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  • Fifty Supernatural Stories | Edith Wharton,Bessie Kyffin-Taylor,Elia W. Peattie,Mary E. Braddon,Hugh Walpole,Lettice Galbraith,A. J. Alan

    Fifty Supernatural Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Edith Wharton, Bessie Kyffin-Taylor, Elia W. Peattie, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    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....

    Ryan says: "If you acclimate to the narration, it's enjoyable"
  • Supernatural Stories by Women Writers | Edith Wharton,Mary E. Braddon,Edith Nesbit,Elia W. Peattie,Violet Hunt,Lettice Galbraith,Bessie Kyffin-Taylor

    Supernatural Stories by Women Writers

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Edith Wharton, Mary E. Braddon, Edith Nesbit, and others
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    A rich anthology of classic tales of ghosts and the supernatural written by women. 'The Operation' by Violet Hunt; 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie; 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton; T'he Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith; 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon; 'Room Number Ten' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor; 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton; 'Mrs. Raeburn's Waxwork' by Eleanor Smith; 'The Mystery of the Semi-Detached' by Edith Nesbit.

  • A Child of the Rain | Elia W. Peattie

    A Child of the Rain

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was a prolific American author, journalist and critic. Although she left school at 14, she was enormously talented, and by her 20s she was well established as a writer of short stories. 'A Child of the Rain' is an eerie, poignant, supernatural tale about a strange, destitute child who appears spectrally on a late-night streetcar.

  • On the Northern Ice | Elia W. Peattie

    On the Northern Ice

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was an American author, journalist and critic. As a child she was an avid reader, and despite leaving school at 14, she quickly became recognized as a brilliant short story writer. 'On the Northern Ice' is an eerie ghost story set around the Great Lakes.

  • Six Short Stories by Elia W. Peattie | Elia W. Peattie

    Six Short Stories by Elia W. Peattie

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was a prolific American author, journalist and critic. Although she left school at 14, she was enormously talented, and by her 20s she was well established as a writer of short stories. This collection showcases six of her best tales: 'The Piano Next Door', 'On the Northern Ice', 'A Child of the Rain', 'From the Loom of the Dead', 'Story of an Obstinate Corpse' and 'Story of the Vanishing Patient'.

  • The Piano Next Door | Elia W. Peattie

    The Piano Next Door

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    'The Piano Next Door' is an eerie tale about a man who hears beautiful and inspirational music emanating from the house next door. But when he goes to find out who played it, he finds something very strange....

  • Story of the Vanishing Patients | Elia W. Peattie

    Story of the Vanishing Patients

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was a prolific American author, journalist and critic. Although she left school at 14, she was enormously talented, and by her 20s she was well established as a writer of short stories. 'Story of the Vanishing Patient' is a ghostly tale of the strange happenings when a young doctor is summoned next door to attend a dying woman one night....

  • Story of an Obstinate Corpse | Elia W. Peattie

    Story of an Obstinate Corpse

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was an American author, journalist and critic. As a child she was an avid reader, and despite leaving school at 14, she quickly became recognized as a brilliant short story writer. 'Story of an Obstinate Corpse' is the eerie tale of a woman who never wanted her photograph taken in life...and after death continues to confound photographers.

  • From the Loom of the Dead | Elia W. Peattie

    From the Loom of the Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (14 mins)
    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Elia Wilkinson Peattie (1862-1935) was a prolific American author, journalist and critic. Although she left school at 14, she was exceptionally talented as a writer, and by her 20s she was well recogized as a popular writer of short stories. 'From the Loom of the Dead' is a story with the character of an Icelandic folktale about two young orphaned children suffering at the hands of a cruel and neglectful stepmother. But the ghost of their dead mother returns to haunt the stepmother and forces her to care for the children.

  • A Spectral Collie | Elia W. Peattie

    A Spectral Collie

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    • By Elia W. Peattie
    • Narrated By Glenn Hascall
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    The connection between pet and owner can be incredibly strong. This gentle story follows this connection past the passing of the pet. Some things just can't be explained, and this is just such a short story.

  • The House That Was Not | Elia W. Peattie

    The House That Was Not

    • UNABRIDGED (8 mins)
    • By Elia W. Peattie
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    Bart and Flora were newlyweds on the Great Plains. Flora loved her husband, but wanted the companionship of others. Then when she was sewing she saw a cabin off in the distance. When she asked Bart about it he didn’t want to talk about it. The truth is the essence - and mystery - of this short story.

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