• Sons of Fortune Nouv.

    Sons of Fortune

    Jeffrey Archer

    Separated at birth by a desperate nurse who loses a millionaire's son to cot death, twin boys grow up without any knowledge of the other.

    Nat Cartwright lives with his middle-class birth parents and grows up to becomes a war hero in the Vietnam War before returning home to run for office in the Republican party.

    Fletcher Davenport becomes the only son of the millionaire couple. After graduating from Yale, he builds a reputation as a prolific criminal defence lawyer before he too delves into politics as a Democrat.

    Though their lives are entwined, and perfectly mirrored with tragedy and betrayal, neither men meet until one must defend the other for murder.

    A family saga of fate, political rivalry and extended lost family, perfect for fans of Jeffrey Archer's other suspense filled thrillers.

    Sons of Fortune is narrated by Michael Brandon, most famous for playing James Dempsey in the 1980's television crime drama, "Dempsey and Makepeace". His extensive theatre career spans Broadway and the West End, where he played Jerry Springer in "Jerry Springer: the Opera" for the National Theatre.



    Jeffrey Archer is a bestselling British author and former politician. He was educated at Oxford and went on to become a Member of Parliament, a Member of the House of Lords as well as the deputy chair of the Conservative Party. His political career ended in scandal and he turned to writing, where he has been published in over 250 countries.

    He is perhaps most famous for the "Clifton Chronicles" and his blockbuster "Kane and Abel" which was number one on the New York Time's Bestseller list and inspired a popular miniseries starring Peter Strauss and Sam Neill.

    After he was imprisoned for perjury in 2001, he wrote his highly acclaimed non-fiction series, Prison Diaries - "Hell", "Purgatory" and "Heaven" - which were inspired by his experiences and loosely structured around Dante's Inferno.

  • Annie Beaton's Year of Positive Thinking Nouv.

    A laugh-out-loud, feelgood read for fans of Gill Sims, Sophie Ranald and Tracy Bloom by the author of The Pissed-off Parents Club and Just Another Manic Mum Day.

    It's Annie Beaton's 50th birthday!

    But instead of getting roses and perfume, she gets sacked; her son, Ben, tells her that she's growing a beard and her husband Joe tells her he wants a divorce.

    Moving to the countryside to stay in her eccentric aunt's house, Annie must find her mojo again - and fast. So when she discovers a stack of self-help books - from Chicken Soup for the Soul to The Secret - Annie vows to use their advice to get her life back on track.

    Armed with a bookshelf of positive vibes, Annie's determined to kick her Crappy Old Year to the kerb and have a brilliantly Happy New Year. Just as soon as she's had her chin waxed...

  • The School of Starting Over Nouv.

    Nell's going back to school... but now she's learning lessons of the heart.

    An uplifting and hilarious romantic comedy that will delight fans of Milly Johnson, Holly Martin and Heidi Swain

    Reception class teacher Nell Shackleton has a plan. At least, she did until she arrived at her new home of Humblebee Farm, a dilapidated farmhouse on the Yorkshire moors. The roof's full of holes, the back door's hanging off and there's a sheep in the front room... but sometimes a new beginning means starting at the bottom, right?

    Xander Scott is one of the youngest headteachers Leyholme Primary School has ever seen. But managing over-zealous parents and their semi-feral kids proves a tricky task for shy Xander - as does keeping his mind on the job when his feelings for the new Reception teacher become more than strictly professional...

    At 43, Nell's new friend Stevie Madeleine has given up on love. After losing her wife, Stevie's decided that her four-year-old daughter Milly and cocker spaniel Red are the only girls she needs in her life. That is until larger-than-life dog-walker Deb arrives on the scene. But will Stevie's past stop her new romance dead in its tracks?

    Meeting Xander and Stevie brings joy back into Nell's life - but when old secrets start to surface, there may be some hard lessons to learn for them all...



    Lisa Swift grew up in rural West Yorkshire, right in the heart of Brontë country... and she's still there. Lisa also writes romantic comedies under the pen name Mary Jayne Baker.

    Lisa is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association.

  • Hopeful Hearts at Glendale Hall Nouv.

    What happens when love takes you to unexpected places?

