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    • Great Crime Classics

    • The Best Crime Stories of the 19th Century
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
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    A treasure chest of the most popular classic crime stories from the 19th century. •The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe •A Terribly Strange Bed by Wilkie Collins •Murder under the Microscope by William Russell •The Three Strangers by Thomas Hardy •The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe •The Mystery of Marie Roget by Edgar Allan Poe •Mr. Higginbotham’s Catastrophe by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • Fifty Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, F. Marion Crawford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A wonderful collection of 50 of the best classic ghost stories ever written. 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith, 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton, 'The Screaming Skull' by F. Marion Crawford, 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Shadow on the Blind' by Louisa Baldwin, 'A Ghost's Revenge' by Lettice Galbraith, 'The Lost Ghost' by Mary Wilkins-Freeman, 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Dust Cloud' by E. F. Benson, and many more.

    Non-member price: $149.84

    • Fifty Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Fifty of the world's greatest classic short stories: 1.The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant 2.The One Million Pound Banknote by Mark Twain 3.The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling 4.The Fly by Katherine Mansfield 5.The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe 6.My Favorite Murder by Ambrose Bierce 7.The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe 8.One Thousand Dollars by O. Henry 9.Regret by Kate Chopin 10.The Nose by Nikolai Gogol 11.The Mezzotint by M. R. James 12.The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

    Non-member price: $78.05

    • The Drover's Wife

    • By: Henry Lawson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 19 mins
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    Henry Lawson's poignant tale of a woman bringing up her four children alone in the Australian outback. When her family is threatened by a venomous snake that has invaded their home, she (with the help of Alligator, the family's dog-of-all-breeds) must find a way to defend her children.

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    • By Janice on 11-02-2019

    Non-member price: $6.23

    • Great Australian Short Stories

    • By: Banjo Paterson, Guy Boothby, John Barry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
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    A fascinating collection of short stories by some of Australia's best classic writers.

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    • By Anonymous User on 13-11-2018

    Non-member price: $20.28

    • The Best Victorian and Edwardian Short Stories

    • By: Charles Dickens, Jerome K. Jerome, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The golden age of the short story was in Victorian and Edwardian times, when authors made a living by contributing to literary magazines and journals. These popular journals threw up such literary greats as Dickens, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, and Jerome K. Jerome. Many of the great writers are undeservedly neglected by modern audience...but what a pleasure it is to rediscover the literary treasures that delighted our great grandparents!

    Non-member price: $74.91

    • Literary Treasures

    • Great Short Stories by Acclaimed Writers
    • By: Anton Chekhov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Joseph Conrad, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An astonishing collection of fifty of the greatest short stories ever written by some of literature's most highly acclaimed writers. 1. "Odour of Chrysanthemums" by D. H. Lawrence; 2. "Miss Harriet" by Guy de Maupassant; 3. "Twenty-six Men and a Girl" by Maxim Gorky; 4. "Hot Potatoes" by Arnold Bennett; 5. "Rats" by M. R. James; 6. "Zodomirsky’s Duel" by Alexandre Dumas; 7. "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; 8. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe; 9. "The Encased Man" by Anton Chekhov.

    Non-member price: $89.90

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    Non-member price: $24.97

    • Short Cruises

    • 12 Humorous Short Stories
    • By: W. W. Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
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    W.W. Jacobs was an English writer, famous for his humorous short stories, particularly those relating the preposterous adventures and misadventures of sailors on leave. This collection, Short Cruises, contains some of W.W. Jacobs' most popular characters, including the night watchman at the docks in Wapping who relates the stories of his friends Ginger Dick, Sam Small, and Peter Russet.

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Around the World in 80 Tales

    • 80 Classic Stories from Around the World
    • By: Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 37 hrs and 27 mins
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    A breathtaking collection of 80 classic short stories inspired by different locations, people and customs across the globe...

    Non-member price: $140.51

    • Famous True Crimes

    • By: William Le Queux, Edgar Wallace, Edgar Jepson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
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    Seven famous and sensational true crime stories retold by classic crime writers.

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • The Psammead Trilogy

    • Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet
    • By: E. Nesbit, Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
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    Edith Nesbit was to children in the early 20th century what J.K. Rowling is to today's young generation. Magic, mythical creatures, time travel, charms, words of power... Nesbit's stories have it all. This recording is the complete collection of Edith Nesbit's Psammead series, comprising three captivating stories:Five Children and It.The story begins when a group of five children - Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane, and their baby brother, the Lamb - move from London to the countryside of Kent.

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    • Charmingly quaint adventure stories!

    • By Anonymous User on 21-07-2018

    Non-member price: $75.97

    • The Library Window

    • By: Mrs. Margaret Oliphant
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    'The Library Window' is a ghost story. A young girl, visiting her aunt in Scotland, finds herself increasingly intrigued by a mysterious window in the house opposite her own favourite window, where she sits to read. There seems to be a local mystery about the window, including a dispute about whether there is even a window there at all. Increasingly this doubt seems odd to the girl as the days go by, as she can see into the room opposite and make out furniture and objects there. Then one day she sees someone in that room....

    Non-member price: $12.48

    • Eyewitnesses from History

    • Notable letters and diaries from the great journal writers
    • By: William Hamilton, Charles Dickens, Charles Darwin, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
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    A unique collection of eyewitness accounts from some of the greatest diarists and journal writers of the last two centuries.

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • The Best Russian Short Stories

    • By: Count Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Alexander Pushkin, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
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    A brilliant collection of short stories by some of Russia's best writers.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • Thirty Great Detective Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Ernest Bramah, R. Austin Freeman, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
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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

    Non-member price: $134.85

    • The Green Bicycle Mystery

    • Who Shot Bella Wright?
    • By: Edgar Jepson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'The Green Bicycle Mystery' is Jepson's account of a true unsolved murder case. Bella Wright was found lying dead beside her bicycle on a lonely country lane in Leicestershire. She had been shot through the head. The last person seen in her company was a man on a green bicycle. When months later a green bicycle is dredged from a canal, the police are hot on the track of the mystery man.

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    • Fascinating 100 year old Mystery

    • By Sue on 29-05-2019

    Non-member price: $7.79

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
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    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    Non-member price: $74.91

    • Great Spy Stories

    • By: William Le Queux, John Buchan, Dr. A. K. Graves
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
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    A gripping collection of classic spy stories by some of the great early masters of espionage fiction: 'The Secret of the Black Bag' by William Le Queux, 'How I Became a Secret Agent' by Dr. A. K. Graves, 'The Secret of the Smoked Spectacles' by William Le Queux,'The 39 Steps' by John Buchan, 'Matahari and Some Other Women Spies' by Sir Basil Thomson, 'The Secret of Dr. Vaux’s Intrigue' by William Le Queux.

    Non-member price: $17.97

    • Tales of Horror and Suspense

    • 50 Great Classic Horror Stories
    • By: H. P. Lovecraft, E. F. Benson, Robert E. Howard, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
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    Fifty terrifying short stories from the great classic horror writers: 1. 'Pigeons from Hell' by Robert E. Howard 2. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft 3. 'The Horror Horn' by E. F. Benson 4. 'The Fearsome Touch of Death' by Robert E. Howard 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 6. 'The Step' by E. F. Benson 7. 'Dagon' by H. P. Lovecraft 8. 'The Dream Snake' by Robert E. Howard 9. 'Caterpillars' by E. F. Benson 10. 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 11. 'In the Forest of Villefore' by Robert E. Howard

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    • Great old tales

    • By Kt on 21-04-2017

    Non-member price: $140.51

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