A Silent Witness by R. Austin Freeman (Free Audio Book)
A SILENT WITNESS by R. AUSTIN FREEMAN – A free audiobook
Narrated by Anna Simon
A Silent Witness is part of R. Austin Freeman’s detective series centering on the exploits of famous detective Dr. John Thorndyke. This time around the Dr. Thorndyke finds himself entangled in a strange case. The story begins when a young doctor Humprey Jardine discovers a corpse in Hampstead Heath during his nightly stroll. However, things take a turn for the bizarre when he returned with a police officer only to find the corpse mysteriously vanish. This, as he soon discovers, is just the start of a series of inexplicable and dangerous events. Questions arise as to whom that man was and if what he saw truly was a dead body. There is also the appearance of Mrs. Samway who seems to be following him.
If he Dr. Jardine wishes to solve this mystery and save himself then he will need the assistance of Dr. John Thorndyke in order to once and for all put an end to this mysterious case and get to the bottom of the truth before he himself becomes another victim.
The Silent Witness is the 4th novel from R. Austin Freeman’s Detective Dr. John Thorndyke series. Previous stories are also available for free in audiobook form such as The Eye of Osiris, The Red Thumb Mark and the Mystery of 31 New Inn. The Silent Witness is definitely one of his finest and is a true homage to classic detective stories by Arthur Conan Doyle.
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