• Thrilling Tales

    Thrilling Tales: October 9, 2017

    In this classic ghost story, "The Red Lodge" by H. Russell Wakefield, a man moves into an old house with his family and begins to suspect that it is haunted. Recorded on Oct. 9,2017.

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  • The Ebony Frame

    Thrilling Tales: October 2, 2017

    In "The Ebony Frame" by Edith Nesbit, an old fashioned Victorian tale of ghostly love, a man falls instantly in love with a woman he sees in the ebony frame that he finds in his attic. Recorded on Oct. 2, 2017.

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    Thrilling Tales: July 7, 2014

    Celebrate Seafair with two nautical tales by William Hope Hodgson: "On the Bridge" and "The Mystery of the Derelict." Recorded on July 7, 2014.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 19.75MB] [Play time: 0 hr 43 min]

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    Thrilling Tales: January 6, 2014

    Thrilling Tales Storytime for Grown Ups presents: "A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell. It was clear she'd killed her husband, but no man could find the evidence that would convict her. A classic tale inspired by a true story. Recorded on Jan. 6, 2014.

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    Thrilling Tales: October 21, 2013

    In this October 21 session of Thrilling Tales, we hear two spooky tales of a century ago: "Mrs. Morrel's Last Seance" by Edgar Jepson, and "The Bus Conductor" by E.F. Benson. Recorded on Oct. 21, 2013.

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    Thrilling Tales: May 20, 2013

    In this session of Thrilling Tales, we hear two Victorian era tales, when the name of the game was Sherlock Holmes. The following tales are in response to the times: "The Stir Outside the Cafe Royal" by Clarence Rook, and "The Stolen Cigar Case" by Bret Harte. Recorded on May 20, 2013.

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    Thrilling Tales: April 1, 2013

    Thrilling Tales Storytime for Grown Ups presents: "The Hammer of God" by G.K. Chesterton. -- When an athiest is struck dead outside the village cathedral, who better to solve this perplexing mystery than that unassuming yet most perceptive little cleric, Father Brown. Recorded on April 1, 2013.

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  • David Wright

    Thrilling Tales: October 1, 2012

    This week's featured story is: 'Confession' by Algernon Blackwood. To a shell-shocked veteran of the Great War, the Foggy London streets teem with phantoms ... and worse. -- Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read and well-calculated to keep you in suspense! Recorded on Oct. 1, 2012.

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  • David Wright

    Thrilling Tales: August 6, 2012

    This week's featured story is "Spurs" by Tod Robbins. This tale of love and revenge in the Circus side-show was the basis for Tod Browning's infamous cult movie, "Freaks." Recorded on Aug. 6, 2012.

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    Thrilling Tales: May 21, 2012

    Today's stories are "The Quest" by Saki and "The Interruption" by W.W. Jacobs. Recorded on May 21, 2012.

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