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  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. Claudine at St Clare's Eileen's mother is the new Matron and Mam'zelle's niece, Claudine, joins St Clare's and causes havoc wherever she goes. The twins are enchanted by rebellious Claudine and her mad-cap plans, but will she last the term? Fifth Formers at St Clare's The girls are in the fifth form, about to reach the sixth, but they are not too old for tricks and escapades, jokes and excitement. Especially amusing is French girl Antoinette who, like her sister Claudine, doesn't always understand the ways of St. Clare's. Expect more mischief at St...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. The Twins at St Clare's Pat and Isabel find life at St Clare's is not as easy as they thought. They have several surprises and arguments before they admit their troubles are of their own making, and settle down to make friends. The O'Sullivan Twins It's the start of the Easter Term and the twins are looking forward to meeting all their friends at St Clare's once more. They are determined to be obedient and studious, but the new girls prove to be so much fun.Poor Mam'zelle had better watch out. Expect mischief at St Clare's! Between 1941 and 1946,...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. Third Year There are lots of new students, including sophisticated Zerelda from America. This year, not only the girls face challenges - Bill's poor horse, Thunder, suffers from collic. Will Zerelda and Darrell become friends, and will Thunder survive? Upper Fourth Darrell is very pleased to be head girl, but Alicia and Betty are determined to ruin her good work. Meanwhile, Darrell's sister Felicity joins Malory Towers and becomes best friends with none other than June - obnoxious, brash and Alicia's cousin. Expect...read more

  • Edward Eager

    Beloved by children (and the parents lucky enough to share it with them) since it was first published in 1954, Half Magic is the uproarious tale of four siblings who discover a charm that grants exactly half of whatever they wish for--with results that are twice as predictable (and hilarious) as you might expect. Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha manage to cope with an unexpected trip to the Sahara and nearly a disastrous trip to the time of King Arthur. But can these plucky and resourceful children deal with the changes magic is bringing to their tight-knit family? Set in Ohio in the late 1920s, yet fresh and funny now as the day it was written. Half Magic weaves its spell anew in...read more

  • Patricia C. Wrede

    Princess Cimerone and the dragon Kazul share a spirited adventure with an extraordinary cast of characters in this first book in the Enchanted Forest  Chronicles...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    Schooldays at St Clare's are never dull for twins Pat and Isabel O'Sullivan in Enid Blyton's much-loved boarding school series. Summer Term at St Clare's The twins look forward to their first summer term at St Clare's. They soon make friends with new girl Carlotta, who has a secret past that she's desperate to hide. But sneaky Prudence finds out and tells everybody. How will the class react? The Second Form at St. Clare's Pat and Isabel have made it to second form. New girls Gladys and Mirabel have great talents for acting and music, and Elsie, the form's unpopular Head Girl, learns to be less spiteful. Expect more mischief at St Clare's! Between 1941 and 1946, Enid Blyton...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. First Term New girl Darrell is two terms behind her classmates and feels out of place and alone. Soon, however, Darrell makes friends as well as enemies as they induct new students, win and lose sporting matches and play tricks on teachers. Second Form There's a thief about! Purses and jewellery are missing in the North Tower. Meanwhile Darrell is caught in the middle when her friend Sally is made head girl instead of Alicia. Will they find the thief and will Alicia and Sally make up? There's drama at Malory...read more

  • Daphne du Maurier

    Here is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Daphne du Maurier's classic tale of horror. The idea for this famous story came to du Maurier one day when she was walking across to a farm from her house. She saw a farmer busily ploughing a field while above him the seagulls were diving and wheeling. She developed an idea about the birds becoming hostile and attacking him.In her story, the birds become hostile after a harsh winter with little food. First the seagulls, then birds of prey, and finally even small birds all turn against mankind. The nightmarish vision appealed to Alfred Hitchcock, who turned it into the celebrated film. ©2014 Audible, Inc. (P)2014 Audible,...read more