    Heather Douglas appears to have it all. But living on a farm in the Scottish Highlands with her partner, Rory Fraser, while bringing up their adorable toddler, Harry, isn't easy. As a former librarian, Heather is worried that she'll never fully fit into life on Fraser Farm. And after the death of her beloved mum eight years ago, Heather feels lost, as well as guilty for holding back accepting Rory's marriage proposal because she can't imagine her wedding without her mother.

    So when ex-boyfriend, Stewart, appears in the village of Glendale, it's a shock. The man who broke her heart years ago now has big plans for the neighbouring farm and wants Heather to be part of the development. Knowing that she's living a very different life to the one they had planned at university leaves Heather wondering if she has made the right choices since she and Stewart broke up. Especially when things start to go very wrong on the farm...

    This Christmas, Heather will need to face her fears and let go of the past or risk losing everything. She will need love, faith, and a whole lot of hope!
    Return to the beautiful Highlands village of Glendale with the latest book in the bestselling Glendale series - the perfect cosy, uplifting, romantic read for fans of Heidi Swain, Milly Johnson and Holly Martin.



    Victoria Walters writes up-lifting and inspiring stories. She's the author of the bestselling Glendale Hall series and two standalone novels - Summer at the Kindness Cafe, and The Second Love of My Life.

    She has been chosen for WHSmith Fresh Talent and shortlisted for a Romantic Novelists Association award. Victoria was also picked as an Amazon Rising Star, and her books have won vast reader acclaim.

    As well as being an author, Victoria works as a Waterstones bookseller. She lives in Surrey with her cat Harry (named after Harry Potter) and loves books, clothes, music, going out for tea and cake, and posting photos on Instagram.

  • Coming Home to Glendale Hall Nouv.

    A charming, uplifting, romantic novel that will warm your heart - perfect for fans of Trisha Ashley, Debbie Johnson and Cathy Bramley.

    Beth Williams is finally coming home for Christmas. After falling pregnant at sixteen, she ran away from her family and the imposing Scottish estate where she grew up, working hard to build a life for herself and daughter Isabelle - but now she's returning to Glendale Hall.

    As Beth tries to mend her broken family ties and fights to bring the community of Glendale back together, she realises that the story she has told herself for a decade might well be a very different one from the truth. Even though she ran from Glendale, it has never left her heart. And, she soon realises, neither has Drew - Beth's first love.

    Will Beth be able to forgive her mother and grandmother (and herself) for what happened ten years ago? What will Drew say when he discovers the secret she's been keeping from him for so long? Can a festive trail bring the village back together?

    Will Christmas work its magic on Glendale - or will Beth be forced to run away from it all over again?



    Victoria Walters writes up-lifting and inspiring stories. She's the author of the bestselling Glendale Hall series and two standalone novels - Summer at the Kindness Cafe, and The Second Love of My Life.

    She has been chosen for WHSmith Fresh Talent and shortlisted for a Romantic Novelists Association award. Victoria was also picked as an Amazon Rising Star, and her books have won vast reader acclaim.

    As well as being an author, Victoria works as a Waterstones bookseller. She lives in Surrey with her cat Harry (named after Harry Potter) and loves books, clothes, music, going out for tea and cake, and posting photos on Instagram.

  • Dreaming of Christmas Nouv.

    Dreaming of Christmas

    T.A. Williams

    It's the dream Christmas: snow, mountains... and, er, an ex-boyfriend. But can Zoe still find love in the Alps?

    Dumped on Christmas Eve by her long-term boyfriend, it's been a rough year for Zoe Lumsley. But then she gets an invitation she can't refuse: an all-expenses-paid skiing holiday with old university friends. The bad news: her ex, Grant, will be there with his new girlfriend. But so will her former flatmate Billy, the organiser, and in the meantime, he's done rather well for himself.

    As Christmas in the Alps approaches, it'll be great to see the old gang. Some more than others... Perfect for readers of Tilly Tenant, Holly Martin and Philippa Ashley, this is a magical festive getaway from the bestselling T.A. Williams.


