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Previously part of a collection, this rare Ellery Queen mystery is available as a standalone audiobook for the first time.

In "The Honest Swindler", Ellery is challenged to solve an imaginary riddle devised by three members of the Puzzle Club. He must explain how an old prospector could have spent five years on a fruitless uranium hunt and still have returned every penny of his backers' money.

©1971 Ellery Queen (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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  • Michael Kramer
  • 11-09-2020

Nice short story

This was a classic how did he do it take just as good as classic Agatha Christie

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  • Tony Rawlinson
  • 10-03-2020

Simply Brilliant!

Ellery Queen fabulous as usual, with an outstanding narrator to accompany this little old gem.

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