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  • The Girl Who Couldn't Read | John Harding

    The Girl Who Couldn't Read

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By John Harding
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    New England, 1890. Doctor John Shepherd arrives at a women's mental hospital to begin work as assistant to the owner. As Shepherd struggles to conceal his secrets, he finds the asylum has plenty of its own. Intrigued by a girl who is fascinated by books but cannot read, Shepherd embarks upon an experiment to help her. In this chilling literary thriller everyone has something to hide and no one is what they seem.

    Charlotte Brown says: "Gloriously Grim & Bleak"
  • Portrait of a Lady | Henry James

    Portrait of a Lady

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    An American heiress newly arrived in Europe, Isabel Archer does not look to a man to furnish her with her destiny; instead she desires, with grace and courage, to find it herself. Two eligible suitors approach her and are refused. She then becomes utterly captivated by the languid charms of Gilbert Osmond. To him, she represents a superior prize worth at least seventy thousand pounds; through him, she faces a tragic choice.

  • Billy Budd, Sailor | Herman Melville

    Billy Budd, Sailor

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Herman Melville
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Written some 40 years after Moby Dick, Melville's Billy Budd is a moving tale of good versus evil. Set aboard a British navy ship at the end of the eighteenth century, a young, innocent sailor's charm and good nature put the men around him at ease. Ship life agreed with Billy. He made friends quickly and was well liked, which infuriated John Claggart, the ship's cold-blooded superior officer.

  • Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917 | Michael Punke

    Fire and Brimstone: The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By Michael Punke
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    From the number-one international best-selling author of The Revenant - the book that inspired the award-winning movie - comes the remarkable true story of the worst mining disaster in American history. In 1917, the lives of a company of miners changed forever when the underground labyrinth of tunnels in which they worked burst into flames. Within an hour, more than 400 men would be locked in a battle to survive. Within three days, 164 of them would be dead.

    Suzy says: "Great narration"
  • World In the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement | Robert P. Crease

    World In the Balance: The Historic Quest for an Absolute System of Measurement

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Robert P. Crease
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    The epic story of the invention of a global network of weights, scales, and instruments for measurement.

    Millions of transactions each day depend on a reliable network of weights and measures. This network has been called a greater invention than the steam engine, comparable only to the development of the printing press.

  • What Comes Next | John Katzenbach

    What Comes Next

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By John Katzenbach
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    A retired university professor has just been diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease. Returning home from the doctor’s office, he witnesses a pretty young girl being kidnapped. Believing the police are dragging their feet, he vows to find her on his own. He knows that if he doesn’t act, she may never be found alive. Jennifer Riggins, the kidnapped girl, is being held prisoner by a depraved couple who have started an exclusive website called What Comes Next. Viewers can watch her terrifying ordeal in real time.

    Gavingks says: "Great idea for a story spoilt by holding back"
  • Nothing Gold Can Stay | Ron Rash

    Nothing Gold Can Stay

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ron Rash
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Ron Rash has been acclaimed as "the best American novelist I have come upon in the last 20 years" by The Scotsman. Set deep in the heart of the Appalachian mountains, this new collection of short stories confirms his reputation again and again. Nothing Gold Can Stay transports the listener to another place, and illuminates the world around us in unexpected ways.

  • Death of a Century: A Novel of the Lost Generation | Daniel Robinson

    Death of a Century: A Novel of the Lost Generation

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Daniel Robinson
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Newspaper man Joe Henry finds himself the primary suspect when his friend, fellow reporter Wynton Gresham, is murdered. Both were veterans of French battles during WWI - the war that was supposed to end all wars.

  • The Tell-Tale Heart | Edgar Allan Poe

    The Tell-Tale Heart

    • UNABRIDGED (15 mins)
    • By Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    This is a story from the Fall of the House of Usher collection. The horrors of the Spanish Inquisition, with its dungeon of death, and the overhanging gloom on the House of Usher demonstrate unforgettably the unique imagination of Edgar Allan Poe. Unerringly, he touches upon some of our greatest nightmares: Premature burial, ghostly transformation, words from beyond the grave. Written in the 1840s, they have retained their power to shock and frighten even now.

  • Bartleby the Scrivener and Other Stories | Herman Melville

    Bartleby the Scrivener and Other Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Herman Melville
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Herman Melville is now seen as one of the great figures in American literature, a man who expanded the role of the novel and gave new and complex depths to the meaning of a story. His best work uses the form of the novel or the story as a means of carrying and discussing concerns about the nature of humanity, the role of God, and a sometimes satiric, sometimes bitter, examination of colonialism and capitalism.

