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    • The Great American Short Story Collection

    • 40 Outstanding Tales by American Writers
    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, O. Henry, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      2 out of 5 stars 73
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      4 out of 5 stars 66

    A thoroughly engaging collection of great classic tales by the very best American authors. 1. 'From Beyond' by H. P. Lovecraft 2. 'The Mysterious Card and the Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 3. 'Pigs Is Pigs' by Ellis Parker Butler 4. 'The Club of One-Eyed Men' by Arthur Somers Roche 5. 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 6. 'The Furnished Room' by O. Henry 7. 'A Descent into the Maelström' by Edgar Allan Poe 8. 'Regret' by Kate Chopin 9. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft 10. 'The Dumb Man' by Sherwood Anderson

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying voice

    • By Victoria on 08-24-15

    Regular price: $92.96

    • A Bird on Its Journey

    • By: Beatrice Harraden
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Beatrice Harraden (1864-1936) was a British writer and suffragette. 'A Bird on Its Journey' is the story of a mysterious young Englishwoman hiking alone through Switzerland. When she arrives at a mountain hotel, she discovers that the piano is badly out of tune. The young woman, although she is travelling with only a small knapsack, has brought with her a tuning hammer, and she proceeds to tune the piano.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It was a good book

    • By Gina sims on 04-09-18

    Regular price: $4.12

    • The Psammead Trilogy

    • Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, The Story of the Amulet
    • By: E. Nesbit, Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Edith Nesbit was to children in the early 20th century what J.K. Rowling is to today's young generation. Magic, mythical creatures, time travel, charms, words of power... Nesbit's stories have it all. This recording is the complete collection of Edith Nesbit's Psammead series, comprising three captivating stories:Five Children and It.The story begins when a group of five children - Robert, Anthea, Cyril, Jane, and their baby brother, the Lamb - move from London to the countryside of Kent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quaint

    • By jaspersu on 08-06-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • Caterpillars

    • By: E. F. Benson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Edward Frederic Benson (1867-1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist, and short story writer, best known for his evocative and beautifully narrated ghost stories. Caterpillars is the story of a strange visit to the mysterious Villa Cascana, where one bedroom is inexplicably always kept empty. The visitor feels uneasy immediately on arriving, although there is no obvious reason why he should. And then the nightmares begin.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • The Railway Children

    • By: Edith Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Edith Nesbit's classic story of three children whose lives are turned upside down when their father suddenly goes away and they have to move to the country. They are captivated by the local railway and make friends with the local station staff and the old gentleman who travels daily on the train.The children experience all kinds of adventures, but the biggest adventure is the one which they do not even understand themselves... the reason for their father's absence and the mysterious quest to bring him home. A captivating story for all ages.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kids didn't make a peep for 6 hours!

    • By knittymama on 02-27-17

    Regular price: $8.52

    • The Horse Dealer's Daughter

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The descendents of the deceased horse dealer have fallen on hard times and are being evicted from the family stud farm. The three brothers and one sister are sitting around the breakfast table, discussing what each of them will do in the face of their sudden destitution. Only the horse dealer's daughter, Mabel, remains silent. She has made up her mind what to do...but will not communicate with the others. A visit from Jack Ferguson, the local doctor shifts the focus to this character.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Love Story

    • By Charles Elmore on 11-17-15

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Fifty Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, F. Marion Crawford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      3 out of 5 stars 42
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    A wonderful collection of 50 of the best classic ghost stories ever written. 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith, 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton, 'The Screaming Skull' by F. Marion Crawford, 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Shadow on the Blind' by Louisa Baldwin, 'A Ghost's Revenge' by Lettice Galbraith, 'The Lost Ghost' by Mary Wilkins-Freeman, 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Dust Cloud' by E. F. Benson, and many more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful selection of classic stories.

    • By Burke Rakers on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $103.29

    • The Great Detective Collection

    • 24 of the Best Classic Detective Stories
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Ernest Bramah, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      2 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 22

    An engrossing collection of detective stories featuring all the great classic sleuths, including Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown, Max Carrados, J. G. Reeder, and C. Auguste Dupin. 1.The Tea-Leaf by Edgar Jepson & Robert Eustace 2.The Queer Feet by G. K. Chesterton 3.The Curious Circumstances of the Two Left Shoes by Ernest Bramah 4. The Club of One-Eyed Men by Arthur Somers Roche 5.Diamond Cut Diamond by F. Britten Austin 6.The Game Played in the Dark by Ernest Bramah

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • great stories, wrong narrator

    • By Terri V. on 05-25-15

    Regular price: $82.63

    • The Drug

    • By: Aleister Crowley
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Edward Alexander Crowley (1875-1947) was a British writer, poet, magician and follower of the occult who wrote under the name Aleister Crowley. His works scandalised Victorian England with their diabolical and deviantly sexual themes. 'The Drug' is the story of a man who accepts a strange drug from an alchemist and goes on a terrifying psychic trip.

