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Phantom Detective Audiobook # 9 Gamblers in Death - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA1107
The Phantom Detective Audiobook #9 Gamblers in Death
 
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The Phantom Detective #9 Audiobook
Gamblers in Death
by G. Wayman Jones
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!
 
The Phantom Detective comes to grips with the mysterious, diabolical “Big Shot” of a fiendish criminal gambling ring holding the entire sports world in its sinister thrall! Against the heaviest odds ever faced by any man, Richard Curtis Van Loan, the Phantom Detective, plays a bitter game of life and death in his courageous lone wolf war against rampant criminal forces seeking to undermine the very foundations of civilized society. His casebook contains the most gripping stories of crime ever told, the very words of this adventure beating with the rapid pulse of smashing action and breath-taking excitement. Thrill to this story of a criminal so diabolically clever that he proved one of the most formidable foes in the long career of the Phantom Detective.
 
As with many Pulp heroes, The Phantom Detective transcended pulp magazines and made his way into comic books as that media gained more and more prominence. Published originally in his own Pulp magazine by Thrilling Publications, the character publisher Ned Pines ushered in as the lead in the second Hero Pulp also had a life as a four-color hero. The Phantom Detective debuted in Thrilling Comics, a title published by Pines under his company’s comic line, usually referred to as Nedor Comics. It is somewhat of a mystery to some fans why The Phantom Detective simply didn’t have his own comic title, based on how well the Pulp magazine appeared to be doing. Even though The Phantom Detective rarely, if ever, wore the fabled top hat and opera cape he sported on his pulp covers in the actual magazine, he did wear this as his standard costume in his comic adventures.
 
‘Gamblers in Death’ was originally published in the November 1933 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: The Warning
Chapter 2: The Race of Death
Chapter 3: Footsteps in the Night
Chapter 4: The Bluff
Chapter 5: The Lash
Chapter 6: Death in a Box
Chapter 7: The Phantom
Chapter 8: X Marks the Spot
Chapter 9: The Big Shot
Chapter 10: Shanghaied
Chapter 11: The Death Sentence
Chapter 12: The Ride
Chapter 13: “Get the Phantom — or Else”
Chapter 14: Gun Play
Chapter 15: The Big Shot Plays Trumps
Chapter 16: Escape
Chapter 17: Intrigue
Chapter 18: The Knockout
Chapter 19: Farrar Lays Down the Law
Chapter 20: The Accusation of Revelle
Chapter 21: Farrar Takes a Rap
Chapter 22: Alias Martin Christie
Chapter 23: The Big Shot Unmasked
 

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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