Cyril Hare – Sister Bessie or Your Old Leech


A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories.

Each year the Christmas card arrives from ‘Leech’, an unknown member of Timothy Trents family asking for money in return for their silence. But this year hes determined to find out who is behind the cruel Christmas request and put an end to it once and for all….

Author: Cyril Hare
Narrator: Gordon Griffin
Duration: 27 minutes
Released: 18 Jan 2012
Publisher: Soundings
Language: English

User Review:

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honestly, one of the best mystery short stories I’ve read, including even Christie’s and G K Chesterton.