  • Jacqueline Wilson

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Jacqueline Wilson's favourite character, Tracy Beaker, who lives in a children's home. Ten-year-old Tracy is smart and full of energy but more than anything she wants love. In 'The Story of Tracy Beaker', Tracy doesn't know where her mum lives but that doesn't stop her having long imaginary conversations with her. She's had two foster families before which haven't worked out, but hopes a woman named Cam will be her next foster mum. In 'The Dare Game' Tracy is now living with Cam and starting a new school. Things seem to be looking up for Tracy - but then the trouble begins. She has a horrible teacher, the other kids laugh at her and things between...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    This collection contains twelve of the greatest Westernshows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio, including many firstepisodes from their series. You'll hear William Conrad as Marshal Matt Dillon on Gunsmoke, John Dehner as the man calledPaladin on Have Gun-Will Travel, RoyRogers and Dale Evans on The Roy RogersShow, Gene Autry on Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, Raymond Burr as Captain Lee Quince on Fort Laramie, and Jack Mather in TheCisco Kid, plus the Western favorites The Adventures of Red Ryder, Tales of the TexasRangers, Wild Bill Hickok, Frontier Gentleman, Luke Slaughter of Tombstone, and Frontier Town. In this incredible collection, you can relive twelve of the best classic...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Set in Los Angeles, and starring Jack Webb as the stoic SergeantJoe Friday, Dragnet is perhaps themost famous and influential police procedural drama of all time, having made extensiveruns on both radio and television. Webb, also the producer of the show, took theseries to new highs, insisting on realism in every facet of the program. Thedialogue was clipped and sparse, taking its cue from hard-boiled crime fiction àla Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The stories were fast-paced but thorough,making sure to chronicle every step of the police work from start to finish. Asa result, Dragnet draws listenersdeeply in to its world of gritty crime and dedicated cops, guaranteeing an...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Created in 1934 by American mystery author Rex Stout, Nero Wolfe is one of the most iconic private investigators in crime fiction. As Watson did for Holmes, Archie Goodwin, Wolfe’s confidential assistant, narrates the cases of the detective genius. Wolfe was an armchair detective who rarely left his luxurious brownstone in New York, so Archie would collect the facts and report back. Wolfe would probably not have taken on many cases had he not needed his client’s money to pay for his two true passions: fine food and his orchid collection. Enjoy twelve of the finest radio episodes of The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe, starring Sydney Greenstreet, who is perhaps best known for playing...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Set in Los Angeles, and starring Jack Webb as the stoic SergeantJoe Friday, Dragnet is perhaps themost famous and influential police procedural drama of all time, having made extensiveruns on both radio and television. Webb, also the producer of the show, took theseries to new highs, insisting on realism in every facet of the program. Thedialogue was clipped and sparse, taking its cue from hard-boiled crime fiction àla Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett. The stories were fast-paced but thorough,making sure to chronicle every step of the police work from start to finish. Asa result, Dragnet draws listenersdeeply in to its world of gritty crime and dedicated cops, guaranteeing an...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Mr. District Attorney came to radio in 1939 and focused on a crusading DA named Paul Garrett. Created, written, and directed by former law student Ed Byron, the series was inspired by the early years of New York governor Thomas E. Dewey. It was Dewey's public war against racketeering which led to his election as governor and enabled him to run for the presidency of the United States. Phillips H. Lord, the creator of Gang Busters, helped Byron develop the concept and coined the title. Dwight Weist was radio's first Mr. District Attorney. With the help of his sidekick, Len Harrington, and his secretary, Edith Miller, Mr. District Attorney proved each week to be "champion of the...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    The detective series Let George Do It came to radio in 1946. It starred Bob Bailey as George Valentine, ex-GI and detective for hire. Clients came to Valentine's office after reading a newspaper carrying his classified ad: Personal notice: Danger's my stock-in-trade. If the job's too tough for you to handle, you've got a job for me, George Valentine. Write full details. Valentine's secretary was Claire Brooks, a.k.a. Brooksie. Other regulars included Brooksie's kid brother, Sonny; George's nemesis on the police force, Lieutenant Riley; and elevator operator and handyman in George's apartment building, Caleb. Casts came from radio's top tier of actors, including William Conrad, John...read more

  • Enid Blyton

    In Enid Blyton's bestselling school series Elizabeth Allen is sent away to boarding school and makes up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been. Book 01: Naughtiest Girl In The School Follow Elizabeth Allen in book one as she arrives for her first year at boarding school. Elizabeth is spoilt and selfish and has made up her mind to be the naughtiest pupil there's ever been! But soon she finds out that being bad isn't as simple as it seems... Book 02: Naughtiest Girl Again Elizabeth Allen - naughtiest girl in the school - is trying to be good. But someone wants to spoil things for her. And they're not going to let her forget how she got her nickname! Between 1940 and...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Here are twelve episodes from the greatest detective shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio, with the legendary stars that made them great. You'll hear Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson, Sydney Greenstreet as Nero Wolfe, Howard Duff as Sam Spade, Chester Morris as Boston Blackie, Dick Powell as Richard Diamond, and Jack Webb as Dragnet's Sergeant Joe Friday, plus more gumshoes like Philip Marlowe, Bulldog Drummond, Michael Shayne, and Johnny Dollar. This collection includes: The Adventures of Michael Shayne, Private Detective: "Big Voice Means Big Body" with Wally Mahr 5/7/45, The Adventures of Philip Marlowe: "The Promise to Pay" with...read more

  • Hollywood 360

    Here are twelve episodes of the horror and mystery series written and produced by radio announcers beginning in 1946. There were several series under the Hall of Fantasy banner, all produced by Richard Thorne. The first originated from radio station KALL in Salt Lake City. Richard Thorne and Carl Greyson were announcers for the station and coproduced the bare-bones horror series beginning in 1946. Written or adapted by Robert Olson and directed by Thorne, the stories were mostly murder mysteries with traditional endings. This first series ended in 1947 when Thorne and Greyson went their separate ways. The Hall of Fantasy was revived in 1949, when by pure coincidence, Thorne and...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    This exclusive full-cast dramatization, complete with stirring music and authentic sound effects, brings to life Tell Sackett, an honest, two-fisted cowboy. Tell Sackett knew that gold spelled trouble faster than anything except a woman, and he had a lot of gold.  Problem was, none of it was his.  Tell was just delivering the gold for a fee.  The Coopers, a gang of bloodthirsty desperadoes who'd slit a man's throat for the silver filling in his teeth, were hot on his trail. So, the last thing Tell needed was Christine Mallory, a pretty, stuck-up city woman, to slow him down.  Taking her on could easily cost Tell his life.  But it was...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Bowdrie Passes Through Ride with the legendary Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie as he takes up the cause of Josh Pettibone, a stubborn loner who faces the hangman's noose. Bugs Tatum wants Pettibone's land--and he's willing to do anything to get it. But Bowdrie can not rest until justice is...read more