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    These classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration will capture children’s interest and spark their imagination story after story. “Jack and the Beanstalk” is read by John Ritter. “Puss in Boots” is read by Robby Benson. “A Day at Santa’s Workshop” is read by Betty White. “Elfis, the Elf Who Saved Christmas” is read by Brian Austin Green. And “The Elves and the Shoemaker” is read by Michael...read more

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    Welcome to Volume Three of what is on the way to becoming the world's largest collection of quality, classic horror audiobooks. This volume starts with the famous M.R. James' story of occult revenge, 'Casting the Runes', about a slighted occultist out for murderous revenge and using his diabolical black arts to achieve it. It was adapted into the equally chilling movie 'Night of the Demon' in 1957. Next up is another famous classic, WW Jacobs' 'The Monkeys Paw', a brilliantly written tale of greed and getting what you wish for. The third story is 'Hop-Frog' by Edgar Allan Poe; a classic yarn about the grisly revenge conjured by a mistreated court jester. Poe is followed by...read more

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    Welcome to Doug Bradley's Spinechillers Volume Four, what is on the way of becoming the world's largest collection of high quality, classic horror audiobooks. We start with Doug Bradley's well researched introduction to the authors and stories featured in this volume. Launching us into 'Lost Hearts', M.R. James' creepy tale of ghostly children seeking revenge and peace from the man who caused their untimely demise. Next up is 'The Damned Thing' by Ambrose Bierce, a dark tale of men attempting to uncover the truth about the grisly death of a woodsmen and the unnatural events the witness claims to have watched unfold. Now best to catch your breath before we launch into Charles...read more

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    Five great American short story writers, dating from the turn of the nineteenth/twentieth centuries are represented here. Different in atmosphere and writing style, they nevertheless caught the mood and concerns of the day in a way that was distinctly American. Bierce's 'An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge' leaves echoes in the imagination; the stories by Crane and London recall the themes of the Civil War and the Klondike for which they are well known. Twain's humour is to the fore in 'The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County' and O. Henry's sharp observation makes his neat tales a joy to listen to. An attractive and accessible...read more

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    Here are three of the most wonderful Christmas stories ever written, presented for you on one disk along with two short pieces that just can't be left out of any Christmas collection worth it's salt. "Dulce Domum," from The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame Rat and Mole find Christmas in Mole's old home, and deepen their friendship along the way. Grahame's characters are sweet and sad, and happy in the end just in having what they have and being what they are. "Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus," from The New York Sun, by Francis P. Church Another absolute classic; it's really about what happens when a cynical old newspaperman encounters the need for Christmas in...read more

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    Top experts in various fields expose the hidden agendas and still-unexplained mysteries of the Ages: Aliens, UFOs, paranormal occurrences and metaphysical anomalies. From human spirituality to the technocratic society, this series explores both science and the occult with an eye to ways governments and secret societies have exploited hidden knowledge for power, wealth and prestige. If you think you have a good grasp of human origins, this might change your views, and possibly change your mind about extraterrestrial visitation as well. Ancient archeology meets up with the most current science to present a startling new look at our shared...read more

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    By manipulating areas on the sole of the foot, you can improve circulation, boost energy and relieve a number of ailments. Quickly learn the various methods of healing arthritis, digestion, anxiety, headaches and a host of other problems. With simple, non-evasive techniques, increase your emotional and physical well-being in just a few minutes per day. Whether you consider it a sophisticated massage or a poor-man's acupuncture, foot reflexology is simple, painless and definitely worth...read more

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    Experts in the field of paranormal activity weigh in on the loopholes in current science. With their own theories, they try to explain the rapid transformation the Earth and its people are obviously undergoing in the current age. A fascinating alternate look at what we supposedly know, this program goes beneath the predictions of seers and prophets to explore possibilities once thought to be insane fantasy, now regarded as science. What is the truth the Mayan Calendar is trying to tell us, and are we still getting it...read more

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    This overview of the Freemasons takes place in the setting of an extensive tour of Freemason's Hall in London, the inner sanctum of this secret society. The Head Officer of the United Grand Lodge of England submits to a long and rare interview on the history and philosophy of the organization. The symbolism of the various embedded icons are explained in detail, along with the regalia and medals worn by their famous members through history, including Winston Churchill. A rare insight into this fraternal order and its integration into every aspect of our...read more

