• Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 6

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter six, episode six. Enjoy! Recorded on May 3, 2020.

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 5

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter five, episode five. Enjoy! Recorded on April 29, 2020.

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 4

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter four, episode four. Enjoy! Recorded on April 26, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 28.39MB] [Play time: 0 hr 32 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 3

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter three, episode three. Enjoy! Recorded on April 22, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 26.03MB] [Play time: 0 hr 30 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 2

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter two, episode two. Enjoy! Recorded on April 19, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 2.56MB] [Play time: 0 hr 30 min]

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  • Virtual Thrilling Tales: This World is Taboo Chapter 1

    Hello, and welcome to Thrilling Tales, Seattle Public Library's Story Time for Grownups, virtual edition. Thrilling Tales is a lunch hour short story program presented live at the downtown Library twice monthly. Since we can't gather now, we wanted to send some thrilling tales to wherever you are. To kick things off, we're featuring an eight part science fiction serial by Murray Leinster that first appeared in Amazing magazine in July, 1961, entitled This World is Taboo! It is the story of a Med Ship man - or space doctor - confronted with the terror of plague and an unjustly quarantined planet in a distant galaxy. There will be eight episodes in all: here is chapter one, episode one. Enjoy! Recorded on April 15, 2020.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 31.05MB] [Play time: 0 hr 36 min]

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    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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    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.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 15.25MB] [Play time: 0 hr 33 min]

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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.

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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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