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    Daily readings drawn from every century and every tradition of the Christian faith. Christianity through the ages... Ignatius, C.S. Lewis, John Calvin, Augustine, Catherine of Siena, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, Polycarp, John Wesley, Karl Barth, and Billy Sunday. These names, and so many others, fill the pages of church history. Yet they remain strangers to most of us. How Great Is Our God will introduce you to Christianity’s most influential thinkers from every century and every tradition—modernized for today’s reader. As you hear the convictions of these men and women across two millenniums, their words will echo in your life—grounding...read more

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    Savor each new day with him. Jesus is there every day, in every step you take, in every decision you face. His mercies are new every morning. Are you experiencing the joy that can be found in his presence? At the heart of this year-round collection of devotionals are penetrating thoughts on intimate themes such as grace, obedience, change, priorities and God’s promises from Christianity’s most beloved writers and thinkers. Their timeless words—in concert with a daily meditation, Scripture and a short prayer—will draw your heart and mind toward heaven for a few minutes each day, offering words to help you take your own concerns and praises to the Lover of your soul....read more

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    A spine-tingling collection of weird and wonderful horror stories, featuring ghosts, curses, strange phenomena, ghouls, black magic, and demonic apparitions. Do you dare to listen? "Nyarlathotep", by H. P. Lovecraft "The Ship that saw a Ghost", by Frank Norris "Lost in a Pyramid", by Louisa May Alcott "The Girl Who Was Tired of Love", by Leonard Merrick "The Brothers", by Stacy Aumonier "The Devil’s Spectacles", by Wilkie Collins "Glad Ghosts", by D. H. Lawrence "The Mummy’s Foot", by Théophile Gautier "The Ring of Thoth", by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Famous Race Between the Hearse and the Steamrolle", by Sidney Keyes "Lot No....read more

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    Neben berühmten Erzählungen wie "Max und Moritz - Eine Bubengeschichte in sieben Streichen" von Wilhelm Busch und zwei der weniger bekannten Texten von Heinrich Hoffmann (Autor von Struwwelpeter) enthält diese Sammlung insgesamt 20 kurze Erzählungen, Gedichte und Märchen für Kinder. (Zusammenfassung von...read more

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    Fifty great classic short stories selected from the works of the best writers of the last century. 1. Juxtapositions by Stacy Aumonier 2. The Misogynist by Henry Prothero 3. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa May Alcott 4. An Egyptian Cigarette by Kate Chopin 5. The Roman Road by Kenneth Grahame 6. The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling 7. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 8. Gabriel-Ernest by Saki 9. The Mother Stone by John Galsworthy 10. The Egg by Sherwood Anderson 11. Rats by M. R. James 12. The Ring of Thoth by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 13. The Ship that saw a Ghost by Frank Norris 14. The Brothers by Stacy Aumonier 15. The Girl who was tired of Love by Leonard...read more

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    A superb collection of classic ghost stories from the world's great storytellers. 1. Lot No. 249 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2. The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling 3. The Haunted Dolls’ House by M. R James 4. Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe 5. The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs 6. The Finest Story in the World by Rudyard Kipling 7. The Apparition of Mrs. Veal by Daniel Defoe 8. Metzengerstein by Edgar Allan Poe 9. They by Rudyard Kipling 10. Labadoyere’s Doom by Lord Halifax 11. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa May Alcott 12. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 13. A True Ghost Story by the Countess of Munster 14. The Restless Dead by Lord Halifax 15. The Inn of the Two Witches...read more

