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    • The Pleasure Trap

    • Mastering the Hidden Force That Undermines Health & Happiness
    • By: Douglas J. Lisle, Alan Goldhamer
    • Narrated by: Chef AJ
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    The authors offer unique insights into the factors that make us susceptible to dietary and lifestyle excesses and present ways to restore the biological processes designed by nature to keep us running at maximum efficiency and vitality. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The single best read on healthy living

    • By Erin Greener on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 16
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book with some great stories

    • By Cynthia on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $92.96

    • Obama’s Libya Debacle

    • By: Alan J. Kuperman
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Motoring Tales

    • Six Stories Inspired by the Early Automobile
    • By: A. J. Alan, E. F. Benson, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    As the invention of the automobile enabled quicker travel and enhanced the lives of the early motorists, it also gave new impetus to a generation of story writers. Automobiles were unusual, unfamiliar beasts. They combined speed and danger with an uncanny ability to break down at unexpected moments, catapulting the unhappy traveller into new adventures, or thusting mystery strangers onto the inhabitants of remote houses.

    Regular price: $6.53

    • Timely Tales in Thirty Minutes

    • By: J. A. Pak, Frank Herbert, May Sinclair, and others
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Fournier, Denis Daly, Suzanne Barbetta, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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     Spend your next 30 minutes traveling to a future where first adopters have the most advanced robot butlers or where everyone has a superpower - except the young man you just met. Or perhaps you prefer a good hard-boiled detective story or one about a hardscrabble life in the Australian outback. 

    Regular price: $12.85

    • Unhappy Endings

    • Tales from the World of Adrian's Undead Diary, Volume One
    • By: Chris Philbrook, Alan MacRaffen, J. C. Fiske, and others
    • Narrated by: James Foster
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unhappy Endings. . . A Collaborative Win!

    • By Tracy P. on 12-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fifteen Minute Stories

    • 45 Gigantic Little Tales
    • By: Hector Hugh Munro, A. J. Alan, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful and extensive collection of 'waiting room' stories.

    • By R. on 09-01-18

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Life Reimagined

    • Discovering Your New Life Possibilities
    • By: Richard J. Leider, Alan M. Webber
    • Narrated by: Tim Andres Pabon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This is a movement?

    • By HR BRADFORD on 11-30-16

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Exception to the Rule

    • The Surprising Science of Character-Based Culture, Engagement, and Performance
    • By: Peter J. Rea, James K. Stoller, Alan Kolp
    • Narrated by: Doug Greene
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Thoughtful leaders are keenly aware of the enormous challenge they face to drive high performance in a world that continues to ratchet up pressure and uncertainty. Some leaders respond by getting tough and establishing strict rules. They get people in line, but they don't inspire excellence. Wise leaders, on the other hand, help their people practice character to navigate their way through the turbulence - without lowering performance expectations. As a result, their people are more reliable under pressure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good read

    • By Eric Stephens on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $22.40

    • Strange Dreams and Terrifying Nightmares

    • Tales for Restless Sleep
    • By: Olive Schreiner, A. J. Alan, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    A collection of classic short stories for the restless sleeper.... "A Dream of Wild Bees" by Olive Schreiner, "The Face" by E. F. Benson, "The Dream" by A. J. Alan, "In a Far-Off World" by Olive Schreiner, "A Soothing Dream" by Fedor Sologub, "Life's Gifts" by Olive Schreiner, "A Curious Dream" by Mark Twain, "The Artist's Secret" by Olive Schreiner and "A Joy Ride" by A. J. Alan.

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Stories for Uneasy Dreams

    • Tales of Strange Beds and Stranger Nightmares
    • By: E. F. Benson, Wilkie Collins, A. J. Alan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    The stuff of nightmares! A terrifying collection of stories about haunted rooms, strange beds, terrifying dreams and sleepless nights. Listen at bedtime if you dare!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Weird narration

    • By Rebecca on 07-23-17

    Regular price: $14.18

    • Close My Tax Loophole

    • By: Alan J. Patricof
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Close My Tax Loophole" is from the August 26, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Alan J. Patricof and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Great Classic Crime Stories

    • Tales of Murder, Robbery, Extortion, Blackmail, Forgery, and Worse
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Charles Dickens, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A grisly collection of despicable crimes told by some of the world's best writers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Reader is ill-suited for the material

    • By LaurelNYC on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $51.64

    • Curious Tales

    • 46 Weird and Wonderful Stories
    • By: A. J. Alan, Arnold Bennett, Wilkie Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    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

    Regular price: $54.54

    • Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, Volume 7

    • By: I.A. Watson, Aaron Smith, Alan J. Porter, and others
    • Narrated by: George Kuch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    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.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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
    • Unabridged
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      1 out of 5 stars 2
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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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • no titles. no method to know what you are listenin

    • By JANET GORDON KENNEDY on 01-19-15

    Regular price: $63.95

    • My Adventure at Chislehurst

    • By: A. J. Alan
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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....

    Regular price: $3.26

    • Quatermain: The New Adventures, Book 1

    • By: Alan J. Porter, Aaron Smith
    • Narrated by: Jem Matzan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    British adventure writer H. Rider Haggard's most popular fictional character was Alan Quatermain, the irascible African big game hunter. As the hero of the classic King Solomon's Mines, Quatermain immediately fired the imagination of listeners across the world and created an instant demand for more of his adventures. Now, Airship 27 Productions answers that on-going demand by presenting two brand new Alan Quatermain novellas each filled with a host of suspense, action and, exotic African locales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Todd (Toad) Vogel on 02-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fifty Supernatural Stories

    • By: Edith Wharton, Bessie Kyffin-Taylor, Elia W. Peattie, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • If you acclimate to the narration, it's enjoyable

    • By Ryan on 09-24-16

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Halloween Tales

    • By: E. F. Benson, W. W. Jacobs, A. J. Alan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    A wonderful collection of spine-tingling, imaginative, terrifying but beautifully written tales to keep you hiding under the bedclothes this Halloween.

    Regular price: $16.68

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