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    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century

    • By: Greg Bear, Terry Bisson, David Brin, and others
    • Narrated by: David Ackroyd, Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 200

    A walk around the block, a quick drive, before shutting down your PC ? these short story collections are perfect for when you only have a few minutes to listen."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Biased toward the last 20 years of sci-fi

    • By Gregory R. Martin on 06-30-03

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Holmes Away from Home

    • Adventures from the Great Hiatus, Volume One: 1891-1892
    • By: David Marcum, Deanna Baran, John Linwood Grant, and others
    • Narrated by: Steve White
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    From 1891 to 1894, Sherlock Holmes was presumed to be dead, having perished during the epic struggle with Professor Moriarty atop the Reichenbach Falls. But unknown to most, even his friend Dr. Watson, Holmes survived. During those three years, he roamed the world, acting as an agent for the British government and using his very special skills along the way. In volume one of Holmes Away from Home, the incredible two-volume collection of new traditional Holmes adventures, we find our hero crisscrossing the world - Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the US. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder for Christmas

    • Tales of Seasonal Malice
    • By: Margery Allingham, Marjorie Bowen, Agatha Christie, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Robert Culp, Paul Eddington, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    Ah, the pleasures of Christmas...the hanging of greens, the traditional feast, the gathering families, a few secrets in the air...and a bit of murder, conspiracy, and theft. The holiday season seems to inspire the imagination of the best mystery writers, and their talents shine here in these delightful tales of Yuletide crime. So seize a few quiet hours in this busiest of seasons to enjoy their sleigh full of mysterious treasures, here with the finest of flair.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Treat for classic mystery lovers

    • By Kathi on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Founding Fathers

    • By: Joyce Appleby, James McGregor Burns, Susan Dunn, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohan
    • Length: 22 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    The Founding Fathers series, edited by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., examines the presidencies of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A well presented short series

    • By Hal VT on 05-04-12

    Regular price: $47.93

    • The Vampyre and Other Short Gothic Tales

    • By: John Polidori, Arthur Conan Doyle, M. R. James, and others
    • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Critically acclaimed audiobook reader Barnaby Edwards (Doctor Who, The Voyage of the Beagle, Space Danger) performs 11 tales of ghostly gothic spookiness. From tales of vampyres and spirits to devil’s deals and ethereal coachmen. Short but oh so sweet, these 11 stories from some of the most lauded authors of the Gothic period prove that you need only a few pages to tell a truly terrifying tale.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Speaking Effective English!

    • By: Bettye Pierce Zoller, John Arthur Watkins, Hugh Lampman
    • Narrated by: Bettye Pierce Zoller, John Arthur Watkins, Hugh Lampman, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In this breakthrough audio program, three of America's top voice coaches give listeners the tools they need to speak clearly, powerfully, and effectively and get what they want through the power of speech!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Way Different from My Expectation

    • By Steve on 12-02-07

    Regular price: $15.93

    • More of the Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy

    • By: Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Karen Joy Fowler, and others
    • Narrated by: Roddy McDowall, Terry Farrell, Wil Wheaton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Who better to narrate today's best science-fiction stories than today's favorite science-fiction stars? This exciting collection features many.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just one complaint

    • By John R. Galloway Jr. on 02-29-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Fifteen Great Novellas

    • By: Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 31 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A wonderful anthology of fifteen of the great classic Novellas. 1. Immensee by Theodor Storm 2. The Jew's Beech Tree by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff 3. The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad 4. The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy 5. Mad Monkton by Wilkie Collins 6. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 7. The Lifted Veil by George Eliot 8. England my England by D. H. Lawrence

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Omg is this real? She must be kidding.

    • By Brian Miers on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $106.60

    • The Tooth Fairy Legend

    • The Touch of Kindness
    • By: John Arthur Long, Chet Meyer
    • Narrated by: John Arthur Long
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    At last, the reason behind the tooth fairy's visits to children is revealed in The Tooth Fairy Legend: The Touch of Kindness. Never before has this timeless myth of childhood been so clearly defined in story and song. Learn why the teeth collected by the tooth fairy are taken to the Isle of Kindness and why the tooth fairy's job is much more vital than anyone imagined. 

    Regular price: $13.97

    • VangoNotes for Foundations of Finance

    • The Logic and Practice of Financial Management, 6/e
    • By: Arthur J. Keown, John D. Martin, John W. Petty
    • Narrated by: Dennis Holland, Maria Hickey
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    You're busy. We get it. With VangoNotes you can study "in between" all the other things you need to get done. VangoNotes gives you the confidence you need to succeed in the classroom. They're flexible; just download and go. And, they're efficient. Use them in your car, at the gym, walking to class, wherever. Get yours today and start studying.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Mean

