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Startling Stories Audiobook Fall 1944 - 8 hours [Download] #RA419D
Startling Stories Audiobook Fall 1944
 
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Startling Stories Audiobook
Fall 1944
Read by Milton Bagby, Roberto Scarlato, and Roger Price
 
 
Startling Stories was the younger sibling of Thrilling Wonder Stories. It began in 1939 at the urging of science fiction fans who clamored for a full-length novel in each issue. At this point, Thrilling Wonder Stories contained a variety of novelets and short stories, but fans wanted something longer that allowed for more character development. And thus, Startling Stories was born. Each issue started off with a book-length novel, and was filled out with a variety of short stories, science columns, special features and, of course, letters to the editor. Some of science-fiction’s best authors appeared in Startling Stories, including luminaries such as Stanley G. Weinbaum, Eando Binder, Edmond Hamilton, and Alfred Bester. The magazine thrived through the 1940s and early 1950s, but fading revenues forced it to close with the Fall 1955 issue, after a 99-issue run. Startling Stories now returns with these vintage pulp tales, reissued for today’s listeners as audiobooks.
 
Table of Contents:
 
A Complete Book-Length Scientifiction Novel
Shadow Over Mars
by Leigh Brackett
Out of the Roaring Turmoil of the Red Planet Emerges Resolute Rick Urquhart — Destined to Rule the Universe, and to Dare Destruction for the Sake of the Woman He Loves!
Read by Milton Bagby
Chapter 1: Company Press-gang
Chapter 2: Trouble at the Mines
Chapter 3: Break for Liberty
Chapter 4: Into the Depths of Mars
Chapter 5: Latent Fires Astir
Chapter 6: Doom from the Throne
Chapter 7: A Change in Management
Chapter 8: Tapper of Minds
Chapter 9: Gathering Storm
Chapter 10: Flames of Revolt
Chapter 11: A Shrewd Plan Fails
Chapter 12: Men of Valkis
Chapter 13: Perfumed Death
Chapter 14: City of Horror
Chapter 15: Storm Makes an Error
Chapter 16: Rick Settles Scores
 
The Cosmic Doodler — Unusual Short Story
by Carl Jacobi
Professor Bickering Seeks to Solve the Workings of the Subconscious
Read by Roberto Scarlato
 
Thrills In Science — Special Feature
by Oscar J. Friend
Read by Roger Price
 
The Day Of The Beast — Unusual Short Story
by D.D. Sharp
A Hall of Fame Classic Reprinted by Popular Demand
Read by Roger Price
 
The Invisible Vandals — Unusual Short Story
by Charles Stoddard
A Clever Scheme for a Cruel Revenge Goes Haywire
Read by Roberto Scarlato
 
The Mad Domneys — Unusual Short Story
by Verne Chute
The Arrival of Cecil Disrupted the Household — and How!
Read by Roberto Scarlato
 
This Startling War — News from the Science Front
Read by Roger Price
 
Meet The Author
by Leigh Brackett
Read by Roger Price
 

Milton Bagby is a veteran radio announcer and voiceover specialist who first turned to audiobooks in 2010. Since then, Milton has worked on close to two 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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