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by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of The Nest of the Sparrowhawk: A Romance of the XVIIth Century by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines This historical novel takes place in Kent in 1657, and focuses on a local nobleman who stops at nothing to gain wealth, and his ward who is a victim of his crimes. The puritan influence and social cultural mores of the time provide interesting parts of the setting. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
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by Fergus Hume
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LibriVox recording of The Sealed Message by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Celine Major A mysterious message on a record is found sealed in a cylinder. A heroine straight out of a fairy-tale is kept secluded by a guardian with questionable motives. Add a murder, a gallant and fearless hero to the rescue and you have all the ingredients necessary to make this a very entertaining little mystery by acclaimed British author Fergus Hume! - Summary by Celine Major For further information, including...
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LibriVox recording of Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to A.D. 325 by Alexander Roberts. Read in English by KevinS This LibriVox collection is first in a series of writings from the ante-Nicene Fathers' works. This first collection includes all the so-called Infancy narratives from the New Testament Apocrypha. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of Bealby; A Holiday by H. G. Wells. Read in English by KevinS; NarratorJ; dfrakk; Rita Boutros; Kelly S. Taylor; Michael Fassio; DuckTD Bealby is the comical story of the escapade of a thirteen-year-old boy when he rebels against his placement as a steward's-room boy in the great house of an estate named Shonts (his stepfather, Mr. Darling, is a gardener there) and flees—not, however, before thoroughly upsetting a weekend party where the nouveau riche couple renting Shonts...
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by Maurice Thompson
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LibriVox recording of Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson. Read in English by Celine Major This entertaining book of adventure, love and war was a Bestseller in 1900 and 1901. The heroine Alice Roussillon is a brave young woman who grew up in a small town on the Wabash River in Indiana during the revolutionary war. The characters are all distinctive and compelling. It gives a great insight into the frontier life of that era and includes true historical accounts and personages such as the...
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by Oscar Micheaux
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LibriVox recording of The Conquest by Oscar Micheaux. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. "This is the true story of a negro who was discontented and the circumstances that were the outcome of that discontent." While considered a novel, this largely autobiographical story is based on the author's experience as an African-American pioneer in South Dakota. (Summary by MaryAnn) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Love Stories Volume 3 by Various. Read in English by Rita Boutros; William Allan Jones; Michele Fry; Liber; Cavaet; Theoden Humphrey; Daniel Davison; Sonrisa Jones; ChadH94; Colleen McMahon; Lisa Reichert; Alayna Kennedy; Anamika Here are 20 more love stories under an hour each, covering all kinds of experiences involving romantic or other kinds of love resulting in heartbreak or happiness -- where the heart overflows with passion, pride, emotion or wonder. ( ~ Michele...
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by Samuel Adams Drake
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LibriVox recording of The Myths and Fables of To-day by Samuel Adams Drake. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Samuel Adams was born in 1833, began journalism in 1858, served in the Army for 10 years & returned home to continue with his journalism. Journalism must have been his passion as he did write many books with this one being one of his last. ‘The Myths and Fables of To-day’ is a wonderful collection of myths & fables that are certain to keep the kids smiling. Summary by...
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by Geraldine Hodgson
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LibriVox recording of English Literature by Geraldine Hodgson. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This book is not meant to be a History of English Literature, but an introduction for those who do not know much about it, or who may be thinking of it as a "dull, horrid thing" which they have to learn in school. I venture to hope that this book may become too dear to throw away when the study is done, and overall I have tried very hard not to write a "stuffy" book....
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by Archibald Alexander
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LibriVox recording of A Day at a Time and Other Talks on Life and Religion by Archibald Alexander. Read in English by MaryAnn. This book [was] written in war-time to minister comfort and, if it may be, to reinforce hope and faith. (from the Dedication) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer...
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by Carl Selwyn
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LibriVox recording of Venus Has Green Eyes by Carl Selwyn. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Flip Miller was a man about the universe, surviving one harrowing escapade after another and seeking for the lucky break that would make his fortune. Finally he had found in in a scrap of a map to a lost mine on Venus. Only he was foolish enough to search it out in the steaming jungle of that mud covered planet. But it was true and unbelievable riches were soon to be his. Well, as soon as he could get a...
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by Alfred Edward Taylor
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LibriVox recording of Thomas Hobbes by Alfred Edward Taylor. Read in English by Jim Locke This work is a look at the life and ideas of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher of the seventeenth century. The most important ideas are found in his famous work Leviathan. Taylor looks at such concepts of Hobbes as the contract, naturalism, sovereignty, natural laws, church and state, absolutism, and political obligation, etc. For further information, including links to online text, reader information,...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 090 by Various. Read in English by Daniel Davison; InsPri; Dale Grothmann; Craig Campbell; Owee; Lynne T; Scarbo; TypicalJax Here we present the 90th Collection of Short Stories selected and read by Librivox volunteers. For your enjoyment, we bring gems by Hemingway, Tolstoy, D.H. Lawrence and Alexander Pushkin, plus a lesser known work by Arthur Conan Doyle, so sit back and enjoy! For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
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LibriVox recording of The Cloak by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol. (Translated by Thomas Seltzer.) Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Cloak or the Overcoat as in some translations, is a story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, as expressed in a quote attributed to Fyodor Dostoyevsky: "We all come out from Gogol's 'Overcoat'." It is pointed to as the start of the realistic style of...
