Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tales of Old 20 – The Grand Prior of Minorca

By Washington Irving Read by Shawn Robertson Period: 1750’s Setting: Malta The once gallant Knights of Malta, the Order of St. John, have grown wealthy and degenerate, but swords are still drawn when honor is at stake. But what good … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 19 – Ghosts of the Golden House & Nightingales

Ghosts of the Golden House By Andrew MacRae Read by Shawn Robertson Period: Roman times The Golden House of Nero. Mere words coined by mortals cannot possibly begin to describe that monument to one man’s ego. Nightingales By David Pilling … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 18 – When I Come Again

By P.D.R. Lindsay Read by Shawn Robertson Period: Mid Roman Empire Music after the story by Marc Gunn The tune is an old one, a soldiers’ song springing into my head to match the pace of my steps. I’m not … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 17 – The Theatre Conundrum

by Edward P. McDermott read by Malcolm Grieve Period: Elizabethan England Some of the best theater takes place after the curtains have fallen and the last patron leaves. This weeks historical fiction dares to peak behind the curtain at Blackfriars … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 16 – Red Russia, White Night

by Igor Teper read by Shawn Robertson Period: 1930’s Setting: Soviet Union What if the great Igor Sikorsky, inventor of the American helicopter, had not left Russia when the great civil war began? In the dark, suspicious days after the … Continue reading

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