The Story of Don Quixote, Volume I

Literature’s famous gentleman, Don Quixote of La Mancha, his trusty squire Sancho Panza, and their adventures and mishaps, are told in this centuries-old classic, which features challenges with windmill monsters, castles masquerading as inns, as well as innkeepers, prostitutes, goat herders, soldiers, priests, escaped convicts, and scorned lovers. Don Quixote must do battle with all…

Jesse James Rides Again

Was Jesse James really shot from behind by friend Robert Ford in 1882? A 100-year-old man comes forward in the late 1940s claiming to be the Missouri outlaw, and he becomes a local sensation. Four affidavits supporting his claim are immediately signed by those who meet him and who knew Jesse James. This is the…

Alias Billy the Kid

Was Billy the Kid really shot to death by Sheriff Pat Garrett on a July night in 1881? At the midpoint of the last century, an old man comes forth seeking a pardon for crimes committed. He says that he wants to die a free man – and that he is Billy the Kid. The…

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

This critically acclaimed holiday staple about a bitter old man visited by three ghosts in London at Christmas has never been out of print. The work on which this somewhat wry production is based, and that has been adapted often for film, stage, and opera, is a story of redemption, moral concience, and charity. But…

Six Years with the Texas Rangers

From 1875 to 1881, James B. Gillett served as one of the Texas Rangers, the lawmen of the Old West. Looking back 40 years later, he tells of his numerous clashes with Native American warriors in the West Texas borderlands, of the Mason County War and the Horrell-Higgins feud, and of dangerous missions into Mexico….

The Devil’s Dictionary, A-J

Entries A-J. The Devil’s Dictionary was begun in a weekly paper in 1881 and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906. The author hopes to be held guiltless by those to whom the work is addressed: enlightened souls who prefer dry wines to sweet, sense to sentiment, wit to humor, and…

The Coming of the Fairies

The creator of Sherlock Holmes investigates the true story of two young girls who claimed to photograph fairy creatures in rural England. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

The Truth About Jesus: Is He a Myth?

Did Jesus Christ really exist? A rationalist answer to the question is given here by an ordained minister, independent preacher, and lecturer on “independent religion”, M. M. Mangasarian. Though the full work was a series of studies from several additional authors from the Independent Religious Society in Chicago, this production highlights Mangasarian’s contribution. Amazon/Audible •…

I Came to Kill

Innocent, his own country had called him a murderer. Now murder was his livelihood. John Seldon hired himself out as an assassin, a sharpshooter, to kill a tyrant named Castro in exchange for cash. He did not flinch from his task until the fatal moment, when he found the girl whose love had made him…

Ambassador Morgenthau’s Story

These are the memoirs of the US Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during World War I, abridged for this production in order to focus on the mass deportations and systematic killings of Turkey’s Armenian population. This work is a renowned primary source for this Armenian Genocide, a crime since recognized by 29 countries. Ambassador Morgenthau…