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LibriVox recording of The Surprising Adventures of the Magical Monarch of Mo (Version 2) by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by Phil Chenevert "I dare say, there are several questions you would like to ask at the very beginning of this history. First: Who is the Monarch of Mo? And why is he called the Magical Monarch? And where is Mo, anyhow? And why have you never heard of it before? And can it be reached by a railroad or a trolley-car, or must one walk all the way? These questions I...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 008 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Valerie Marino; Colleen McMahon; Louise J. Belle This is the eighth Librivox Mystery and Suspense Collection, and the first in eight years. Similar to our Short Story Collections, this anthology focuses on stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat. From The Bloodstained Parasol to the Mystery of the Semi-Detached with a visit to A Jury of her Peers and The Gallows, you are...
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by Alfred Bester
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LibriVox recording of The Push Of A Finger by Alfred Bester. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Science fiction from the 50s by one of the masters, Alfred Bester. Society has committed itself to complete stability. Nothing is allowed to upset this stability, nothing that is not planned and approved and accounted for in advance. Yes, this is hard to imagine but this has produced decades, nay, centuries of predictable prosperity and peace. Even the newspapers have very little to write about. One...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 036 by Various. A collection of twenty stories read in English by Librivox Volunteers, featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of wonder. You may also feel more jumpy tonight than usual. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula (version 5) by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Dracula as written by Bram Stoker in 1897 was not the first depiction of vampires and other such creatures, Gothic horror stories had been around since the early part of the century. The story related by Bram Stoker is told in an epistolary fashion utilising the journals and diaries of the main protagonists. The storyline is relatively simple; Dracula the longest living and most evil of vampires comes...
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by Rebecca Deming Moore
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LibriVox recording of When They Were Girls by Rebecca Deming Moore. Read in English by BettyB; Ruthema; Julian Pratley; Larry Wilson; KevinS; Nettle; gaddej1; Harmon Lee Busby; Jenn Broda; Kathleen Moore Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Frances Burnett, Julia Howe, Hellen Keller, and Harriet Beecher Stowe are some of the influencial women in our history whose lives and accomplishments are covered in this little book. "When They Were Girls contains the stories of a group of...
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by Linton Davies
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LibriVox recording of War-Lords of the Moon by Linton Davies. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Bruce Ross, on the Earth-Moon run, asked a simple question, "How are the stars behaving, Harry?" But Harrell Moore could only stare at him in horror. For the stars had run amok—cosmic engines of destruction in the hands of the twisted genius of the Moon! A rip-snortin space shoot-em-up from 1939 with space ships, an evil genius who follows his horoscope and plans to rule everyone, ray...
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by G. K. Chesterton
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LibriVox recording of Twelve Types by G. K. Chesterton. Read LibriVox Volunteers Short biographical essays of twelve persons central to European culture. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (78MB)
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by Plato (Πλάτων)
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LibriVox recording of Eutifrón by Plato (Πλάτων). (Translated by Patricio de Azcárate Corral.) Read in Spanish by Tux; Epachuko La naturaleza de la santidad, o usando el lenguaje de Platón, lo santo, ocupa el fondo del diálogo; y un supuesto encuentro del adivino Eutifrón con Sócrates es lo que da origen a la cuestión. Eutifrón pretende realizar un acto santo, reclamado por la justicia, pidiendo, con ocasión de la muerte de un esclavo, una condena contra su padre. Sócrates...
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by Edric Vredenberg
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LibriVox recording of My Book of Favourite Fairy Tales by Edric Vredenberg. Read in English by Shruti Sinha; Jenn Broda; Lydia Loh; Julian Pratley; Tomas Dorrington-Hardin; Prattlepig; HilaryWiley; Garfield Dsouza; BettyB Here they are again, the old, old stories, the very best; dear Cinderella, wicked old Bluebeard, tiny Thumbling, beautiful Beauty and the ugly Beast, and a host of others. But the old stories, I may tell you, are always new, and always must be so, because there are new...
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by Margaret Sanger
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LibriVox recording of Margaret Sanger; an autobiography by Margaret Sanger. Read in English by PhyllisV Margaret Sanger, an advocate for birth control rights, chronicles the story of her struggles, including her times in jail and in exile, in order to legalize birth control options for women. She details the uphill battles of not only convincing lawmakers, but of doctors as well. Her relentless pursuit is told against the backdrop of courtrooms, her personal life, and her travels across the...
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by Alice Meynell
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LibriVox recording of The Rhythm of Life and Other Essays by Alice Meynell. Read in English by Valentina Vocelli Alice Meynell was an English essayist, critic, and poet who was also a leading suffragist, serving as vice-president of the Women Writers' Suffrage League. She and her husband Wilfrid Meynell were active in publishing and editing literary works including helping to launch the first works of Francis Thompson, author of "Hound of Heaven." This is a diverse collection of...