    Praise for T.A. Williams

    `The characters in the story really make it exceptional ... Natalie is a brilliant protagonist ... and I absolutely adored her journey to self-discovery to find her new identity.' BooksandBookends

    `Wow! This is contemporary romance at its best! The writing is exquisite. ... And the plot is brilliantly clever, captivating, and delightful with a little bit of drama, love, loss, and of course romance.' WhatsBetterThanBooks

    `The characters are all brilliantly written, the storyline flows extremely well throughout, and I loved every bit of it.' Fiona Wilson (#10 Goodreads reviewer UK)

    `T. A. Williams has that gorgeous way of writing a feel good story...he's absolutely backed up that men can write chick-lit.' Reviewed The Book (Top 1000 Amazon Reviewer)



    T.A. Williams lives in Devon with his Italian wife. He was born in England of a Scottish mother and Welsh father. After a degree in modern languages at Nottingham University, he lived and worked in Switzerland, France and Italy, before returning to the UK. He's taught Arab princes, Brazilian beauty queens and Italian billionaires. He speaks several languages and has travelled extensively. He has eaten snake, still-alive fish, and alligator. A Spanish dog, a Russian bug and a Korean parasite have done their best to eat him in return. His hobby is long-distance cycling, but his passion is writing.

  • New Year's Eve Fairy Tales Nouv.

    Bring in the New Year with the whimsical fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen! This collection of wonderful stories are centred around New Year's Eve and will enchant children and adults alike.

    The collection contains the following fairy tales:
    - The Little Match Girl
    - The Story of the Year
    - Ole, the Tower Keeper
    - The Porter's Son
    - The Gardener and the Noble Family



    Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author, poet and artist. Celebrated for children's literature, his most cherished fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Nightingale", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Match Girl". His books have been translated into every living language, and today there is no child or adult that has not met Andersen's whimsical characters. His fairy tales have been adapted to stage and screen countless times, most notably by Disney with the animated films "The Little Mermaid" in 1989 and "Frozen", which is loosely based on "The Snow Queen", in 2013. 

    Thanks to Andersen's contribution to children's literature, his birth date, April 2, is celebrated as International Children's Book Day.

  • The Story of the Year Nouv.

    The new year had begun and January was already nearing its end, but it was still very cold. The sparrows found it strange, that the men had declared that it was the new year, as everyone knows that the year only begins with the coming of spring. However, spring was late and a few intrepid sparrows decided to go looking for it.



    Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author, poet and artist. Celebrated for children's literature, his most cherished fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Nightingale", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Match Girl". His books have been translated into every living language, and today there is no child or adult that has not met Andersen's whimsical characters. His fairy tales have been adapted to stage and screen countless times, most notably by Disney with the animated films "The Little Mermaid" in 1989 and "Frozen", which is loosely based on "The Snow Queen", in 2013.

    Thanks to Andersen's contribution to children's literature, his birth date, April 2, is celebrated as International Children's Book Day.

  • Christmas Fairy Tales Nouv.

    A selection of wonderful Christmas fairy tales by the beloved author Hans Christian Andersen to enjoy in the cozy winter evenings. Let one of the best-known children's authors of all time carry you away into a magical world with his masterful storytelling. Nearly two centuries after they were first published, Andersen's stories remain as tales of good and evil, love and loss, and loyalty in the face of great hardships. They are readily accessible to children, but present lessons of virtue for mature readers as well! Rediscover your childhood's favourite fairy tales or introduce a young reader to Andersen's imagination - just in time for Christmas...



    Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author, poet and artist. Celebrated for children's literature, his most cherished fairy tales include "The Emperor's New Clothes", "The Little Mermaid", "The Nightingale", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Snow Queen", "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Little Match Girl". His books have been translated into every living language, and today there is no child or adult that has not met Andersen's whimsical characters. His fairy tales have been adapted to stage and screen countless times, most notably by Disney with the animated films "The Little Mermaid" in 1989 and "Frozen", which is loosely based on "The Snow Queen", in 2013. Thanks to Andersen's contribution to children's literature, his birth date, April 2, is celebrated as International Children's Book Day.

  • The Woolly Hat Knitting Club Nouv.

    Finding happiness one stitch at a time...

    When Dee Blackthorn's brother, JP, breaks both wrists not only is he in need of a helping hand - or two - but the knitting shop he owns can't function. Sisterly duties take Dee away from her demanding job and she is unceremoniously fired amidst scandalous office rumours. Dee is certain that her hot-shot nemesis, Ben, is behind it all.

    Back in the village of Fenwild in JP's shop, Dee bumps into Becky, an old friend who is a new mum to a premature baby. Desperate to help Becky, Dee convinces JP to enlist his knitting pals to make tiny woolly hats to keep the little one warm. Seeing how grateful her friend is, Dee makes it her mission to help lots of other premature babies.