  • The Web Between the Worlds | Charles Sheffield

    The Web Between the Worlds

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Charles Sheffield
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Rob Merlin was the best engineer who had ever lived. That was why "The King of Space" had to have him for the most spectacular construction project ever - even though Rob was a potentially fatal threat to his power... Thus begins a breakthrough novel by the former President of the American Astronautical Society, about an idea whose time has come: a shimmering bridge between Earth and space that mankind will climb to the stars!

  • Harry Lipkin, P.I. | Barry Fantoni

    Harry Lipkin, P.I.

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Barry Fantoni
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    Meet Harry Lipkin, the world's oldest private detective: part Sam Spade, part Woody Allen, all mensch. Harry Lipkin is a tough-talking, soft-chewing, rough-around-the-edges, slow-around-the-corners private investigator who carries a .38 along with a spare set of dentures. Harry specializes in the sort of cases that cops can't be bothered with, but knows where to find good chopped liver for a fair price. He might not be the best P.I. in Miami, but at 87, he's certainly the oldest. His latest client, Norma Weinberger, has a problem.

  • Rhymes and Silly Songs |  The Children's Company

    Rhymes and Silly Songs

    • UNABRIDGED (41 mins)
    • By The Children's Company
    • Narrated By Chris Emmett, Barbara Courtney-King, Malcolm Le Maistre, and others
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    Chris Emmett & friends voice this collection of rhymes and silly songs. From 'Morris the Mole', to 'The Ten Legged Nessie Show' and more, the children will absolutely love these fun and captivating performances.

  • Classic American Short Stories: And More Classic American Short Stories | O. Henry,Stephen Crane,Ambrose Bierce,Jack London,James Fenimore Cooper,Kate Chopin,Mark Twain

    Classic American Short Stories: And More Classic American Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By O. Henry, Stephen Crane, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Narrated By William Roberts, Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross
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    Represented here are 16 short stories by seven great American writers, dating from the 19th and 20th centuries. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American.

  • The Raven | Edgar Allan Poe

    The Raven

    • UNABRIDGED (9 mins)
    • By Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    This is a story from the Fall of the House of Usher collection. The horrors of the Spanish Inquisition, with its dungeon of death, and the overhanging gloom on the House of Usher demonstrate unforgettably the unique imagination of Edgar Allan Poe. Unerringly, he touches upon some of our greatest nightmares: Premature burial, ghostly transformation, words from beyond the grave. Written in the 1840s, they have retained their power to shock and frighten even now.

  • Johnny Montana: A Western Story | Michael Zimmer

    Johnny Montana: A Western Story

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Michael Zimmer
    • Narrated By William Roberts
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    In the Redhawk Mining District, he is known as Johnny Montana. It is the name given to him by those who followed him to the Northwest gold fields in the spring of 1863. Now, with a harsh Montana winter about to descend upon them, all Johnny and his partners want to do is go home. And all that stands in their way is a highly organized gang of thieves and murderers. Others have tried to escape the Redhawk District with their summer's cache of gold, but none have succeeded. Now they are turning to one man, asking him to accomplish what heavily-armed parties have so far failed to achieve - get their gold out of Montana, before the outlaws come for it.

  • The Little Soldier | Robert William

    The Little Soldier

    • UNABRIDGED (6 mins)
    • By Robert William
    • Narrated By Robert William
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    The Little Soldier.

  • Monster Madness: The Counter Culture to Blockbusters | Gary Svehla,Susan Svehla

    Monster Madness: The Counter Culture to Blockbusters

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 42 mins)
    • By Gary Svehla, Susan Svehla
    • Narrated By Tom Proveaux, Janet Leigh, William Shallert, and others
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    Part four of a multi-part documentary series with distinguished actors, directors, writers, composers, and special effects mavens examining the history of the horror, fantasy, and science fiction films, from the groundbreaking silent 1920s through the Golden Age of Universal, the Silver Age of Hammer, and up through the 1980s and beyond. Enjoy never-before-seen interviews and fun-filled facts about the stars, the producers, and the movies that made America want to go to the theater!

  • Classic Stories of the American West | Stephen Crane,Bret Harte,Jack London

    Classic Stories of the American West

    • ORIGINAL (8 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, Jack London
    • Narrated By David Birney, Robert Forster, Arte Johnson, and others
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    This collection features a selection of classic short stories and poems by legendary Western authors Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, and Jack London.

  • Icarus and the Wing Builder | Robert William Case

    Icarus and the Wing Builder

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Robert William Case
    • Narrated By Robert William Case
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    Come back to an age of goddesses, heroes, and men. Long ago on a beautiful island in the Eastern Mediterranean, a famous Bronze Age inventor named Daedalus created working wings. Naturally, inevitably, he had to test them. Since flight is something we all long for, deep down in our souls, he made two pair: one for himself and another for his son. It could have been his life's work, a masterpiece, but, Icarus had a different idea.

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