by Arthur Conan Doyle
50 minutes, 34 seconds
Unabridged Short Mystery Story
Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard seeks the guidance of Sherlock Holmes and Watson when the mysterious destruction of statues leads to murder.
Read by Alex Wilson.
Originally for sale on March 21, 2012, and released free with a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial License five years later. See the Mission page for why.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1830) was a British doctor and author most famous for his innovative and influential detective fiction featuring the character of Sherlock Holmes. He also wrote historical novels and science fiction (including the 1912 classic The Lost World).
Alex Wilson is a writer and actor from northern Ohio and now based in Carrboro, North Carolina. His stories and comics have appeared/will appear in Asimov's Science Fiction, The Rambler, Outlaw Territory II (Image Comics), Weird Tales, Futurismic, LCRW and elsewhere. Locus has called him a "promising new writer," and Publishers Weekly also has nice things to say. Website)
Alex has performed lead roles in the North American premiere of (Richard Taylor's musical) Whistle Down the Wind and (Emmy-nominated director Jack Lucido's film) The Third Cord. He has recently appeared in the Deep Dish Theater productions of Hedda Gabler and Moon for the Misbegotten, and recorded narrations for Escape Pod and Night Shade Books. (Acting Resume/Reel) On early Telltale recordings, Alex is sometimes credited as "Alexander Wilson." He founded Telltale in 2004.