    When Ben turns up denying involvement in Dee's sacking she is initially furious but hears him out before roping him into helping the knitting cause. But before long Dee's good intentions backfire and she risks losing her friends, her family and Ben, who's turned out to be not so bad after all...

    A feel-good romantic comedy about life, love and knitting, The Woolly Hat Knitting Club is perfect for fans of Cathy Bramley, Tilly Tennant and Carole Matthews.


    Poppy Dolan is simply unputdownable.' Claudia Carroll
    'The feel-good book of the year' Vanessa Greene
    'Wonderfully warm and laugh-out-loud funny... you cannot fail to be uplifted by it.' Cressida McLaughlin
    'Gorgeously warm and funny... the cosiest, most charming and feel-good book I've read all year.' Victoria Fox



    Poppy Dolan lives in Berkshire with her husband, where she is a keen baker and crafter as well as a prolific author of many laugh-out-loud romantic comedies, including the bestselling The Bad Boyfriends Bootcamp.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Vampyre Nouv.

    Aubrey is a young Englishman, who meets Lord Ruthven - a mysterious man who has recently entered London's upper class. The two men travel to Rome. There Ruthven does something that Aubrey disapproves, so the young man leaves for Greece. He meets the daughter of a hotelier, Ianthe, who draws his attention. She tells him about a vampire and dies mysteriously after Ruthven also arrives in Greece.

    Who is Lord Ruthven and why did he come to London? What did he do in Rome that caused Aubrey's disapproval? What were the legends saying? How did Ianthe die?

    Find all the answers in John Polidori's short story "The Vampyre" from 1819.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    John William Polidori (1795 - 1821) was an English writer and physician. After he wrote a thesis on sleepwalking, Polidori received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Edinburgh. When it comes to fantasy fiction, he is considered the creator of the vampire genre. Polidori is famous for his short story "The Vampyre", which is considered to be the first modern vampire story. Besides this he wrote several plays, poems as well as some non-fiction.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads Merry Christmas Nouv.

    The First World War has left the world in agony. Disillusionment, hopelessness, and horror are rife when a despondent author gets a visit by Father Time and Father Christmas, who come to raise his spirits. He wishes for better days, but the war has taken everything, turning him into a hopeless and angry nihilist. Nevertheless, the Christmas spirit is here to bring hope and another chance at happiness.
    "Merry Christmas" is a poignant short story where Stephen Leacock unleashes his ironic and satirical potential, together with his usual socially critical tone, to construct a narrative about the erosion of Christmas values. A must for fans of the author and for winter time reading.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian writer, teacher, and political person. During the first two decades of the 20th century, he was the leading humour writer in the English world. His works often satirize in a light-hearted way the social and political problems of the time, as well as the human condition. His most prominent work is "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town", where he portrays the ordinary lives of the fictitious town of Mariposa.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads Thanksgiving in New York Nouv.

    It is Thanksgiving day. Stuffy Pete has just come out from an unexpected feast but he is now waiting for his companion, "The Old Gentleman". They only ever meet on this one day of the year, and although they do not know that much of each other, they always spend the holiday together. Stuffy Pete follows the tradition although he is so full that he cannot think of eating more food. The Old Gentleman shows up and they head out to a fancy restaurant for a delicious meal. When Stuffy Pete walks out of the restaurant, he collapses on the sidewalk. The same happens to the Old Gentleman. What happened to them and what is the reason for their fainting? Find out in "Thanksgiving in New York".

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    William Sidney Porter (1862-1919), known simply as O. Henry, was a prolific American author of humorous literary pieces. His fame came exceptionally quickly and he became a bestselling short story author. Among his most famous stories are the "Cabbages and Kings", "The Voice of the City", and "Strictly Business." As a result of the outstanding literature legacy O. Henry left behind, there is an annual American award named after him, which is granted to exceptional short stories.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads Schalken the Painter Nouv.

    "Schalken the Painter" is a ghost short story by Sheridan Le Fanu, taking place in the 17th-century Netherlands. An aspiring painter falls in love with his master's niece but one day, a mysterious man comes to ask for the niece's hand, and the master agrees. Yet the heartbroken painter can't help but feel that is something totally wrong with this new suitor. This is a short story of about greedy family relations, and is a psychologically unnerving and ghastly tale that fans of horror fiction will definitely love.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish author of short stories and novels. He was one of the most important writers of Gothic, mystery and horror stories of the Victorian era. Le Fanu's influence cannot be neglected, for he helped develop the writing styles for atmosphere, setting, and narration. His most important works are "Uncle Silas", "The House by the Churchyard", and his short story collection "In a Glass Darkly".

