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  • Edgar Allan Poe

    This Audiobook contains the following works: 1. The Builder [Frank L. Packard 2. The Man Who Didn't Count [Frank L. Packard] 3. Red Petals [Frederick Merrick White] 4. The Other Man's Story [Frederick Merrick White] 5. The Shebeeners [Frederick Merrick White] 6. The Waterwitch [Frederick Merrick White] 7. The Brand of the Wild [G.B Lancaster] 8. A Fair Smuggler [George Newnes] 9. A Castaway of the South [Gilbert Parker] 10. As Deep As the Sea [Gilbert Parker] 11. The Gift of the Simple King [Gilbert Parker] 12. The Treasure of Sacramento [Nick Guy Boothby] 13. A Personal Problem [H. Bedford-Jones] 14. Gallegher of Beaver [H. Bedford-Jones] 15. Sun, Sand and Soap [H....read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Beautiful Jean Briggerland is the epitome of evilness in this twisting and turning thriller. She plots many different ways to steal her new victim's riches including lies and murder. Only Jack Glover the lawyer of Jean's most recent victim, is aware of her true nature. Can he stop her crime spree and bring her to justice before she murders her way to wealth and happiness? Don't count on it! Page after page offers action, new twists, and unexpected surprises that will keep the reader listening for more! (Summary by Allyson...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    The Angel of Terror aka The Destroying Angel Jack Glover of Rennet, Glover and Simpson does not believe his cousin Meredith killed Bulford. Meredith's father was an eccentric and unless Meredith is married by the age of thirty his sister inherits everything. She is dead and Meredith, now in prison, is thirty next Monday. Meanwhile Lydia Beale is struggling to pay her dead father's creditors. When Glover offers her money she is shocked. However, despite the strange conditions attached, it is a proposal she cannot afford to...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    'In newspaper-land a dull lie is seldom detected, but an interesting exaggeration drives an unimaginative rival to hysterical denunciations.' When a British politician pushes through a law that will allow political refugees to be sent back to their countries of origin, he becomes the target of the Four Just Men – a group of vigilantes who set out to the punish the people who consider themselves above the law. The British public watch eagerly on the sidelines as they wait to see if the Four Just Men will succeed in assassinating their Foreign Secretary. 'The Four Just Men' is the first of a series of excellent and highly entertaining detective thrillers by Edgar Wallace. B. J....read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    The new managing director of Schemes Ltd. has an elegant London office and a theatrically dressed assistant. However Bones, as he is better known, is bored. Luckily there is a slump in the shipping market and it is not long before Joe and Fred Pole pay Bones a visit. They are totally unprepared for Bones' unnerving style of doing business, unprepared for his unique style of innocent and endearing...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    The Book of All Power by Edgar Wallace is set in London at the beginning, and then the action moves to Russia. The story covers the period from 1910 to 1919 during which the Russian Revolution takes place and this results in drastic changes to Russian society. This book could be described as a romantic adventure story and the main characters are a weird assortment - Malcolm Hay, a young Englishman, a beautiful Grand Duchess of the Russian Aristocracy, a Russian general, a Jewish bookbinder, and an American sharp shooter. Much happens, and the Russian characters, heavily influenced by their religion and politics, provide a fascinating insight into the mind of the Russian people, aristocrats...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Many years ago the Monrovian Government sent one Bosambo, a native of the Kroo coast and consequently a thief, to penal servitude for the term of his natural life. Bosambo, who had other views on the matter, was given an axe and a saw in the penal settlement - which was a patch of wild forest in the back country - and told to cut down and trim certain mahogany-trees in company with other unfortunate men similarly...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Una tierna comedia en la que el pobre protagonista masculino no se entera de nada. Menos mal que su novia piensa por los dos. Descubre, en este audiolibro dramatizado en español, cómo a veces lo mejor es hacerse el tonto... JJack Trevor está enamorado de Marjorie y quiere casarse con ella, pero gana un sueldo muy ajustado y ella es peluquera. Jack cree que no conseguirá nunca ahorrar lo suficiente para ofrecer a su prometida una buena vida...Lennox Maine es un típico "self made man" (hombre hecho a sí mismo), pero no tiene moral ni ética; su lema es: lo que cuenta es ganar, de la forma que sea y caiga quien caiga.Ser un "taut" es una profesión harto curiosa y poco usual, pero que...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A spine tingling selection of classic detective stories to...