    • By: John Arthur Long
    • Narrated by: John Arthur Long
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    With a supply of sarin nerve gas as well as explosives and automatic weapons, members of a radical group who believe they have been betrayed by a high-level Middle East negotiator decide to seek revenge by attacking a Long Island high school attended by the negotiator's daughters. It is against the horrific shadow of this approaching attack, that The Mean reveals the inner conflicts of Central High School through the humorous, sometimes sardonic, viewpoint of the school's assistant principal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling, Suspense, Comedy and a lot of Heart

    • By XRoad Warrior on 09-30-17

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Haunting Stories

    • 25 of the greatest classic ghost stories ever written
    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    A creepy anthology of 25 of the most hauntingly scary ghost stories ever written. 1.Afterward by Edith Wharton 2. Bagnell Terrace by E. F. Benson 3.His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs 4.A Coincidence by A. J. Alan 5.The Confession of Charles Linkworth by E. F. Benson 6.The Death Mask by H. D. Everett 7.The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson 8.The Furnished Room by O. Henry 9.The Thing in the Hall by E. F. Benson 10.The Eyes by Edith Wharton 11. The Wind in the Portico by John Buchan.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Reminded me of when I was read to as a child

    • By HeyCatherine on 12-31-15

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Human Rights and Civil Rights

    • By: John Arthur
    • Narrated by: Robert Guillaume
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Only a few hundred years ago there emerged the ideal of inalienable rights to life, liberty, property, free speech, freedom of conscience and religion. Yet rights now are routinely claimed to include health care, employment, housing, and education; the Universal Declaration of Human Rights even lists paid vacations. Are rights bestowed by government, or do we possess them simply because we are human?

    • out of 5 stars
    • Nice introduction

    • By Douglas on 08-29-09

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Riveting Stories

    • Thirty Gripping Tales by Literary Masters
    • By: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Buchan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    A mesmerizing collection of 30 wonderful stories by great classic writers. 1. The Invisible Man by G. K. Chesterton 2. At the Farmhouse by E. F. Benson 3. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4. The Watcher by the Threshold by John Buchan 5. Query by Seamark 6. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace 7. The Earl, the Warder and the Wayward Heiress by J. S. Fletcher 8. Afterward by Edith Wharton 9. The Murderer by Perceval Gibbon 10. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett 11. Oh Liberty by W. Pett Ridge

    Regular price: $51.64

    • The Best Victorian and Edwardian Short Stories

    • By: Charles Dickens, Jerome K. Jerome, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The golden age of the short story was in Victorian and Edwardian times, when authors made a living by contributing to literary magazines and journals. These popular journals threw up such literary greats as Dickens, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, and Jerome K. Jerome. Many of the great writers are undeservedly neglected by modern audience...but what a pleasure it is to rediscover the literary treasures that delighted our great grandparents!

    Regular price: $51.64

    • A Little Book of Christmas

    • By: John Kendrick Bangs, Arthur E. Becher
    • Narrated by: Mariann Froulow
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    "Mr. Bangs has caught the spirit of the 'Christmas Carols,' and phrased it in his own style, so well liked in America. Not in a long time have we had Christmas stories so good.... Mr. Bangs' sense of humor never fails, his diction is well liked, and in these tales he has woven a strain of pathos which is not unfitting." (Journal of Education, 1912)

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Lost World (Dramatized)

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, John de Lancie, Nat Segaloff
    • Narrated by: Tom Virtue, Josh Clark, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Arthur Conan Doyle’s rollicking adventure tale follows a scientific expedition deep into the Amazon jungle – right back into the time of dinosaurs and cave men. Before Jurassic Park, before Indiana Jones - there was The Lost World! An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Josh Clark, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Peter Paige, Kirsten Potter, Kate Steele, Tom Virtue, Kenneth Alan Williams.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Funny, but it didn't seem like Doyle

    • By Caitlín Mitchell on 02-18-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Stories of Odd Jobs and Strange Callings

    • By: H. G. Wells, Arthur Morrison, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A fascinating collection of classic short stories featuring unusual ways of making a living, including 'The Umbrella-Mender' by Beatrice Harraden, 'The Triumphs of a Taxidermist' by H. G. Wells, 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' by Kate Chopin, 'A Skinful of Trouble' by Arthur Morrison, 'White Magic' by Ella d'Arcy, 'A Deal in Ostriches' by H. G. Wells, and many more.

    Regular price: $25.81

    • Splendid Adventure Stories

    • Gripping Tales from the Master Storytellers
    • By: John Buchan, Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A gripping collection of some of the world’s best classic adventure stories....

    Regular price: $26.85

    • The Master Mystery

    • By: Arthur B. Reeve, John W. Grey
    • Narrated by: Jack Brown
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The listener is introduced to the detective Quentin Locke (based on Houdini), who investigates a cartel protected by a robot called the Automaton and the members of which use a gaseous weapon called Madagascar madness!! The hero is capable of getting himself freed of some of the strangest and most dangerous situations... This is a humorous, fast paced, high octane pulpy adventure by Arthur Benjamin Reeve for diehard fans of the genre!

    Regular price: $7.35