This is science fiction at its literate best with every story a little gem.
A clock that reverses the order of history, a potion that prolongs youth, a machine that disintegrates matter, the prospect of the earth burning to a crisp from the heat of the sun and the effects of the absence of gravity; all this and more can be found in this superb collection of unabridged classic science fiction stories. Read by Nicky Henson
142) White Fang
The theme of this Megapack is classic mystery and crime fiction from the Victorian era. We have taken the liberty of extending the qualifying publication dates to the end of World War I, since that event marked more of a turning point in world literature than the advent of the Edwardian Age. Certainly the spirit of Victorian crime fiction continued beyond Queen Victoria. This volume contains 25 stories and 2 bonus novels, offering hours of reading...
147) Timeless Classics
This 2007 Audie Award finalist features more than three hours of some of the greatest shorts stories of all time.
James Thurber's The Night the Ghost Got In
read by Isaiah Sheffer
Comic Mayhem is unleashed when a family hears a ghost in the night - and calls in the police.
Edith Wharton's Roman Fever
read by Maria Tucci
Two women reflect on romance and intrigue, long ago in Rome.
Ten superbly narrated stories that help explain America by America's best writers. Irving's incredible and amusing tale of the archetypal "Rip Van Winkle" relates the story of a man who slept through history. Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage" tells of a young soldier who must struggle with his conscience no matter what the consequences. "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is Mark Twain's hilarious story of a contest to end...
Most people associate storms and other big weather with death—with the kind of force that makes each of us wonder about life, and time and the nature of our surroundings. Some people go out looking for bad weather or go to places where they're likely to encounter it. Others have the misfortune of being at the wrong place at the wrong time. Still, the stories in Storm have more to say than that. They tell us about what happens when people...