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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
    • Unabridged
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    Fifty short stories by women writers who broke the mould.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The most poorly performed book I have listened to of all time. Absolute torture.

    • By jodi on 09-22-17

    Regular price: $98.49

    • Seven Christmas Tales

    • By: Hugh Walpole, J. H. Riddell, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven contrasting short stories, all set at Christmastime: 'Mr. Huffam' by Hugh Walpole, 'A Strange Christmas Game' by J. H. Riddell, 'The Christmas Tree and the Wedding' by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Gift of the Magi' by O. Henry, 'The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle' by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 'The Cop and the Anthem' by O. Henry.

    Regular price: $9.84

    • The Haunted House at Latchford

    • By: Mrs. J. H. Riddell
    • Narrated by: Walter Covell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Irishwoman Charlotte Riddell was truly a born story-teller. In Essex she found the right dreary setting for The Haunted House at Latchford, "where beyond the fated house and ruined garden lay the belt of pine trees and the lake of the dismal swamp, which had furnished Crow Hall with no less than two tragedies."

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    • Dreadful

    • By Judy on 05-31-12

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Classic Ghost Stories, Volume 3

    • By: Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Highlights
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    This third and final collection of Classic Ghost Stories contains these chillers: "Mr. Justice Harbottle" by Joseph Sheridan Lefanu; "The Seventh Man" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; "Some Haunted Houses" by Ambrose Bierce; "Miss Dulane and My Lord" by Wilkie Collins; and more.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Weird Stories

    • By: J.H. Riddell
    • Narrated by: Jill Masters
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First appearing in 1882, this collection by Mrs. J.H. Riddell established her as a leading Victorian author of supernatural fiction. She achieved her effect by using commonplace settings into which the horrors crept.

    Regular price: $31.47

    • A Strange Christmas Game

    • By: J. H. Riddell
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Charlotte Riddell (1832-1906), who wrote as Mrs J. H. Riddel, was one of the most popular and influential writers of the Victorian period. 'A Strange Christmas Game' is a brilliantly constructed ghost story with a strange twist at the end.

    Regular price: $4.37