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by Marshall Saunders
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LibriVox recording of Pussy Black-Face: The Story of a Kitten and Her Friends by Marshall Saunders. Read in English by Foon; Elisabeth Holland; Katherine Roldan; Shasta; KevinS; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Kathleen Moore "My name is Pussy Black-Face, and I am a naughty young kitten. I wish I were good like my mother. She is the best cat that I ever saw. I try to be like her, and sometimes I succeed, but most times I don't." From the start of this darling book about a kitten and her...
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by George MacDonald
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LibriVox recording of St. George and St. Michael, Volume 3 by George MacDonald. Read in English by KevinS; Nancy Gorgen; Paul Brian Stewart; Kathleen Moore; April6090; Courtney Miller ’St. George and St. Michael’ is a little-known historical romance telling the story of a young couple who find themselves on opposing sides during the tumultuous years of the English Civil Wars. Volume 3 completes the series. Tensions are rising between king and parliament, the Church of England and the...
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by Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Sharp Eyes, the Silver Fox by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; TheIntern356; ayminn Anand; SarahC; Chad Jackson Sharp Eyes, the Silver Fox is another tale of adventure that follows a young silver fox from his birth in the woods of England, through training by his parents in how to survive, to some rather bad mistakes he makes leading to his capture and being placed in a zoo. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of The Jewel of Bas by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert There was a boy-God, sleeping through eternity. And there were his "Stone of Life" and the androids he had created of matter and energy. And there was a world that was to die from the machinations of the androids' diabolic minds. There were Mouse and Ciaran to stem the death-flood—two mortals fighting the immortals' plans for conquest. [Transcriber's Note: This etext was produced...
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by Beatrix Potter
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and Others by Beatrix Potter. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Valentina Vocelli; Jenn Broda; Adrian Stephens; MichaelMaggs; Rina Salmon; Nan Dodge; Bianca Mattison-Amos; Ree Evans; Wayne Perry; Mina Gohari; Alan Mapstone These are some of the wonderful little stories about animals written by Beatrix Potter. The disobedient little Peter who sneaks where he should not go and gets into a scary situation is just one of her nifty tales. This is...
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LibriVox recording of The Suffragette: The History of the Women's Militant Suffrage Movement by E. Sylvia Pankhurst. Read in English by Celine Major This history of the Women's Suffrage agitation is written at a time when the question is in the very forefront of British politics. What the immediate future holds for those women who are most actively engaged in fighting for their political freedom no one can foretell, but one thing is certain: complete victory for their cause is not far distant....
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by Frances E. W. Harper
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LibriVox recording of Trial and Triumph by Frances E. W. Harper. Read in English by Jim Locke This novel, like two other novels that Harper serialized in The Christian Recorder, sets forth the principles which make for a meaningful, moral life. In Trial and Triumph, we follow Annette Harcourt through trials and tribulations, which test her resolve, but because she clings to her values, she does after much struggle achieve success and as a further reward also love. (N.B. There are some missing...
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by Leigh Douglass Brackett
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LibriVox recording of Thralls of the Endless Night by Leigh Douglass Brackett. Read in English by Phil Chenevert This is a classic story from the early days of science fiction pulp magazines. Leigh Brackett, a female author who stood with the best of them during the period, always has a quirky way of examining human behavior whether on earth or a distant planet. A "tribe" composed of Hans, Officers and a Captain have been marooned on a strange place, out of touch with other humans for...
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by Frédéric Bastiat
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LibriVox recording of The Law by Frédéric Bastiat. Read in English by LikeManyWaters; Michele Fry; William Allan Jones; Brooke Favorat; cfavorat "The law perverted! The law—and, in its wake, all the collective forces of the nation. The law, I say, not only diverted from its proper direction, but made to pursue one entirely contrary! The law becomes the tool of every kind of avarice, instead of being its check! The law guilty of that very inequity which it was its mission to punish!...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 27 - Sports by Various. Read in English by Donald Cummings; KevinS; William Allan Jones; Michele Fry; Rapunzelina; Patrick Wallace; Craig Campbell; Newgatenovelist; Piotr Nater; Lynne T; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Colleen McMahon coffee break For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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LibriVox recording of A to Zed Collection Vol. 002 by Various. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. This is a collection of 26 selections, both fiction and nonfiction, in which each topic begins with a different letter of the alphabet. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of The Crime of the French Cafe and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". Here we get to enjoy three short stories: The Crime of the French Cafe, Nick Carter's Ghost Story and The Mystery of St. Agnes Hospital. We...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 041 by . Read in English by Temiah Rockwell; Sam Carcamo; Dale Grothmann; E.J. Lavery; Philip Wagner; Cavaet; Louise J. Belle; Richard Green; Owlivia; Eusebio; John Stevens A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Revenge, fear, petrifying stress, mystery, and a small dose of humor to let your guard down... Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 084 by Various. Read in English by Lynne T; Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; April6090; Tomewing; KevinS; Grace Buchanan; Kelly S. Taylor; Scott Danneker; ChadH94; Neslihan Stamboli And so we present the 84th Librivox Short Story Collection! Each tale is selected and read by a Librivox volunteer. Once again, we have a wide variety of stories, from the amusing to the perplexing. Zane Grey, Maxim Gorky and H.G. Wells are among the authors selected...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 089 by Various. Read in English by ChadH94; Dale Grothmann; Daniel Davison; Owee; Garfield Dsouza; Piotr Nater Our 89th Short Story Collection is of exceptionally high quality. In addition to perennial favorites, such as Kate Chopin and Mark Twain, our Librivox readers have delved into the more esoteric, with a translation of a Polish tale, a story by Rabindranath Tagore and Charles Henkle. For further information, including links to online text,...
