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    • The Amazing Harry Houdini, Volume 1

    • By: Jim Beard, James Palmer, I.A. Watson, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Michael Sutherland
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    He began his stage career as a card manipulator. As his popularity grew, Harry Houdini quickly became known as one of the most colorful stage magicians and escape artists of all time. Then the movies came knocking, and the man people had only read about in the newspapers was suddenly starring on the silver screen, captivating audiences with his daring serial exploits. Harry Houdini was no longer just a magician; he was an international superstar. In 1904, he began a world tour starting in London and the adventures grew even more fantastic.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Occult Detectives, Volume 1

    • By: Joel Jenkins, Josh Reynolds, Jim Beard, and others
    • Narrated by: Matt Waldron
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    They battle demons and monsters, hunt ghosts, and defend us against the things that go bump in the night. They are occult detectives, and they've been a staple of pulp fiction since the beginning of those glorious, garish magazines. Now Airship 27 Productions is thrilled to bring you a quartet of tales starring some of the most unique occult detectives ever created; three newly minted heroes and one classic master of mysticism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • They beat the heck out of Poirot!

    • By Ray Johnson on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Captain Action: Riddle of the Glowing Men

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Fred Wolinsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the most popular heroes of the 1960s returns in his first ever full-length novel. Super-spy and master of disguises Miles Drake, aka Captain Action, investigates the Riddle of the Glowing Men. Foreign assassins are sent to kill Captain Action, and though he manages to defeat them, it is their lifeless bodies that pose the greater mystery as they give off a green, glowing radiation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Austin Powers is no where to be seen

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Monster Aces

    • By: Jim Beard, Ron Fortier, Barry Reese, and others
    • Narrated by: William Turbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Having selflessly abandoned their identities, their pasts and their futures, the Monster Aces are all that stand between humanity and the fell creatures that lurk in the shadows. Four men and one woman use their amazing abilities as a team to scour the globe for monsters and bring an end to their unholy existence - whatever the danger, whatever the cost. Through five thrilling tales crafted by some of heroic fiction's most engaging authors you will ride alongside the Aces on the trail of monsters both classic and new.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Purple Scar, Volume 1

    • By: Jim Beard, Jonathan Fisher, Gene Moyers, and others
    • Narrated by: Alex Beckham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the pages of the classic pulps comes the most frightening avenger of them all, the Purple Scar! The handsome, debonair Dr. Miles Murdoch was a world-famous plastic surgeon. His life was the stuff of dreams until it all turned into a heart-wrenching nightmare. Murdoch's brother, a dedicated police officer, is brutally gunned down while on patrol. Before dumping his body into the river, his murderers pour acid over his face as a final act of contempt.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Captain Action: Cry of the Jungle Lord

    • Captain Action, Book 3
    • By: Barry Reese, Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Roberto Scarlato
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Something mysterious is happening in the depths of the Yucatan jungle and Miles Drake, aka Captain Action, has been sent to investigate. His superiors believe their main nemesis, the alien criminal known as Dr. Evil is hunting something called the Sky Rock, a supposed fallen meteor possessing strange energies. But as soon as Drake arrives on the site, he's met with two other unexpected characters that may or may not be involved with Evil's nefarious plans. One of these is a beautiful female Mexican agent named Selena Rubio, whereas the other is a strange masked figure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Action + Pulp= Good Readin'!

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sgt. Janus, Spirit-Breaker

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Joe Formichella
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Situated in the rural back country of Edwardian England is an old, mysterious house whose unique owner earns his living as a Spirit-Breaker, a hunter of ghosts. A former military veteran, Sgt. Roman Janus has devoted his life to aid those haunted, both emotionally and physically by obsessive wraiths whose spirits are still anchored to our world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ghost busting aint easy, sometimes a lil queasy

    • By Ray Johnson on 05-02-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Captain Action - Hearts of the Rising Sun

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Fred Wolinsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    While on assignment in Japan, Captain Action is haunted by the woman he loved and lost years ago in the underground kingdom beneath Siberia. When she mysteriously begins reappearing during his clandestine mission to witness a newly discovered power source, agent Miles Drake begins to question his own sanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Man from A.C.T.I.O.N.! Cap is back!!

