Peter, a dissatisfied star of a popular children's television show, self-destructs and travels to Los Angeles after a much-publicized scandal. Unexpectedly, he meets someone during a glamorous garden party that changes everything.
Herbert West is a strange doctor, obsessed with reanimating dead humans so that they might live again. Along with the narrator, West starts experimenting on corpses in the medical school; beginning a series of partially successful reanimations with horrifying results! Terrify yourself with the original zombie story from H.P. Lovecraft in this Booktrack Edition.
Unlike her brothers and sisters, Anthea cannot see, so when they all go to the beach one day, their mother tells them to take care of her. While they are all playing on the sand, a thick fog rolls in from the ocean. Suddenly it's up to Anthea to get everyone home safely… Written by the legendary Margaret Mahy, this is a beautifully told story that will give Booktrack readers a new perspective on blindness.
Booktrack's New Testament in the New King James Version presents all 27 books of the New Testament, each with a specially composed musical and ambient soundtrack. The effect is an immersive reading experience, replacing the distractions of the everyday world with an all-enveloping Bible reading experience.
Cuando Hamelín se ve invadida por una plaga de ratones, solo la ayuda de un misterioso flautista parece ser su salvación. Mas la avaricia de su alcalde provocará que éste decida llevarse a todos los niños. A todos no!... un pequeñín cojo será el único niño que quedará en la ciudad. ¿Logrará encontrar la forma de liberar a sus amiguitos? Booktrack presenta una nueva versión del clásico poema de Robert Browning.(Community)
In 1850 a poltergeist erupts in the home of a French village priest. He blames the local male witch, who reacts with the most modern of hexes: a lawsuit. In this extraordinary novel, based on a true story, there’s also a singing seance, a fruitless exorcism, a battery of nails, and a love story. You have to hear the story to believe it. And you have to hear the poltergeist to solve it.
Booktrack's Gospels in the New King James Version is for those seeking a contemplative experience of the Bible. This stunning presentation provides a rest, a retreat from the busyness of the world, a time of moving meditation on things heavenly. It's perfect for those who are familiar with Scripture as well as for those yet to discover the hidden riches of the Gospels
Mr. Baxter was a lonely and ornery man. He kept to himself, spending his later life sitting in parks, thinking back to the violent youth he endured in London’s slums. Everything changes when a homeless boy moves onto his street creating trouble at night. Baxter had been a bodyguard, a dangerous man known as The Menace. When the boy is suddenly attacked, Mr. Baxter tightens the string on his dressing gown, and goes into action. What happens afterward changes them both forever.
The two leading families of Verona, Montague and Capulet, are locked in a bloody feud. So the Prince of Verona places the death penalty on anyone breaking the peace. But everything changes when Romeo, a Montague, and a Capulet, Juliet fall in love and spark a chain of tragic chain of events for the young star-crossed lovers. Hear the clash of swords and the sounds of Italy in the world's most famous romance with this Booktrack edition.
Jack lives with poor widowed mother and their cow, which has stopped giving milk. But everything changes when Jack swaps the cow for some "magic" beans. What begins is a magical tale of giants, beanstalks and hens that lay golden eggs.
Fan Booktrack: The anonymous narrator is suffering from a strange hyper-sensitivity to everything around him. He lives with an old man who has a clouded bluish eye, an abnormality that fascinates and disturbs him. Resolving to kill the man and dispose of his body, he soon realizes in horror, however, his innocent victim may never let him forget what he has done...
The narrator, a tortured morphine-addicted man, plans to commit suicide because of an incident when he was in the navy in the First World War. What follows is his description of being marooned on "a slimy expanse of hellish black mire" and the horrific creature he meets... Settle down with Booktrack for this classic horror story by H. P. Lovercraft and prepare to be terrified!
In an Indian jungle a pair of wolves are raising their family of cubs. But everything changes when a human baby, Mowgli, stumbles upon their camp. The vicious tiger, Shere Khan is stalking the jungle and it's up to the wolves and a whole host of other animals to save Mowgli from being the tiger's next meal... Hear Booktrack bring the jungle to life in Kipling's timeless collection of fables.
The Terrible Old Man is a strange elderly man "so old that no one can remember when he was young, and so taciturn that few know his real name". He lives alone and is rumoured to have acquired a hoard of jewels and riches throughout his life. Hearing this tale, three robbers plot to steal the treasure for themselves... Hear Lovecraft's imaginary New England setting come to life in this Booktrack edition.
When a fierce giant destroys her home and takes her husband, the Little Old Woman and her children are forced to live in the large shoe he left behind. But ignoring the danger, and the Little Old Woman’s fears, her twelve sons set off to the giant's castle to free their father… Hear Booktrack bring this enchanting tale of giants, dragons, witches, and a very large shoe to life.
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro' the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… But this scene is soon to be disturbed by a mysterious jolly visitor... Settle down for the most famous Christmas poem ever – hear the clatter on the roof and the magic of Saint Nicholas for yourself with this Booktrack edition.
Senior and Junior are two old men - inseparable friends, they have very different personalities and lives. Senior looks forward to death, but everything changes the day of Junior's fall; that's the day that nature takes her wrath out on their coastal town. Leaving Senior questioning the cruel life that takes away everything but leaves him in his current situation... Immerse yourself with Booktrack in this thoughtful story of friendship and disaster.
