that lies behind it. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: David Ian Davies. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/onvo/000124de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Margo´s Auntie May is nominated for a prestigious award at the Mysteries USA Convention at the Hartford Hilton, so she reluctantly attends the opening night reception with Margo and Kate. By the next day, the sudden death of a publishing colleague has overshadowed the proceedings. The mystery deepens when May receives a letter from the victim, leaving her the rights to an unpublished manuscript from a best-selling author, now deceased, and giving her coded clues about where to find it. As Kate, Margo, Strutter and May race to crack the code, it becomes obvious that they´re not alone in their quest. Meanwhile, changes abound in the lives of the youngsters around them, including two immature swans on the Spring Street Pond. Can the blockbuster new title save May´s struggling publishing business, or will it be her swan song? ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Molly Elston. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/071445de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.