Political & Thrillers

The Iron Heel

Read by Matt Soar


Jack London


A dystopian novel about the terrible oppressions of an American oligarchy at the beginning of the Twentieth Century, and the struggles of a …

The Spy

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James Fenimore Cooper


James Fenimore Cooper's second novel, The Spy (1821), is based on Sir Walter Scott's Waverly series, and tells an adventure tale about the A…

The Riddle of the Sands

Read by Gesine


Erskine Childers


Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Cleek of Scotland Yard

Read by Ruth Golding


Thomas W. Hanshew


Hamilton Cleek is back - or is he?Margot, Queen of the Apaches (the notorious French criminal gang) has been released on bail and vanished, …

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 5

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Various


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Fräulein oder Frau?

Read by Hokuspokus


Wilkie Collins


Die schöne Natalie Graybrooke liebt ihre Vetter Launcelot Linzie, doch ihr Vater, Sir Joseph Graybrooke, will sie mit seinem Geschä…

Dangerous Days

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Mary Roberts Rinehart


Dangerous Days opens in a still neutral America, though within a year the country will have joined the European alliance against the Central…

The Great Secret

Read by Tom Weiss


E. Phillips Oppenheim


English gentleman Hardross Courage has a good life. He has all the money he needs, enjoys sports and hunting, manages the family estate, and…

Michael Strogoff

Read by David Leeson


Jules Verne


This is the account of the perilous mission of Michael Strogoff, courier for Czar Alexander II, who is sent from Moscow to the besieged city…

The Emperor's Candlesticks

Read by Kevin Green


Baroness Emma Orczy


When a group of Russian anarchists kidnap a Russian prince in Vienna there are repercussions. On learning that the Cardinal d'Orsay has agre…

The Port of Missing Men

Read by MaryAnn


Meredith Nicholson


Shirley Claiborne is fascinated by the tall handsome man named John Armitage who seemed to follow her and her brother, Captain Claiborne, as…

The Great Impersonation

Read by Tom Weiss


E. Phillips Oppenheim


E. Phillips Oppenheim, an English novelist created well in excess of 100 novels and 30 plus collections of short stories. Most of his tales …

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 3

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Various


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 6

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Various


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

Uncle Silas

Read by Great Plains


Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Uncle Silas is a Victorian Gothic mystery/thriller novel by the Anglo-Irish writer J. Sheridan Le Fanu. It is notable as one of the earliest…

The Scarlet Pimpernel (version 3 dramatic reading)

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Baroness Emma Orczy


Baroness Emma ("Emmuska") Orczy (September 23, 1865 – November 12, 1947) was a British novelist, playwright and artist of Hungaria…

The Power-House

Read by Expatriate


John Buchan


The Power-House is a novel by John Buchan, a thriller set in London, England. It was written in 1913, when it was serialised in Blackwood's …

The Zeppelin's Passenger

Read by Tom Weiss


E. Phillips Oppenheim


The Zeppelin’s Passenger is a tale of German espionage in England during World War I. Dreymarsh is a fictional “backwater” area in England w…

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 4

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Various


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

The Double Traitor

Read by Tom Weiss


E. Phillips Oppenheim


The setting is the years prior to the outbreak of World War I. It is a time when Germany is outwardly preparing for war but Britain continue…

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