Famous Fairytales

A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen’s most famous and loved fairytales: “The Princess and the Pea”, “Little Tiny” or “Thumbelina”, “The Brave Tin Soldier”, “The Little Match-Seller”, “The Ugly Duckling”, “The Emperor’s New Suit”, “The Swineheard”, “The Tinder Box”, “The Nightingale”, “Ole-Luk-Oie the Dream God”, and “The Little Mermaid”. Amazon/Audible • iTunes •…

The Adventures of Bob White

Thornton W. Burgess was a conservationist and author of children’s stories. He loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years. By the time he retired, he had written over 170 books and 15,000 stories for a daily newspaper column. In The Adventures of Bob…

The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses

This collection of bush ballads, published in 1895, contains some of the most iconic pieces of Australian poetry and has served as the source material for many paintings, films, and stage presentations. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin

This delightful fable from the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling tells of how the Cake-Parsee takes his revenge on a rude, ill-mannered rhinoceros who has stolen and eaten the Parsee’s cake. The trick the Parsee plays changes the rhinoceros’ skin forever. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Carmilla

A tale of vampires, mystery, and romance by a master of the fantasy genre. Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s Carmilla predates Bram Stoker’s Dracula by 26 years. A strange woman becomes a guest of the house of Laura and her father by devious means. Disappearances, nocturnal wanderings, sickness, and death ensue, and no one knows what is…

The Woman in the Alcove

During a high society party set in New York City in the early 1900s, a beautiful woman is murdered and her precious diamond stolen. A young woman attending the party had just accepted a marriage proposal from a handsome young man. Unfortunately, the young man is the prime suspect in the murder due to circumstantial…

Wakefield

Wakefield was a mild-mannered man of no particular energy or imagination. The only fault his wife could find with him was that he had a tendency to be secretive about small things and perhaps a little selfish. Still, there was no hint that on the day he left for a short journey, his plan was…

The Trial for Murder

A superbly crafted Dickens classic, masterfully narrated – a ghostly apparition supervises the trial of his murderer. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Downshift

Sid Rafferty is between writing jobs, a rock and a hard place, and the poles of his luck. At this point, he’s willing to take on just about any writing gig. But when a return to his political spin doctor days collides with what should be a simple promo piece about a new ski resort…

The Moth

First published in the Pall Mall Gazette in 1895, this dark tale from master storyteller, H. G. Wells gives an account of the truly maddening battle for scientific supremacy between two notable entomologists. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.