Political & Thrillers

Phineas Redux

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Anthony Trollope


Phineas Finn is the fourth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. At the end of Phineas Finn, the second novel in the series, Phineas…

The Moonstone (version 2)

Read by Tony Addison


Wilkie Collins


Said to be the first detective novel ever written, it is wonderful for its blending of the intrigues of romance with the conventional sleigh…

John Dene of Toronto; a Comedy of Whitehall

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Herbert George Jenkins


John Dene comes to England with a great invention, and the intention of gingering-up the Admiralty. His directness and unconventional method…

The Masquerader

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Katherine Cecil Thurston


The Masquerader is one of two Katherine Cecil Thurston’s books that appeared on the Publisher’s Weekly best-seekers list in 1905 (The other,…

Omega: The Last Days of the World

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Camille Flammarion


Omega: The Last Days of the World is a science fiction novel published in 1894 by Camille Flammarion. On 25th century Earth, a comet made mo…

The d'Artagnan Romances, Vol 2: Twenty Years After (version 2)

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Alexandre Dumas


Volume 2 of The d'Artagnan Romances begins twenty years after "The Three Musketeers." Since then, d'Artagnan's career has stagnate…

A Vital Question, or, What is to be Done?

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Nikolai Chernyshevsky


Despised by Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, What Is To Be Done? is a fascinating, sympathetic story of idealistic revolutionaries in mid-nineteenth…

The Chartreuse of Parma (The Charterhouse of Parma)

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Stendhal


This book is more often called The Charterhouse of Parma in English, because "Charterhouse" is the English word for a Carthusian m…

The False Faces

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Louis Joseph Vance


This is the second book in the Lone Wolf series. Michael Lanyard had turned his back on his career as gentleman-thief and started a respecta…

Short Science Fiction Collection 057

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Various


Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

The Three Hostages

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John Buchan


The Three Hostages is the fourth of five Richard Hannay novels. The Richard Hannay novels are action/mystery/spy novels with a James bond fe…

The Octopus

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Frank Norris


Frank Norris based his 1901 novel The Octopus (A Story of California) on the Mussel Slough Tragedy of 1880, a bloody conflict between ranche…

The Man with the Clubfoot

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Valentine Williams


"The Man with the Clubfoot" is one of the most ingenious and sinister secret agents in Europe. It is to him that the task is assig…

Inside the Lines

Read by Lee Smalley


Earl Derr Biggers


As World War I commences, a plucky young American woman in Europe on a business trip begins to realize that she may have remained too long. …

The Passenger from Calais

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Arthur Griffiths


An army officer, and a mysterious lady with a maid and baby in tow, are the only passengers on the Engadine express from Calais. The lady is…

Democracy - An American Novel

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Henry Brooks Adams


Not until after his death in 1918 was it revealed that Henry Adams was the anonymous author of Democracy, which had been published to great …

Status Quo

Read by Peter Eastman


Dallas Mccord Reynolds and Mack Reynolds


Larry Woolford is a government agent, tasked with investigating subversive activity. He does everything an ambitious young man should do if…

A Yellow Journalist

Read by Lee Ann Howlett


Miriam Michelson


Rhoda Massey is a young, sharp reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco. After proving herself an astute and fearless investigator on…

Tom of the Raiders

Read by Brett W. Downey


Austin Bishop and William Henry Bishop


Young Adult historical fiction of a young man joining the Union Army and taking part in the Great Locomotive Chase. (Summary by Brett Downey…

Find the Woman

Read by Grant Hurlock


Frank Gelett Burgess


Who was Belle Charmion? If you really care to know, as John Fenton did, you must go with him on his quest, hither and yon over New York, int…

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