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  • Twenty-Minute Stories: Over Fifty Classic Short Stories | B. M. Croker,Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne,W. C. Morrow,Barry Pain,W. F. Harvey,E. F. Benson,P. C. Wren

    Twenty-Minute Stories: Over Fifty Classic Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker, Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Over 50 great classic short stories, each around 20 minutes in length - perfect for short journeys, bedtime listening and those moments in between.... 'The Khitmatgar' by B. M. Croker, 'The Mummy of Thompson Pratt' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle, 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson, 'Miracles' by Barry Pain, 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren, 'His Unconquerable Enemy' by W. C. Morrow, 'A Tiger’s Skin' by W. W. Jacobs....

  • Compelling Short Stories: Forty Great Classic Tales | H. G. Wells,H. Rider Haggard,Hugh Walpole,W. W. Jacobs,B. M. Croker,G. Ranger Wormser,Gertrude Atherton

    Compelling Short Stories: Forty Great Classic Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By H. G. Wells, H. Rider Haggard, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A rich and varied anthology of inventive classic tales by some of the world's top storytellers. 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, 'The Scarecrow' by G. Ranger Wormser, 'Only a Dream' by H. Rider Haggard, 'The Magic Shop' by H. G. Wells, 'The Business of Madame Jahn' by Vincent O'Sullivan, 'The Old Portrait' by Hume Nisbet, 'The Yellow Globe' by Alexander W. Drake, 'The Last Trump' by Hugh Walpole, 'The White Cat' by W. W. Jacobs.

  • Great Sea Stories | Morgan Robertson,Wilkie Collins,Hugh Walpole,William Hope Hodgeson,B. M. Croker,Henry S. Whitehead,H. P. Lovecraft

    Great Sea Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Morgan Robertson, Wilkie Collins, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A gripping collection of dramatic sea stories from famous classic authors. 'Absolute Zero' by Morgan Robertson; 'The Former Passengers' by B. M. Croker; 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins; 'The Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead; 'Haunted' by G. Ranger Wormser; 'Sea Curse' by Robert E. Howard; 'Seashore Macabre' by Hugh Walpole; 'Dagon' by H. P. Lovecraft; 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher; and many more.

  • Uncanny Short Stories | B. M. Croker,Gertrude Atherton,William J. Wintle,Henry S. Whitehead,W. C. Morrow,Hugh Walpole,F. Marion Crawford

    Uncanny Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker, Gertrude Atherton, William J. Wintle, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A spine-chilling collection of creepy, unsettling and unnerving stories. 'If You See Her Face' by B. M. Croker. 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle. 'The Shadows' by Henry S. Whitehead. 'The Grey Cat' by Barry Pain. 'The Yellow Globe' by Alexander W. Drake. 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson. 'The Spectre Spiders' by William J. Wintle. 'The Curious Vehicle' by Alexander W. Drake. 'Number Ninety' by B. M. Croker. 'The Black Cat' by William J. Wintle. 'The Permanent Stiletto' by W. C. Morrow. 'Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead. 'The Chamber of Doom' by William J. Wintle. 'The White Cat' by Hugh Walpole. 'The Loosened Cord' by Alexander W. Drake. 'Mrs. Brassington-Claypott's Children's Party' by F. Anstey. 'The Inmate of the Dungeon' by W. C. Morrow. 'The Red Rosary' by William J. Wintle. 'Caveat Emptor' by F. Anstey. 'The Former Passengers' by B. M. Croker...and over 20 more unsettling tales.

  • Fantastic Tales | Henry Chapman Mercer,Morgan Robertson,W. C. Morrow,Julian Hawthorne,Edith Wharton,William Hope Hodgson,B. M. Croker

    Fantastic Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Henry Chapman Mercer, Morgan Robertson, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A spine-chilling collection of fantastical and enchanting classic short stories. 'The Wolf Book' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'Absolute Zero' by Morgan Robertson; 'An Uncommon View of It' by W. C. Morrow; 'The Baumoff Explosive' by William Hope Hodgson; 'Absolute Evil' by Julian Hawthorne; 'The Dolls' Castle' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'The Legend' by Edith Wharton; 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson; 'Castle Valley' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead.