The incredible sequel to I am Number Four: Of the nine that came here, there are six left - hiding and blending in, avoiding contact with each other… but soon they will be equipped to fight. And is there one strong enough to bring them all together? Immerse yourself in the Booktrack version of this supercharged novel and hear the aliens land...
Nancy is lonely young woman living in New York City immediately after the tragedies that unfolded on 9/11. What follows are a series of misadventures and an unusual occurrence as she attempts to find comfort and solace. Booktrack brings this provocative story to life and transports you to the aftermath of one of the greatest tragedies of our time.
Geppetto is a poor Italian woodcarver trying to earn a living making puppets. But everything changes when he creates Pinocchio, a talking wooden puppet. What follows are a series of misadventures by the mischievous puppet, who wants to be a real boy, and his very long nose... Booktrack transports you back to 19th Century Italy in this lively classic tale filled with talking puppets, crickets, and boys who turn into donkeys.
Sherlock Holmes is a London detective with extraordinary powers of deduction, a master of disguises and a gifted forensic scientist. With his faithful sidekick, Dr Watson, he solves the most difficult cases from London and the rest of the world. Join this legendary detective and immerse yourself in these twelve complex cases. Feel the tension rising as he closes in on the suspect with this Booktrack edition.
The town of Hamelin is suffering from a rat infestation and when the Pied Piper offers a solution, the mayor agrees and promises to pay him. But despite successfully luring the rats into the river and drowning them, the mayor goes back on his promise. Angry, the Pied Piper vows to seek revenge... What have the people of Hamelin got themselves into? Hear the Pied Piper play and find out what happens in this Booktrack edition.
Taken from her parents and forced to live in a tower by an evil enchantress, Rapunzel's long golden hair is the only way up to her room. But everything changes when a handsome prince hears her singing and proposes to marry her. However, before they can escape, the enchantress finds out and will stop at nothing to prevent them living happily ever after... Hear the classic fairy tale come to life in this Booktrack version.
Cinderella is forced to work as a servant for her cruel stepmother and two stepsisters. But everything changes when the Prince holds a ball for all the ladies in the land. With the help of her Fairy Godmother, Cinderella is transformed into a lady with a golden carriage, beautiful dress and glass slippers. Will she be able to win the Prince's heart? Find out in Booktrack's magical children's classic.
The fatal plague of Red Death has descended upon the town but Prince Prospero and his nobles are safe behind the walls of the abbey. While waiting for the plague to pass, the Prince holds a masqerade ball to entertain his guests. But a mysterious guest in a dark blood-spattered robe is spotted inside... has the Red Death breached the abbey walls? Find out as Booktrack paints a picture of mortality and doom in this scary tale.
Snow White has skin as white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony. But when her vain stepmother, the Queen, is told by a magic mirror that Snow White is the fairest of them all, her life is in danger. Taking refuge in the home of seven Dwarfs, Snow White must outwit the jealous Queen's attempts to harm her... Hear Booktrack bring this children's classic to life.
A young girl called Alice is sitting by a riverbank when suddenly she spots a curious talking white rabbit - fully clothed and sporting a large pocket watch. Seeing him disappear down a rabbit hole, Alice decides to follow; and so begins her amazing adventures in the weird and absurd place called Wonderland. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and get lost in this classic.
The Ugly Duckling is made fun of and bullied by the other birds and animals on the farm. Desperate to fit in he wanders the farm and surrounding countryside, but everything changes when he finally grows up and finds out what he really is… Immersive yourself in the sounds of the farm and the lake as Booktrack brings this story of personal transformation and perseverance to life.
A 19th Century English family save a half drowned young Mongoose named Rikki Tikki Tavi and decide to keep him as pet in their new Indian home. But two evil Cobras live in the house and plot to kill the family to reclaim it for themselves. It's up to Rikki to save them and rid their house of the threat... Immersive yourself in the Booktrack edition of this classic fable of loyalty and bravery.
The Selfish Giant owns a beautiful garden in which children love to play. But everything changes when he returns to the garden after seven years - he builds a wall to keep the children out, causing the garden to fall into winter. But one day they manage to sneak back in and the giant is awoken by the sounds of spring... will he see the error of his ways? Hear this enchanting story come to life with Booktrack.
When Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up, is caught listening in on the Darling's bedtime stories, so begins an amazing tale. Convincing the Darling's children, Wendy, John and Michael to join him, Peter spirits them away to Neverland. What follows are a series of incredible adventures featuring Indians, fairies, and of course Captain Hook. Dive into the magical sounds and scenes of Neverland in this Booktrack edition.
It's a cold bleak Christmas Eve, the time of year Ebenezer Scrooge hates most. But everything changes when he is visited by the ghostly apparition of his long dead business partner and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future… Adapted to film, stage, opera - and now a Booktrack. Settle down for a good Christmas read and be transported back to Victorian London.
When a great famine settles across the land Hansel and Gretel, the young children of poor woodcutter, are left in the woods by their stepmother. But everything changes when they stumble across a very old woman's cottage made of candy. Too late they realize she's witch and her intention is to cook and eat them! Will Hansel and Gretel escape? Hear the witch cackle and the cauldron bubble in this Booktrack version.
It is the late 1830's on the Mississippi River and Huckleberry Finn is bored with his guardian's attempts to civilize him. Escaping her and his drunken violent father, Huck fakes his own death and sets off down the Mississippi River. So begins an exciting adventure that explores the Pre-Civil War American South. Immersive yourself in the colorful sights and sounds and be transported back to when steamboats ran the Mississippi.