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 088 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Daniel Davison; weezer; Laurell Farris; Peter Thomlinson; Wayne Cooke; Kelly S. Taylor; Owee Once more, we bring you a stellar collection of short stories, selected and read by Librivox readers. Joining regular favorites, such as Kate Chopin and Charles Dickens, we bring you Alexander Pushkin, Henry Iliowizi and Thomas Bailey Aldrich, among others. For further information, including links to online...
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Rough Road by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers The book tells the story of "Doggie" Trevor, who, having been wrapped in cotton wool since babyhood, becomes a snobbish rich dilettante. All this changes as World War I begins and Doggie takes a commission in the Army – with near disastrous results. However, he takes stock of his life and later signs on as a simple English Tommy. He fights in France alongside his friends and the book tells of...
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by Edwin P. Norwood
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of Diggeldy Dan by Edwin P. Norwood. Read in English by Amelia Brennan; Wayne Cooke; Julian Pratley; Valentina Vocelli; mleigh; Sahil Dalal; Shasta; Lily; AmieT22; Owlivia; Tatiana Chichilla; danbrz; Paul Harvey Diggeldy Dan (rhymes with Wiggildy Wan) is a most ingenious fellow who lives in a circus called Spangleland. He looks like a clown because he perhaps is a clown but a very special clown who invites the Pretty Lady with the Blue Blue Eyes (a very...
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by Cesare Lombroso
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LibriVox recording of The Man of Genius by Cesare Lombroso. Read in English by Leon Harvey Famous criminologist, anthropologist, and psychiatrist, Dr Lombroso, investigated the memetic anecdotal belief that genius is associated with degenerative symptoms, or may even be a version of insanity, and presented his findings as a fascinating and controversial theory that the creative and imaginative celebrities throughout history have also displayed what he termed as "atavistic" symptoms,...
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by Carolyn Wells
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LibriVox recording of Faulkner's Folly by Carolyn Wells. Read in English by Celine Major Eric Stannard, wealthy artist and portrait painter of international reputation is found dead in his studio, an etching needle protruding from his chest. The lights had gone out momentarily just before he was found by a footman and a long-time friend. Standing beside the victim is Joyce his wife and his model Natalie both seeming to be struck with terror and shock!! At first glance the suspects seem...
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by Frances Moore Brooke
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LibriVox recording of The History of Emily Montague, Vol. III by Frances Moore Brooke. Read by LibriVox Volunteers The novel takes place 10 years after the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 when Quebec becomes a British colony. Written as a collection of letters, the story follows the relationships between Edward Rivers (a British soldier), his friend, John Temple (rather a cad), Emily Montague (a young British woman), and her dearest friend, Arabella Fermor (a flirtatious drama queen)....
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by Richard Harding Davis
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LibriVox recording of Gallegher and other Stories by Richard Harding Davis. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers Set in 1890's USA, teen detective Gallegher is a copy boy for a local newspaper, but due to his superior sleuthing and feisty Huck Finn attitude, he ends up solving a serious crime. Walt Disney thought enough of the spunky Gallegher story to make a TV series of it back in 1965. Of course, Gallegher is only one of the 9 other interesting stories included, all period pieces, with...
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by Richard Mayde
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LibriVox recording of The Frozen North by Richard Mayde. Read in English by Jim Locke It is in this world that Mayde has created his fascinating The Frozen North: "Great as are the barren grounds, or tundri, as they are called in Siberia, the arctic forest region is far greater, for it reaches around the globe in a broad belt, nearly a thousand miles in width. Few indeed are the occupants of these great tracts, compared with the more favored southern lands. The poverty of the soil, and the...
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LibriVox recording of The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Michele Fry This is a 1924 fantasy novel by Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany, which became public domain in January 2020. It is widely recognized as one of the most acclaimed works in all of fantasy literature. Highly influential upon the fantasy genre as a whole, the novel was particularly formative in the subgenres of "fairytale fantasy" and "high fantasy". And yet, it deals always with...
