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Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine's Podcast

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AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.

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AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.

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45 Ratings
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Audio version of magazine

By samtha25 - Jul 11 2017
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I'd happily pay for an audio version of the magazine read by pros, not authors.

Love this podcast

By madamepurl - Apr 24 2010
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They pick the best of the best stories. Excellent productions and fun for mystery lovers.

iTunes Ratings

45 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
6
2
2
7

Audio version of magazine

By samtha25 - Jul 11 2017
Read more
I'd happily pay for an audio version of the magazine read by pros, not authors.

Love this podcast

By madamepurl - Apr 24 2010
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They pick the best of the best stories. Excellent productions and fun for mystery lovers.

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Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine's Podcast

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AHMM introduces The Hitchcock Podcast Series. Each month we post a new reading of a favorite story from our archives, selected and introduced by the magazine's editor, Linda Landrigan. For over 60 years, AHMM has published the best in short crime fiction. This podcast series features stories by AHMM contributors, occasionally supplemented by interviews with the authors. Visit TheMysteryPlace.com for more stories, book reviews, subscription information, and more.

"Burning Twilight" by Kenneth Wishnia

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A lady apothecary faces community suspicion in a tie-in with Mr. Wishnia’s new novel, The Fifth Servant.

Feb 23 2010

18mins

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Adjuncts Anonymous" by B. K. Stevens

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B. K. Stevens reads her story "Adjuncts Anonymous" from the June 2009 issue of AHMM. www.bkstevensmysteries.com www.trace-evidence.net

Jun 19 2012

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"Digby, Attorney at Law" by Jim Fusilli

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Jim Fusilli reads his Edgar-nominated story "Digby, Attorney at Law."

Apr 19 2010

27mins

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"Ice-Cold Murder" by Marianne Wilski Strong

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Marianne Wilski Strong reads her story "Ice-Cold Murder," and talks about the story's setting (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) and her current project inspired by the short fiction of Louisa May Alcott. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2018. http://wilskistrong.com/

Aug 20 2018

48mins

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"The Kenduskeag Killer" by Kathy Lynn Emerson

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Kathy Lynn Emerson reads her story "The Kenduskeag Killer" from the April 2005 issue. http://www.kathylynnemerson.com/

Oct 17 2014

45mins

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"One for the Road" by Gigi Vernon

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Gigi Vernon reads her story "One for the Road" from the January/February 2006 issue. Recorded on location at Bouchercon 2013 http://www.gigivernon.com/

Jun 27 2014

31mins

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"The Hoard" by Chris Muessig

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Chris Muessig reads his story "The Hoard" from the July/August 2014 issue, recorded on location at Bouchercon 2015.

Jan 08 2016

45mins

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"A Crust of Rice" by Martin Limón

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"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."

Jan 15 2010

24mins

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"A Lacking for Salt" by Martha Lufkin

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In our 40th podcast, Martha Lufkin reads "A Lacking for Salt," from the September 1997 issue of AHMM.

Apr 01 2016

33mins

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"Christmas Help" by Peter Sellers

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Peter Sellers reads his story "Christmas Help" from the January/February 2018 issue, and talks a bit about the story's genesis. Recorded at Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto. http://www.sellersandnewel.com/

Feb 09 2018

29mins

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"18 1/2 Minute Gap"

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MWA Treasurer and award-winning journalist Larry Light reads his story "18 1/2 Minute Gap" from the January/February 2015 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about the inspiration for the story and how relevant the subject is today. http://www.lawrencelight.com

Dec 11 2018

28mins

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"Shadow People" by Rex Burns

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Rex Burns reads his story "Shadow People" from the June 2006 issue of AHMM. http://www.rexburns.com/

May 17 2013

41mins

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"So a Man Walks Into a Bookstore" by Meredith Anthony

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Meredith Anthony reads her story "So a Man Walks Into a Bookstore" from the June 2014 issue of AHMM, and talks about her recent novel. Recorded at our Lower Manhattan office. http://www.meredithanthony.com

Jul 02 2018

24mins

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Episode 14: "Dudman's Word" by Russel D. McLean (read by the author)

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Russel D. McLean reads his AHMM story "Dudman's Word," featuring Private Eye Sam Bryson and set in a vividly drawn Dundee, Scotland. http://www.russeldmclean.com/ http://www.theseayemeanstreets.blogspot.com/

Apr 15 2011

35mins

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“Between Minke and Mayrev” by Kenneth Wishnia

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Characters from THE FIFTH SERVANT continue their adventures in 16th century Eastern Europe.