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Errors of Santa Claus Nouv.

    This a typical Christmas story but with a classic Leacock ironic twist and a zest of humour. "The Errors of Santa Claus" is a charming tale of gift-giving and kindness. It is Christmas time and parents are getting their children's gifts ready. But what happens when these gifts become rather interesting and lovely for the adults and start playing with them before their kids? Written with a lot of humour, irony, and light-heartedness, "The Errors of Santa Claus" is a perfect Christmas tale both for a Leacock fans but also for readers in search of some comic relief.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Stephen Leacock (1869-1944) was a Canadian writer, teacher, and political person. During the first two decades of the 20th century, he was the leading humour writer in the English world. His works often satirize in a light-hearted way the social and political problems of the time, as well as the human condition. His most prominent work is "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town", where he portrays the ordinary lives of the fictitious town of Mariposa.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Burned House Nouv.

    "The Burned House" is a ghost short story by Vincent O'Sullivan in which a benighted traveler stumbles upon a deserted house right in the middle of nowhere. Soon, strange things begin to happen and becomes involved in a series of supernatural events. A tale of vivid imagination, terrors, and mystery, "The Burned House" includes elements from the science fiction genre as well as classic horror elements such as murder, suicide, and violence, making a chilling yet engaging read.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Vincent O'Sullivan (1868-1940) was an American writer of short stories, poetry, and criticism. His work was characterised by hopelessness and decadence, and was largely influenced by the hardships he experienced in his own life. His most popular short story collection is "A Book of Bargains", and some of his the most famous stories are "The Burned House", "Will", and "When I Was Dead".

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Nouv.

    When a young teacher decides to come work in a secluded Dutch village, little does he know that his stay there will change his life forever. Set among tales of ghosts and supernatural beings, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story whose setting soon begins to play tricks on the protagonist. The chilling story of the Headless horseman is a perfect reading for Halloween or a dark and stormy night. What is more, Irving's tale inspired many big and small screen adaptations, the most popular one being Tim Burton's movie from 1999. Recommended to readers and fans of supernatural fiction.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Versatile as the subject matters of his literary oeuvre, the name of Washington Irving (1783-1859) still echoes in the corridors of the American literary canon. Having earned special status as a man of letters in America and Europe alike, Irving's fame stems primarily from his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". An avid biographer and historian, his influence can be felt within a vast group of American and British authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, E. A. Poe, Charles Dickens, and Sir Walter Scott.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Bell of St. Sépulcre Nouv.

    What will happen if you hear the bell of St. Sépulcre? According to the local small town folks, dangers and even death may follow. When a stranger enters the town, he is warned by the locals not to follow a certain path because it could be dangerous. It is believed that a strange and scary woman wanders the woods and terrorises whomever crosses her path. Will the traveler dare to enter the woods? What awaits him there? Find the answers in "The Bell of St. Sépulcre".

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Matthew Phipps Shiell, better known as M. P. Shiel, was a British writer who lived in the period 1865-1947. He mainly wrote novels and short stories, many of which were turned into series. He gained a wide popularity with his horror stories and scientific romances. "The Purple Cloud" is one of his best known works and it remains popular today. It is considered to be the first future history series in science fiction and therefore Shiel is often described as the innovator of the genre.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads A Classic Tales Christmas Nouv.

    The stories in this collection are all about Christmas, but that does not mean that they are all happy and tranquil. Sincere and romantic ones like O. Henry's meet the mysterious tales of Chesterton and Conan Doyle. A malevolent and nihilist gravedigger receives absolution from the most unlikely of creatures, while a poor shoemaker that has renounced God begins to look for His presence through his small window. Of course, it would not be a complete collection without everyone's seasonal favourite - Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", which combes bitterness, love, forgiveness, and goodness into one magical story. A heartfelt and haunting collection that everyone will enjoy.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    B. J. Harrison has gathered some of the most famous and pleasant tales about Christmas in his collection. From G. K. Chesterton and Charles Dickens, through Robert Frost and Hans Christian Andersen, to Leo Tolstoy and O. Henry, this is a remarkable volume that praises and extolls the virtues and sanctity of the most wonderful time of the year.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads A Kidnapped Santa Claus Nouv.