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by Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Winkie, the Wily Woodchuck: Her Many Adventures by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Nan Dodge; Shriya; SpeakeasyBea; mleigh; AndreasDanko; Paul Harvey; Lily; David Lawrence Winkie is a girl woodchuck that is always up for any adventure. And she and her sister Blinky have a lot of them as they scurry through the forest with their friends looking for things to eat and to have fun with. Winkie is not called the wily woodchuck for no reason; she manages to evade trouble most...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; Newgatenovelist; Dan Gurzynski; Shreya Sethi; Clark Pigeau; Davis Faherty; Rafe Ball; Spen; Natalie Boulos; Daniel Davison; Scarbo; NR Collard; Piotr Nater; A.E. Heckett; Louise J. Belle A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, and the occasional touch of...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 042 by Various. Read in English by Samhita Vasu; Daniel Davison; Dale Grothmann; Louise J. Belle; grant007love ; E.J. Lavery; Cavaet; TypicalJax A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, furry beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, some emotional roller coasters, and the occasional touch of wonder. You may also feel more jumpy...
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LibriVox recording of History of the Jews in Russia and Poland Volume III, From the Accession of Nicholas II until the Present Day by Simon Dubnow. (Translated by Israel Friedlaender.) Read in English by S S Kim Simon Dubnow was born in 1860 to a poor Jewish family in Belarussian town of Mstsislaw and later became authority of Jewish history and an activist. Due to his Jewish origin, he had to move to St.Petersburg, Odessa, Vilna(Lithuania), St.Petersburg, Kaunas, Berlin and finally Riga. When...
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by Francis Asbury
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LibriVox recording of Journal of Francis Asbury, Volume 2 by Francis Asbury. Read in English by Brian Keenan. As one of the first two bishops of the Methodist church in America and one of the most well-known circuit riders during the spread of Methodism, Francis Asbury kept a journal of his travels and activities. His journal begins with his prayerful decision to come to America in 1771 and continues to December of 1815, a few months before his death. In the meantime, we travel with Rev. Asbury...
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by Francis Whiting Halsey
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LibriVox recording of Great Epochs in American History, Volume I by Francis Whiting Halsey. Read in English by BettyB; Linda Johnson; Anita Sloma-Martinez; Michael Fassio; Ciufi Galeazzi; Rita Boutros; Larry Wilson; timli; Bill Mosley; Jddykst This is the first volume in ten volume series of great epochs in the history of the United States, from the landing of Columbus to the building of the Panama Canal. In large part, events composing each epoch are described by men who participated in them,...
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LibriVox recording of First Chapter Collection 06 by Various. Read in English by Grace Buchanan; BettyB; Craig Campbell; Pseudonymous Nerd; Bruce Kachuk; KevinS; Larry Wilson; hayduo; Anita Sloma-Martinez; ChadH94 The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the sixth First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction works. For further...
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LibriVox recording of Dreams Collection 2 - Stories and Poems by Various. Read in English by Newgatenovelist; Dan Gurzynski; ChadH94; April6090; Scarbo; Michelle Dyer; Colleen McMahon; NR Collard; Daniel Davison; Micfairy252; Louise J. Belle; Andrew Gaunce; Sarah Jabir This is a collection of 20 stories and/or poems, contributed by Librivox volunteers, pertaining to dreams. ( ~ Michele Fry) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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by Richard Barnum
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LibriVox recording of Blackie, A Lost Cat by Richard Barnum. Read in English by Julian Pratley; Kenzie Tartaglione; Kathleen Moore; Jenn Broda; Matthew Reece; KevinS Blackie is a coal black cat who lives with two children and their parents. One day she is led astray by a neighboring cat and decides to go for an adventure. Not knowing what to expect, she walks away from her cushion in the sun, plentiful food and lots of petting attention. All does not go as she expects an indeed her scary...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 12. December 1897 by National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol VIII, the December Number. It includes the following articles: A Special Announcement, by F. H. Newell, Secretary The Washington Aqueduct and Cabin John Bridge, by D. D. Gaillard Gardiner Greene Hubbard, by John Hyde Pollution of the Potomac River, by F. H. Newell The Delta of the...
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Margaret Fuller
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LibriVox recording of Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 by Margaret Fuller. Read in English by KevinS; TriciaG; Betsy Walker; Ciufi Galeazzi Margaret Fuller, the American early proponent for Women's rights, writes of her visits to the Great Lakes in the summer of 1843. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol. 092 by Various. Read in English by Daniel Davison; ChadH94; Dale Grothmann; Wayne Cooke; Colleen McMahon; Rita Boutros; TriciaG; Mari Patterson; Andrew Gaunce This collection of short stories in the English Language brings another rich compendium of old favorites fro Lord Dunsany, Guy de Maupassant, Oliver Wendell Holmes and Kate Chopin. They are joined by whimsical pieces by Colette, Fenton Johnson and others. For further information, including...
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by Lee Sutton
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LibriVox recording of Venus Boy by Lee Sutton. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The colony on Venus is struggling to survive. All animal life on the planet, from the deadly Arrow Birds to the huge Rhinosaurs are deadly and out to kill any human they can get at. But Venus is home to an extremely valuable resource, the claws and teeth of the little 'bears' called Marva. One of the beautiful diamond hard claws is worth a million dollars. Hunters flock to the planet to find and kill these bears....
