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    • Great Radio Horror

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Arch Oboler, Guy de Maupassant, and others
    • Narrated by: Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The screams...the grisly sound effects...the rumbling organ music. Sounds in the dark come strange, mysterious, and terrifying in 21 episodes of such classic series as Lights Out, Inner Sanctum, Suspense, and many more. Spine-chilling tales by Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Arch Oboler, Robert A. Arthur, David Kogan, and Alonzo Deen Cole dabble in dark realms. Boris Karloff, Maurice Tarplin, Paul McGrath, and Bernard Lenrow deliver pulse-pounding performances.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good for nostalgia, I suppose.

    • By Davidinark on 06-07-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Classic American Poetry

    • By: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and others
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Walt Whitman said, "...poetry is the voice of the nation, expressing its deepest concerns, ambitions and longings," which is certainly true of the great classic poetry of America. This wide-ranging anthology, from the earliest poets of the 16th century to the present day, reflects the changing preoccupations and visions of Americans, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edgar Allan Poe, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, E.E. Cummings, and more.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Just dawdle

    • By Kirby on 11-27-03

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Doug Bradley's Spinechillers, Volume 3: Classic Horror Stories

    • By: Montague Rhodes James, W. W. Jacobs, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Doug Bradley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    This volume starts with the famous M. R. James story of occult revenge, "Casting the Runes", about a slighted occultist out for murderous revenge using his diabolical black arts to achieve it. It was adapted into the equally chilling movie Night of the Demon in 1957. Next up is another famous classic, W. W. Jacobs' "The Monkeys Paw", a brilliantly written tale of greed and getting what you wish for. The third story is "Hop-Frog" by Edgar Allan Poe - a classic yarn about the grisly revenge conjured up by a mistreated court jester.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Doug Bradley is one of the best narrators

    • By Kathy on 03-27-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 9

    • By: Nina Allan, Karl Bunker, Carolyn Ives Gilman, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Nancy Linari, Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    An unabridged audio collection spotlighting the "best of the best" science fiction stories published in 2016 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Some Good in This

    • By John on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • H. P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural

    • 20 Classic Tales of the Macabre, Chosen by the Master of Horror Himself
    • By: Stephen Jones (editor), Henry James, Washington Irving, and others
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter, Steven Crossley, Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 16 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    H. P. Lovecraft is arguably the most important horror writer of the 20th century. Culled from his 1927 essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature”, Lovecraft acknowledges those authors and stories that he feels are the very finest the horror field has to offer, including Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Bram Stoker, Robert Louis Stevenson, Guy de Maupassant, Ambrose Bierce, and Arthur Conan Doyle. This chilling collection includes 20 works, each prefaced by Lovecraft's own opinions and insights in each author’s work.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audiobook Contents

    • By Maliboo on 10-31-14

    Regular price: $18.17

    • A Whiff of Wilde, a Pinch of Poe, and a Frisson of Frost

    • A Dab of Dickens, Vol. 3; Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare's Old England to Frost's New England
    • By: Elliot Engel PhD, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Lee Browne, Cassandra Campbell, Christopher Cazenove, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most listeners, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown - until now. In this utterly captivating audiobook, Dr. Elliot Engel, a leading authority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed members of literature's elite. In lieu of stuffy biographical sketches, Engel provides fascinating anecdotes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stimulating...

    • By The Wolf on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Year's Top-Ten Tales of Science Fiction 4

    • By: John Barnes, Paul McAuley, Maureen McHugh, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Jared Doreck, Adam Epstein, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    An unabridged audio collection of the "best of the best" science fiction stories written in 2011 by current and emerging masters of the genre, edited by Allan Kaster, as narrated by top voice talents. In "Dying Young", by Peter M. Ball, cyborgs, clones, and post-humans collide with a dragon bent on revenge in a post-apocalyptic space western. In "Canterbury Hollow", by Chris Lawson, two lovers on a planet orbiting a killer sun share their few remaining weeks together before they die....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • if this is top 10, that makes me sad

    • By Zachary on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $25.89

    • Stories from the Edge of Reason

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    A collection of 45 short stories which threaten to unhinge the listener's mind. Strange phenomena, insane genius, inexplicable happenings and the inability to deal with life and death are all themes which run through this brilliant selection.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • just no.

    • By Santie Sol on 12-02-15

    Regular price: $114.99

    • Great Classic Horror

    • Six Unabridged Stories
    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Robert Louis Stevensonn, Washington Irving, and others
    • Narrated by: Geraint Wyn Davies
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    The Victorian-era writers featured in this collection are known for their power of invention and command of horror and the supernatural. Included are "A Watcher by the Dead" by Ambrose Bierce; "The Body Snatchers" by Robert Louis Stevenson; "The Adventure of the German Student" by Washington Irving; "Dickon the Devil" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu; "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe; and "The Open Watcher" by Saki.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narrator, Good Collection

    • By Richard B. on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $10.46

    • Tales of Horror and Suspense

    • 50 Great Classic Horror Stories
    • By: H. P. Lovecraft, E. F. Benson, Robert E. Howard, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 11

    Fifty terrifying short stories from the great classic horror writers: 1. 'Pigeons from Hell' by Robert E. Howard 2. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft 3. 'The Horror Horn' by E. F. Benson 4. 'The Fearsome Touch of Death' by Robert E. Howard 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 6. 'The Step' by E. F. Benson 7. 'Dagon' by H. P. Lovecraft 8. 'The Dream Snake' by Robert E. Howard 9. 'Caterpillars' by E. F. Benson 10. 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 11. 'In the Forest of Villefore' by Robert E. Howard

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • CAREFUL WHICH COLLECTION YOU PICK....

