Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Fiction Podcasts
AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we'll post a reading of a story from our archives, supplemented with author interviews and interesting tidbits.
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine brings you the very best of crime fiction of all subgenres, from suspense to hardboiled to cozy to supernatural to traditional whodunits. And now you can listen to them in our podcasts. Come back frequently to check for new episodes!
"After the Fall" by Elaine Viets
Elaine Viets reads her story "After the Fall" from the January/February 2006 issue of AHMM. Featuring a question and answer session with editor Linda Landrigan.
"The Explosives Expert" by John Lutz
John Lutz reads his story from the September 1967 issue of AHMM. Recorded live at Bouchercon 2011.
"The Wall" by Rhys Bowen
Rhys Bowen reads her story "The Wall" from the July/August 2005 issue of AHMM, followed by a brief question and answer session between the author and editor Linda Landrigan.
"The MacGuffin Theft Case" by Steve Hockensmith
What does a top secret government project have to do with the invention of pizza as we know it? Steve Hockensmith reveals all in this story from our November 2005 issue.
"Akitada's First Case" by I.J. Parker
In this Shamus Award-winning story, which takes place in 11th century Japan, law clerk Sugawara Akitada is hired by a father whose daughter has suddenly disappeared. I.J. Parker is the author of seven Akitada novels, including the just-released The Masuda Affair (Severn House).
"The People Across the Canyon" by Margaret Millar
"Fandango by Flashlight" by Molly MacRae
Douglas Greene, publisher of Crippen & Landru, reads Margaret Millar's work from her collection of stories The Couple Next Door, published by Crippen & Landru. "The People Across the Canyon" was reprinted in the November 2005 issue of AHMM as a Mystery Classic.
In this cozy, read by the author, bookstore owner Margaret Welsh has noticed books disappearing from her store's shelves over several months, and now her elephant dung garden sculpture is missing too--could the garden thief and the bookworm be the same person?
"No Trouble At All" by Douglas Grant Johnson
A horrible crime might never have been uncovered if not for a retired schoolteacher's empathy with a young girl in distress.
"Digby, Attorney at Law" by Jim Fusilli
Jim Fusilli reads his Edgar-nominated story "Digby, Attorney at Law."
"Between Minke and Mayrev" by Kenneth Wishnia
Characters from THE FIFTH SERVANT continue their adventures in 16th century Eastern Europe.
"Burning Twilight" by Kenneth Wishnia
A lady apothecary faces community suspicion in a tie-in with Mr. Wishnia's new novel, THE FIFTH SERVANT.
"A Crust of Rice" by Martin Limón
"A Crust of Rice" by Martin Limón is a tale of survival in the aftermath of the Korean War. A desperate young woman, Ji-na, searches for her erstwhile boyfriend, an American G.I., claiming that he beat and robbed her. She finds unexpected help in the form of Kimiko, an older and wiser "business woman."
"Click, Click, Click" by R.T. Lawton
It seemed like a clear shot . . . A holiday caper by R. T. Lawton, read by AHMM's assistant editor, Laurel Fantauzzo.
"The End of the Train" by Mike Wiecek
"The End of the Train" takes us to the Newark, New Jersey, train yards, where it appears a train loaded with dangerous chemicals has been inexplicably stolen. This story is from the June 2007 issue of AHMM.
"Killing Time" by Jane K. Cleland
The author herself reads her award-nominated story featuring Josie Prescott, an antiques dealer in New Hampshire.
"In Search Of" by Will Ludwigsen
From the June 2008 issue of AHMM, a tight tale with a rare perspective. The story is read by actor and playwright Daniel John Kelley ( www.DanielJohnKelley.com ).
Come back frequently to check for new episodes!