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Sketches by Boz, version 2 by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Hamlet A collection of early writings of Charles Dickens under his early pseudonym, "Boz." They first appeared in various publications from 1833 to 1836. Divided into four sections, "Our Parish," "Scenes," "Characters," and "Tales." The first three sections are descriptions of various people and places, and the final section contains fictional short stories....
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by Clemence Dane
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LibriVox recording of Regiment of Women by Clemence Dane. Read in English by Nancy Gorgen; Bhavya; Elsie Selwyn; Courtney S; Lola Janie; ChadH94; Lynette Caulkins; Sky Asimaru; Hopeforce1 Set in a small town in Edwardian England, Regiment of Women is about the relationship between two teachers at a private (and elitist) girls' school. One of them, Clare Hartill, is in her mid-thirties and runs the school in all but name. Most of the girls are devoted to Hartill and gladly suffer under her...
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by Robert Bloomer Hare Bell
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LibriVox recording of The Laughing Bear and other stories by Robert Bloomer Hare Bell. Read in English by JT; Erin Stone; Kathleen Moore; RPBrevard; Kessie; KevinS A collection of unique stories for listeners with the wisdom to see a bit beyond the printed words. The stories start in Korea with The Laughing Bear (or MOUWOU The Deliverer.as he is also called in Korea) and move through the world of a not nice girl and the visits she receives from the Gray Witch, to the hilarious adventures in the...
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by Howard R. Garis
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LibriVox recording of Uncle Wiggily's Story Book by Howard R. Garis. Read in English by realisticspeakers; Kathleen Moore; Kathryn Phipps; Dr. Lyndon; AbbyJay; Matea Bracic; laurencetrask; Nan Dodge; KevinS Dear Children: This is a quite different book from any others you may have read about me. In this volume I have some adventures with real children, like yourselves, as well as with my animal friends. These stories tell of the joyous, funny, exciting and everyday adventures that happen to you...
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by Jules Verne
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LibriVox recording of Godfrey Morgan: a Californian Mystery by Jules Verne. Read in English by Arnold This Verne adventure is indeed a mystery and also a satire on the Crusoe genre. Our characters are larger than life, as well they should be - Verne expects Americans to perform epics. Young Godfrey goes to sea for adventure before settling down with his bride to be. His incredibly wealthy uncle sets him aboard one of his steamers which founders some days out, leaving Godfrey and his companion,...
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by Nicholas Carter
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LibriVox recording of Hidden Foes by Nicholas Carter. Read in English by ToddHW; Owlivia; Flamboyant Otter; Mike Manolakes; Tony Posante; Nancy Gorgen; Daniel Johnson-Carter; AlanCrookham; Paul Harvey; JustinPaul Nick Carter is a fictional detective who first appeared in 1886 in dime store novels. Over the years, different authors, all taking the nom de plume Nicholas Carter, have penned stories featuring "America's greatest detective". He has his work cut out when a body is...
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LibriVox recording of Ingersoll on THOMAS PAINE, from the Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume 1, Lecture 3 by Robert G. Ingersoll. Read in English by William Allan Jones Col. Ingersoll begins his lectures on famous people as follows: "It is hard to overstate the debt we owe to the men and women of genius. Take from our world what they have given, and all the niches would be empty, all the walls naked—meaning and connection would fall from words of poetry and fiction, music would go back...
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by H. Beam Piper
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LibriVox recording of Ministry of Disturbance by H. Beam Piper. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Science Fiction at it humorous best written in the golden age of all the greats and published in Astounding Science Fiction December 1958. Piper can't be matched for sardonic comment on human nature. The Empire is stagnant; thousands of planets spread around Earth but nothing new is allowed to happen and disturb the static situation. Our emperor Paul knows this but is powerless to make a dent in...
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by Frances E. W. Harper
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LibriVox recording of Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances E. W. Harper. Read in English by Jim Locke Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Louis, who is ironically also of mixed parentage. The story revolves around their discoveries and how they deal with their true identities. (N.B. There are some missing portions of the text.) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by George Payne Rainsford James
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LibriVox recording of The Forgery by George Payne Rainsford James. Read in English by Lynne T Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son. Two of the daughters marry well although happiness is not enduring. The other defers her marriage, knowing her father disapproves of her choice. The son is a disappointment to his father -- his character is not as generous or kind. However, in time, this son inherits the business, with the exception of...
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by Rudyard Kipling
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LibriVox recording of The Five Nations Vol I by Rudyard Kipling. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Rudyard Kipling was the first English recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature and the youngest at the time to be so rewarded. His children’s stories and poems have been enduring expressions of his times, many tied to India, the country of his birth. Five Nations is a collection of poems covering the wide range of the British Kingdom at the time, though there is some debate as to what...
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by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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LibriVox recording of CRIPPS the Carrier by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Keith Salis Esther Cripps, the younger sister of the Carrier, Zacchary Cripps, witnesses the disposal of what appears to be the body of the only daughter, Grace, of Squire Oglander of Oxford. Grace's suitor, Russell Overshute, is not convinced with the Coroner's inquiry, and enlists the Carrier to help him investigate the situation. - Summary by Keith Salis For further information, including links to...
