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Free Audiobook Promo Codes Giveaway

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 →

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TFTV 17 ¦ “The Terror” by Guy De Maupassant ¦ DSB Full Audiobook ¦ Classic Psychological Horror Story

Fear and Paranoia... "The Terror" focuses on narrator Monsieur Raymon and his descent into insanity. At the beginning of the story, he tells the reader that he is going to be married simply because recent events caused him to have an irrational fear of being alone. Raymon tells us the tale of how one night after arriving home, he sees someone sitting in his armchair by his fireplace. Listen Now...

TFTV 16 ¦ “The Skull” by Philip K. Dick ¦ DSB Full Audiobook ¦ Sci-Fi Mystery Thriller Story

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...

TFTV 14 ¦ Sherlock Holmes: “The Red-Headed League” [2 of 2] ¦ DSB Full Audiobook Short Story

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...

TFTV 13 ¦ Sherlock Holmes: “The Red-Headed League” [1 of 2] ¦ DSB Full Audiobook Short Story

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...

TFTV 07 ¦ “Kerfol” (House of Madness) Part 2 by Edith Wharton ¦ DSB Audio Full Audiobook Story

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...

TFTV 06 ¦ “Kerfol” (House of Madness) Part 1 by Edith Wharton ¦ DSB Audio Full Audiobook Story

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...

TFTV 04 ¦ “The Hanging of Alfred Wadham” by E F Benson ¦ DSB Audio Full Audiobook Story

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...

TFTV 02 ¦ “The Ebony Frame” by E Nesbit ¦ DSB Audio Full Audiobook Story

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...

Man-Size In Marble by Edith Nesbit

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). 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 →

Narrator Q&A with Swords & Specters Blog

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 →

OUT NOW: “Firestorm” Novella by WC Maher

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    OUT NOW AT:    ... Continue Reading →

“Gift Of The Magi” by O Henry

Here's a wonderful classic festive short story for listeners of all ages. [youtube] [soundcloud url="" 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" /]

“The Happy Prince” by Oscar Wilde

Here's a lovely story from one of my favourite authors of all time, great for listeners young or old! [youtube] [soundcloud url="" 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" /]

Immersive Audio Stories – DSB’s Youtube Channel

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. Please SHARE... Continue Reading →

Short Story Out Now: Lemonade – by Tom Ashton

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

Out Now: The Artist And Other Short Stories

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

Out now: “Eltonsbrody” by Edgar Mittelholzer

"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

Out now: How The English Establishment Framed Stephen Ward

"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

Out now: “The Return Of Fursey” by Mervyn Wall – A Classic Irish Supernatural Satire

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

Welcome, thanks for joining me…

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

Ashik Kerib (Film)

Available here on DVD from 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 Future Of Mr Polly – Ian Shimwell

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
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