    "A Kidnapped Santa Claus" returns to the world of L. Fran Baum's novel "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus". Santa Claus lives in his castle in Laughing Valley. In the nearby mountains dwell the five Daemons of the Caves, who resent Santa Claus for his gifts to the children, which keep them from visiting the Daemons' caves. The Daemons start a quest to ruin Santa's activities, endangering Christmas altogether. The early-20th-century fantasy story, read by B.J.Harrison, is not to be missed by friends of Christmas mythology.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919), aka L. Frank Baum, was an American author, poet and scriptwriter. Primarily known for his children's books, he is most famous for the novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and its sequels. His stories feature adventure and fantasy, and are a reinvention of familiar fairy tales. Baum's works have been featured on stage and films, most famously in the iconic Oscar-winning film adaptation The Wizard of Oz (1939), based on Baum's novel of the same name, starring Judy Garland.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads Classic Scary Tales Nouv.

    Ghosts, vampires, werewolves, and mad scientists. The most characteristic features of the gothic and horror genre are combined here, together with some mysterious and hard to crack, enigmatic tales. The listener will be Dracula's, or seek the elixir of life with an alchemy student; they will run in horror before the headless horseman or be poisoned by the beautiful daughter of the mad scientist Rappaccini. And if this is not enough, the Inquisition will step in, torturing the reader's body and soul with inhuman, otherworldly violin chords. You have been warned!

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Some of the greatest names on the literary scene are gathered together in this collection to give you a delicious scare. Washington Irving, Mary Shelley, Nathaniel Hawthorne, W. W. Jacobs, John Polidori, Rudyard Kipling, Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft and more join their efforts in order to creat a horrifying and mysterious atmosphere that will swallow up the listener in no time. Be sure to turn off the lights when you hit "play".

  • B. J. Harrison Reads Christmas by Injunction Nouv.

    Cherokee is a wealthy man who, unlike many others, wants to share his fortune with the people of his town Yellowhammer. He wants to give away presents to the children there but there are no children in town. Will Cherokee be discouraged and let this unexpected difficulty stop him? Or he will find another way to help those in need? Find out in "Christmas by Injunction" by O. Henry.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    William Sidney Porter (1862-1919), known simply as O. Henry, was a prolific American author of humorous literary pieces. His fame came exceptionally quickly and he became a bestselling short story author. Among his most famous stories are the "Cabbages and Kings", "The Voice of the City", and "Strictly Business." As a result of the outstanding literature legacy O. Henry left behind, there is an annual American award named after him, which is granted to exceptional short stories.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads A Journey in Search of Christmas Nouv.

    Cowboy Lin McLean rides into Cheyenne, Wyoming at Christmastime. His plans quickly take an unexpected turn when he encounters the child of a person he once knew. In the spirit of Christmas, he finds himself going out of his way for the boy who has been living in harsh conditions and gives him a taste of a better life.
    A sweet tale about Christmas and warmth, "A Journey in Search of Christmas" is a classic by the master of western fiction, Owen Wister. Hear the novel from the early 20th century as read by B. J. Harrison.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Owen Wister (1860-1938) was an American writer and historian. Wister was a prolific writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and plays, and is prominently known as a pioneer in western fiction. His most notable works include the novel "The Virginian" (1902) and his biography of Ulysses S. Grant (1901). Wister's impact on popular culture is significant, with "The Virginian" having seen several film adaptations, such as "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper. His novel has been considered to have directly influenced cowboy imagery in western fiction and Hollywood films.

  • B. J. Harrison Reads The Room in the Dragon Volant Nouv.

    "The Room in the Dragon Volant" is a mysterious story about a premature burial, a theme favoured by Poe some years previously. When a chivalric young man tries to save an innocent countess from the clutches of a greedy count, little does he suspect that the whole situation could be a trap. With plenty of Gothic elements and some remarkable episodes of horror, "The Room in the Dragon Volant" is a haunting mystery story that will keep readers at the edge of their seat.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873) was an Irish author of short stories and novels. He was one of the most important writers of Gothic, mystery and horror stories of the Victorian era. Le Fanu's influence cannot be neglected, for he helped develop the writing styles for atmosphere, setting, and narration. His most important works are "Uncle Silas", "The House by the Churchyard", and his short story collection "In a Glass Darkly".

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