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    A vintage collection of some of the greatest short stories ever written.The Fly by Katherine Mansfield, The Mezzotint by M. R. James, The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe, The Three Strangers by Thomas Hardy, The Jew's Beech Tree by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, Tobermory by Saki, The Lady or the Tiger by Frank Stockton, B24 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy, The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, The Finest Story in the World by Rudyard Kipling, Cannibalism in the Cars by Mark Twain, The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter by Ambrose Bierce, The Brogue by Saki, The Stalled Ox - Saki, Hunted Down - Charles...read more

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    Small collection of letters and poems, from fiction and from life, from heart to heart and from soul to soul. With love for St...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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    Superb acting by a cast of Tony Award-winning performers, inspirational music and dramatic sound effects enhanced with state-of-the-art digital sound, and rich narration by Emmy Award winner Stephen Johnston make this world-class, dramatized production of the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, an unforgettable listening experience. Features: Dynamic voice of Emmy Award-winner Stephen Johnston Supporting cast of Tony Award-winning actors Over 17 hours of inspirational listening Original music and sound effects Fully dramatized, multivoice recording Digitally mastered for optimum clarity "This is really a quality production! When they say the Bible comes alive, they mean it. I really...read more

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    Enjoy the power and clarity of the New Living Translation in this special edition of Bible Alive! featuring Psalms and Proverbs and Emmy Award-winning narrator Stephen Johnson. Bible Alive! is a ground-breaking, dramatized recording of the clear, easy-to-understand New Living Translation. Featuring the brilliant, contemporary voice of Stephen Johnston, Bible Alive! lets you experience the Bible in all of its magnificence and power, inspiration and intrigue. A cast of Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winning actors (not present in this offering), dramatic sound effects, and a compelling musical score are combined to create this unforgettable listening...read more

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    Crime Classics was a true-crime radio docudrama that aired on CBS from June 1953 to June 1954. Created, produced, and directed by Elliott Lewis, the program examined crimes and murders throughout history. Founded in Lewis' own personal interest in famous murder cases, the program meticulously recreated the facts, atmosphere, and personages of the era in which the crime took place. Very little dramatic license was taken with the facts, but a touch of humor was added to the narration of the story to soften the tragedy. The crimes dramatized spanned from ancient Greece to late nineteenth-century America. Some were famous assassinations, such as Abraham Lincoln and Julius Caesar, and others...read more

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    In this collection, African American leaders change history with the power of the spoken word. Martin Luther King, Jr.: I’ve Been to the Mountaintop (1968), Unfulfilled Dreams (1968) US Representative Barbara Jordan: DNC Keynote Address (1976) Malcolm X: Field Negro vs. House Negro (1963) Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Be Not Afraid (2001) Stokely Carmichael: Black Power (1966) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice: RNC Keynote Address (2012) President Barack Obama: Victory Speech, Inauguration Speech Dr. Benjamin Carson: National Prayer Breakfast (2013) Nelson Mandela: United Nations Address (1990), Joint Session of Congress (1990) Reverend Jesse...read more

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    As early as 1954, a new style of music—a combination of country and rhythm and blues—was unfolding. To the parents of teenagers, it was worrisome, perhaps even evil. In this collection of original recordings from interviews and press conferences, artists talk about the early years of rock ’n’ roll, their challenges, and their successes. Includes legendary moments from Bill Haley, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Frankie Laine, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Sam Phillips, Gene Vincent, Jerry Lee Lewis, Paul Anka, Little Richard, Bobby Darin, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Frankie Avalon, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown, Johnny Cash, the Beatles, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and John...read more

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    From the White House, Senate chambers, campaign stops, and press conferences, The Kennedys features over seven hours of original speeches from members of the nation's most famous political family. Listen as President John F. Kennedy delivers his famous inauguration speech in 1961 as well as speeches on the Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin crisis, space exploration, civil rights, "Ich Bin Ein Berliner," and more. Also featured are twelve speeches from Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, including his address to the DNC following his brother's assassination, remarks on Vietnam, campaign speeches, the death of Martin Luther King Jr., and his "Victory Speech" in Los Angeles moments...read more

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    In LibriVox's Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David...read more

  • Various Authors

    In LibriVox's Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. (Summary by David...read more