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What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a wayward teen, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village. The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by contemporary authors from across the globe.

What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a wayward teen, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village. The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by contemporary authors from across the globe.
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What if there was a book that literally opened up doorways to other worlds? Where would it lead, and could you handle what you found on the other side? Cassie, a wayward teen, is about to find out. One day, after she wraps up community service at a local hospital, she stumbles out of the basement of a spooky bookshop and into a story set on a devil's staircase in a remote Italian village. The Dark Tome is a new take on the anthology audio fiction podcast, featuring fantastic stories by contemporary authors from across the globe.

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English


Episodes

SAMPLE: S2 Episode 2: The Bacchae, by Elizabeth Hand

11/19/2018
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Dark Tome: Season 2 is an Exclusive to Stitcher Premium subscribers until late 2019. Get a free month's trial of Stitcher Premium by visiting StitcherPremium.com/DarkTome and using promo code DARK. S2E2 SAMPLER: Cassie's saved by a friend, but learns that her world has changed more than she could have imagined while she's been gone. Worlds gone wrong turns out to be a theme, when she goes on her next trip, to the world of THE BACCHAE. In a world where environmental destruction has poisoned...

Duration:00:09:30

SAMPLE: S2 Episode 1: Natural Skin, by Alyssa Wong

10/29/2018
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Dark Tome: Season 2 is an Exclusive to Stitcher Premium subscribers until late 2019. Get a free month's trial of Stitcher Premium by visiting StitcherPremium.com/DarkTome and using promo code DARK. "I'm not a ghost!" -- "All ghosts say that." In the return of the acclaimed dimension-jumping anthology fiction podcast, we find Cassie flung to a world where body modifications are routine and one daughter of a Chinese immigrant is prepared to make an unbelievable sacrifice to save her own skin....

Duration:00:09:55

Season 2 Trailer: The World's Not How I Left It

10/12/2018
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A teaser for Dark Tome Season!!! The new Season debuts October 26, 2018, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. Get a free month of Stitcher Premium by visiting stitcher.com/premium and using promo code DARK

Duration:00:01:40

Introducing Wolverine: The Long Night

9/21/2018
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An announcement about Dark Tome Season 2, followed by an exclusive preview of WOLVERINE: THE LONG NIGHT. Following a string of mysterious deaths in Burns, Alaska, Special Agents Sally Pierce and Tad Marshall arrive to investigate. They soon find there’s more going on than meets the eye. The first scripted podcast from Marvel, starring Celia Keenan-Bolger and Ato Essandoh as Agents Pierce and Marshall, with Richard Armitage as Wolverine. Also featuring Scott Adsit, Bob Balaban, Zoe Chao,...

Duration:00:05:36

The Drabblecast Reborn!

9/14/2018
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Ever hear of The Drabblecast? It's the podcast of strange stories, for strange listeners, such as yourself. After podfading for a couple of years, The Drabblecast is BACK! And currently raising funds for a new season. Fred shares a classic Drabblecast episode he's sure you'll love, and makes some vague mentions of what to expect regarding Season 2 of Dark Tome.

Duration:01:07:22

Springheeld Saga - 9 of 9 - The Lords of the World

7/6/2018
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With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, Jonah Smith must fight to fulfil his destiny and finally discover the secret of Springheel’d Jack. But as his ruthless adversaries close in, who shall become… the Lords of the World!?

Duration:00:40:50

Springheeld Saga - 8 of 9 - The Engine of Doom

6/29/2018
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Pursued by agents of the Kaiser, Jonah Smith must join forces with an old enemy in his search for Springheel Jack. But will they survive… the Tunnels of Death?!

Duration:00:35:39

Springheeld Saga - 7 of 9 - The Peril of the Empires

6/22/2018
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UNITED KINGDOM, 1877. When Aldershot Barracks is attacked by the flame-wreathed ‘Night Terror’, Jonah Smith is called out of retirement by Her Majesty’s Government and sent on one final, deadly mission – to capture Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:32:27

Springheeld Saga - 6 of 9 - The Tunnels of Death

6/12/2018
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With Jonah Smith dead and the murder of Maria Davis still a mystery, there is little hope that the forces of good will triumph as a runaway train speeds towards it’s explosive destination.

