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    • Stories for Winter Evenings

    • By: Hugh Walpole, W. F. Harvey, Mary E. Braddon, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A haunting collection of strange and macabre short stories, ideal for listening to around the fire on a cold winter evening.... 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry, 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Fire' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'The Tiger' by Hugh Walpole, 'Cool Air' by H. P. Lovecraft, 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' by W. C. Morrow, 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Beverly J. Egan on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Great American Short Stories

    • By: Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A gripping collection of outstanding American classic short stories by some of America's greatest writers: 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton; 'Pigeons from Hell' by Robert E. Howard; 'Pickman's Model' by H. P. Lovecraft; 'The Adventure of the German Student' by Nathaniel Hawthorne; 'Absolute Zero' by Morgan Robertson; and many more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A horror in every breathless moment ....

    • By Stanley Morton on 04-11-16

    Regular price: $109.09

    • Fantastic Tales

    • By: Henry Chapman Mercer, Morgan Robertson, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A spine-chilling collection of fantastical and enchanting classic short stories. 'The Wolf Book' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'Absolute Zero' by Morgan Robertson; 'An Uncommon View of It' by W. C. Morrow; 'The Baumoff Explosive' by William Hope Hodgson; 'Absolute Evil' by Julian Hawthorne; 'The Dolls' Castle' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'The Legend' by Edith Wharton; 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson; 'Castle Valley' by Henry Chapman Mercer; 'Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • THE WORST READER EVER!

    • By Olivier Dunrea on 04-30-18

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Macabre Tales

    • Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories
    • By: E. F. Benson, W. C. Morrow, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A ghoulish collection of loathsome and macabre tales full of astounding skill and diabolical cleverness. 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Vampire' by Jan Neruda, 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E. & H. Heron, 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' by W. C. Morrow, 'The Anticipator' by Morley Roberts, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A really great selection of stories

    • By J. C. Hardy on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $98.17

    • The Great Ghost Story Collection

    • Over 40 Spooky Tales
    • By: Richard Middleton, Hugh Walpole, E. F. Benson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      2 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 9

    A spectacular collection of classic ghost stories from some of the masters of spooky fiction. 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton; 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray; 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole; 'Rose Rose' by Barry Pain; 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton; 'The Bus Conductor' by E. F. Benson; 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole; 'The Diary of Mr. Poynter' by M. R. James.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sound Quality is Too Soft

    • By ME2018 on 03-17-17

    Regular price: $95.94

    • The Inmate of the Dungeon

    • By: C. W. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    The darkest room of the prison is known as the "Dungeon". The inmate of this bleak abode is about to tell his story after years of abuse and solitude. Why is he there? What injustice has been committed?FNH Audio presents an unabridged reading of this classic short story.

    Regular price: $1.09

    • Twenty-Minute Stories

    • Over Fifty Classic Short Stories
    • By: B. M. Croker, Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
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      1.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Over 50 great classic short stories, each around 20 minutes in length - perfect for short journeys, bedtime listening and those moments in between.... 'The Khitmatgar' by B. M. Croker, 'The Mummy of Thompson Pratt' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle, 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson, 'Miracles' by Barry Pain, 'The Dust That Was Barren' by P. C. Wren, 'His Unconquerable Enemy' by W. C. Morrow, 'A Tiger’s Skin' by W. W. Jacobs....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't finish

    • By Valerie on 03-26-17

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Uncanny Short Stories

    • By: B. M. Croker, Gertrude Atherton, William J. Wintle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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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.

    Regular price: $87.26

    • His Unconquerable Enemy

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American author, famed for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'His Unconquerable Enemy' is the story for which Morrow is best known, and it tells the story of the determined revenge of a servant whose limbs have been amputated on the orders of a cruel rajah.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • The Inmate of the Dungeon

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A good man committed a very bad crime. Murder, and he is sent to prison. We never learn his name, he is now inmate No-14,208. Although he has committed a terrible crime, inmate No-14,208 refuses to commit another. He will not lie, he will not cheat, and he pays dearly to maintain that last spark of humanity, his honor. Read by award winning Narrator Mike Vendetti, this is a must-listen.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • Over an Absinthe Bottle

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A master hustler and bank robber befriends a starving gentleman on Market Street in San Francisco. He engages the man, who hasn't eaten for three days, in a game of dice over a bottle of absinthe. The starving man plays amazingly well as he warms his empty stomach with the liquor - so well in fact that the last hand has $148,000 on the table.

    Regular price: $7.13

    • An Uncommon View of it

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American author famed for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'An Uncommon View of It' is the story of a man who has discovered that his wife is having an affair with his best friend. He decides that one thing is clear...he must have his revenge. He will kill them both and then commit suicide. But what will he do exactly? Will he use a revolver or poison? As he sits down to plan his revenge in detail, he develops a plan of action which is really quite extraordinary!

    Regular price: $4.36

    • The Inmate of the Dungeon

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (185- 1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'The Inmate of the Dungeon' is the powerful and poignant tale of a prisoner who is unjustly punished for sticking to his principles... and how the injustice finally comes to light.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • The Permanent Stiletto

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American author famed for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'The Permanent Stiletto' is the story of a young man who has been stabbed close to the heart with a stiletto. The blade has pierced the aorta and come out the other side. To withdraw the blade would mean the man would bleed to death...but so long as the blade is in place, it is blocking off the wound. The only solution is to leave the blade in place...after which the young man will live his life on a knife edge.

    Regular price: $5.45

    • Over an Absinthe Bottle

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' is a peculiar horror story about a young man down and out in San Francisco who is slowly starving to death. Then he happens to meet a peculiar pale stranger who invites him to share a bottle of absinthe with him and then engages him in a terrifying game of dice, where the stakes rise with every throw.... The tale takes a very strange turn at the end.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • An Original Revenge

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer of horror and suspense stories. 'An Original Revenge' is a peculiar and ghoulish tale of a young soldier who commits suicide in order to better avenge himself upon his commanding officer in the form of an avenging spirit.

    Regular price: $3.26

    • An Original Revenge

    • By: W. C. Morrow
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 14 mins
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    An Original Revenge by W. C. Morrow, read by award-winning narrator Mike Vendetti, takes some interesting turns and leaves you wondering at the end.

    Regular price: $7.13