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Phantom Detective Audiobook #108 Streamlined Murder - 5 hours [Audio CDs] #RA1179
The Phantom Detective Audiobook #108 Streamlined Murder
 

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The Phantom Detective #108 Audiobook
Streamlined Murder
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!
 
The Phantom Detective races to pursue the greedy perpetrators of shocking crimes when mystery stalks in the wake of the death of an aging silk mill tycoon!
 
In many ways, The Phantom Detective is the Pulp character that never truly got his due in history or among fans. Debuting right after the Shadow, The Phantom, only called that and not The Phantom Detective in the stories, claims the title of the second pulp hero to lead his own magazine, beating Doc Savage only by a matter of weeks. This placement in Pulp history alone should have guaranteed Thrilling Publications’ entry into Hero Pulps an exalted place, maybe even counting him as one of the Trinity of Pulp, a title usually bestowed upon the aforementioned Shadow, Doc Savage, and either The Avenger or The Spider. Add to that the fact that The Phantom Detective Magazine was published for nearly twenty years, making it the longest running Pulp magazine ever and that there are 170 adventures, the third most in Hero Pulps, and it seems tailor made for The Phantom Detective to be a part of Pop Culture. But, oddly enough, this didn’t take place. Largely forgotten with the end of his series in 1953, The Phantom Detective’s legacy has been kept alive thanks to dedicated collectors and pulp fans and, arguably, because the character has fallen into the public domain, making it available for writers and publishers to produce new tales featuring the character.
 
Streamlined Murder was originally published in the February 1942 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: Millionaire Afraid
Chapter 2: Murder’s a Passenger
Chapter 3: Fugitive in the Tube
Chapter 4: One Murder Added
Chapter 5: Horror in a Bag
Chapter 6: Understanding Ape
Chapter 7: World-Wide Clue
Chapter 8: Annihilating Fire
Chapter 9: Mystery of a Ring
Chapter 10: Death in the Silk
Chapter 11: Mysterious Martha
Chapter 12: Abdul Speaks
Chapter 13: Honest Ex-Convict
Chapter 14: Substitute Butler
Chapter 15: Message of Murder
Chapter 16: Strange Escape
Chapter 17: Imports For A Swindle
Chapter 18: Changing Butlers
Chapter 19: Slave to Horror
Chapter 20: The Phantom Strikes
Chapter 21: Battle of the Apes
Chapter 22: Fire of Death
 

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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