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  • Keisha Ervin

    You’ve seen them in print before, and their books are hot, hot, hot! Now see what Edd McNair, Keisha Ervin, and Brenda Hampton can do when they join forces to bring you three stories in the latest installment of Girls from da Hood. Being married to notorious gangsta rapper Sean Pynn isn’t as glamorous as it appears to be. Behind closed doors, Queen is dealing with knock-down drag-out fights, verbal abuse, and neglect. When her bodyguard, Ahsim, comes into the picture, things change in a hurry. When a man thinks his woman is cheating, he keeps tabs on her. When a woman thinks her man is cheating, she calls Jakki. Rochel “Jakki” Thomas’ way of catching a man in the act is a...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Fresh from his self-imposed exile in New York, Black makes his long-awaited return, reuniting with his brothers Junie and Dee to handle the family business—moving mad weight, expanding their drug empire, and eliminating any and everything that gets in their way. Unfortunately, such wheeling and dealing always comes with a price, and for Black, Junie, and Dee, it’s no different. With a roller-coaster-like plot that twists and turns until the very end, Edd McNair’s Black Reign II keeps it real and gives listeners a look at the hood from the inside like never...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    When a military soldier dies, everyone feels the pain. When a street soldier dies, only those close to him mourn. But both soldiers have something in common: they fought for what they believed in. Home from their final tour, a team from the 82nd Airborne Division out of Ft. Bragg, NC faces harsh realities: a broken relationship, the death of a child, and even the murder of one of their own. They quickly realize that whether you’re raised on a military base and trained in the military, or you come from the hard knocks of the projects and you are trained to go, a soldier is a soldier. Confident that their skills can be used on American soil to produce American dollars, these soldiers, armed...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, Poe’s only full novel, is one of his most unusual works. A riveting story, in the first person, it tells of a disastrous sea voyage involving storms, mutiny, starvation, thirst and a mysterious conclusion. Jorge Luis Borges and Baudelaire were among those who rated it highly. The recording is timed to mark the 200th anniversary of Poe’s...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Stories include: The Raven; Hop-Frog; The Black Cat; The Cask of Amontillado; The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar; The Fall of the House of Usher; The Gold-Bug; The Masque of the Red Death; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Purloined Letter; The Pit and the Pendulum; and The Tell-Tale...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Edgar Allan Poe is the undisputed originator of the detective story. His brilliant, imaginative sleuth C. Auguste Dupin set the stage for eccentric, logic wielding investigators like Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot. This audio collection of Poe’s three Dupin stories also includes one non-Dupin detective tale, “Thou Art the Man.” It features celebrity narrator Bronson Pinchot. The story titles are: “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt,” “The Purloined Letter,” and “Thou Art the Man.” “A fantastic listen…Pinchot’s funny accent work is quite unexpectedly perfect for the Dupin...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    A chilling double-feature from two of the most celebrated writers of all time! In Charles Dickens' The Signalman, the titular character (played by Sylvester McCoy of Doctor Who and The Hobbit) recounts to a traveling writer (Anthony D.P. Mann) the terrifying tale of a ghostly spectre who forewarns of death and tragedy. Meanwhile, in a lively adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's The Cask of Amontillado, a despicable rival of the noble Claudio Montressor gets his just desserts in this darkly comedic tale of revenge and...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. La vida de tres hombres, William Legrand, su fiel criado Júpiter y el propio narrador, está a punto de cambiar para siempre. Todo comienza con el hallazgo casual por Legrand, entomólogo aficionado, de un ejemplar de escarabajo de una especie desconocida hasta el momento. El hallazgo del escarabajo y las inquietantes supersticiones de Júpiter impregnan los comienzos del relato, creando un ambiente de extrañeza y de misterio. Ciertamente, el desconcertante comportamiento de Legrand no contribuye a despejar el desasosiego que rezuma la historia. ¿Se ha vuelto loco, como sospechan sus amigos? Tras un inesperado giro de los acontecimientos, la...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Este audiolibro está narrado en castellano. 'Se produce el bárbaro asesinato de dos mujeres, madre e hija, en un apartamento de una populosa calle de París. Las primeras investigaciones no dan resultado alguno, evidenciándose la impotencia de la policía para esclarecer los hechos. Finalmente se hace cargo del asunto un detective aficionado, M. Dupin, que tras una intensa y brillante investigación, ofrece una explicación extraordinaria' El audiolibro incluye los relatos 'El pozo y el péndulo' y 'El tonel de amontillado' de Edgar Allan...