The apocalypse has ended for Adrian Ring, and the rebuilding of the world has begun. But have all the stories of the old world's death been told? Elsewhere on Earth, there's a plane filled with innocents, and a criminal could wipe it from the skies with a tide of undeath. A young man in Manhattan is going mad with hunger and fear. A veterinarian races to save her animal patients and their owners one by one. A drunk lunatic is driven to self-destruction, craving the undead horde and the absolution they will give him.
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.
"Worst narraration I've ever heard!"
Here is your map to guide you in this new life phase. You can use the powerful practices and insights - enhanced with online tools and exercises at AARP’s Life Reimagined.org website - to help you uncover your own special gifts, connect with people who can support you, and explore new directions.You’ll be inspired by meeting ordinary people who have reimagined their lives in extraordinary ways.
"This is a movement?"
A thick fog envelopes the streets of London and nefarious agents set about their evil plots and schemes. Murder most foul rears its ugly head and baffling mysteries confound the good men of Scotland Yard until they've no recourse by to call upon the greatest consulting detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes of 221B Baker Street.
A grisly collection of despicable crimes told by some of the world's best writers.
"Reader is ill-suited for the material"
A secretive gentlemen's dining society meets twice a year. On these occasions they invite a guest speaker... always somebody who has done something extraordinary, like flying to Australia and back, driving across China... or some incredible criminal feat such as robbing the Bank of England. On the search for the next speaker, the Club Secretary spots an account of a most extraordinary jail-break in the East Indies and decides to try to track down the escapee. A course of events is set in motion which nobody could predict.
Leslie Harrison Lambert, who wrote under the name of A. J. Alan (1883 - 1941), was an English magician, intelligence officer, short story writer and radio broadcaster. He kept the secret of his identity secret, while as a spinner of yarns, humorous, fantastic or mysterious, he became ever more popular, especially via his regular radio broadcasts. The Cabmen's Shelter is the humorous tale of a doomed amateur dramatics performance which aims to raise money for a cabmen's shelter at the local station.
A thrilling murder mystery. When the narrator bumps into an old friend of his at Olympia, who has recently remarried, he is invited to dinner at Chislehurst to meet the new wife. When they arrive however, it appears that the lady has gone to visit her mother in Worthing, and due to problems with the motor car, she will not return until the next day. The two men enjoy a good dinner, with whisky afterward, and the host also takes three aspirin for his cold.The narrator catches the last train back to London. Next morning he is surprised by an early morning visit from the police....
A. J. Alan was the pseudonym of Leslie Harrison Lambert (1883-1941), an English magician, intelligence officer, short story writer, and radio broadcaster. He was hugely popular in the '20s and '30s for his radio broadcasts, when he performed his own humorous and often macabre short stories, which he always delivered wearing full evening dress.
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.
"no titles. no method to know what you are listenin"
A gripping collection of Victorian supernatural stories from the greatest ghost story writers of the age. 'Room Number Ten' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor, 'Kerfol' by Edith Wharton, 'A Child of the Rain' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Mummy of Thompson-Pratt' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'When I Was Dead' by Vincent O'Sullivan, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E & H Heron, 'The Staircase' by Hugh Walpole....
"If you acclimate to the narration, it's enjoyable"
Fully restored and remastered, Heritage Media presents the greatest of vintage artists in classic dramas from English and Scottish Literature. Here is the legendary Ralph Richardson starring in ‘My Adventure in Norfolk’, adapted from the original tale by A. J. Alan and John Mills starring in 'The Kite' adapted from the original tale by Somerset Maugham. Theatre Royal is a unique series of classic radio dramas produced in the 1950s by the late Harry Alan Towers.
Credibility; confidence; integrity; and strength – these are the keys to success in every aspect of your life. Let the expert authors from FT Press, including Jerry Porras and Stewart Emery, share their experiences on achieving success.
A delightful collection of humorous classic tales by some of the world's greatest racconteurs.
Red Door audiobooks presents 46 classic tales of the strange from some of the greatest writers of all time. 1. A Joy Ride by A. J. Alan 2.The Death Mask by H. D. Everett 3. Query by Austin Small 4 . The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 5. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 6. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 7. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs 8. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 9 . The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain10. The Man who Stole a Meeting House by John Townsend Trowbridge 11. The Lightning-Rod Man by Herman
A rich anthology of forty-five great stories by some of the most renowned storytellers in the world. Saki, O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Barry Pain, Guy de Maupassant, M. R. James, A. J. Allan, Guy Boothby, Jerome K. Jerome and many more giants of the piterary world contribute to this collection of tiny tales which pack a huge punch.
A gripping collection of mystery stories, strange tales and horrible crimes: 'The Perfect Murder', by Stacy Aumonier; 'The Magic Casket', by F. Austin Freeman; 'The Shadow of the Shark', by G. K. Chesterton; 'The Marionettes', by O. Henry; 'Charles', by A. J. Alan; 'Moon's Gibbet', by Egerton Castle; 'The Severed Hand', by Wilhelm Hauff; 'The Man with the Watches', by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 'The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace', by G. F. Forrest; 'My Adventure at Chislehurst', by A. J. Alan; 'Blackmail', by John Galsworthy.
Six fascinating tales of the mysterious doings of secret societies and gentlemen's clubs. A Foggy Evening by A. J. Alan The Giraffe Problem by Barry Pain The Suicide Club by Robert Louis Stevenson The Dream by A. J. Alan The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie The 19 Club by A. J. Alan.
On March 17, 2011, the un Security Council passed Resolution 1973, spearheaded by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, authorizing military intervention in Libya.
A wonderful collection of spine-tingling, imaginative, terrifying but beautifully written tales to keep you hiding under the bedclothes this Halloween.