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  1. 1.5 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    "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', 'On the Brighton Road' and 'The Coffin Merchant' are the most famous. 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. The Ghost Ship The Conjurer On the Brighton Road The Coffin Merchant The Cry of a Century The Last Adventure"

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    Six Short Stories by Richard Middleton

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  2. 0.7 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    “Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian ‘golden age’ of the short story. “Against Time”" is the adventure of the young clerk, Ledbitter, who realizes to his horror, that he has forgotten to post an important letter from his employer to a prospective client containing a valuable tender. He had left the letter in the inside pocket of the waistcoat he had been wearing the day before. But when he gets home, he discovers that his wife has sold the waistcoat with a bundle of other second-hand clothes. In a panic, he sets off to track down the waistcoat and recover the letter before it is too late. "

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    Against Time

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  3. 0.6 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. ‘Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea’ is the tale of two enemies abandoned on a deserted island. Pierre Rochelle, a convict escaped from a French penal colony, has been living alone on a remote Pacific island for the past three years, with no means of escape. Then one day he finds a man asleep on the beach on the far side of the island. The new arrival has just been marooned by his mutinous shipmates. Even as he still sleeps, Rochelle recognizes him as Gaston Charette - his own mortal enemy, the man whose false testimony had sent him, an innocent man, to the penal colony in the first place. But how will Rochelle welcome his new comrade? Will Rochelle avenge himself? Will Charette manage to gain the upper hand? Who will have control of the sole gun on the island? And what will happen if they ever are rescued?

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    Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea

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  4. 0.4 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. 'The Influence Fails' is a mystery story involving a dastardly plot. A young man finds himself suddenly and unexpectedly in a strange dining room in a house he has never been to before, with no memory of how he came to be there. A moment later, the owner of the house enters the room...and is naturally suspicious about the man's motives. But how did he get there? Why did he come? What can it all mean?

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    The Influence Fails

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  5. 0.4 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian "Golden Age" of the short story. 'The Vengeance of La Maraye' is the terrible tale of a cruel feudal lord, the Sieur de Brieux, who behaves like a tyrant towards his serfs on the island of La Maraye. This is the story of how the islanders finally get their awful revenge.

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    The Vengeance of La Maraye

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    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. In 'The Secret of the Strong Room', three young men of unimpeachable character are planning to commit the perfect heist on the safe of the Illysium Theatre. But they have planned without the greater cunning of the theatre's owner, Markenstein.

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    The Secret of the Strong Room

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  7. 7.5 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    A brilliant anthology of weird and fantastic stories about islands and sea monsters. ‘The Sea-Raiders’ by H. G. Wells ‘Alone on a Wide Wide Sea’ by J. S. Fletcher ‘Dagon’ by H. P. Lovecraft ‘A Tropical Horror’ by William Hope Hodgson ‘No Ships Pass’ by Eleanor Smith ‘Aepyornis Island’ by H. G. Wells ‘The Vengeance of La Maraye’ by J. S. Fletcher ‘Absolute Evil’ by Julian Hawthorne ‘The Shadows’ by Henry S. Whitehead ‘The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand’ by J. S. Fletcher ‘Over the Border’ by Morgan Robertson ‘Treasure Trove’ by Neil Munro

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    Winifred Holtby (1898-1935) was an English novelist, short story writer and journalist. 'Why Herbert Killed His Mother' is the story of a perfect baby who wins a beautiful baby contest and becomes a tiny celebrity, bringing fame and fortune to his family. When Herbert grows up, he spends most of his life trying to leave 'Baby Herbert' behind him...but his mother cannot quite relinquish the glory days when she was hailed as the perfect mother.

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    Why Herbert Killed His Mother

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  9. 0.3 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Richard Barham Middleton (1882-1911) was an English poet and author who is remembered mostly for his supernatural tales and ghost stories, in particular The Ghost Ship, The Coffin Merchant and On the Brighton Road. Edgar Alfred Jepson (1863-1938) was an English author best known for his adventure and detective fiction. He also wrote supernatural and fantasy stories. The Cry of a Century is a short story about a gifted 11 year old known variously as The Infant Phenomenon and The Marvel of the Twentieth Century who supports his mother by performing great feats of memory and general knowledge every night on the stage in the Brixton Theatre of Varieties for four pounds 10 a week. One night after his performance, his mother does not come to pick him up from the theatre. The young Marvel catches a ride on the back of a passing motor car. But the exhausted boy drifts off to sleep and when he awakes he is far outside London at a mysterious house whose inhabitants are holding a very strange and eerie celebration.

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    The Cry of a Century

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  10. 0.3 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    "Eimar Ultan O'Duffy (1893 – 1935) was an Irish writer, economist and satirist. ""The Mystery of the Octagonal Room"" is a story about a man who is invited to a remote country house, recently inherited by friends of his. Many of the rooms in the house are rumoured to be haunted. But an unassuming octagonal room in the tower hides a particularly gruesome and terrifying secret. Nobody can stay there overnight - and those who have tried it were insane by morning. The narrator of the tale cannot resist the challenge and orders a bed, lamps and an oil stove to be installed in the Octagon Room, so that he can put the tale to the test. "

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    The Mystery of the Octagon Room

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    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863 - 1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian ‘Golden Age’ of the short story. Brown Rat’s Docks is a fast-paced detective story involving murder, double-crossing, and skullduggery, all set in the heart of the London docklands.

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    Brown Rat's Dock

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  12. 0.8 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. 'The Malachite Jar' is a detective story. An eminent magistrate, an antiquarian book and antique collector, has been found dead. The post mortem indicates that he was poisoned. But who could possibly have a motive for the murder? Various members of the community come forward with information, each of which points to a different solution to the puzzle...but which is correct?

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    The Malachite Jar

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  13. 0.8 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. 'Green Ink' is a classic Victorian detective story. Carsdale the solicitor receives a mysterious visit from Mr. Flapp, an old Wrychester resident who has just returned from years of travel overseas. The purpose of the visit remains mysterious, although Grice, the clerk, believes that Mr. Flapp left something with Carsdale. When next day Mr. Flapp is found drowned in the canal, Carsdale is surprisingly silent on the subject of his business with Flapp. When a few days later Carsdale is found murdered, only Grice the clerk has an inkling that the two deaths might be linked...and he sets out to solve the mystery.

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    Green Ink

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  14. 0.8 hrs • 2/6/2017 • Unabridged

    A journey into the depth of Russian countryside where intimate connection with nature comes as a natural way of life. Meet Kassyan, who can communicate directly with birds and other forest creatures. Discover mysterious sweet-voiced oracle bird, The Gamayune living among trees with leaves that fall not, neither in autumn nor in winter, and apples grow of gold, on silver branches, and every man lives in uprightness and content. Read in English, unabridged.

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    Kassyan of Fair Springs

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  15. 0.2 hrs • 1/30/2017

    Yegor could not imagine his future works but he could see distinctly how the papers would talk of him, how the shops would sell his photographs, with what envy his friends would look after him.

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    Talent

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  16. 0.2 hrs • 1/30/2017

    In the cheapest room of a big block of furnished apartments Stepan Klotchkov, a medical student in his third year, was walking to and fro, zealously conning his anatomy. In the window, covered by patterns of frost, sat Anyuta, a thin little brunette of five-and-twenty, very pale with mild grey eyes. Sitting with bent back she was busy embroidering with red thread the collar of a man’s shirt. She was working against time…

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    Anyuta

    0.2 hrs • 1/30/17
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