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    • The Ghost Pirates

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Ward
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    "The Ghost Pirates" is a powerful account of a doomed and haunted ship on its last voyage, and of the terrible sea-devils (of quasi-human aspect, and perhaps the spirits of bygone buccaneers) that besiege it and finally drag it down to an unknown fate. With its command of maritime knowledge, and its clever selection of hints and incidents suggestive of latent horrors in nature, this book at times reaches enviable peaks of power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Kindle Customer on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The House on the Borderland

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 109

    While on a fishing trip two men discover the ruins of an old house perched on the very edge of a cliff. In the ruins they discover an old manuscript that seems to suggest the house was once involved in something super natural, and horrific.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Needs more swine

    • By TiffanyD on 09-01-17

    Regular price: $5.15

    • The Night Land: A Story Retold

    • By: James Stoddard, William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Jason Mills
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The story opens in the 19th century but quickly moves to the far future, where the sun has gone out, leaving the world in a darkness broken only by strange lights and mysterious fires. Over the ages, monsters and evil forces have descended to the Earth, compelling the surviving humans to take refuge in a great pyramid of imperishable metal built in a miles-deep chasm. The monsters surround the pyramid in a perpetual siege lasting for eons, waiting for the moment when its defenses will fail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing journey

    • By Takashi Kurita on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Carnacki the Ghost-Finder

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Dan Starkey, Joseph Kloska
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Dan Starkey takes on the mantle of William Hope Hodgson's supernatural detective, Thomas Carnacki, in this collection of enhanced audiobook readings: 'The Gateway of the Monster', 'The House Among the Laurels', 'The Whistling Room', 'The Horse of the Invisible', 'The Searcher of the End House' and 'The Thing Invisible'. Directed by Scott Handcock.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Disappointment Due To 'Atmospheric' Music

    • By M. Barnard on 01-12-18

    Regular price: $38.37

    • The Night Land

    • A Love Tale
    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Drew Ariana
    • Length: 18 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In the far future, an unnamed narrator, who along with what remains of the human race dwells uneasily in an underground fortress-city surrounded by brooding, chaotic, relentless Watching Things, Silent Ones, Hounds, Giants, "Ab-humans," Brutes, and enormous slugs and spiders, follows a telepathic distress signal into the unfathomable darkness. The Earth's surface is frozen....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Tough read, but rewarding

    • By Christopher on 02-04-14

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Night Land

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Arthur Vincet
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    "The Night Land" is a classic horror novel by William Hope Hodgson. As a work of fantasy it belongs to the Dying Earth subgenre. When the book was written, the nature of the energy source that powers stars was not known: Lord Kelvin had published calculations based on the hypothesis that the energy came from the gravitational collapse of the gas cloud that had formed the sun and found that this mechanism gave the Sun a lifetime of only a few tens of millions of years.

    Regular price: $7.12

    • The Ghost Pirates

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Harry Shaw
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Mysterious deaths and disappearances on a doomed ship on its final voyage. Another ship appears out of nowhere, then vanishes. A single survivor of the Mortzestus gives his account of terror and haunting on the high seas in this classic tale by master writer William Hope Hodgson.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Strange Tides

    • By David S. Mathew on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $9.07

    • 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
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      1.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    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: $103.29

    • The Ghost Pirates

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The sailing ship Mortzestus is far from shore when the wind drops away and a mysterious mist surrounds the ship. As the days drift by, the observant sailor Jessop spots something half seen creeping over the taff rail. Then men in the rigging are attacked, a man disappears, and everyone starts to get scared. Then Jessop sees something below the water following the ship....

    Regular price: $6.19

    • The Thing Invisible

    • Carnacki the Ghost-Finder
    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    “The Thing Invisible” is a story featuring Thomas Carnacki, a detective who investigates cases of an occult or supernatural nature. It is one of five tales of Carnacki's ghost hunting exploits that first appeared serially in The Idler magazine in 1910 and were published together with one more as a collection Carnacki the Ghost-Finder in 1913. After a good dinner, Mr. Carnacki relates his experiences of ghost-finding to his limited circle of four friends whom he has summoned to his home in Chelsea.

