Free Audiobook Promo Codes Here's a limited time Free Audiobook Promo Codes giveaway for all new subscribers to DSB Audio, thanks to Audible's Promo Codes program. I have a limited number of US and UK Free Audiobook Promo Codes to give away. And so all of these great audiobooks are available right now and you... Continue Reading →
A Time-Travelling Assassin... A prison inmate is given a second chance...The man, Conger, must go back in time and kill a mysterious and religious leader (the Founder) who gave just one speech before disappearing. The only clue to his identity is a yellowed 200 hundred year old skull. He travels back in time to a small town near Denver in 1960 and waits for his target....Listen Now...
A Man Is Re-Animated Over and Over... Our protagonist is saved from drowning, only to find himself the subject of bizarre experimentation, carried out by none other than his estranged father. Will he escape, or will he perish at the hands of a mad scientist?... Listen Now...
A Nefarious Plot is Averted... [Part 2] Having heard the bizarre account of Mr Jabez Wilson, Holmes and Watson head to the pawnbroker's premises to investigate. There, Holmes gathers enough information to feel he has solved the mystery and to predict a crime about to be committed. Holmes and Watson, along with Police Inspector Jones and a Mr. Merryweather secrete themselves in an underground vault awaiting the emergence of the perpetrators and hopefully to foil their plans. Listen Now...
A Sherlock Holmes Detective Mystery... [Part 1] A pawnbroker, the red-headed Jabez Wilson, approaches Sherlock Homes and Dr. Watson with a mystery to be solved. He recounts his tale of having been recruited by an obscure organisation called "The Red-Headed League" and employed by them on account of his fiery red hair. However, he is much dismayed when the league, along with his employment, suddenly disappears. Having listened to the facts, Sherlock Holmes is convinced that a much more sinister plot is at play than might at first sight appear... Listen Now...
A Young Man Trapped In An Old Man's Body... An impoverished young medical student, Edward Eden, is visited by the wealthy and elderly Mr. Elvesham with an offer to make Eden his heir - but the offer comes with certain conditions that the younger man couldn't have imagined! Listen Now...
Phantom Echoes In This Nightmare Tale... Mr. Izvertzoff, a wealthy Russian landowner, mysteriously disappears while visiting a cavern on his land - the so-called "Cave Of The Echoes". He is presumed to have been murdered and the finger of blame is pointed firmly at his man-servant, Ivan.... Listen Now...
A Ghost In The London Underground... In this spooky classic tale, our narrator is an overnight guest at the house of Anthony Carling. Anthony begins the story with a philosophical monologue on the nature of time, space and eternity. Listen Now...
Man vs Machine... Following a debate between our narrator and Moxon regarding the degree of intelligence a machine can possess, one of Moxon's inventions - a chess-playing automaton runs amok, with fatal consequences. Listen Now...
An Egyptian Mummy Is Re-animated.... In this satire on American scientific culture by Edgar Allan Poe, Dr Ponnoner invites our narrator to the unwrapping of a 5000-year-old Egyptian mummy. First published in 1845, the story is the earliest known representation of a revived Egyptian mummy. Listen now...
A Ghostly Pack Of Dogs Get Their Revenge... [Part 2] Edith Wharton’s 1916 ghost story, “Kerfol,” tells the story of a young woman convicted of her older husband’s murder. Her claim that the dogs the man had systematically murdered for their devotion to her were responsible for maiming her husband was met with derision, and yet ever after, on the anniversary of his death, the caretakers leave the estate to avoid encountering the silent, sinister pack of ghostly canines. Listen now...
A Deserted Mansion... In part 1 of "Kerfol", our narrator goes to visit an old semi-fortified mansion in Brittany, at the suggestion of his friend Lanrivain. He is impressed by its age and the sense of history it exudes. No guardian or owners appear, but he is met by a pack of assorted dogs which are mysteriously quiet. When he returns to his friend’s house that night, Mrs Lanvirain tells him that the dogs are the ‘ghosts of Kerfol’.... Listen Now...
Zombies and Sleepwalkers Everywhere... "The Leadington Incident" recounts the disturbing experience of a Cabinet minister who suddenly perceives that though the people around him move and talk as though alive, they are all actually just animated corpses or sleepwalking zombies. Listen Now...
The Ghost of a Hanged Man Haunts A Priest... Alfred Wadham is convicted of murder and about to be hanged. He protests his innocence but no one believes him. Then, on the evening before the hanging is to take place, another man goes to the prison priest, Father Denys, and confesses that it was he and not poor Alfred Wadham who committed the murder. Father Denys begs him to own up. He refuses. Listen Now...
FREE audiobooks for all to enjoy hosted on my Hearthis and youtube pages - be sure to Subscribe for more to come... “It's a terribly dangerous thing to attempt to get into communication with the dead. If you seem to get in touch with them you run the risk of establishing connection not with them... Continue Reading →
A Covert Conspiracy By Non-Human Entities...A patient fears evil is at work in the shape of a sinister conspiracy. Will his psychiatrist be able to help? Listen Now...
