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A Cathedral Courtship

Read by Ric F

Kate Douglas Wiggin

An romantic comedy. A pretty young American girls tours English Cathedrals, with her very blue-blooded Aunt. Then boy meets girl. Boy chases…

The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain

Read by Ric F

Charles Dickens

The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, A Fancy for Christmas-Time, (better known as The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain) is a novella …

42 - F. A. Cowperwood, Guardian

In The Titan

Read by Richard Kilmer (1942 - 2022)

Theodore Dreiser

Cowperwood moves to Chicago with his new wife Aileen. He decides to take over the street-railway system. He bankrupts several opponents with…

The Idyl By Joseph F. Whelan

In Short Stories From Life

Read by Richard Stibbard


Life Magazine held a short story contest. Stories must be no more than 1500 words. Authors were paid for the number of words under that maxi…

Book 1, Chapter 23

In Off on a Comet

Read by Ric F

Jules Verne

The story starts with a comet that touches the Earth in its flight and collects a few small chunks of it. Some forty people of various natio…

Fifth Voyage

In The Arabian Nights Entertainments

Read by Ric F

Andrew Lang

The Arabian Nights is a collection of Perso-Arabic folk tales and other stories. The collection, or at least certain stories drawn from it (…