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  • Moonlit Road and Other Chilling Stories | Ambrose Bierce,B. M. Croker, Le Fanu

    Moonlit Road and Other Chilling Stories

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Ambrose Bierce, B. M. Croker, Le Fanu
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble, Clare Anderson
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    These five 19th-century ghost stories from both sides of the Atlantic provide some of the best chills in the genre. Ambrose Bierce is well-known, but "To Let" by B. M. Croker and "The Upper Berth" provide moments to tingle the spine, as does "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances" by Le Fanu.

  • The Upper Berth | B. M. Croker

    The Upper Berth

    • ABRIDGED (34 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
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    This is a story from The Moonlit Road collection. These five 19th-century ghost stories from both sides of the Atlantic provide some of the best chills in the genre. Ambrose Bierce is well-known, but "To Let" by B. M. Croker and "The Upper Berth" also provide moments to tingle the spine, as does "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances" by Le Fanu. This collection, which is further enhanced by suitably chilling music, was originally released under the title Classic Chilling Tales 3.

  • Six Ghost Stories by B. M. Croker | B. M. Croker

    Six Ghost Stories by B. M. Croker

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories; most of her work concerns life and society in British India. This collection contains six of B. M. Croker's best ghost stories, including four of her iconic tales set in British India: 'Number Ninety', 'To Let', 'The Former Passengers', 'If You See Her Face', 'The Khitmatgar', 'The Dâk Bungalow at Dakor'.

  • The Dâk Bungalow at Dakor | B. M. Croker

    The Dâk Bungalow at Dakor

    • UNABRIDGED (32 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories, most of which concern life and society in British India. 'The Dâk Bungalow at Dakor' is the story of Mrs Goodchild and Mrs Lloyd, who are travelling from Karwassa to Chanda to see their husbands for Christmas.

  • The Khitmatgar | B. M. Croker

    The Khitmatgar

    • UNABRIDGED (25 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and notable writer of ghost stories, most of whose work concerns life and society in British India. 'The Khitmatgar' tells the story of the Jacksons, whose finances are at a very low ebb. They have come to Panipore in search of employment. The only lodgings they can find are at the long-uninhabited bungalow in the Paiwene road, but the bungalow is haunted by a sinister murdered servant.

  • To Let | B. M. Croker

    To Let

    • UNABRIDGED (41 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories; most of her work concerned life and society in British India. 'To Let' is a ghost story set in the Raj. Having left very late in the season to travel into the hills from Lucknor to escape the fierce summer heat, Aggie Shandon asks for a friend's help in locating accommodation for herself, her two children and her sister-in-law, Susan. There is only one property available - Briarwood - and it is amazingly cheap.

  • The Former Passengers | B. M. Croker

    The Former Passengers

    • UNABRIDGED (20 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and a notable writer of ghost stories; much of her work concerned life and society in British India. 'The Former Passengers' (1893) tells the story of Mr. Lawrence, who is on his way to Singapore to give his sister away at her wedding. As he finds he has missed the steamer he intended to catch, he persuades Captain Blane to take him in his cargo boat, the Wandering Star.

  • If You See Her Face | B. M. Croker

    If You See Her Face

    • UNABRIDGED (15 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
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    Bithia Mary Croker (1848-1920) was an Irish-born novelist and writer of ghost stories; most of her work concerned life and society in British India. 'If You See Her Face' tells the story of Daniel Gregson, political agent to a rajah, and his assistant, Percy Goring, who are travelling to the Delhi durbar when their train is prevented from going on by a break in the line. Gregson decides they should head for the raja's isolated hunting palace in Kori on foot.

  • To Let | B. M. Croker

    To Let

    • ABRIDGED (32 mins)
    • By B. M. Croker
    • Narrated By Clare Anderson
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    This is a story from The Moonlit Road collection. These five 19th-century ghost stories from both sides of the Atlantic provide some of the best chills in the genre. Ambrose Bierce is well-known, but "To Let" by B. M. Croker and "The Upper Berth" also provide moments to tingle the spine, as does "An Account of Some Strange Disturbances" by Le Fanu. This collection, which is further enhanced by suitably chilling music, was originally released under the title Classic Chilling Tales 3.

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