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    A terrifying collection of classic werewolf stories, ranging from ancient legends to Victorian and Edwardian adaptations on the theme. Gabriel-Ernest by Saki The Wolf by Guy de Maupassant The Werewolf by Eugene Field The Other Side by Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock The Werewolves by Henry Beaugrand Jean Grenier the French Werewolf by Sabine Baring-Gould The Man-Wolf by Leitch Ritchie The She-Wolf by Saki The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains by Frederick Marryat The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson A Pastoral Horror by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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    A haunting collection of unforgettable tales by great classic authors. "My Adventure in Norfolk", by A. J. Alan "A Child’s Revenge", by Paul Bourget "The Telephone at the Oratory", by Lord Halifax "The Mother Stone", by John Galsworthy "The Haunted Dolls’ House", by M. R. James "Lost in a Pyramid", by Louisa May Alcott "Juxtapositions", by Stacy Aumonier "The Omnibus", by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch "A Lucky Number" by S. B. Hale "The Roman Road", by Kenneth Grahame "The Egg", by Sherwood Anderson "The Slapping Sal", by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "A Professor of Egyptology", by Guy Boothby "The Hired Baby", by Marie...read more

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    Fifty unusual and enchanting short stories. 1. A Lucky Number by S. B. Hale 2. The Brown Wallet by Stacy Aumonier 3. The Queen of Spades by Alexander Pushkin 4. A Strange Thing by John Galsworthy 5. Rats by M. R. James 6. The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling 7. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 8. Gabriel-Ernest by Hector Hugh Munro 9. The Pig and Whistle by George Gissing 10. The Misogynist by Henry Prothero 11. An Egyptian Cigarette by Kate Chopin 12. Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty by Stacy Aumonier 13. The Changeling by W. W. Jacobs 14. A Strange Goldfield by Guy Boothby 15. A Poor Gentleman by George...read more

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    A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves. A wonderful collection! "The King of Ypres", by John Buchan "War", by Sherwood Anderson "A Source of Irritation", by Stacy Aumonier "American Sir!", by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews "England, my England!", By D. H. Lawrence "The Brothers", by Stacy Aumonier "Two Submarines from Lord Halifax’s Ghost Book"" "The Greater Battle", by Edgar Wallace "When I Was Wounded at Chocolate Hill", by...read more

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    A captivating anthology of some of the more unusual short stories written by well-known classic writers. "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist "War" by Sherwood Anderson "Self-Help" by W. W. Jacobs "The Wolf" by Guy de Maupassant "Makes the Whole World Kin" by O. Henry "The Stone Dragon"" by R. Murray Gilchrist "The New Englander" by Sherwood Anderson "Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe "The Man with the Watches"" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace" by G. F. Forest "Nine O’Clock" by Wilkie Collins "One Thing Leads to Another" by Stacy Aumonier "Seeds" by Sherwood Anderson "The Man-Wolf"...read more

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    A fascinating collection of travellers' tales, featuring weird innkeepers, ghouls and ghosts, robbers and murderers, card sharpers and confidence tricksters, dead bodies in odd places.... the very thing for anyone busy planning a vacation this year.... 1. "Miss Bracegirdle does her Duty" by Stacy Aumonier 2. "A Queer Night in Paris" by Guy de Maupassant 3. "The Dead Hand" by Wilkie Collins 4. "The Tête Noire" by Charles Allston Collins 5. "The Belated Russian Passport" by Mark Twain 6. "My Adventure in Norfolk" by A. J. Alan 7. "My Black Mirror" by Wilkie Collins 8. "A Visit to Droughtland" by Banjo Paterson 9. "A Pastoral Horror" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10....read more

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    A delightful anthology of great works by some of Europe's greatest short story writers: 1. "The Marquise", by George Sand 2. "The Bundle of Letters", by Maurus Jokai 3. "The Pistol Shot", by Alexander Pushkin 4. "The Mad Veteran of Fort Ratonneau", by Ludwig Achim von Arnim 5. "Twenty-six Men and a Girl", by Maxim Gorky 6. "Zodomirsky’s Duel", by Alexandre Dumas 7. "The Mines of Falun", by E. T. A. Hoffmann 8. "Mademoiselle Fifi", by Guy de Maupassant 9."Maestro Niccolo and the Pig", by Gio Sabadino 10. "The Father", by Björnstjerne Björnson 11. "Mons. Cassecrouche’s Inspiration", by George Walter Thornbury 12. "Malachi’s...read more

