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    As the Advent season approaches, Bernice finds herself faced with the prospect of an old-fashioned family holiday, surrounded by her loved ones on a world they now call home... a time to forge new memories, together... and for a bitter enemy to claim what is rightfully hers. Life is never straightforward, however. The most haunted planet in the galaxy is requesting an archaeologist, and something very peculiar is happening at the last manned shipyard in the cosmos. But ghostly planets and waterlogged zombies are the least of Bernice's worries. Because her friends have been hiding secrets - about who they are and where they've come from... and as Bernice will soon discover, the truth...read more

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    A new five-part box-set featuring the adventures of archaeologist Bernice Summerfield. When Bernice Summerfield was invited to participate in a cult archaeology broadcast on the mysterious world of Saravas, she could never have imagined the secrets she might unearth there... or the terrible Truth that would stalk her back to Legion. With friends and family by her side, Bernice quickly finds herself flung into the face of danger: either combatting deranged despots at terraformed garden parties, appeasing gunslingers in the White Rabbit bar, or simply attempting to survive on a barren desert planet, all alone... The odds are stacked against her, and this is undoubtedly the end for...read more

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    Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. Starring Alexander Vlahos as Dorian Gray, this third series of supernatural horror stories comprises eight original half-hour episodes: 1. Blank Canvas (by James Goss) Featuring Sophie Wu, Edward Harrison and Alex Jordan with Bernard Holley Two years after the death of Dorian Gray, his home is broken into... but the intruders aren't expecting what they'll find there. 2. The Needle (by David Llewellyn) Featuring David Blackwell with Barnaby Edwards and Andrew...read more

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    Three more adventures for everyone's favourite trans-temporal Adventuress and her long-suffering travelling companion, Panda. The Iris Wildthyme Appreciation Society Written by Cavan Scott Panda isn't happy. One minute he's due to be crowned an intergalactic hero with concubines galore and the next Iris is dragging him to the planet Trull, the 42nd Century equivalent of Milton Keynes. As Iris becomes the hottest celeb in the galaxy, little do they know that everyone on Trull is about to die... Iris Rides Out Written by Guy Adams Thomas Carnacki, the famed Edwardian Ghost Finder, faces his most terrifying challenge yet. Not only must he rid Mocata Grange of hideous...read more

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    Katy Manning and David Benson are back as Iris Wildthyme and Panda in three unique audio adventures in Time, Space and the little bits in between. Whatever Happened to Iris Wildthyme? Written by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright Iris is living the life she always dreamt of, swanning from one party to the next. From the swinging Sixties to the roaring Twenties to Freddie Mercury's 40th birthday bash via Ancient Rome, Iris has become the ultimate party girl. What more could she want? But who are those sinister ticking figures hiding in the mist? Why are partygoers snapping out of existence? And who is this Panda she keeps talking about? Iris at the Oche Written by Mark...read more

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    "It's clearly been a labour of love ... and it shows. Stay on this channel for a well-produced return to 2020!" SFB '... the vocal performances were superb throughout. Moreover, the behind-the-scenes extras are worth the price alone, as the veteran actors have a blast reprising their roles.' Scifi Pulse "Terrahawks, stay on this channel..." Back in action after thirty years comes Terrahawks, the fondly remembered action adventure comedy originally brought to you by the men who created Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Dick Spanner. In the not too distant future, the Earth finds itself under constant threat from Zelda, a blood-thirsty android who, along with her fiendish family...read more

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    The Long List Anthology is designed to recognize the short works that were nominated for the 2015 Hugo Awards but did not make it into the top five shortlist for the final ballot. Thus, voted into the Hugo Award's long list of works-the top fifteen works nominated for each category-were these nine short stories and three novelettes, now made available to a wider audience by award-winning narrators. The short stories included in this collection are: "Toad Words" by T. Kingfisher "When It Ends, He Catches Her" by Eugie Foster "The Truth about Owls" by Amal El-Mohtar "Covenant" by Elizabeth Bear "This Chance Planet" by Elizabeth Bear "Makeisha in Time" by Rachael K. Jones "The...read more

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    A collection of ten newly recorded audio stories based on Peppa Pig, the hit TV show! The stories included are: The Big Tale of Little Peppa, George's New Dinosaur, The Biggest Muddy Puddle in the World, Peppa's Circus, Grampy Rabbit in Space, Granny Pig's Perfume, Mr Bull in a China Shop,The Children's Fete, Peppa's Sandpit and Daddy Pig's Lost...read more

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    Revel in the in the magic of the holiday season with three classic Christmas tales. From the birth of Christ to a visit from Santa Claus, these family favorites will be enjoyed over and over again. Titles include: The Christmas Story; Twas the Night Before Christmas; and Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa ...read more

