Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer leads his 7th Cavalry into the Valley of the Little Big Horn, and into eternity in this truly spectacular audio dramatization of the events that took place on June 25th, 1876. It was a horrific battle, which saw no true victors. Custer´s command lost their lives. The Plains Indians lost their way of life. With an exciting music score (using many themes from the actual 7th Cavalry song book), and thousands of sound effects, you will be right in the middle of the famous last stand on the Little Big Horn. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003884/bk_brll_003884_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An exciting adventure series set during the French and Indian War. Ticonderoga tells the story of Captain William Taylor and his Mohawk scout Degadawidah who are charged to escort Captain Carlton Campbell of the 42nd Highlanders through the dangerous lands of the Huron to Fort Edward, where the British are making plans to march on the French held Ticonderoga. On the journey they meet young orphan Adam Cobbs who receives a baptism by fire in the harsh and bloody wilderness of New York State. With drums beating and bagpipes wailing, Ticonderoga is a musket blasting adventure on the epic scale that The Colonial Radio Theatre has become known for. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, J.T. Turner, Joseph Zamparelli, Andrew Monroe, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003968/bk_brll_003968_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this adventure, Dorothy gets caught in a California earthquake with her cousin Zeb, and they have many adventures underground with none other than the Wizard of Oz! But can they find their way back to the surface world? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/brll/003041/rt_brll_003041_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tales. And soon enough, the ill-fated schoolmaster encounters a terrifying legend come to life: the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow. Meticulously adapted to stay true to the mood and flavor of the book Washington Irving is most famous for, this Colonial Radio presentation won the Charles Ogle Award for the Best Fantasy Production of 2005. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/brll/003299/rt_brll_003299_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The USS Constitution is the world´s oldest commissioned warship afloat, having been launched in 1797. The Adventures of Old Ironsides dramatizes two of her most exciting adventures. In ´´The Barbary Pirates´´ - the year is 1805, and Constitution battles Tripolitan Pirates to free the crew of the captured USS Philadelphia. An ´´edge of your seat” adventure, it is based totally on fact with nothing thrown in for dramatic effect - it didn’t need it! In ´´Escape To The Wind´´, Constitution finds herself in the War of 1812, chased by a squadron of five British Warships. The wind dies down, and the ships are dead in the water, Captain Hull finds a way to distance himself from the superior force. An amazing but true story of Yankee ingenuity! By culling through the records of the Captain’s logs, the Colonial Radio Theatre brings to life the adventures of the USS Constitution - Old Ironsides! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003835/bk_brll_003835_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dr. Peter Blood is arrested and sentenced to hang for treating a wounded rebel. Instead of death, he is sent to Barbados as a slave. When the Spanish attack the port city of Bridgetown, he and his fellow slaves capture the Spanish ship and set out to sea, where he becomes the notorious pirate, Captain Blood. With battles on sea and on land, daring escapes, sword duels to the death, a touch of romance, and a magnificent score by Jeffrey Gage, Captain Blood is a swashbuckling adventure on a very grand scale! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/brll/002767/rt_brll_002767_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Highly detailed and accurate, you will find yourself in the middle of General Buford´s skirmish line as he tries to halt the Confederate advance into Gettysburg. You will feel the anguish and hell of war - of the slaughter that took place in the wheat field. You will live the heroism of Picket’s doomed charge and hear the immortal words that President Lincoln delivered in his consecrating address some four months later. No matter your loyalties, Gettysburg will have your heart pounding with its thunderous action, high adventure, and suspense. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/brll/002995/rt_brll_002995_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this original sequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a large smuggling ring being run by the notorious pirate Captain Black. He is taken aboard their ship, Devils Servant, and with Dr. Livesey and Squire Trelawney in pursuit, he soon finds himself once again on Treasure Island where he encounters the mastermind of the smuggling operation - Long John Silver. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anastas Varinos, Joseph Zamparelli, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003892/bk_brll_003892_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna arrives in San Antonio with 6,000 troups and begins to besiege the Alamo for thirteen days. Flying a red flag and playing the El Deguello (cut the throat), Santa Anna signals that no quarter will be given to the defenders. You will be there with David Crockett, Jim Bowie, William Travis, and 16-year-old David Cummings as they fight to the bitter end in this spectacular epic production of one of the worlds most famous battles. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/003567/bk_brll_003567_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One of the true classics of American literature. Originally published in 1900, it was the first truly American fairy tale, as Baum crafted a wonderful fantasy, peopled with memorable characters — a cornfield scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and a humbug wizard. Follow the adventures of young Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, as their Kansas house is swept away by a cyclone and they find themselves in a strange land called Oz. Here she meets the Munchkins and joins the Scarecrow, the Tinman, and the Cowardly Lion on an unforgettable journey to the Emerald City. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/002654/bk_brll_002654_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.