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LibriVox recording of Eighty Years Ashore and Afloat, or, The Thrilling Adventures of Uncle Jethro: Embracing the Remarkable Episodes in a Life of Toil and Danger, on Land and Sea by E. C. Cornell. Read in English by PhyllisV. Experiences of Jethro Ripley, mainly in the Atlantic coast trade, but including an account of a whaling voyage around Cape Horn. The narrative is in the first person and is a vivid account of the seafaring life in the 1800's. Published in 1873. (Summary by PhyllisV) For...
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by Laura Lee Hope
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LibriVox recording of Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue at Camp Rest-a-While by Laura Lee Hope. Read in English by Nan Dodge Number 5 in the Bunny Brown series. This charming volume sees Bunny Brown, his sister Sue, their parents, Uncle Tad, and Bunker Blue (along with faithful dog Splash!) camping for the whole entire summer! There are adventures, mysteries, "marshmallow candy" roasts, and missing pies, and there is always LOTS of fun following the two siblings! - Summary by Nan Dodge...
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LibriVox recording of Seven and Nine years Among the Camanches and Apaches: An Autobiography by Edwin Eastman. Read in English by Claude Stewart Best described as a fictional autobiography, Clark Johnson authored the following adventure to promote the sale of his brand of Homeopathic elixir or commonly known as "Snake Oil". Using the fictitious hero's, Edwin Eastman and his wife, Mr. Johnson penned the hair raising tale of a pioneer family wandering off the wagon trail and straight...
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by Phillip Bennett Power
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LibriVox recording of The Sick Man's Comfort Book by Phillip Bennett Power. Read in English by MaryAnn. Amongst the many wonderful truths which are spoken of God in the Bible, one of the most wonderful and beautiful is that He is a "God of comfort." "Comfort" is such a soothing word in itself, that, the moment we hear of it in connection with God we are led to expect great things; some cheering, some lifting up, some refreshment, some ease, some lightening of our trouble,...
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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
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LibriVox recording of The Cave Girl by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Read in English by Lucy Lo Faro; Mark Nelson Blueblooded mama's boy Waldo Emerson Smith-Jones is swept overboard during a south seas voyage for his lifelong ill health. He finds himself on a jungle island. His bookish education has not prepared him to cope with these surroundings, and he is a coward. He is terrified when he encounters primitive, violent men, ape-like throwbacks in mankind's evolutionary history. He runs from them, but...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Coffee Break Collection 028 - Hobbies by Various. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Rita Boutros; William Allan Jones; Colleen McMahon; ashten999; BettyB; Michele Fry; Garth Burton; Lynne T; Nan Dodge; Patrick Wallace; Anita Sloma-Martinez This is the 28th Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select and read stories or poems, fiction or non-fiction pieces of fifteen minutes' duration or less, suitable for short commutes and coffee breaks. The subject for this...
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by Israel Zangwill
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LibriVox recording of The Bachelors' Club by Israel Zangwill. Read by Keith Salis The Bachelors' Club is a sanctuary for an elite group of London's unmarried men to gather. To qualify as a Bachelor, each had to undergo a strict background check to ensure that they were not only unmarried, but a zealot in the movement that held marriage to be an undue punishment...upon women. As our story goes, we learn many revealing things about these men's convictions and pasts, as well as insightful...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 009 by Various. Read in English by Colleen McMahon; Retroindiereader; Dale Grothmann; Mike Manolakes We are back for the 9th volume of Librivox's Short Mystery and Suspense Collection! Sit back and enjoy stories from magazines such as Black Mask Magazine, Weird Tales and Detective Magazine as well as some favorite authors, such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection 91 by Various. Read in English by Daniel Davison; Dale Grothmann; William Allan Jones; Laurell Farris; Garfield Dsouza This is the 91st short story collection, with stories selected and read by Librivox readers. We brush with science fiction in The Marching Morons by Cyril M. Kornbluth and on the ghostly with Guy de Maupassant's An Uncomfortable Bed, in addition to stories by the ever-popular Lord Dunsany, Leo Tolstoy and Edgar Allan Poe. For further...
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by Honoré de Balzac
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LibriVox recording of The Chouans by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Katherine Prescott Wormeley.) Read in English by Jim Locke Les Chouans is one of the novels in Balzac's series La Comedie Humaine. Its ostensible focus is a historical military conflict, but it also follows the love affair between an aristocratic beauty with one of the rebels. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Manly Wade Wellman
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LibriVox recording of Venus Enslaved by Manly Wade Wellman. Read in English by Phil Chenevert A rip-snorting, 1940s science fiction adventure from the pen of Manly Wade Wellman. What chance had the castaway Earthman and his crossbow-weaponed Amazons against the mighty Frogmasters of the Veiled Planet? Hmmm? What chance indeed? From his broad shoulders, rippling muscles fighting spirit and keen intelligence, our hero finds a way to victory and perhaps even love. Listen and enjoy. - Summary by...
