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    • Twenty-Minute Stories

    • Over Fifty Classic Short Stories
    • By: B. M. Croker, Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
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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....

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    • Fortunes Adrift

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 42 mins
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    'Fortunes Adrift' is the story of a small trading steamer than comes across a broken down passenger liner off the coast of Africa just as a hurricane is bearing down on the two vessels. Never one to miss a commercial opportunity, the captain of the steamer strikes a deal. For £100,000, to be paid by the wealthy cruise passengers, he will attempt to tow the liner to safety. But will their groaning engines hold? And if not...will they even survive the storm?

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    • The Mummy of Thompson-Pratt

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 26 mins
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    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944) was a British writer of popular adventure fiction and fantastic literature. "The Mummy of Thompson-Pratt" is a strange supernatural tale of Gargrave, a young egyptologist at Cambridge University who manages to reanimate the 3,000-year-old mummy of Menen-Ra via the man he has identified as a direct descendent of the ancient egyptian. The descendent is the young gad-about-town Thompson-Pratt.

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    • The Paradise Coal-Boat

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 28 mins
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    "The Paradise Coal-Boat" is the story of Ezra Pollard, skipper of a coal boat working between Tyneside and the South Coast. The cost-conscious shipowner, Gedge, makes it very clear to Ezra that he is to sail his route at top speed and in the event of any collision to bring home no survivors from other ships who could make claims for damages against the firm. But Ezra is haunted for years by an incident where he accidentally mows down a fishing smack and drowns its crew.

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    • The Lizard

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944) was a British writer of popular adventure fiction and fantastic literature. 'The Lizard' is an adventure story about a man who goes exploring a newly discovered underground cave in Yorkshire, where he makes a terrifying discovery.

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    • The Fire

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944) was a British writer of popular adventure fiction and fantastic literature. "The Fire", published in 1904, tells the story of Great Britain caught in the grip of a terrible freezing hurricane which has frozen everything solid. During this dire, cold weather, a huge fire breaks out in West London. Fanned by the high winds and unimpeded by the fire services, whose water supplies are solid ice, the fire spreads rapidly across the city as the population attempts in vain to flee in terror.

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    • Five Short Stories by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne

    • By: Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1866-1944) was a British writer of popular adventure fiction and fantastic literature. Here we present five of his best and most gripping adventure stories.

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