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    A rich anthology of classic tales of ghosts and the supernatural written by women. 'The Operation' by Violet Hunt 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie 'Afterward' by Edith Wharton 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon 'Room Number Ten' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton 'Mrs. Raeburn's Waxwork' by Eleanor Smith 'The Mystery of the Semi-Detached' by Edith Nesbit 'Kerfol' by Edith Wharton 'Satan's Circus' by Eleanor Smith 'The Lifted Veil' by George Eliot 'Mansize in Marble' by Edith Nesbit 'Miss Mary Pask' by Edith Wharton 'From the Loom of the...read more

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    A sumptuous collection of over 60 short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. 'The Hoop' by Fedor Sologub 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry 'The Man Who Hated Aspidistras' by W. F. Harvey 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton 'The End of a Show' by Barry Pain 'The Devil of the Marsh' by H. B. Marriott-Watson 'The First of April' by A. J. Alan 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray 'The Apple Tree' by Katherine Mansfield 'Story of the Vanishing Patient' by Elia W. Peattie 'The Clock' by W. F. Harvey 'The Book' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Cactus' by O. Henry 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton 'Mrs....read more

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    This collection is part of an initiative to create a language learning resource at LibriVox. The LibriVox Language Learning Collections contain readings from various language learning books, grammars, primers, phrasebooks, dictionaries, readers and even other works which contain information on various languages, recount experiences of language learning and encountering new languages or provide guides for correct pronunciation, writing or discourse in a language. These works could describe English or any other language whatsoever, from Latin to Sumerian, Chinese to Wampanoag, Esperanto to Swahili (etc.). This Volume includes a treatise by Sir Arthur Cotton, author of an "Arabic Primer"....read more

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    One of the most enduring themes in great literature is the eternal struggle between good and evil - often embodied in such devices as the werewolf, the doppelganger and the evil twin. This anthology presents a selection of the greatest short stories whose tension and drama revolves around the conflict of good and evil. 'The Grinding of the Mills' by Morgan Robertson 'The Twins' by Bessie Kyffin-Taylor 'The Ghost at the Blue Dragon' by William J. Wintle 'Absolute Evil' by Nathaniel Hawthorne 'The Mysterious Card' and 'The Mysterious Card Unveiled' by Cleveland Moffett 'The Wolf Book' by Henry Chapman Mercer 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'...read more

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    It's time to go on the road with Peppa and this fantastic collection of nine newly recorded stories, perfect for any journey! The stories included are: Peppa Around the World, George's Balloon, Peppa Goes on Holiday, Peppa Goes Skiing, Peppa Goes Boating, Miss Rabbit's Day Off, Peppa's New Neighbours, Peppa's Fishy Friends, George and the Noisy...read more

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    Introducing youngsters to classic Bible stories, this collection features four beloved tales of courage, friendship and imagination! Kids will love hearing the story of David as he faces Goliath, and following Jonah, as they learn the importance of bravery. The Good Samaritan teaches kindness to all, while Joseph's coat of many colors leads him on an adventure into Egypt. Featuring vivid storytelling and strong messages, these tales will capture the imagination of kids...read more

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    "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." These short pieces are pleasant listening for anyone with a love of nature. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer "In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against Nature not to go out and see her riches and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth."...read more

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    This is a volume of Christmas poems and carols, by various authors and from various times. - Summary by...read more

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    Penguin presents the audio download edition of The Puffin Book of Five-minute Stories, read by Sophie Aldred and Christopher Timothy. A lively collection of nineteen short, snappy stories, some old, some new, to make you gasp, laugh, frown or giggle. Featuring: The Little Wooden Horse Clever Cakes The Orchestra That Lost Its Voice Ostriches Can't Fly Little Red Riding Hood Miss Dose the Doctor's Daughter Ticky Picky Boom Boom A Thousand Yards of Sea The Gingerbread Man Blessu Hedgehogs Don't Eat Hamburgers Mrs Simkin's Bathtub The Horrendous Hullabaloo How the Leopard Got His Spots Puffling in a Pickle Cold Feet The Fish Cart Wil's Tail The Three Billy Goats...read more

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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Ladybird Bedtime Treasury read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington. This gorgeous Ladybird treasury of eight classic, traditional tales is guaranteed to delight and entertain young children. Each favourite fairy tale or story has been sensitively retold for modern readers and the mix of amazing animals, magical marvels and classic characters is perfect for both boys and girls. The stories include Chicken Licken, Rapunzel, The Enormous Turnip, The Wizard of Oz, The Emperor's New Clothes, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Rumpelstiltskin and...read more

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    Penguin presents the audio download edition of Ladybird Favourite Fairy Tales read by Gemma Whelan and Nigel Pilkington. Listen to eight traditional, captivating fairy tales in this gorgeous audio treasury from Ladybird. Each classic tale has been retold for young readers and is perfect for your little one, whether you're curled up at home or on the move. Stories include: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Magic Porridge Pot, Little Red Hen and The Ugly ...read more