Mar 15 2010

51mins

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"Variable Winds" by Susan Oleksiw

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Susan Oleksiw, author of the Mellingham, MA and Anita Ray mystery series, reads her story “Variable Winds” from the October 2016 issue of AHMM. After the reading, the author talks about her writing, characters, and current projects. www.susanoleksiw.com

Mar 08 2019

33mins

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"The People Across the Canyon" by Margaret Millar

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Douglas Greene, publisher of Crippen & Landru reads "The People Across the Canyon" by Margaret Millar, from her collection of stories The Couple Next Door, published by Crippen & Landru. The story was reprinted in AHMM in the November 2005 issue as a Mystery Classic.

Aug 05 2010

38mins

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"Four Wishes" and "Five Wishes" by Gary Alexander

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Live from Bouchercon 2011, Gary Alexander reads his two companion stories "Four Wishes" (AHMM January/February 2001) and "Five Wishes" (AHMM January/February 2010). Featuring introductions by the author. http://www.mysterywriters.org/user/3507

Nov 26 2012

15mins

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"The Night They Burned Ms. Dixie's Place" by Debra H. Goldstein

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Debra H. Goldstein reads her Agatha and Anthony nominated story "The Night They Burned Ms. Dixie's Place," and talks about her writing and current projects. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2018. http://www.debrahgoldstein.com/ http://malicedomestic.org/

Jun 22 2018

18mins

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"The Truculent Avocado" by Mark Thielman

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Texas author Mark Thielman reads his story "The Truculent Avocado" from the January/February 2019 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about his writing. Recorded live at Malice Domestic 2018. http://markthielman.com http://malicedomestic.org

Jan 08 2019

41mins

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"A Work in Progress" by Elizabeth Zelvin

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In our newest episode, three-time Derringer Award nominee and three-time Agatha Award nominee Elizabeth Zelvin reads her story "A Work in Progress" from the May/June 2019 issue of AHMM. After the reading, she talks about the writing of this story and about the new anthology Me Too Short Stories. http://www.elizabethzelvin.com http://www.metooanthology.net

Nov 18 2019

33mins

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"The Monitor" by Tara Laskowski

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Just in time for Halloween, our newest podcast episode features Tara Laskowski reading her story "The Monitor"—from our April 2014 issue and reprinted in Terror at the Crossroads—and talking about her new novel, One Night Gone. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2019. http://taralaskowski.com https://www.alfredhitchcockmysterymagazine.com/terror-at-the-crossroads-tales-of-horror-delusion-and-the-unknown/ http://malicedomestic.org

Oct 22 2019

41mins

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"Taking Care" by Deborah Lacy

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Deborah Lacy, short-story and nonfiction author and editor of Mystery Playground, reads her story "Taking Care" from the May/June 2018 issue and talks a bit about where she finds new authors to read. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2019. http://www.deborahlacy.com http://www.mysteryplayground.net http://malicedomestic.org

Sep 16 2019

28mins

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"All God's Sparrows" by Leslie Budewitz

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Recorded at Malice 2019 in Bethesda, MD, Leslie Budewitz reads her Agatha Award-winning tale "All God's Sparrows: A Stagecoach Mary Story." After the reading, Leslie gives a historical note about the tale and answers some questions about her goals for this series and writing about the women who settled the American West. http://www.lesliebudewitz.com

Jun 17 2019

33mins

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"School for Burglars" by Melodie Campbell

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Two-time current Arthur Ellis nominee Melodie Campbell reads her short story "School for Burglars" from the July/August 2007 issue and talks about her comedy background. Recorded at Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto. https://funnygirlmelodie.blogspot.com http://www.bouchercon.com

May 02 2019

16mins

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"Variable Winds" by Susan Oleksiw

