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Phantom Detective Audiobook # 18 The Silent Menace - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA1113
The Phantom Detective Audiobook #18 The Silent Menace
 
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The Phantom Detective #18 Audiobook
The Silent Menace
by Robert Wallace
Read by Milton Bagby
 
 
Forged in war, The Phantom Detective wages a one-man battle on crime! Solving impossible mysteries and delivering his own justice, he is the underworld’s masked nightmare!
 
Sudden, mysterious death stalks in the gory wake of a sinister symbol of doom in this action-packed epic of The Phantom Detective’s exciting struggle against diabolical crime. The arch-enemy of progress, the chief obstacle in the march of civilization, is Crime — the hydra-headed monster which grasps humanity in savage tentacles of terror. Ever in the forefront in the grim war on lawlessness, is the Phantom Detective! Thrill to his dauntless pursuit of a sinister fiend dedicated to blood-curdling activities of murder and pillage.
 
Truly a one-man force against evil, The Phantom Detective did not follow the trend of other Pulp heroes and build a team around him or utilize a network of agents. That being said, he did not work completely alone, either. The most important ally to the masked sleuth was his surrogate father figure, Frank Havens. The only person to know his true identity, Havens used his newspaper empire to help the Phantom Detective whenever necessary, including summoning him for cases with a red beacon atop the newspaper building. Havens’ daughter, Muriel, also lends a hand in various stories. In love with Richard Curtis Van Sloan, Muriel does not know that he and The Phantom are one and the same. Still, she assists where she can when the hero needs it. Another character, also a result of Havens’ connection to the Detective, that helps out occasionally is Steve Huston. Hard boiled and tough as they come, Huston has a bit of hero worship for the Phantom and this often leads to him not only getting involved in some of the masked man’s cases, but even taking on a major role as a hero in his own right.
 
‘The Silent Menace’ was originally published in the August 1934 issue of The Phantom Detective Magazine and is read with pulse pounding intensity by award winning voice actor Milton Bagby.
 
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Assassin’s Bullet
Chapter 2: Enigma
Chapter 3: Defiance
Chapter 4: Number Six
Chapter 5: Too Late
Chapter 6: Help Me!
Chapter 7: From Headquarters
Chapter 8: Easy Money
Chapter 9: Trailing What?
Chapter 10: Death Sentence
Chapter 11: Jailed
Chapter 12: Between Two Fires
Chapter 13: Under Cover of Night
Chapter 14: Living Death
Chapter 15: The Brink of Eternity
Chapter 16: Hell Lets Loose
Chapter 17: The Five of Clubs
 

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on several hundred audiobook projects and is a 2017 Audie Awards winner, the audiobook industry's highest award. Drawing upon years of stage acting and the occasional bit part in films, Milton uses his experience to create characters that stand out in the ear of the listener.
 
“I am very much aware that a perfect stranger is going to invest many hours listening to me tell a story. I do my best to give the listener an experience in which the characters in that story come alive and sound real.”
 
When not behind a microphone, Milton is a writer. In addition to the well-received Rick Burkhart crime novels, Milton writes a line of 1950s style pulp stories, and is the author of dozens of magazine articles and two non-fiction books. Milton and his wife live in Nashville.
 

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