    Regular price: $3.50

    • The Derelict

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    FNH Audio presents an unabridged reading of William Hope Hodgson's "The Derelict". When a storm abates, leaving the ship in need of repairs, the men set to work, only to discover another ship a mile off, a floating wreck, a derelict. Thinking there may be salvage to be had, they cross to the mysterious stranger. Instead of salvage, they discover horror and death, and possibly a clue to the origin of life itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Hodgson brand of horror fiction

    • By Tzadik Apprentice on 09-24-17

    Regular price: $2.06

    • Horrorscopes: Season One

    • By: Rick Hautala, Edgar Allan Poe, Ray Bradbury, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristina Balbo, William Dufris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Classic and modern tales of horror presented for you in wide SCREAM Horrorscope....

    Regular price: $6.13

    • Grief

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Grief. An emotion we all experience at one time or another, but there is no grief greater then the loss of a loved one. In this short poem by William Hope Hodgson, the narrator is alone with his grief and the realization that what had been will never be again.

    Regular price: $4.90

    • Carnacki the Ghost Finder

    • Gateway of the Monster
    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: David Ian Davies
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    One Voice Recordings presents its premiere recording of William Hope Hogdson's ghost story, "Carnacki The Ghost Finder: Gateway of the Monster"Carnacki's profession and delight is the eerie art and science of tracking down and dealing with the supernatural, and then relating his latest experience to an attentive group of friends...gathered together for just this purpose.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Carnacki Story!

    • By Robert on 10-04-12

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The Voice in the Night

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    It was a dark and starless night when a schooner becalmed in the Northern Pacific is a approached by a rowboat whose occupant although nonthreatening refuses to be seen. We find out who this hideous appearing creature is, and how he and his fiancée came to be marooned on an island inhabited by a strange fungus.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • The Goddess of Death

    • Supernatural Fiction Series
    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Russell D. Jones
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    William Hope Hodgson was an early British writer of supernatural and fantasy fiction, becoming an inspiration for later writers such as Clark Ashton Smith and others. Dating to 1904, this was his first published story, and it tells the tale of a mysterious marble statue coming to life and murdering the townspeople.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Boats of the Glen Carrig

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The survivors of the shipwrecked 18th century vessel Glen Carrig fight for their lives amidst a vast continent of weeds. Mysterious wrecks, horrific monsters, and swashbuckling adventure!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Less than the sum of its parts

    • By Spencer on 05-17-17

    Regular price: $14.27

    • The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'

    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Ritchard Milton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig' (1907) is the first published novel by William Hope Hodgson. The horror story is written in an archaic style, and is presented as a true account, written in 1757, of events occurring earlier. The narrator is a passenger who was traveling on the ship Glen Carrig, which was lost at sea when it struck "a hidden rock". The story is about the adventures of the survivors, who escaped the wreck in two lifeboats. The elements of horror are present in the form of monsters.

    Regular price: $7.35

    • The Gateway of the Monster

    • Carnacki the Ghost-Finder
    • By: William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Roy Macready
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    “The Gateway of the Monster” is a story featuring Thomas Carnacki, a detective who investigates cases of an occult or supernatural nature. It is one of five tales of Carnacki's ghost-hunting exploits that first appeared serially in The Idler magazine in 1910 and were published together with one more as the collection Carnacki the Ghost-Finder in 1913. After a good dinner, Mr. Carnacki relates his experiences of ghost finding to his limited circle of four friends whom he has summoned to his home in Chelsea.

    Regular price: $3.50

    • Fantastic Tales

    • By: Henry Chapman Mercer, Morgan Robertson, W. C. Morrow, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    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: $113.75

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