A Man Falls In Love With The Ghost of a Woman's Portrait... Mr. Devigne inherits a house in Chelsea and an annuity from his wealthy Aunt Dorcas. There he discovers two portraits, one bearing a striking resemblance to himself, and the other of a woman clad in a black velvet gown with “large, deep, luminous eyes”. Infatuated with the image of the beguiling beauty, he wishes that she “...were a woman and not a picture”. A story of dark romance and tragedy unfolds.Listen Now...
Sinister Stone Statues Come To Life... A newly-wed couple rent a cottage in the country which at first seems idyllic, but they soon learn of a local superstition concerning the local church, where the marble effigies on the tombs within the church are said to arise and walk "in their marble" each year on All Saint's Eve (Halloween). Listen Now...
Here is a classic ghostly tale from Edith Nesbit, best known as the author of the novel "The Railway Children", (also a 1970 movie starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins). https://youtu.be/sTE71Q84lxk E Nesbit was also the author of numerous weird tales and "Man-Size In Marble" shows her more sinister side. Synopsis A newly-wed couple rent... Continue Reading →
Here are 3 FREE audiobook podcasts you can listen to online right now: THE DIVINE SAGE, THE COMBAT CODES and GRIEVAR'S BLOOD These are all DSB Audio productions, narrated by David Sweeney-Bear, featuring diverse character voices, sound effects and musical accompaniments in the distinctive DSB style! Free Podcast 1: John Paul Cunningham · The Divine... Continue Reading →
"The Divine Sage" audiobook podcast teaser of Chapter 1 in full is out now on Soundcloud and Youtube. You can now listen to The Divine Sage on DSB Audio's Youtube Channel, please help support the channel by leaving a comment, giving a like and subscribing for future updates, Thank You 🙂 For Soundcloud (audio only)... Continue Reading →
This latest audiobook production from DSB Audio is now available as a free podcast for a limited time. New episodes will be published each week, so be sure to tune in... John Paul Cunningham · The Divine Sage (novel) JP Cunningham The Divine Sage is DSB's finest work yet and it has been a pleasure... Continue Reading →
I'm pleased to share my first ever Q&A session with Swords & Specters - Book and audiobook reviewer to the fantastic, the spooky and the far-out. It was great fun to answer some very well thought-out questions on the creative process that goes into my audiobook productions and some of the highlights so far. Check... Continue Reading →
This epic Sci-Fi Fantasy novella by W C Maher, author of Ravenwood Risen is available now as an audiobook. Check out a free sample below: Listen to Firestorm: A novella within the world of Ravenwood Risen by WC Maher - Audiobook Sample, narrated by David Sweeney-Bear byDavid Sweeney-Bear on hearthis.at OUT NOW AT: ... Continue Reading →
AUDIO SAMPLE: Listen to Destinys War Part: Saladins Secret - Audio Sample byDavid Sweeney-Bear on hearthis.at This exciting WW1 Historical Fiction Audiobook is out now at the following outlets: CHIRP GOOGLE KOBO SCRIBD PLAYSTER APPLE It's the first novella in a series by author Pyram King. Check out the... Continue Reading →
You can now listen to The Combat Codes audiobook for free online! Audio podcast chapters are available for streaming or download at Stitcher and Spotfiy. LISTEN NOW The Combat Codes by Alexander Darwin is one of my latest audiobook productions. You can view the main page with an audio sample of this thrilling audiobook along... Continue Reading →
Here's a wonderful classic festive short story for listeners of all ages. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qlj_0X3uYk&w=560&h=315] [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/732356131" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]
Here's a lovely story from one of my favourite authors of all time, great for listeners young or old! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFirI5QELXM&w=560&h=315] [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/732355222" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /]
I'm very excited to announce the release of this full-length audiobook by Alexander Darwin . The novel features Martial Arts combat in a Sci-Fi setting, in an incredibly inventive and engaging way. I enjoyed bringing the story and wealth of characters to life immensely and enjoyed working with Alexander to make this... Continue Reading →
DSB Audio is now on Youtube! Featuring regular podcasts of short stories from classic authors, such as my "Tales From The Vault" series, as well as previews and excerpts from some of DSB Audio's Audible audiobook productions. Be sure to subscribe to the channel to get notifications when new content is posted. https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIGDQkCNfSyUhp43gMjJ95oROcqpF-n5P Please SHARE... Continue Reading →
It is a great pleasure to announce the release of this audiobook collection of short stories by the great J B Priestly, best known for his 1945 play "An Inspector Calls". In this 1953 collection, The Other Place and Other Stories Of The Same Sort , published by Valancourt Books, a variety of strange tales emerge covering... Continue Reading →
