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    • Compelling Short Stories

    • Forty Great Classic Tales
    • By: H. G. Wells, H. Rider Haggard, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
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    A rich and varied anthology of inventive classic tales by some of the world's top storytellers. 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, 'The Scarecrow' by G. Ranger Wormser, 'Only a Dream' by H. Rider Haggard, 'The Magic Shop' by H. G. Wells, 'The Business of Madame Jahn' by Vincent O'Sullivan, 'The Old Portrait' by Hume Nisbet, 'The Yellow Globe' by Alexander W. Drake, 'The Last Trump' by Hugh Walpole, 'The White Cat' by W. W. Jacobs.

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    • The Avalanche

    • By: Gertrude Atherton
    • Narrated by: Lynne Thompson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
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    Price Ruyler has been sent to San Francisco from New York to salvage the family business after the 1906 earthquake. His success makes him one of the city's most eligible bachelors but he resists the machinations of the local girls (and their mothers). Then he meets the beautiful and captivating Helene. He proposes within a week. Into the fourth year of their marriage, he realizes something has changed. He still loves his wife and he believes she loves him but he begins to wonder about her mysterious past and questions whether family secrets were buried in the rubble left by the earthquake.

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    • Black Oxen

    • By: Gertrude Atherton
    • Narrated by: Lynne Thompson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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    Lee Clavering, a young playwright, falls in love with an Austrian countess, not noticing the adoring glances from the outgoing flapper, Janet. Unknown to the young lover, the object of his devotion is defying age with artifice in this controversial pseudo-science-fiction romance. 

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    • Fifty Groundbreaking Stories by Women Writers

    • By: Edith Wharton, May Sinclair, Virginia Woolf, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 54 mins
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    Fifty short stories by women writers who broke the mould.

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    • The most poorly performed book I have listened to of all time. Absolute torture.

    • By jodi on 09-22-17

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    • The Striding Place

    • By: Gertrude Atherton
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857-1946) was a prominent and prolific American author of novels, short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers. Her horror stories are particularly popular. 'The Striding Place' (1895) tells the story of a man who is searching for his best friend ,who's gone missing. The search takes him to a dangerous waterfall in the forest called The Strid, from which many have fallen and drowned. There he discovers something most terrifying and surreal.

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    • Terrible Narration

    • By D. Atkinson on 04-01-18

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    • Uncanny Short Stories

    • By: B. M. Croker, Gertrude Atherton, William J. Wintle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 27 mins
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    A spine-chilling collection of creepy, unsettling and unnerving stories. 'If You See Her Face' by B. M. Croker. 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle. 'The Shadows' by Henry S. Whitehead. 'The Grey Cat' by Barry Pain. 'The Yellow Globe' by Alexander W. Drake. 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson. 'The Spectre Spiders' by William J. Wintle. 'The Curious Vehicle' by Alexander W. Drake. 'Number Ninety' by B. M. Croker. 'The Black Cat' by William J. Wintle. 'The Permanent Stiletto' by W. C. Morrow. 'Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead. 'The Chamber of Doom' by William J. Wintle. 'The White Cat' by Hugh Walpole. 'The Loosened Cord' by Alexander W. Drake. 'Mrs. Brassington-Claypott's Children's Party' by F. Anstey. 'The Inmate of the Dungeon' by W. C. Morrow. 'The Red Rosary' by William J. Wintle. 'Caveat Emptor' by F. Anstey. 'The Former Passengers' by B. M. Croker...and over 20 more unsettling tales.

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    • Tales That Go Bump in the Night

    • By: Mary Wilkins Freeman, Gertrude Atherton, Charlotte Gilman, and others
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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    Mary Wilkins Freeman's "The Southwest Chamber" and "Shadows on the Wall", Gertrude Atherton's "The Bell in the Fog", Charlotte Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper", Kate Chopin's "Her Letters", and Madalene Yale Wynne's "The Little Room" comprise this eerie collection.

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    • The Greatest Good of the Greatest Number

    • By: Gertrude Atherton
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton (1857-1946) was a prominent and prolific American author of novels, short stories, essays, and articles for magazines and newspapers on such issues as feminism, politics and war.

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    • Death and the Woman

    • By: Gertrude Atherton
    • Narrated by: Rachel Fulginiti
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Gertrude Atherton was a gothic novelist and short story writer. A protégée of Ambrose Bierce, his influence can be seen in many of her stories, which often have overt references to the supernatural. In "Death and the Woman," a woman sits all alone in grief at her dying husband's side, waiting for Death to claim him. In the creepy, desolate surroundings, her imagination begins to get the best of her - but is it only her imagination?

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