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The Secret of Lonesome Cove

Samuel Hopkins Adams (1871-1958)

1. 01 - The Body on the Beach
2. 02 - Professor Kent Makes a Call
3. 03 - My Lady of Mystery
4. 04 - An Inquiry
5. 05 - One Use For a Monocle
6. 06 - The Retreat In Order
7. 07 - Simon P. Groot Does Business
8. 08 - Reckonings
9. 09 - Chester Kent Declines a Job
10. 10 - The Invasion
11. 11 - Hedgerow House
12. 12 - The Unbidden Visitor
13. 13 - Loose Ends
14. 14 - The Lone Fisherman
15. 15 - The Turn of the Game
16. 16 - The Meeting
17. 17 - Chance Sits In
18. 18 - The Master of Stars
19. 19 - The Strange Tryst
20. 20 - In the White Room
21. 21 - Rewards

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A body is found on the beach not far from a New England town one morning. Curiously, nobody recognizes the dead woman, and nobody in or near the town seems to be a suspect in a possible murder, therefore most of them assume that she simply washed ashore from a passing vessel. Only problem is vessels didn't pass that stretch of the coast because of it's peculiar tides and eddies; hence its name, Lonesome Cove. Following the finding of the body, the officials of the town start acting a bit peculiar towards how to handle the dead body. The sheriff, the attorney in the town, the village gossip, and even the town doctor all seem to want the identification of the body hushed up. And therefore the body is immediately buried, and the officials hope all will be forgotten and done with. Cause of death: drowning. Enter Chester Kent, who isn't convinced in the same way that the townspeople are, and is willing to pull at his ear lobe in an effort to determine the identity of the body, and how it came to it's demise. (Introduction by Roger Melin)



Really good story! And well read by Roger....if only there was a listing of his readings, THAT’S what I would search for....

james millward

- The Secret of Lonesome Cove

Awesome story. gripping right to the last chapter. absolutely loved it and the story is fabulously narrated by the of the best stories yet


- The Secret of Lonesome Cove

Thank you to Roger Melin for another very high quality narration of a very good story. There is a clever twist at the conclusion of the mystery, doubt you'll figure out out before you get to it!


- Excellent

A very captivating tale with a twist. I liked it a lot.