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sgt. Janus Returns

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Joe Formichella
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Jim Beard's original occult investigator, Sgt. Roman Janus, returns in a second all-new collection of suspenseful adventures. Or does he? At the end of the first book, Sgt. Janus: Spirit Breaker, our intrepid hero mysteriously vanished into another realm never to be seen again. Now, almost a full year later, a dark-haired beauty, with no memory of her own identity, suddenly appears and begins assuming Janus' role in seeking out troublesome poltergeist and laying them to rest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spookterier to the first novel

    • By Ray Johnson on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lance Star, Sky Ranger, Volume 4

    • By: Bobby Nash, Andrew Salmon, Jim Beard, and others
    • Narrated by: Stuart Gauffi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    High flying thrills! Rev up those Pratt-Whitney engines, pull back on the stick, and prepare for take-off, as Lance Star, Sky Ranger gets ready to soar into the clouds in this, his fourth volume of high flying adventures. Once again it's time to join America's aviation ace, Lance Star and his faithful team: Buck Tellonger, Cy Hawkins, Jim Nolan, and Red Davis as they fly into four brand-new hair-raising tales.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Monster Aces, Volume 2

    • By: Jim Beard, Teel James Glenn, Nancy Hansen, and others
    • Narrated by: William Turbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    While the world's still choked with monsters - their work is never done. Tireless and dedicated, the Aces scour the globe in pursuit of the creatures that seek to terrorize humanity. For this ongoing mission, they leave no stone unturned - and no monsters alive. Whether it be in far-off wilderness, small-town America, or among the concrete canyons of the big city, Cap'n, Gats, Joker, Digger, and Trill continue to risk their lives at the cost of their own identities to keep us safe from the things that go bump in the night.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Zeppelin Tales, Volume 1

    • By: Jim Beard, I.A. Watson
    • Narrated by: Bob Kern
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the early 20th century, German count Ferdinand von Zeppelin pioneered the creation of rigid, lighter-than-air craft capable of long-distance flights. During World War I, they were adapted for military use as long-range bombers wreaking havoc upon Great Britain from their lofty positions high above the clouds, where fixed-winged fighters could not reach them. After the war zeppelins became pleasure ships utilized in luxury trans-Atlantic flights and were highly popular.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Black Bat Mysteries, Volume 2

    • By: Aaron Smith, Joshua Reynolds, Jim Beard, and others
    • Narrated by: Bob Kern
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Crusading attorney Anthony Quinn believed his career was over when a criminal threw acid into his face, blinding him. Months later, desperate to regain his sight, Quinn underwent a unique transplant operation which gave him the eyes of a slain lawman. Not only did the procedure work, but it also gave Quinn the ability to see in the dark. Using this fantastic gift, he created the Black Bat, a justice-seeking vigilante able to battle those villains beyond the reach of the law.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Lemon Herberts

    • By: Jim Beard, Nathan Meyer, M. H. Norris, and others
    • Narrated by: Rafael Miguel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Beat it, Beatles! Move over, Monkees! Roll it up, Rolling Stones! Here comes the greatest, grooviest, gearest rock-and-roll group of all time: The Lemon Herberts, launching themselves on their very first world tour - and straight into more danger, more peril, more sheer adventure than they ever bargained for! In six kicky, pulpy, far-out tales, you'll meet drummer Ellroy, guitarists Honor and Dilly, bassist Ally, and the gorgeously fab Her Majesty - trouble-magnets that even their long-suffering manager, the mysterious Brighton Hawks, can't hope to contain.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Box Thirteen - Adventure Wanted!

    • By: Bobby Nash, Barry Reese, Jim Beard, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Santa Maria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Based on the 1948-49 radio drama starring Alan Ladd, this collection includes six all-new Box Thirteen tales that carry on the action-packed tradition of the originals. "The Mystery of the Menacing Manuscript" by Bobby Nash. A surprise invitation sends Dan Holiday on a mystery writer's weekend retreat filled with treachery, deceit, and murder.

    Regular price: $19.95