The Riddle of the Frozen Flame

Thomas W. HANSHEW (1857 - 1914) and Mary E. HANSHEW (1852 - 1927)


Another full-length mystery story featuring Hamilton Cleek, whom we met first in Cleek: The Man of the Forty Faces. This time, Cleek investigates the sinister disappearance of people and the mysterious appearance of flames at night in the desolate Fens, and his friend Superintendent Narkom of Scotland Yard tries to solve some tricky cases of bank robberies in London.

While not quite up to the standard we have come to expect from previous Cleek adventures, it is still quite a jolly romp, and Cleek's cockney sidekick Dollops is always good fun. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)

Genre(s): General Fiction, Detective Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 01 - The Law Ruth Golding
00:16:24
Play 02 02 - The Frozen Flames Ruth Golding
00:17:40
Play 03 03 - Sunshine and Shadow Ruth Golding
00:13:21
Play 04 04 - An Evil Genius Ruth Golding
00:14:16
Play 05 05 - The Spectre at the Feast Ruth Golding
00:21:57
Play 06 06 - A Shot in the Dark Ruth Golding
00:13:17
Play 07 07 - The Watcher in the Shadow Ruth Golding
00:14:47
Play 08 08 - The Victim Ruth Golding
00:13:19
Play 09 09 - The Second Victim Ruth Golding
00:13:08
Play 10 10 - -- And the Lady Ruth Golding
00:11:19
Play 11 11 - The Secret of the Flames Ruth Golding
00:20:25
Play 12 12 - 'As a Thief in the Night --' Ruth Golding
00:12:49
Play 13 13 - A Gruesome Discovery Ruth Golding
00:22:05
Play 14 14 - The Spin of the Wheel Ruth Golding
00:14:26
Play 15 15 - A Startling Disclosure Ruth Golding
00:14:14
Play 16 16 - Trapped! Ruth Golding
00:18:00
Play 17 17 - In the Cell Ruth Golding
00:15:51
Play 18 18 - Possible Excitement Ruth Golding
00:18:43
Play 19 19 - What Took Place at 'The Pig and Whistle' Ruth Golding
00:21:20
Play 20 20 - At the Inquest Ruth Golding
00:27:28
Play 21 21 - Questions -- and Answers Ruth Golding
00:18:06
Play 22 22 - A New Departure Ruth Golding
00:18:49
Play 23 23 - Prisoners Ruth Golding
00:16:35
Play 24 24 - In the Dark Ruth Golding
00:25:02
Play 25 25 - The Web of Circumstance Ruth Golding
00:15:42
Play 26 26 - Justice and Justification Ruth Golding
00:27:09
Play 27 27 - The Solving of the Riddle Ruth Golding
00:26:01
Play 28 28 - 'Toward Morning...' Ruth Golding
00:04:36