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    • Great Victorian Detective Stories

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Edgar Wallace, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During the last part of the nineteenth century, the detective story took off as a popular genre as literary magazines vied with each other to draw in readers with gripping page-turners by the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Guy Boothby and Wilkie Collins. This collection brings together some of the great detectives of the Victorian era, from the master sleuth himself, Sherlock Holmes, to the mild mannered Father Brown, to the feisty J. G. Reeder.

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Short Stories of the Great War

    • The First World War in Short Fiction
    • By: John Buchan, Sapper, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves. A wonderful collection!

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    • Worst narrator ever!

    • By Robert on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $25.81

    • The Strange Case of Mr. Todmorden

    • By: F. Britten Austin
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frederick Britten Austin (1885 - 1941) was a popular British fiction writer, whose crime and mystery stories were very much influenced by his experiences as a soldier. He had enlisted in the London Rifle Brigade on 4 August, 1914, the day war was declared on Germany. By war's end he had reached the rank of captain. In 'The Strange Case of Mr. Todmorden' an elderly and wealthy woman has been mysteriously murdered in her bed.

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    • Dumb and dumb

    • By barbara on 08-26-15

    Regular price: $5.10

    • Diamond Cut Diamond

    • By: F. Britten Austin
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Frederick Britten Austin (1885 - 1941) was a popular British fiction writer, whose crime and mystery stories were very much influenced by his experiences as a soldier. He had enlisted in the London Rifle Brigade on 4 August, 1914, the day war was declared on Germany. By war's end he had reached the rank of captain. In Diamond Cut Diamond, Britten Austin tells the tale of the agent Sir Humphrey Maule who appears unexpectedly in the office of Quentin Quayne.

    Regular price: $11.21

    • Panzerkraftwagen

    • By: F. Britten Austin
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 42 mins
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    F. Britten Austin's famous story in which he imagines the scene as German soldiers on the Somme come face-to-face with Britain's new secret weapon...the first tanks.

    Regular price: $9.64