    Regular price: $4.25

    • The Storm

    • By: Kate Chopin
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    "The Storm" is Kate Chopin's most sexually charged story, and as such is quite exceptional for a work which was written in 1898. It describes a chance sexual encounter between Calixta and her former flame Alcée during a heavy storm in Louisiana when her husband Bobinôt and her son Bibi are absent. Chopin's description of the events of that day is refreshingly modern and free of the stifling morals of the day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For an Essay

    • By SIR_FERRO on 03-30-18

    Regular price: $3.09

    • Celtic Fairy Tales

    • Traditional Stories from Ireland, Wales and Scotland
    • By: Joseph Jacobs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 71

    The definitive collection of traditional Celtic fairy tales. Joseph Jacobs' 1892 anthology of the most enduring folklore from Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Cornwall is a delight for both young and old. Leprechauns, giants, witches, princesses, castles, and sea monsters all abound in this compendium of the best mythology Britain and Ireland have to offer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful stories a great book

    • By Gary on 02-26-13

    Regular price: $17.05

    • A Dream of Wild Bees and Other Stories

    • By: Olive Schreiner
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) was a South African author, suffragist and political activist. She is best known for her novel The Story of an African Farm, but some of her most haunting and memorable works are her short stories. This collection presents four drealike short stories with multilayered meaning and allegorical significance: "A Dream of Wild Bees", "Life's Gifts", "The Artist's Secret" and "In a Far-Off World".

    Regular price: $3.09

    • The World's Best Classic Short Stories

    • By: O. Henry, Edgar Allan Poe, Oscar Wilde, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 24
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      3 out of 5 stars 24
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful group of short stories

    • By Ken Larsen on 02-04-15

    Regular price: $54.54

    • The Ghost Ship

    • By: Richard Middleton
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Richard Barham Middleton (1882-1911) was an English poet and author who is remembered mostly for his short ghost stories, of which 'The Ghost Ship' is the most famous. It is one of the few stories in literature which combines a ghostly theme with lightening humour. Middleton suffered from severe depression for much of his life (then known as melancholia) and committed suicide by poisoning himself with chloroform at the age of 29.

    Regular price: $4.36

    • Five Short Stories by D. H. Lawrence

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885-1930) is recognized as one of the greatest English novelists, poets, playwrights and short story writers. His works address such themes as emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct, wrapped up in gripping plots which range from the poignant to the downright creepy.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • The Vixen

    • By: Aleister Crowley
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Edward Alexander Crowley (1875-1947) was a British occultist and writer who wrote as Aleister Crowley. His stories and novels shocked Victorian England with their focus on demonic magic and sexual deviance. The Vixen is a traditional werewolf story but with Crowley's typical cruel and savage erotic twist on the classic theme.

    Regular price: $1.06

    • Memoirs of a Yellow Dog

    • By: O. Henry
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A yellow dog narrates his escape from his camembert-cheese-scented New York mistress to a new life in the Rocky Mountains... taking her long suffering husband with him.

    Regular price: $2.17

    • Hughey's Dog

    • By: Banjo Paterson
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Banjo Paterson's wry tale of a pugilistic sheep-worrying hound on a remote sheep station in Australia. When Hughey wants a dog "as can fight" the Super brings him Stumpy, a psychotic canine whose ability to murder other members of his own and other species is undisputed. Hughey's dog becomes the sensation of the station, but when he is unleashed on an invading dingo pack, things do not turn out as Hughey intends. Stumpy's downfall come from a vendetta he has with the Dutch cook on the station.

    Regular price: $3.19

    • The Ghost Club

    • An Unfortunate Episode in the Life of No. 5010
    • By: John Kendrick Bangs
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Kendrick Bangs (1862-1922) was an American author, editor and satirist. 'The Ghost Club' is a lighthearted ghost story told by a prisoner who has been found guilty of burglary and the theft of a set of ornate silver teaspoons. His improbable story of how he came to be in possession of the spoons is extraordinary and charmingly engaging.

    Regular price: $7.63

    • Fireside Tales

    • Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles
    • By: O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
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      2 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book with some great stories

    • By Cynthia on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $92.96

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