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Chapter VIII - The Kindred Spirits

In The Two Destinies

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


Mary Dermody is destined to be together with George Germaine one day, or so at least her grandmother prophesizes. Destiny at first doesn't s…

King Robert of Sicily

In Curiosities of Olden Times

Read by Peter John Keeble


Sabine Baring-Gould


This book is a collection of 17 gems of random knowledge, such as what women are made of and the philosopher's stone, written in Baring-Goul…

Chapter XIV

In A Rogue's Life

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


"[T]he story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life. It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens f…

Chapter IV

In A Rogue's Life

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


"[T]he story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life. It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens f…

Chapter XV

In A Rogue's Life

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


"[T]he story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life. It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens f…

Chapter V

In A Rogue's Life

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


"[T]he story offers the faithful reflection of a very happy time in my past life. It was written at Paris, when I had Charles Dickens f…

The Last Trial

In The New Magdalen

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


Mercy Merrick is living a difficult life on the streets, but when she meets the young and charismatic clergyman Julian Gray, she desires to …

Epilogue

In The New Magdalen

Read by Peter John Keeble


Wilkie Collins


Mercy Merrick is living a difficult life on the streets, but when she meets the young and charismatic clergyman Julian Gray, she desires to …

Chapter IX

In Through the Magic Door

Read by Peter John Keeble


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


I care not how humble your bookshelf may be, nor how lowly the room which it adorns. Close the door of that room behind you, shut off with i…

Part 1, Chapter 5 - Jim Brent's V.C

In Men, Women and Guns

Read by Peter John Keeble


Sapper


World War I stories, as told through the eyes of someone who was there, but leavened with humour and an eye for the ridiculous side of human…

Chapter VII

In The Witch of Prague: A Fantastic Tale

Read by Peter John Keeble


Francis Marion Crawford


The Wanderer is looking far and wide for the love of his life, Beatrice. Try as he may, he cannot find her again. Appealing to a witch might…

57 - Book VI, Chapter VII

In Henrietta Temple

Read by Peter John Keeble


Benjamin Disraeli


The Armine family, in particular the young Ferdinand Armine, is in great financial difficulties. Ferdinand's grandfather has burdened the fa…

56 - Book VI, Chapter VI

In Henrietta Temple

Read by Peter John Keeble


Benjamin Disraeli


The Armine family, in particular the young Ferdinand Armine, is in great financial difficulties. Ferdinand's grandfather has burdened the fa…

58 - Book VI, Chapter VIII

In Henrietta Temple

Read by Peter John Keeble


Benjamin Disraeli


The Armine family, in particular the young Ferdinand Armine, is in great financial difficulties. Ferdinand's grandfather has burdened the fa…

In Search of Jack

In The Three Midshipmen

Read by Peter John Keeble


William Henry Giles Kingston


This is the start of a series of four books following three friends through their career in the navy. Terence, Jack and Alick first meet at …

A Flight for Life

In The Three Midshipmen

Read by Peter John Keeble


William Henry Giles Kingston


This is the start of a series of four books following three friends through their career in the navy. Terence, Jack and Alick first meet at …

Aboard the Prize

In The Three Midshipmen

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William Henry Giles Kingston


This is the start of a series of four books following three friends through their career in the navy. Terence, Jack and Alick first meet at …

27 - The Foxhound

In Anecdotes of Dogs

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Edward Jesse


"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." The character, sensibilities, and intellectual fac…

26 - By Deputy, Chapter 2

In Amusement Only

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Richard Marsh


This is a collection of 12 short stories of mystery and humor, which are, as the title says, for amusement only. (Summary by Carolin)

27 - By Deputy, Chapter 3

In Amusement Only

Read by Peter John Keeble


Richard Marsh


This is a collection of 12 short stories of mystery and humor, which are, as the title says, for amusement only. (Summary by Carolin)

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