The Boats of the Glen Carrig

The survivors of the shipwrecked eighteenth-century vessel Glen Carrig fight for their lives amidst a vast continent of weeds. Mysterious wrecks, horrific monsters, and swashbuckling adventure! First published in 1907, The Boats of the “Glen Carrig” is a classic supernatural horror tale, praised by H. P. Lovecraft for its “brooding menace… impossible to surpass” Amazon/Audible…

The King in Yellow

Skillfully narrated by voice actor Mark Turetsky, The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers is a classic in the field of the supernatural. The series of 10 short stories is named after a fictional play of the same name which induces madness in the minds of those that read it. The Yellow King and…

Demoiselle D’Ys: The King in Yellow

From The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers, an American gets lost whilst hunting in Brittany and encounters The Demoiselle D’Ys and is invited back to the castle where she lives. While the two become close, it is clear to the listener that this castle and those who live in it are strangers to…

In the Court of the Dragon

“Oh, thou who burn’st in heart for those who burn In Hell, whose fires thyself shall feed in turn; How long be crying – ‘Mercy on them.’ God! Why, who art thou to teach and He to learn?” In the Church of St. Barnabé vespers were over; the clergy left the altar; the little choir-boys…

The Street of the First Shell

From The King in Yellow, by Robert W. Chambers, and set in the Latin Quarter of Paris, artist Jack Trent lives with his model Sylvia. The story takes place during the Seige of Paris in 1870, ending with the Germans shelling the Latin Quarter, and Trent arriving home to see a child scrawling “Here fell…

The Street of Our Lady of the Fields

From The King in Yellow, this tale narrated by Mark Alexander begins: “The street is not fashionable, neither is it shabby. It is a pariah among streets – a street without a Quarter. It is generally understood to lie outside the pale of the aristocratic Avenue de l’Observatoire. The students of the Montparnasse Quarter consider…

The Prophet’s Paradise

“The Profit’s Paradise” is a story from The King in Yellow narrated by Mark Turetsky, a collection of eight dreamlike poems by Robert W Chambers. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Rue Barree

From The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers, this story is set in the Latin Quarter of Paris, where a young artist falls in love with a nameless girl. He has no name, so he names her by the street. Rue Barree in English translates to Road Closed. Are there connotations here, or not?…