Criminal lawyer and all-time number-one mystery author Erle Stanley Gardner wrote close to 150 novels that have sold 300 million copies worldwide. His most popular books starred the incomparable attorney-sleuth Perry Mason. In The Case of the Curious Bride, a woman claiming not to be a bride consults Mason about her "friend", whose husband, long thought to have died in a plane crash, turns up alive.
"Excellent short story"
Powder River rolls into its 11th season with an epic two-part adventure called "The Man from Isandlwana", in which a British officer arrives in Clearmont haunted by a terrifying past. Marshal MacMasters and Sheriff Dawes seem besieged by swindlers and land grabbers in "When We Trust" and "An Opinion of Judgment".
In The Case of the Howling Dog, Arthur Cartwright, an anxious man, goes to Perry Mason to have his neighbor arrested for his vindictive and noisy dog. He is under the belief that his howling is an indication that somebody has been murdered in the neighborhood. He demands that his will be written bequeathing the estate to the lady living at the neighbor's house. However, the will is mysteriously altered by an unknown person, and Cartwright goes missing, along with the lady.
"Erle Stanley Gardner would be proud!!"
The adventures of Captain Taylor, his son Adam, Mohawk scout Dagadawidah, and Captain Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders continue at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War in this full cast action adventure audio drama by the award-winning Colonial Radio Theatre.
In Season Two of Powder River, Britt MacMasters has once again put on the badge of United States Marshal and returns to Clearmont, Wyoming after several months away on the trail with his son Chad. There he finds a new Sheriff in town - who doesn't like the idea of a U.S. Marshal living in his jurisdiction but soon calls on the famed Marshal for help when the Sioux attack a stagecoach. A season highlight is a three part episode where General George Custer recruits Chad to scout for him as he heads toward the Little Big Horn, causing Britt to follow in pursuit.
Henry Fleming had no idea how horrible war really was. Attacks come from all sides, bullets fly, bombs crash. Men everywhere are wounded, bleeding, and dying. Now, Henry's fighting for his life and he's scared.He must make a decision, perhaps the most difficult decision he will ever make in his life: save himself, run from the enemy and desert his friends, or fight, be brave, and risk his life. If he stays to fight, he may die with his regiment. If he runs, he'll have to live with knowing he was a coward. Can Henry find the strength within himself to earn his red badge of courage?
Powder River continues the stories of the citizens of Clearmont, Wyoming in the year 1884. In "The Summer Visit," Jacob returns to town after his second year in college, and seems a changed man, while Britt, Dawes, and Cheyenne are faced with the mystery of "The Phantom Train." "Incident At Dry Wells" finds Britt in a standoff with a killer who has left a trail of death behind him from Georgia to Wyoming, and the beautiful Nadya seems to have some of the men in Clearmont under her spell in "The Gypsy Curse."
"An Awesome Series just keeps getting better"
Ticonderoga tells the story of Captain William Taylor and his Mohawk scout Degadawidah who are charged to escort Captain Carlton Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders through the dangerous lands of the Huron to Fort Edward, where the British are making plans to march on the French held Ticonderoga. On the journey they meet young orphan Adam Cobbs who receives a baptism by fire in the harsh and bloody wilderness of New York State. Ticonderoga is a musket blasting adventure on the epic scale that The Colonial Radio Theatre has become known for.
"CRT, does it again."
In London, in the 1900s, the solutions to supernatural occurrences were investigated by a man who was famous for his dealings with the unknown, and the worlds of the dead....Jarrem Lee - ghost hunter.... Meet Jarrem Lee, ghost hunter (or as he prefers to call it, a psychical detective). With the help of college student Arthur Bennett, he embarks on a series of spine-tingling and exciting adventures in the world of the dead.
"lovely and scary"
In Season Six of Powder River, Etta and Jacob discover a 10-year-old boy, Levi Curtis, chopping wood at their home, acting as if he lived there. Britt soon discovers he is the sole survivor of an Indian attack on the Conestoga wagon he's traveling in with his family. Britt realizes Levi has no relatives and prepares to take him to the orphanage in Sheridan. When the telephone line arrives in Clearmont, Millie hires Etta to work the switchboard. Etta soon begins hearing things she shouldn’t: other people’s conversations.
