Twas the Night Before Christmas

A timeless Christmas story – ideal for children and adults alike to enjoy or reminisce. Saint Nicholas, reindeer, snow, fireside, gifts…all there and beautifully narrated in a classic British manner by Phillip J. Mather. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

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.

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.

The Open Window

Framton Nuttle moves to the country to improve his health. His sister insists that he get to know his neighbors, and gives him letters of introduction to the families she met while staying there. Framton goes to meet one of his neighbors, Mrs. Stapleton, and while he waits for her, her 15-year-old niece tells him…

Book of Revelation

The King James version of the Bible has been a revered translation for over 400 years and is popular the world over. In today’s troubled and uncertain times, the book of Revelation is especially relevant, prophesying Jesus’ return, bringing judgment to all on Earth. In this final book of the New Testament, the vision as…

Six Just So Stories

The “Just So Stories” began as bedtime stories told to “Effie” (Josephine, Kipling’s firstborn). When the first three were published in a children’s magazine, a year before her death, Kipling explained: “….in the evening, there were stories meant to put Effie to sleep, and you were not allowed to alter those by one single little…

Six Classic Ghost Stories

Six classic ghost stories from six classic authors, narrated by Phillip J Mather: “A Haunted House” by Virginia Woolf”; “The Image of the Lost Soul” by H H Munro [Saki]; “A Ghost” by Guy de Maupassant; “The Oval Portrait” by Edgar Allan Poe; “A Ghost Story” by Mark Twain; “The Trial for Murder” by Charles…

Three Saki Short Stories

Perennial classics, masterfully narrated: “The Open Window”, “The Image of the Lost Soul”, “Sredni Vashtar”. Hector Hugh Munro (December 18, 1870-November 14, 1916), better known by the pen name Saki and frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous, and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered…

The Gift of the Magi

The classic Christmas love story, as poignant now as when O. Henry (pen name of William Sydney Porter) wrote it in 1905. A poor young couple sacrifices their own “treasures” for their partner. A must-listen for any time of year. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Three More Just So Stories

The Just So Stories began as bedtime stories told to “Effie” (Josephine, Kipling’s firstborn). When the first three were published in a children’s magazine, a year before her death, Kipling explained: “….in the evening, there were stories meant to put Effie to sleep, and you were not allowed to alter those by one single little…