Political & Thrillers

The Return of Clubfoot

Read by Mark Nelson

Valentine Williams

Whilst spending a holiday in a small Central American Republic, Desmond Okewood, of the Secret Service, learns from a dying beachcomber of a…

The Devil's Garden

Read by Tom Weiss

William Babington Maxwell

Risque for its time, but tame by today's standards, The Devil's Garden is a story of passion and mystery. William Dale, the main character o…

Michael Strogoff, de Koerier van den Czaar

Read by Bart de Leeuw

Jules Verne

Michael Strogoff wordt door de tsaar gevraagd een boodschap naar diens broer, de grootvorst van het veraf gelegen Irkoetsk, te brengen. Hij …

The Marie Antoinette Romances, Vol 1: Balsamo, The Magician

Read by John Van Stan

Alexandre Dumas

This is the first volume of Dumas' Marie Antoinette Romances (also called "The Memoirs of a Physician"). This historical fiction c…

The House of Whispers

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William Le Queux

This is a story about a young lady and her blind father who live in a House of Whispers. "There is a legend that those who hear the whi…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 2: Countess de Saint-Geran

Read by John Van Stan

Alexandre Dumas

This story details the crimes and trial surrounding the unexpected pregnancy and subsequent childbirth of the Countess de Saint-Geran in 164…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 1: Joan of Naples

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Alexandre Dumas

The celebrated crimes committed during the life of Joan (Joanna I) of Naples span from personal misdeeds (adulteries and mariticide) to regi…

Elusive Isabel

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Jacques Futrelle

Elusive Isabel is a novel by Jacques Futrelle (April 9, 1875 - April 15, 1912) first published in 1909. Set in Washington, D.C., it is a spy…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 2: The Man in the Iron Mask

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Alexandre Dumas

In the late 1600s a man was doubly-imprisoned: his body in an iron cell and his face in an iron mask. Who the “man in the iron mask” was, wh…

Strangers And Pilgrims

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Strangers and Pilgrims follows the journey of Elizabeth Lutterell from a vain, beautiful and self-centred although good-hearted 19 year old …

The Golden Bough

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George Gibbs

The eyes of the Légionnaire, now grown accustomed to the glow of the light, made sure that the figure had not moved, nor was aware of…

The Yellow Dove

Read by Tony Oliva

George Gibbs

A World War 1 spy vs spy novel. Oh! And perhaps I should also mention, a bit of romance? "I am sorry,” he said coolly, "awfully so…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 8: Part 1: The Marquise de Brinvilliers

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Alexandre Dumas

The crimes of the Marquise of Brinvilliers, a French aristocrat during the reign of Louis XIV, included some of the most famous murders, sca…

The Wife of the Secretary of State

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Ella Middleton Tybout

In this political thriller set at the turn of the 20th century, several lives, both of Washington insiders and those on the periphery, inter…

A Cabinet Secret

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Guy Boothby

Witty spy adventure set during the Boer Wars of the late 19th Century. - Summary by BellonaTimes

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand (version 2)

Read by John Van Stan

Alexandre Dumas

This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story o…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart (version 2)

Read by John Van Stan

Alexandre Dumas

The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of …

La Conspiration des milliardaires

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Gustave Guitton

De l’espionnage industriel, une guerre commerciale entre les États-Unis et l’Europe (ou plutôt la France), des inventeurs qui r…

The Masquerader (Version 2)

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Katherine Cecil Thurston

In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chil…

Short Mystery and Suspense Collection 010

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There's nothing better than curling up with a good mystery and suspense story on a cold, dark night. Here we give you fifteen in the 10th Sh…

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