Political & Thrillers

The Thirty-nine Steps

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


John Buchan


Richard Hannay’s boredom is soon relieved when the resourceful engineer is caught up in a web of secret codes, spies, and murder on the eve …

The Man Who Was Thursday, A Nightmare

Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz


G. K. Chesterton


In a surreal turn-of-the-century London, Gabriel Syme, a poet, is recruited to a secret anti-anarchist task force at Scotland Yard. Lucian G…

Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 2

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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…

O Alienista

Read by Leni


Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis


O Alienista, de Machado de Assis, é um pequeno romance sobre loucura, cientificismo e poder. O enredo se desenrola a partir dos esfor…

The Four Faces

Read by Tom Weiss


William Le Queux


Michael Berrington is a bachelor leading a quiet life in London. Overhearing a conversation at his club one day, he becomes interested in a …

Behind a Mask, or a Woman's Power

Read by Elizabeth Klett


Louisa May Alcott


Fans of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women will remember that her heroine Jo wrote racy novels before turning her hand to more "serious&q…

The Czar's Spy

Read by Tom Weiss


William Le Queux


William Le Queux was a British novelist and prolific writer of mysteries. Indeed, mystery surrounds the author himself as to whether he was …

The Secret Agent

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Joseph Conrad


The Secret Agent is Conrad's dark, and darkly comic story of a band of spies, anarchists, agents-provocateurs plotting and counter-plotting …

Mr. Standfast

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


John Buchan


This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, during World Wa…

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…

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