Duration:00:38:31

Springheeld Saga - 5 of 9 - The Carnival of Horrors

6/4/2018
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Hunted by the police and stalked by a sinister new enemy, Jonah Smith risks all to clear his name by going behind the scenes at Bartholomew Fair… in search of Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:40:28

Springheel Saga - 4 of 9 - The Terror of London

5/25/2018
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Folly Ditch, 1845. When a fire-breathing maniac kills 13-year-old Maria Davis, Springheel Jack is blamed. Detective Inspector Jonah Smith is hot on the trail but soon finds himself accused of an equally terrible crime…

Duration:00:43:58

Springheel Saga - 3 of 9 - The Face of the Fiend

5/18/2018
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As the forces of darkness threaten to frame an innocent man for the monstrous attacks, Smith and Charlotte must escape the villainous Lord Wayland and solve the mystery of Springheel Jack – or die in the attempt!

Duration:00:31:56

Springheel Saga - 2 of 9

5/14/2018
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Smith’s desperate race to capture the mysterious Springheel Jack before he strikes again sends him on a dangerous hunt through London’s darkest shadows … and into the crypt of evil!

Duration:00:30:26

Springheel Saga - 1 of 9

5/4/2018
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London, 1837. A terrifying apparition stalks the night! Constable Jonah Smith must avoid a pair of vicious killers in his hunt for the mysterious figure who will come to be known as… Springheel Jack!

Duration:00:29:57

Season 2 Update & New Show

3/2/2018
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Season 2 of The Dark Tome is coming Fall, 2018 - but good news! We'll have some new episodes over the summer and playback of a series by friends of ours this spring. Today enjoy a sampler of THE MAYAN CRYSTAL, a new show out by the team that made The Dark Tome. In the spirit of Mayan folklore, a twelve-year old Belizean girl accidentally invokes the evil spirit of an ancient enemy that threatens to consume the rainforest. With the help of her ancient ancestors, her sister, and her new...

Duration:00:20:00

Halloween Double Feature: Dark Passenger & Intensive Care

10/25/2017
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Two tales of terror to sate your appetite this Halloween. DARK PASSENGER - Two teenage friends start scaring each other on the drive to a dismal “haunted” house on the coast of Maine. But when their innocent fun starts to become all too real, they soon realize what true terror is. A nod to Stephen King in a tale inspired by a true story too haunting to forget. INTENSIVE CARE - Alex wakes in a run-down New England hospital with foggy memories of a car accident. He asks nurses about his...

Duration:00:56:52

Episode 9, Part 2: How Gussy Got the Book

8/27/2017
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SEASON 1 FINALE Gussy has traveled into the land of the underworld looking for his friend Billy - and his friend is no longer his friend. Gussy recounts the end of the heartbreaking tale of how he got his hands on the Dark Tome, and Cassie is forced to decide whether to take the book for another ride or not. The Dark Tome is produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Bill Dufris. Theme 'Febryar' by Peter Van Riet https://soundcloud.com/petervanriet | Show credits at http://thedarktome.com/

Duration:00:29:42

Episode 9, Part 1: How Gussy Got the Book

8/27/2017
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Gussy and Cassie learned they've "Gone sideways" - the Dark Tome has returned them to the world, but not *their* world. As Cassie struggles to understand the predicament the book has put her in, Gussy recounts the heartbreaking tale of how he got his hands on the Dark Tome, and the cost the book has caused him. The Dark Tome is produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Bill Dufris. Theme 'Febryar' by Peter Van Riet https://soundcloud.com/petervanriet | Show credits at http://thedarktome.com/

Duration:00:36:35

SAMPLE: S1 Episode 9: How Gussy Got the Book

8/27/2017
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### THE DARK TOME is now exclusive to Stitcher Premium subscribers until late 2019. Get a free month's trial of Stitcher Premium by visiting StitcherPremium.com/DarkTome and using promo code DARK. ### Gussy and Cassie learned they've "Gone sideways" - the Dark Tome has returned them to the world, but not *their* world. As Cassie struggles to understand the predicament the book has put her in, Gussy recounts the heartbreaking tale of how he got his hands on the Dark Tome, and the cost the...

Duration:00:13:24

Episode 8, Part 2: Trial Day, by Tananarive Due

7/21/2017
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Young Lettie can see things through her magic eye - things that might be better if she not see. Grownup's secrets. Grownup's true intentions. But when she learns of her brother's unjust arrest and sham trial, it's her seeing eye - and some conjure magic from her Mama - that may help change the fate of her big brother. The Dark Tome is produced by Fred Greenhalgh and Bill Dufris. Theme 'Febryar' by Peter Van Riet https://soundcloud.com/petervanriet | Show credits at http://thedarktome.com/

Duration:00:23:34