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    LibriVox readers bring you 18 recordings of "The Bells." This was the Fortnightly Poetry selection for January 30 to February 13, 2011. "The Bells" is a heavily onomatopoeic poem by Edgar Allan Poe which was not published until after his death in 1849. It is perhaps best known for the diacopic repetition of the word "bells." The poem has four parts to it; each part becomes darker and darker as the poem progresses from "the jingling and the tinkling" of the bells in part 1 to the "moaning and the groaning" of the bells in part 4. (From...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) is widely famed as one of the greatest writers of all time. He is best known for his works of horror, such as "The Tell Tale Heart." However, and this is less known, Poe also wrote many love poems. In this collection of forty-eight poems by Edgar Allan Poe we will go through a wide variety of themes, from horror and raw creepiness in "The Raven" to pure love in "A Valentine" to depression in "Alone." Throughout all of his poems Poe kept a very strong meter and rhyme scheme. This is most obvious in "The Bells." (Summary by...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Released to coincide with the two-hundredth anniversary of the author's birth in January 1809, this selection of well-loved chilling tales from the master of the supernatural is a perfect Christmas gift. The short stories include The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Fall of the House of Usher. This release also features additional poetry by Poe and a new biography especially written for Naxos AudioBooks by Roy McMillan. **Contact Customer Service for Additional...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    Auguste Dupin, investigator extraordinaire, was the remarkable creation of Edgar Allan Poe. Written in the 1840s, Poe presented the acutely observant, shrewd but idiosyncratic character who, with his chronicler, provided the inspiration for the more famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson. Here are the three Dupin stories together on one audiobook...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is universally recognized for his cultivation of the macabre in fiction. His stories are characterized by an original kind of supernatural horror, often using the awareness of death as a catalyzing force in its own right. His tales and poems brim with psychological depth and intense imagery, made vivid through his musical language and hypnotic rhythms, which are especially captivating when heard aloud. This special audio collection features some of Poe’s best known classic stories, including “The Tell-Tale Heart,” “Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar,” “Hop Frog,” “Murders in the Rue...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    American poet, critic, and short-story writer Edgar Allan Poe is universally recognized for his cultivation of the macabre in fiction. His stories are characterized by an original kind of supernatural horror, often using the awareness of death as a catalyzing force in its own right. His tales and poems brim with psychological depth and intense imagery, made vivid through his musical language and hypnotic rhythms, which are especially captivating when heard aloud. This special audio collection features some of Poe's best known classic stories, including: 1. The Tell Tale Heart 2. Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar 3. Hop Frog 4. Murder in the Rue Morgue 5. The Masque of the Red...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    This anthology of unabridged short stories represents some of the most significant works from the most influential American authors of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Included are Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving, Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe, Mermaids by Louisa May Alcott, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce, and The Gift of the Magi by O....read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    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 and words from beyond the grave. Written in the 1840s, they have retained their power to shock and frighten even...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    A spine-tingling collection of classic ghost stories - a perfect way to pass those long winter nights! This set contains The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe, The Horla by Guy de Maupassant, Sredni Vashtar by Saki, The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling, Lost Hearts by M.R. James and The Furnished Room by O....read more

  • Charles Dickens

    A chilling collection of ghost stories containing Rats by M. R. James, The Raven and Berenice by Edgar Allan Poe, The Birthday of the Infanta by Oscar Wilde, A Tough Tussle by Ambrose Bierce and The Signalman by Charles Dickens. In Rats, Mr Thompson comes to regret his decision to investigate a locked room in a country inn, and in The Signalman, the subject of the story is haunted by ghostly appearances that always precede tragic...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    POE: THE DELIRIOUS EYE is a spoken word album inspired by the poetry of Edgar Allen Poe. Mesmerizing soundscapes accompany the poetic dialog throughout the thirteen tracks. A rich mix of swirling melodies, electronic embellishments, and dreamy sequences encompass avant-garde, experimental, and instrumental radiance. These story-telling poetics should be fascinating for anyone interested in verses set to music. The spoken word delivery by Louis Biggie is pensive and exquisitely emotive, encompassing enraptured, brooding, and cinematic tones that rise to apogees of aural delight. Amidst the commanding oral performance, the music expresses an almost cinematic presence, blending mystery and...read more