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by H. G. Wells
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LibriVox recording of The Time Machine (version 5) by H. G. Wells. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Our dystopian future is revealed H.G.Wells in this famous story. more later. - Summary by phil chenevert For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (103MB)
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by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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LibriVox recording of Kit and Kitty by Richard Doddridge Blackmore. Read in English by Keith Salis Kit Orchardson, an apprentice produce grower in Sunbury, England describes for us a time in his youth in which he fell in love with Kitty, a young lady of higher status, endeavored to secure her love and ventured to solve her mysterious disappearance shortly after they were joined in marriage. Through Kit's perspective, we get a wonderful view of life in 1860 England where people's attitudes were...
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by C. M. Kornbluth
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LibriVox recording of 4 SF stories by C. M. Kornbluth by C. M. Kornbluth. Read in English by Phil Chenevert Four nifty Science Fiction stories by the great C. M. Kornbluth - Summary by philc For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (83MB)
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by Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 043 by Various. Read in English by Dale Grothmann; YipYipHooray; Christine; Andrew Gaunce; Colleen McMahon; Maria Morabe; Louise J. Belle; Rick Ridpath; Sam Carcamo; Max Hollway; Newgatenovelist; grant007love ; Maximillian Gray; Vrinda Shinde A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a...
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LibriVox recording of Short Ghost and Horror Collection 045 by Various. Read in English by Anamika; Dale Grothmann; Colleen McMahon; Rafe Ball; Alix Grace; Newgatenovelist; grant007love ; E.J. Lavery; Jordan Eagan; Daniele; Paul Austin Kelly; Michael Fury; Mike Manolakes A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, sinister cats, eerie phenomena and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up your spine, the stench of human flesh, the sound of a monstrous howl, and the...
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by Captain S. P. Meek
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LibriVox recording of Giants on the Earth by Captain S. P. Meek. Read in English by Phil Chenevert The Earth is ruled by cruel Jovian overlords and has been for 40 years. Earthlings are slaves who seethe with anger but are helpless in view of the Jovian's disintegrating ray weapons compared to their own swords. Will Earth b doomed to suffer this tragedy forever, and if not, who will take this yoke from their necks? Damis, the half-breed product of a Jovian father and earthling mother, that's...
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by Thomas West
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LibriVox recording of A Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West. Read in English by Phil Benson In the late eighteenth century, English writers discovered the landscape, not only in the paintings of Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin and Salvator Rosa, but also as a place to be visited and viewed as if it were a picture. No part of England was more discovered in this period than the Lake District, which was transformed over the course of the next century from a remote region of farmland and inaccessible...
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by Jacqueline Clayton
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LibriVox recording of Bunny Brothers by Jacqueline Clayton. Read in English by Lily; Dwarika; Jennifer Gosling; ashley123; Kate Mulligan; August20th; larryhayes7 Pinkie is one of a whole bunch of bunny brothers and sisters. Their mother, Mrs. Bunny, is a busy woman and often exasperated with the exuberance and energy of Pinkie. He is not a good student and is considered somewhat lazy but he is a good bunny at heart who loves his numerous brothers and sister bunnies. Follow him on just a few of...
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by Mary Augusta Ward
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LibriVox recording of Delia Blanchflower by Mary Augusta Ward. Read in English by Simon Evers Delia Blanchflower’s father has died, leaving her a considerable inheritance. However, she has become caught up in the militant wing of the Suffragist movement and has come under the spell of Gertrude Marvell, one of the leaders of the movement. Because he strongly disapproves, Delia’s father has put his money in trust until she is older. He has appointed an old friend – Mark Winnington – as...
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by Eva March Tappan
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LibriVox recording of Diggers in the Earth by Eva March Tappan. Read in English by April6090 This book of 11 knowledgeable chapters is a good read for teaching children just how important their thoughts can be. Eva March Tappan has decided to inform her readers by showing them just how that can happen. - Summary by Adr  For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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LibriVox recording of The Astonishing History of Troy Town by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. Read in English by Simon Evers A humorous story about some of the extraordinary inhabitants of a British seaside town. - Summary by Simon Evers For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit...
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by National Geographic Society
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 09 - 03. March 1898 by National Geographic Society. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, Vol IX, the March Number. It includes the following articles: Dwellings of the Saga-time in Iceland, Greenland, and Vineland, by Cornelia Horsford Completion of the La Boca Dock Two Hundred Miles up the Kuskokwim, by Charles Hallock The Mt St Elias Expedition of Prince Luigi Amadeo of Savoy, by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore The Origin...
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by Mary Jane Holmes
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LibriVox recording of Rose Mather: A Tale by Mary Jane Holmes. Read in English by Celine Major Fiction merges with history in this novel taking place during the turbulent times of the civil war and the horrors it entailed. Holme's silly, coquettish yet kind-hearted Rose will pull you in from the start. The sweet and pious Annie, the noble Tom Carleton, the motherly widow Mrs. Simms, the young and courageous Isaac, the mischievous rebel working for the south, and the brash, uneducated Bill Baker...
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