The Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 04 January 1896

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The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine.
This is the fourth issue, containing the following 7 stories:
"In Solomon's Caverns", by Charles Edward Barns: lost in a huge cavern, a man struggles to survive and find his way back to civilization
"An angel of Tenderfoot Hill", by Frederick Bradford: can two years of absence make a man worthy of the woman he loves ?
"In Miggles' Alley", by Herman Brownson: how can a baby dangling by a rope from a rooftop be saved from falling to his death ?
"The missing link", by James Buckham (1858-1908): a man is torn between cowardice and duty after witnessing a violent murder
"Unchallenged", by Katherine Morrow: a thrilling dare has been set and two girls try to accomplish the challenge
"Aidu", by Hero Despard: a man seeks to know the secret of his beloved woman, at a terrible cost
"Mrs Emory's boarder", by C. Marie Mott: the neighbour's young lodger becomes the best companion of a lonely woman
- Summary by Sonia (1 hr 56 min)


In Solomon's Caverns, by Charles Edward Barns 21:19 Read by Kate Follis
An angel of Tenderfoot Hill, by Frederick Bradford 26:13 Read by Beth Blakely
In Miggles' Alley, by Herman Brownson 9:25 Read by Katharina Glowalla
The missing link, by James Buckham 23:37 Read by VM Nielsen
Unchallenged, by Katherine Morrow 10:04 Read by Sonia
Aidu, by Hero Despard 15:19 Read by Nemo
Mrs Emory's boarder, by C. Marie Mott 10:04 Read by Julie Burks


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