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Phantom Detective Audiobook # 1 The Emperor of Death - 5 hours [Download] #RA1101D
The Phantom Detective Audiobook #1 The Emperor of Death

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The Phantom Detective #1 Audiobook
The Emperor of 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 fights single-handedly against a ruthless king of criminals, who plans a reign of wholesale death and destruction. Only the masked sleuth known as The Phantom can play a lone hand of justice against this mad genius!
Richard Curtis Van Loan — The Phantom Detective. The greatest sleuth of all time, his casebook is filled with tales of his courageous “Lone Wolf” campaign to rid the nation of organized crime and big time racketeers, his single-handed war against rampant banditry in America.
His identity known to only one person, this masked enemy of crime is a product of the cataclysmic World War. Born wealthy beyond all avarice, the war made playboy Richard Curtis Van Loan realize the futility of his pampered life. Daily facing death on the flaming Eastern Front, peace-time activities seemed too tame for him after his high flying career as a war pilot was over. Others, seeking readjustment vainly, took to other fields — many, to crime. Van Loan instead dedicated himself to fighting the criminal forces that sought to hold America in their grip.
Intent on his new mission, Van Loan taught himself every skill it required. Equipped with a knowledge of criminology second to none on earth as well a master of make-up, the actor’s art, mimicry, ventriloquism and hypnotist, he embarked on his perilous career. Sacrificing those things that the ordinary man may have for the asking — the simple pleasures of home and hearth — Van Loan prepared to gamble desperately against gangdom’s strangle-hold on humanity. Donning a mask, Van Loan took his fight to criminals face to face as The Phantom Detective!
The Emperor of Death was originally published in the February 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: Treason!
Chapter 2: The Eye of Death
Chapter 3: The Phantom Meets the Foe
Chapter 4: Papers of Death
Chapter 5: The Meeting
Chapter 6: Enter the Dope
Chapter 7: The Cripple
Chapter 8: The Mad Red Strikes
Chapter 9: Hesterberg’s Word
Chapter 10: Hearing But Not Seeing
Chapter 11: A Bargain for Life
Chapter 12: The Vigil
Chapter 13: “I Can’t Talk”
Chapter 14: Ruby
Chapter 15: Judge Pinelli
Chapter 16: Hesterberg Stakes All
Chapter 17: The Phantom Takes the Trail
Chapter 18: Edgetown
Chapter 19: An Old Trick
Chapter 20: The Gamble of Life

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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