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  • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection |

    Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

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    This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.

  • Great Victorian Detective Stories | Arthur Conan Doyle,G. K. Chesterton,Edgar Wallace,R. Austin Freeman,Wilkie Collins,F. Britten Austin,Edgar Allan Poe

    Great Victorian Detective Stories

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    • By Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Edgar Wallace, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    During the last part of the nineteenth century, the detective story took off as a popular genre as literary magazines vied with each other to draw in readers with gripping page-turners by the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Guy Boothby and Wilkie Collins. This collection brings together some of the great detectives of the Victorian era, from the master sleuth himself, Sherlock Holmes, to the mild mannered Father Brown, to the feisty J. G. Reeder.

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  • Short Stories: After Dark Classics |

    Short Stories: After Dark Classics

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    This collection contains the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins amongst the terrifying gems. In this veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy, some of the best minds in the history of English literature take on the world of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural.

  • Thirty Great Detective Stories |

    Thirty Great Detective Stories

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    A wonderful collection of 30 of the greatest detective and mystery stories ever written. Featuring all the great classic sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Max Carrados, Dr. Thorndyke and Madame Rosika Storey. 1. 'Who killed Charlie Winpole?' By Ernest Bramah 2. 'The Blue Cross' by G. K. Chesterton 3. 'The Problem of the Five Marks' by Melville Davisson Post 4. 'The Comedy at Fountain Cottage' by Ernest Bramah 5. 'The Mysterious Card' by Cleveland Moffett 6. 'The Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett

  • The Great Adventure Story Collection: 40 Action Packed Tales of Adventure and Intrigue |

    The Great Adventure Story Collection: 40 Action Packed Tales of Adventure and Intrigue

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    Forty breathtaking short stories of gripping adventures, secrets and strange conspiracies. 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren. 'The Deserter' by Stacy Aumonier. 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher. 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux. 'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan. 'Three Pennyworth of Luck' by Basil Murray. 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux. 'A Thread of Scarlet' by J. J. Bell. 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves.

  • Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern |

    Die Tür mit den 7 Schlössern

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    Ein Mann bricht unter mysteriösen Umständen im Waterloo-Bahnhof tot zusammen. Dem Toten wurde eine Halskette samt Schlüssel entwendet. Eine erste Spur führt Inspektor Martin von Scotland Yard zum Schloss des verstorbenen Lord Selford, der kurz vor seinem Tod sieben Freunden je einen Schlüssel geschenkt hatte. Am Tage der Volljährigkeit seines Sohnes sollen die Schlüsselinhaber gemeinsam die geheimnisvolle Tür öffnen, hinter der ein wertvolles Erbe ruht.

  • Der Zinker | Edgar Wallace

    Der Zinker

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Wolfgang Buschner
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    Seit Jahren treibt der sagenumwobene "Zinker" in der Londoner Unterwelt sein Unwesen und meldet sich, wenn dort gestohlene Ware verhökert werden soll, um diese zu Tiefstpreisen an sich zu reißen. Falls die Diebe auf sein Angebot nicht eingehen, "verzinkt" er diese bei Scotland Yard. Larry Greame jedoch hat dem großen Unbekannten eine Falle gestellt und kennt seine Identität. Aber kurz bevor er den "Zinker" verraten kann, wird er eiskalt mit dem Gift einer schwarzen Mamba ermordet.

  • The Man with the Canine Teeth |

    The Man with the Canine Teeth

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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer of 957 short stories and over 170 novels. He is widely recognised as one of the most prolific writers of his age. 'The Man with the Canine Teeth' is a classic murder mystery. A mild-mannered scientist has been found, apparently strangled to death in his laboratory overnight. But there are some strange circumstances. Where are the old man's spectacles? And why is he wearing thick gloves?

  • The Mind of Mr J.G. Reeder | Edgar Wallace

    The Mind of Mr J.G. Reeder

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Peter Newcombe Joyce
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    The enigmatic Mr Reeder investigates eight cases involving baffling burglary and blackmail, mendacious and merciless murderers, and cruel convicts and convincing cons, using his criminal mind to solve these unusual and peculiar mysteries. A lot of his inquiries involve Margaret Belman, a very pretty and appealing young lady who lives nearby, and the detective finds himself more and more attracted to this femme fatale. Surely these feelings cannot be mutual....

  • The Chopham Affair | Edgar Wallace

    The Chopham Affair

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Gordon Griffin
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    Lawyers who write books are not, as a rule, popular with their confrères, but Archibald Lenton, the most brilliant of prosecuting attorneys, was an exception. Alphonse Riebiera was a man who had a way with women, women who would fall under his spell and then regret it. But this time it seems he may have picked the wrong woman.

  • Der schwarze Abt (Edgar Wallace - neue Hörspielfassung 2) | Edgar Wallace

    Der schwarze Abt (Edgar Wallace - neue Hörspielfassung 2)

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Wolf Frass, Peter Groeger, Stephan Schwartz, and others
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    In den Ruinen der Abtei von Fossaway spukt es: Der Legende nach bewacht der schwarze Abt, eine der bekanntesten Geistererscheinungen Englands, einen sagenumwobenen Goldschatz. Harry Alford, Graf von Chelford und jetziger Schlossherr, sucht seit vielen Jahren nach dem Schatz. Doch viel wichtiger ist ihm das Lebenselixier, das angeblich vor 400 Jahren zusammen mit dem Gold versteckt wurde. Als plötzlich zwei Tote in der Nähe des Schlosses gefunden werden, ruft dies Inspector Puddler auf den Plan.

