Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tales of Old 48 The Outcasts of Poker Flat

By Bret Harte Read by Shawn Robertson As Mr. John Oakhurst, Gambler, stepped into the main street of Poker Flat on the morning of the twentythird of November, 1850, he was conscious of a change in its moral atmosphere since … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 47 Speak Easy of Murder

By Bruce Markuson Read by Shawn Robertson “This is it, Big Louie’s private speakeasy. One of those illegal gin joints back in the 1920’s and 30’s. In its day, this place was the cat’s meow. The police padlocked the steel … Continue reading

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Tales of Old 46 – The Drum of the Sea

By Gerri Leen Read by Shawn Robertson Sir Francis Drake sat in the moonlight, watching as the movement of the Defiance made his claret swish back and forth in the exquisitely chased silver goblet he’d stolen years ago from the … Continue reading

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