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    • The Story of the Treasure Seekers

    • Being the Adventures of the Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune
    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
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    First published in 1899, The Story of the Treasure Seekers tells the tale of the Bastable children, Dora, Oswald, Dickie, Noel, Alice and H.O. (short for Horace Octavius) and their attempts to restore the fallen fortunes of their family. They devise a series of plans to find or make money, varying from digging for treasure to being bandits, from going into business to rescuing rich elderly gentlemen from deadly peril.

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • 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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    Non-member price: $6.23

    • The Monkey's Paw

    • By: W. W. Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Be careful what you wish for. W.W.Jacob's famous horror story about the monkey's paw, a talisman which has had a spell cast on it, enabling three people each to have three wishes... which come true with devastating consequences.

    Non-member price: $4.48

    • The Bumper Book of Bedtime Stories

    • Classic Tales for Children
    • By: Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman, Frank R. Stockton, Johnny Gruelle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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    A glittering collection of classic stories for children, which have delighted generations and continue to appeal.

    Non-member price: $34.45

    • Fifty Enthralling Short Stories

    • By: W. F. Harvey, Rudyard Kipling, J. D. Beresford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
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    A fascinating and varied collection of 50 great classic short stories, including ghost stories, crimes, humorous tales and passionate romance.

    Non-member price: $140.51

    • Fireside Tales

    • Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles
    • By: O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
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    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    Non-member price: $134.85

    • An Anthology of Humorous Stories

    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Thomas Anstey Guthrie, Harry Graham, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
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    A glittering collection of humorous stories by classic authors, including 'The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown' by G.K. Chesterton, 'The Talking Horse' by Thomas Anstey Guthrie, 'The Seventh Pullet' by Saki, 'Biffin on the Bassoon' by Harry Graham, 'The Scharz-Metterklume Method' by Saki, 'The Chaplet' by Saki, 'The Facts' by Ring Lardner, 'A Dissertation Upon Roasted Pig' by Charles Lamb, 'Fur' by Saki, and 'The Lumber Room' by Saki'.

    Non-member price: $20.96

    • Fifty Tales of Mystery and Adventure

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, E. F. Benson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 49 mins
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    A gripping collection of the very best classic mystery and adventure stories. 1. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain 2. "The Perfect Crime" by Seamark 3. "The Well" by W. W. Jacobs 4. "The Tea-Leaf" by Edgar Jepson and Robert Eustace 5. "The Step" by E. F. Benson 6. "The Queer Feet" by G. K. Chesterton 7. "The Beast with Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey 8. "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole 9. "An Impromptu Dance" by A. J. Alan 10. "The Red-Headed League" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 11. "The Wedding Guest" by Guy Boothby

    Non-member price: $140.51

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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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

    • The Vixen

    • By: Aleister Crowley
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Edward Alexander Crowley (1875-1947) was a British occultist and writer who wrote as Aleister Crowley. His stories and novels shocked Victorian England with their focus on demonic magic and sexual deviance. The Vixen is a traditional werewolf story but with Crowley's typical cruel and savage erotic twist on the classic theme.

    Non-member price: $1.55

    • Wonderful Short Stories

    • Fifty Outstanding Classic Tales
    • By: Barry Pain, George Gissing, Guy de Maupassant, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 35 mins
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    A glittering collection of classic short stories. 1. "The Hoop" by Fedor Sologub; 2. "Miracles" by Barry Pain; 3. "In a Far-off World" by Olive Schreiner; 4. "The House of Cobwebs" by George Gissing; 5. "A Dream of Wild Bees" by Olive Schreiner; 6. "A Very Black Business" by Ernest Bramah; 7. "The Missing Years" by Barry Pain; 8. "The Pig and Whistle" by George Gissing; 9. "A Soothing Dream" by Fedor Sologub; 10. "Life’s Gifts" by Olive Schreiner...and many more.

    Non-member price: $134.85

    • Great Horror Stories

    • Ghost Tales, Horror Stories, and Supernatural Legends
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edith Nesbit, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
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    Great Horror Stories is a vintage collection of some of the finest ghost tales, horror stories, and supernatural legends ever written, by the best writers the genre has to offer.

    Non-member price: $35.95

    • A Descent into the Maelström

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 41 mins
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    A seafarer's story of when his ship was sucked into the terrifying maelström... a bottomless whirlpool of gigantic proportions and power... and how he survived to tell the tale.

    Non-member price: $6.23

    • The String of Pearls

    • The Original Tale of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
    • By: James Malcolm Rymer, Thomas Peckett Prest
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
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    Our story begins in 1785 when a young seafarer, Captain Thornhill, disappears while visiting the shop of a barber in London, a certain Sweeney Todd whose shop in Fleet Street is situated by St. Dunstan's church, just round the corner from the famous and popular meat pie shop run by Mrs. Lovett. Thornhill was carrying a string of pearls as a gift for Johanna Oakley, the sweetheart of his friend Mark Ingestrie who is missing, presumed lost at sea.

    Non-member price: $37.45

    • The Great Fairy Tale Collection

    • Marvellous Tales from Around the World
    • By: Andrew Lang, Maurice Baring, Peter Christen Asbjörnsen, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    A fascinating collection of some of the great - but less well known - fairy tales of all time. 

    Non-member price: $34.94

    • The Collected Short Stories of H. G. Wells

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 22 mins
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    A spine-tingling collection of the greatest short stories by the father of science fiction, H. G. Wells. 'The Time Machine', 'The Empire of the Ants', 'The Crystal Egg', 'The Sea-Raiders', 'The Door in the Wall', 'A Dream of Armageddon', 'The Country of the Blind', 'Under the Knife', 'The Stolen Body', 'The Plattner Story', 'The Stolen Bacillus', 'The Magic Shop', 'The Inexperienced Ghost', and many more short fiction masterpieces.

    Non-member price: $134.85

    • Fifty Thrilling Stories

    • Thrillers, Mysteries, Dark Crimes, and Strange Happenings
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan-Doyle, Henry Rider Haggard, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 28 mins
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    A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events.1. Query by “Seamark” 2. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 3.The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 4. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 5. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 6. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs7. Laura by Saki 8. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Diver by A. J. Alan10. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace11. The Burglary by Arnold Bennett

    Non-member price: $89.90

    • The Great Short Story Collection

    • 66 Classic Gems of the Short Story Genre
    • By: Barry Pain, O. Henry, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 22 mins
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    The short story is considered to be one of the most challenging genres because of the need for compact plotlines and the ability to conjure up atmosphere and character in a few sentences and to engage the reader instantly. This collection presents 66 of the greatest examples of the genre - many of them well known, some hidden literary treasures, all of them exquisite examples of the short story at its finest.

    Non-member price: $104.88

    • Five Short Stories by D. H. Lawrence

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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    David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885-1930) is recognized as one of the greatest English novelists, poets, playwrights and short story writers. His works address such themes as emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct, wrapped up in gripping plots which range from the poignant to the downright creepy.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • Twenty Minute Tales

    • Short Stories That Pack a Huge Punch
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
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    A stunning collection of the most significant short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. Each story packs a great tale into around 20 minutes of concise and evocative narrative. Perfect for the 20-minute commute, the jog around the block, or the bed-time wind down.

    Non-member price: $93.67

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