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Stories are one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements. Whether written down or spoken they have an ability to capture our imagination and thoughts, and take us on incredible journeys in the space of a phrase and the turn of a page.Within a few words of text or speech, new worlds and characters form, propelling a narrative to a conclusion with intricate ease. Finely crafted, perfectly formed these Miniature Masterpieces, at first thought, seem remarkably easy to conjure up. But ask any writer and they will tell you that distilling the essence of narrative and characters into a short story is one of the hardest acts of their literary craft. Many attempt, but few...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Well-known mystery writer John Lexman is charged with murder and sent to Broadmoor Prison. His friend T.X., head of a special branch of Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence. (Summary by...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    'The Clue of the Twisted Candle' is a novel by Edgar Wallace: The 4.15 from Victoria to Lewes had been held up at Three Bridges in consequence of a derailment and, though John Lexman was fortunate enough to catch a belated connection to Beston Tracey, the wagonette which was the sole communication between the village and the outside world had...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    The Four Just Men, in this second of Wallace's ingenious series of thrillers, pit themselves against The Red Hundred, an organisation dedicated to international anarchy, led by the charismatic, mysterious and beautiful assassin, the Woman of Gratz. As always, the avengers' methods are meticulously planned and ruthlessly...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875–February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. He is most famous today as the co-creator of "King Kong", writing the early screenplay and story for the movie, as well as a short story "King Kong" (1933) credited to him and Draycott Dell. He was known for the J. G. Reeder detective stories, The Four Just Men, the Ringer, and for creating the...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Set in England at the turn of the 20th century, Wallace's crime novel The Daffodil Mystery follows the mysterious circumstances under which shop owner Lyne has been murdered. Accordingly, it is up to detective Jack Tarling and his trusted Chinese assistant to solve the case and reach an appropriate and just resolution. Moreover, the happenings within the novel are intensified by the colorful set of characters, which are marked by their plausible façade and contribute to the novel's...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Gerd Köster, Sänger, Autor, Performer und gefragter Hörbuch-Sprecher setzt seine Hörbuchreihe mit Kriminalromanen des legendären, britischen Autors Edgar Wallace fort. In den Bänden 13 bis 19 wird jeweils eine der sieben 'Kriminalgeschichten' erzählt: Das Diamantenklavier, Der Fall Stratelli, Der Selbstmörder, Der unbekannte Boxer, Doktor Kay, Harry mit den Handschuhen und Indizienbeweis. Über Kösters Sprecherqualitäten schrieb die 'Buchkritik': 'Köster wechselt - je nach Stimmung und Figur - immer wieder die Tonlage und schafft so schon fast ein Ein-Personen-Hörspiel. Ein ganzes Ensemble von Sprechern könnte es kaum besser...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Gerd Köster, Sänger, Autor, Performer und gefragter Hörbuch-Sprecher setzt seine Hörbuchreihe mit Kriminalromanen des legendären, britischen Autors Edgar Wallace fort. In den Bänden 13 bis 19 wird jeweils eine der sieben 'Kriminalgeschichten' erzählt: Das Diamantenklavier, Der Fall Stratelli, Der Selbstmörder, Der unbekannte Boxer, Doktor Kay, Harry mit den Handschuhen und Indizienbeweis. Über Kösters Sprecherqualitäten schrieb die 'Buchkritik': 'Köster wechselt - je nach Stimmung und Figur - immer wieder die Tonlage und schafft so schon fast ein Ein-Personen-Hörspiel. Ein ganzes Ensemble von Sprechern könnte es kaum besser...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Eine Verbrecherbande, genannt 'Die Frösche', terrorisiert ganz London. Ihre Mitglieder zeichnet alle eine Frosch-Tätowierung. Hauptmann Richard Gordon und Sergeant Elk machen sich auf die...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Er fährt einen schwarzen Jaguar und hinterlässt bei seinen Mordopfern eine Jolly-Joker-Karte. Die Methode des Täters, genannt der Joker, ist so einfach wie skrupellos: von jedem erfolgreichen Gangstercoup erwartet er einen Anteil. Bleibt dieser aus, bezahlt der Ganove mit seinem Leben. Ein Fall für Chefi nspector Higgins und Superintendant Barbara Lane von Scotland Yard, die dem Verbrecher das Handwerk legen...read more

  • Edgar Wallace

    Gerd Köster, Sänger, Autor, Performer und gefragter Hörbuch-Sprecher setzt seine neue Hörbuchreihe mit Kriminalromanen des legendären, britischen Autors Edgar Wallace fort. Im dritten Teil liest er die ersten drei Kurzgeschichten aus 'Der Preller' (englischer Originaltitel: The Mixer). Der Preller ist clever, gerissen und schlauer als die Polizei erlaubt. Dementsprechend wird er auch nie gefasst. Von edlen Motiven ist hier nichts zu sehen. Schon in der ersten Geschichte stellt sich der Preller als jemand vor, der sich vom Staat betrogen fühlt, nichts mehr von ihm erwartet und nun auf eigene Rechnung...read more