  • White Stockings | Edgar Wallace

    White Stockings

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer of 957 short stories and over 170 novels. He is widely recognized as one of the most prolific writers of his age. 'White Stockings' is a compelling and cleverly constructed story about a vengeful jilted lover with a gambling addiction, a racing tout, a gullible lover, a hairdresser and a wily old racehorse owner...most of whom are hell-bent on double-crossing each other.

  • The Murder on Yarmouth Sands | Edgar Wallace

    The Murder on Yarmouth Sands

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    • By Edgar Wallace
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    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer of 957 short stories and over 170 novels. He is widely recognized as one of the most prolific writers of his age.

    'The Murder on Yarmouth Sands' is a true crime story. Towards the end of the Boer War, the body of a woman was discovered on Yarmouth Sands. She had been strangled by a mohair bootlace. There are only two clues to the crime...and the police set out to follow them up....

  • The Secret of the Moat Farm |

    The Secret of the Moat Farm

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    The Secret of the Moat Farm is Wallace's account of a real-life murder mystery which he had covered as a young journalist. Camille Holland, a spinster of 56, became enamoured of an attractive scoundrel named Dougal. When the two moved into the remote Moat Farm, it was not long before Miss Holland disappeared. Dougal remained at the farm, spending Miss Holland's money and entertaining a series of mistresses...until finally suspicions were aroused.

  • Die seltsame Gräfin |

    Die seltsame Gräfin

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    Lois Reddle, die junge Gehilfin der renommierten Londoner Anwaltskanzlei Sheddles, wird beobachtet! Seit Tagen verfolgt ein gutaussehender Fremder jeden ihrer Schritte... und verwickelt sie vor der Strafanstalt Telsbury sogar in einen Unfall! Kurz darauf lernt Lois im Büro der Gefängnisdirektorin die Insassin Mary Pinder kennen: eine gebrochene Frau, die vor 25 Jahren für einen Mord verurteilt wurde, den sie nie begangen hat.

  • The Secret House |

    The Secret House

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    A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the "editor" whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident that both are bent on more than lively gossip about the elite. Blackmail and opportunism is the order of the day. When two men are found shot to death outside the door of Mr. Farrington the millionaire who just happens to live a few doors from T. B. Smith, the head of the secret police.

  • The Green Rust |

    The Green Rust

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    A millionaire is taken suddenly ill, and sensing his mortality, he asks his attorney to do him one last favor - to find and secretly watch over his missing niece, the daughter of his profligate deceased sister. This niece at the appropriate time would become heir to his millions. However, the millionaire is mysteriously murdered, stabbed to death in his sick bed.

  • Die schönsten Weihnachtskrimis | Agatha Christie,Arthur Conan Doyle,Edgar Wallace,Georges Simenon,Ellis Peters,Christianna Brand

    Die schönsten Weihnachtskrimis

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    • By Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Wallace, and others
    • Narrated By Oliver Kalkofe, Beate Himmelstoß, Peter Fricke, and others
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    Kuschelige Weihnachten? Von wegen! Mörder und Halunken machen keine Weihnachtsferien - und so haben auch Ermittler keine besinnlichen und erholsamen Feiertage. Sherlock Holmes spürt den Dieb eines Diamanten auf, der in einer Weihnachtsgans gefunden wurde, während Miss Marple vor dem prasselnden Kaminfeuer von einem Mord erzählt. Bei einem traditionellen Weihnachtsessen verschwindet ein Halsband.

  • Feuer im Schloss (Edgar Wallace 7) | Edgar Wallace

    Feuer im Schloss (Edgar Wallace 7)

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Robert Missler, Michael Pan, Christine Pappert, and others
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    Das "Asyl" ist eine Heilanstalt für Geisteskranke. In einer Gewitternacht tötet einer der Insassen - "der Alte" - einen Wärter und flieht in die umliegenden Wälder. Kurz darauf taucht er im Schloss Arranways Hall auf. Lord Arranways schießt auf den Einbrecher, doch der entkommt im Dunkel der Nacht. Nur wenige Tage später brennt das prächtige Anwesen bis auf die Grundmauern nieder. Seine Bewohner kommen im Gasthaus von Mister Lorney unter.

  • Das geheimnisvolle Haus (Edgar Wallace 6) | Edgar Wallace

    Das geheimnisvolle Haus (Edgar Wallace 6)

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    • By Edgar Wallace
    • Narrated By Sabine Jaeger, Klaus-Peter Grap, Konrad Bösherz, and others
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    Der zwielichtige Poltavo hat ehrgeizige Pläne: er will in der Londoner Gesellschaft aufsteigen. Dabei hilft ihm ein geheimnisvoller maskierter Mann, dem er im Gegenzug Informationen beschafft. Angeblich für die Zeitung "Der schlechte Ruf", doch in Wahrheit, um damit wohlhabende Bürger zu erpressen. Aber Poltavos Aufstieg bleibt nicht unbemerkt, und Chefinspektor Elford heftet sich schon bald an seine Fersen. In einem futuristischen Bau am Rande der Stadt kommt es schließlich zu einer dramatischen Begegnung...

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