From the author of Embrace the Darkness, Tunnels, and The Artist comes Four. Four friends spend a night away camping in the English countryside, each taking a turn to tell a horror story that will terrify the others. But the group soon discover that there is more to be afraid of than just some campfire tales, and that no one is as innocent as they seem ...continue reading
I'm pleased to announce the release of this full-length audibook written by talented new author Riley Nielson. It's a captivating Sci-fi / Fatasy story full of Steampunk adventure, twists and turns and a host of vibrant characters. Suitable for readers of all ages. ...continue reading
Announcing the release of this bumper collection of short horror stories by P J Blakey-Novis, published by Red Cape Publishing....constinue reading
“There's no such thing as Time really; it has no actual existence. Time is nothing more than an infinitesimal point in eternity, just as space is an infinitesimal point in infinity. At the most, Time is a sort of tunnel through which we are accustomed to believe that we are travelling.” - Anthony Carling ...Listen Now
Peter Lemon and Aidan O’Sullivan are the proud co-owners of Grenton Groceries, a successful fruit and veg retailers in Grenton Village, Cumbria. However, commercial bliss is thrown into disarray when Aidan’s brother Norris arrives at the shop, having been recently released from prison ...continue reading
The nightmares continue in this third instalment of short horrors from P.J. Blakey-Novis. The Artist and Other Stories contains a terrifying mix of serial killers, sirens, ghosts, claustrophobia, supernatural powers, and revenge guaranteed to get your heart racing and set your nerves on edge ......continue reading
"When Woodsley, a young English painter, arrives in Barbados and finds no lodging available, he thinks himself fortunate to be invited to stay at Eltonsbrody, a mansion belonging to the eccentric widow Mrs Scaife. But behind the locked doors of the house's disused rooms lurk terrible secrets, and soon strange and blood-curdling events begin to unfold. The tension builds towards a shocking and unforgettable conclusion, when the full horror of Eltonsbrody will be revealed."...continue reading
"How the English Establishment Framed Stephen Ward" is a major expose of a government cover-up that has lasted half a century. ... This is an epic tale of sex, lies, and governmental abuse whose aftermath almost brought down the government and shook the American, British, and Soviet espionage worlds to their core ...Continue Reading
Having escaped being burnt at the stake, the reluctant sorcerer Fursey is back in this sequel, trying to make a quiet life for himself as a grocer in the realm of King Ethelwulf. But when his old enemies seize his wife, Fursey resolves to embrace evil and return to Ireland to reclaim her. Along the way, he’ll have to contend with bloodthirsty Vikings, a melancholy vampire, an alcoholic wizard, a lovesick cow, and Satan himself, intent on gaining ownership of Fursey’s soul ...continue reading
I just got a copy of this fantastic collection of short ghost stories. I must admit I was a little disappointed at first to realise that the stories are not written by Roald Dahl himself but rather selected by him. However, as soon as I started reading, I began to see I was in for... Continue Reading →
I'd like to give a heartfelt welcome and thanks to all the recent subscribers to my new website. Thank you, please leave a comment if you have any feedback about the site, or even just to say hello.
I'm just getting set up and look forward to sharing news about my ongoing audiobook productions, sample readings from some of my favourite literature as well as where you can find other great audiobooks ...Continue Reading
[Reading Sample] Lyra meets Iorek Brynsson, an armoured bear ...Continue reading
[Reading Sample] Douglas Adams describes "How To Fly"...Continue Reading
George meets an Irish tramp on the London streets ...Continue Reading
From the author of Embrace the Darkness, Tunnels takes you on six terrifying journeys full of terror and suspense...Continue Reading
Available here on DVD from Amazon.co.uk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E7R_zqgRcI Ashik Kerib (literally, "the strange lover") is a 1988 Soviet art film directed by Dodo Abashidze from Georgia and Sergei Parajanov from Armenia that is based on the short story of the same name by Mikhail Lermontov. It was Parajanov's last completed film and was dedicated to his close friend Andrei Tarkovsky, who had died two... Continue Reading →
The sequel to HG Wells' celebrated comic novel, The History of Mr. Polly. Time has moved on for Mr. Polly. Over 10 years have passed since the tragic loss of his beloved Nancy - "Nan" as he lovingly called her. Polly thinks he should now leave the Potwell Inn to allow Nan's daughter to rightfully inherit her home and fully live her own life.
But...a new postmistress has arrived at the village and Mr. Polly is immediately bewitched.
As a wistful Mr. Polly looks to the future, he attempts to put his past behind him, but
Step into the mind of the unstable, where nightmares become reality and reality is not quite as it seems ...Continue Reading
Ashik Kerib, a poor minstrel, hoping to win the hand of a Turkish merchant's daughter, wanders the countryside in search of his fortune ...Continue Reading