"my new lone ranger , Clint Eastwood !"
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Powder River continues the adventures of the citizens of Clearmont, Wyoming, in the year 1884. In "Henry M. Teller Comes to Town", the people of Clearmont all pitch in to help Millie, who has fallen ill on the day a member of the administration arrives from Washington DC, plan a dinner for his entire entourage. Passing through the town of Iron Meadow, Britt encounters the surprise of his life in the episode "The Reflection in the Mirror Is Not Mine".
"Powder River is the best Western story ever"
Highly detailed and accurate, you will find yourself in the middle of General Buford's skirmish line as he tries to halt the Confederate advance into Gettysburg, you will feel the anguish and hell of war - of the slaughter that took place in the wheat field. You will live the heroism of Picket’s doomed charge and hear the immortal words that President Lincoln delivered in his consecrating address some four months later. No matter your loyalties, Gettysburg will have your heart pounding with its thunderous action, high adventure and suspense.
"Great prelude to battlefield visit"
The Cricket on The Hearth was first published in 1845. A cricket constantly chirps on the hearth and acts as a guardian angel to the Peerybingle family. The arrival of a mysterious stranger threatens to shatter this harmony. Does the cricket have supernatural powers? The Seven Poor Travellers was first published in 1854. On Christmas Eve, a traveling gentleman happens upon a house in a quaint little village, which houses up to six travelers each evening. He decides to treat them all to a Christmas dinner and tells them a story around the fireplace about a soldier....
Five years have gone by since the devastation of the buffalo stampede hit Clearmont, and the three-part season opener titled "The Twisted Badge" puts Marshal Britt MacMasters in the most dangerous place he has ever been – the other side of the Law.
"Outstanding production with great voice actors."
Included in this volume: "The Tinglers": Dr. Chapin and his crew search for a primitive tribe with ties to the elusive creature that is spawned from fear with a grip like iron. "Fade Away": Private Eye Frank Wood is investigating the mysterious break-ins at the home of a wealthy old man named Jack Leonard. "Canus": a young boy must survive a bizarre rite of passage. "Road Rage": An advertising executive involved in a little fender-bender must suffer through a nightmare....
Thanks to a bungled robbery at a fancy hotel, the already-married Eva Griffin has been caught in the company of a prominent congressman. To protect the politico, Eva's ready to pay the editor of a sleazy tabloid his hush money. But Perry Mason has other plans. He tracks down the phantom fat cat who secretly runs the blackmailing tabloid -only to discover a shocking scoop. By the time Mason's comely client finally comes clean, her husband has taken a bullet in the heart.
Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tales. And soon enough the ill-fated schoolmaster encounters a terrifying legend come to life: the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.
"Return of the Classic!"
Bank robberies, cattle rustling, suspense, mystery, and plenty of double-barreled action are here, in 15 episodes of this popular western series, heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Join Marshal Britt MacMasters, his son Chad, Doc Harrington, Sheriff Dawes, Millie, Sandy, Clay Tucker, and all the folks of Clearmont, Wyoming, as you get swept up into the action with the Colonial Radio Theatre’s Powder River.
New England's favorite TV Cowboy, Rex Trailer, guest stars in the two-part season opener, “Return of the Legend.” Britt MacMasters and his father track outlaw Jeb Pickett after the stagecoach hold up - A new band of deadly outlaws appears in the territory as Doc is seriously injured in an explosion - While in Chicago, Britt once again meets famed singer Jenny White - When a young lady is the sole survivor of an Indian attack on a raft traveling on the Powder, Britt, Dawes and Doc try to prevent another uprising by the Sioux....
On Christmas Eve, after Jimmy breaks one of his father's ornaments, a strange force shrinks both he and his sister down to ornament size. On the lowest branch, they meet an Old St. Nicholas ornament who explains that the Star Angel, residing at the very top of the Christmas tree, alone has the power to return them to normal size and must do so before sunrise, when the magic that brings the ornaments to life will fade away, turning Jimmy and Samantha into ornaments as well.