    • By Gidgetwidget on 12-25-15

    Regular price: $95.94

    • Gothic Tales of Terror: Volume 8

    • By: Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Herbert Gregg, Stuart Milligan, Robbie McNab
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This collection of short stories contains several gothic tales to bear macabre and chilling witness to writers as diverse as Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jerome K. Jerome and Edgar Allan Poe. These tales are designed to unsettle you, just a little, as they lead you on a walk to places you’d perhaps rather not visit on your own. Our stories are "A Ghost Story" by Mark Twain, "Ollah" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "The Doctor’s Story" by Jerome K. Jerome, and "Murders In The Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe.

    Regular price: $10.21

    • The Year's Top Short SF Novels

    • By: Stephen Baxter, Geoffrey A. Landis, David Moles, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Adam Epstein, Nicola Barber
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Short novels may well be the perfect length for science-fiction stories. They are movie-length tales that resonate with moxie while fully exploring characters, new worlds, and ideas. The stories in this unabridged audio collection are the best-of-the-best short science-fiction novels published in 2010 by current and emerging masters of this form.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • THE ABSENCE OF AMBITION IS THE ULTIMATE AMBITION

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-28-14

    Regular price: $33.59

    • Great Classic Suspense

    • Five Unabridged Classics
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert W. Chambers, and others
    • Narrated by: Geraint Wyn Davies, uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    This collection includes five of the greatest stories of American classic horror. The richest of language is used to create extraordinary atmosphere - gloom, darkness, solitude, despair - and the relentless feeling of impending doom. Includes: "The Oval Portrait", by Edgar Allan Poe; "Ethan Brand", by Nathaniel Hawthorne; "The Yellow Sign", by Robert W. Chambers; "The Upper Berth", by F. Marion Crawford; and "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge", by Ambrose Bierce.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Selection of Stories Narrated Well

    • By Robert on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $10.46

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time: Volume 4

    • By: Sara Paretsky, Lawrence Block, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Jean Smart, Robert Forster, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 4 is the fourth in a series featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present. From Lawrence Block, Sara Paretsky, Georges Simenon, Edward D. Hoch and everyone in between, this unique collection, edited by multi-award-winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Masterworks of Orson Welles

    • By: Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Saki, and others
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here are legendary director, producer, screenwriter, author, and actor Orson Welles' historic interpretations of excerpts from classic literature. Includes selections from Oscar Wilde's "The Happy Prince', H.G. Wells' "The Red Room", Saki's "Shredni Vashtar", Joseph Conrad's "The Secret Sharer", Rudyard Kipling's "Riki-Tikii-Tavi", Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Wakefield", Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart", and Robert Louis Stevenson's "Letter to the Reverend Dr. Hyde".

    Regular price: $15.36

    • Favorite Story Poems

    • By: Alfred Noyes, Robert Browning, Edgar Allan Poe
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    This recording features some of the best known narrative poems ever written. It includes: "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes, "My Last Duchess" by Robert Browning, "The Raven" and "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Gunga Din" by Rudyard Kipling, "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" by John Keats, "Kubla Khan" by William Taylor Coleridge, "The Ballad of Reading Gaol" by Oscar Wilde, and "The Hound of Heaven" by Francis Thompson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice variety

    • By Empowerment on 06-04-08

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Classic Tales of Horror and Suspense (Dramatized)

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Lewis, Rick Cimino, Bernard Mayes, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    This recording contains fully dramatized versions of some the world's best loved classic tales of horror and suspense, complete with sound effects and music.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatic

    • By Natalia on 02-12-10

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Starship Vectors

    • By: Sarah Monette, Allan Kaster (editor), Gwyneth Jones, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Starships come in many shapes and sizes. Their crews and passengers are an eclectic lot. They venture into the deep voids of space on their assigned missions. Sometimes they succeed and sometimes they do not. This collection tells the stories of the crews and passengers aboard six of these starships.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • two 4 stars, one 3 star and three one star

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 08-07-11

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Literary Feline

    • Seven Cat Tales
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Emile Zolà, Morley Robert, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A collection of seven classic short stories in which felines play a central role. Includes: "Tobermory the Cat That Walked by Himself", "The Vampire Cat", "The Young Man Who Stroked Cats", "A Cargo of Cat", "The Black Cat", and "The Paradise of Cats".

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Coffins

    • The Vampire Archives, Volume 3
    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Harlan Ellison, Robert Bloch, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Robertson Dean, Steve West, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A chill inducing and masterful collection of vampire tales, culled from the dark recesses of the nefarious and world-renowned Vampires Archives. Coffins, the third volume in the series, contains some of the best of the best vampire fiction. The authors, including Harlan Ellison, Robert Bloch, Edgar Allan Poe, and F. Paul Wilson, take listeners readers deep inside the crypts of the living dead, in all their supernatural splendor.

    Regular price: $35.93

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