Why So Dead?
Ellery Queen

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Narrated By: Traber Burns

Duration: 4 hours and 57 minutes

What to expect

Tim Corrigan, the eye-patched detective with the knack for murderous situations, plunges into the wildest, farthest-out caper of his career. His assignment leads him to a splendid but terrified harem of veiled beauties, a millionaire sultan with a roving eye, and a gang of turbaned mystery men with a lust for violence. Corrigan’s job: protect a priceless ruby as red as the color of murder.

Genre

Crime and mystery fiction, Crime and mystery fiction, Thriller / suspense fiction

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“Ellery Queen clearly is, after Poe, the most important American in mystery fiction.”