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    A highly unsettling collection of macabre stories in which death and the dead are key themes. "Moon’s Gibbet", by Egerton Castle "A Strange Goldfield", by Guy Boothby "The Withered Arm", by Thomas Hardy "The Pistol Shot", by Alexander Pushkin "The Premature Burial", by Edgar Allan Poe "The Dead Hand", by Wilkie Collins "The Famous Race Between the Hearse and the Steamroller", by Sidney Keyes "The Masque of the Red Death", by Edgar Allan Poe "Nine O’Clock", by Wilkie Collins "The Queen of Spades", by Alexander Pushkin "The Other Side", by Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock "The King is Dead, Long Live the King", by Mary...read more

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    A gripping collection of mystery stories, strange tales, and horrible crimes. 'The Perfect Murder', by Stacy Aumonier 'The Magic Casket', by F. Austin Freeman 'The Shadow of the Shark' by G. K. Chesterton 'The Marionettes', by O. Henry 'Charles', by A. J. Alan Moon's Gibbet', by Egerton Castle 'The Severed Hand', by Wilhelm Hauff 'The Man with the Watches', by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 'The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace' by G. F. Forrest 'My Adventure at Chislehurst', by A. J. Alan 'Blackmail', by John Galsworthy 'Submarine', by Stella Benson 'Old Fags', by Stacy Aumonier 'Murder Under the Microscope', by William...read more

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    "A delightful collection of humorous classic tales by some of the world's greatest racconteurs. 1. "The Cabmen’s Shelter", by A. J. Alan 2. "The Giraffe Problem", by Barry Pain 3. "The Man Who Stole a Meeting House", by John Townsend Trowbridge 4. "Hot Potatoes", by Arnold Bennett 5. "Mons. Cassecrouche’s Inspiration" by George Walter Thornbury 6. "The Burglary", by Arnold Bennett 7. "The 19 Club", by A. J. Alan 8. "Self-Help" by W. W. Jacobs 9. "Gabriel-Ernest", by Saki 10. "An Undergraduate’s Aunt", by F. Anstey 11. "Major Namby", by Wilkie Collins 12. "The Lightning-Rod Man", by Herman Melville 13. "The Murder of...read more

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    A grisly collection of despicable crimes told by some of the world's best writers. 1. "Charles", by A. J. Alan 2. "The Magic Casket", by R. Austin Freeman 3. "The Game Played in the Dark", by Ernest Bramah 4. "The Hammer of God", by G. K. Chesterton 5. "His Brother’s Keeper", by W. W. Jacobs 6. "The Murder of the Mandarin", by Arnold Bennett 7. "The Murder of the Countess Görlitz", by S. Baring-Gould 8. "The Shadow of the Shark", by G. K. Chesterton 9. "The Burglary", by Arnold Bennett 10. "The Perfect Murder", by Stacy Aumonier 11. "Blackmail", by John Galsworthy 12. "The Honest Thief", by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 13. "To Be...read more

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    A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events. 1. Query by “Seamark” 2. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 3. The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 4. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 5. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 6. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs 7. Laura by Saki 8. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Diver by A. J. Alan 10. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace 11. The Burglary by Arnold Bennett 12. The Hammer of God by G. K. Chesterton 13. Charles by A. J. Alan 14. The Marquise by George Sand 15. Twenty-Six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky 16. Malachi’s Cove by Anthony Trollope 17. The Man who...read more

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    A collection of classic love poetry Composed by many of the world’s best known and most celebrated poets—including William Blake, Emily Dickinson, John Donne, Robert Frost, James Joyce, Christina Rossetti, William Butler Yeats, and others—Valentines spans not only the ages, but the full range of passionate expression of love in all its forms and...read more

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    Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes during an audiobook recording session? Here is your opportunity to find out! Sometimes the words don't flow quite as easily as you would think, and when the performers run into a tongue twister, the results can be hilarious and bring out the true personalities of our readers. We will put you behind the microphone and in the booth with Kris Faulkner, Cameron Beierle, Jerry Sciarrio, Gene Engene, Rebecca Cook, Reed McColm and many other popular Books In Motion readers as they try to recover from an accent malfunction, or attempt to hold back a giggling episode. As recording sessions would sometimes turn into a comedy of errors, our...read more