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Susan Oleksiw, author of the Mellingham, MA and Anita Ray mystery series, reads her story “Variable Winds” from the October 2016 issue of AHMM. After the reading, the author talks about her writing, characters, and current projects. www.susanoleksiw.com

Mar 08 2019

33mins

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"The Truculent Avocado" by Mark Thielman

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Texas author Mark Thielman reads his story "The Truculent Avocado" from the January/February 2019 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about his writing. Recorded live at Malice Domestic 2018. http://markthielman.com http://malicedomestic.org

Jan 08 2019

41mins

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"18 1/2 Minute Gap"

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MWA Treasurer and award-winning journalist Larry Light reads his story "18 1/2 Minute Gap" from the January/February 2015 issue of AHMM and talks a bit about the inspiration for the story and how relevant the subject is today. http://www.lawrencelight.com

Dec 11 2018

28mins

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"Ice-Cold Murder" by Marianne Wilski Strong

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Marianne Wilski Strong reads her story "Ice-Cold Murder," and talks about the story's setting (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) and her current project inspired by the short fiction of Louisa May Alcott. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2018. http://wilskistrong.com/

Aug 20 2018

48mins

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"So a Man Walks Into a Bookstore" by Meredith Anthony

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Meredith Anthony reads her story "So a Man Walks Into a Bookstore" from the June 2014 issue of AHMM, and talks about her recent novel. Recorded at our Lower Manhattan office. http://www.meredithanthony.com

Jul 02 2018

24mins

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"The Night They Burned Ms. Dixie's Place" by Debra H. Goldstein

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Debra H. Goldstein reads her Agatha and Anthony nominated story "The Night They Burned Ms. Dixie's Place," and talks about her writing and current projects. Recorded at Malice Domestic 2018. http://www.debrahgoldstein.com/ http://malicedomestic.org/

Jun 22 2018

18mins

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"Christmas Help" by Peter Sellers

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Peter Sellers reads his story "Christmas Help" from the January/February 2018 issue, and talks a bit about the story's genesis. Recorded at Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto. http://www.sellersandnewel.com/

Feb 09 2018

29mins

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"Santa Baby" by Melodie Campbell

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Multiple award winning author Melodie Campbell reads her story "Santa Baby" from the January/February 2009 issue and answers a question from editor Linda Landrigan. Recorded at Bouchercon 2017 in Toronto. http://funnygirlmelodie.blogspot.com

Dec 18 2017

14mins

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"Electric Boogaloo" by John Shepphird

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John Cramer reads the latest tale in John Shepphird's Shamus Award-winning Jack O'Shea series: "Electric Boogaloo." After the story, the author talks about his work, in conversation with editor Linda Landrigan. http://johnshepphird.com

Nov 30 2017

45mins

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"Stella by Starlight"

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Con Lehane reads his October 2016 story "Stella by Starlight" and answers some questions from Linda Landrigan—recorded live at Malice 2017 in Bethesda, Maryland. http://conlehane.com

Aug 11 2017

28mins

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"Madame Selina" by Janice Law

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In our latest podcast, Lambda Award–winning author Janice Law reads the story in which her series character, medium Madame Selina, and her helper Nip first appear. http://www.janicelaw.com

Apr 04 2017

29mins

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"Poor Dumb Mouths" by Bill Crenshaw

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For our 60th anniversary, Bill Crenshaw reads his Robert L. Fish Award winning story "Poor Dumb Mouths," from the May 1984 issue of AHMM.

Nov 08 2016

47mins

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"The Heist" by Kevin Egan

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In this episode, Kevin Egan reads his story "The Heist" from the July/August 2016 issue, recorded live in our Lower Manhattan offices. http://kjeganfiction.com

Aug 03 2016

22mins

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"A Lacking for Salt" by Martha Lufkin

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In our 40th podcast, Martha Lufkin reads "A Lacking for Salt," from the September 1997 issue of AHMM.

Apr 01 2016

33mins

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"The Hoard" by Chris Muessig

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Chris Muessig reads his story "The Hoard" from the July/August 2014 issue, recorded on location at Bouchercon 2015.

Jan 08 2016

45mins

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