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Thursday Thrillers

From the Mutual Audio Network feed, Thursday Thrillers provides a weekly showcase of mystery, detective, crime fiction, action and thrilling adventure! Need a chance to escape? Why wait for Thursday when every week we have thrilling tales for you to enjoy!

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This Thing of Ours – Episode 1 – New York City, 1977

New York City, 1977. There’s turmoil within the Colombo Crime Family as the Boss Nicky “The Old Man” Rosselli survives a hit by an unknown assailant. An up and coming mafioso Carmine Santorelli is called upon to enforce justice on the guilty party…but did he really get his man? Join the Family as Carmine and his crew navigate the treacherous waters of the New York underworld…. 1 of 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

17mins

5 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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Black Jack Justice #44- Some Kinda Lucky

There are all kind of luck in this world. Good luck, bad luck... the luck you make, the luck you were just born with... and then there is good old-fashioned dumb luck, and its leading practitioner, Freddie "The Finger" Hawthorne. But when Freddie's luck crosses the line between dumb and just plain stupid, somebody's bound to answer with lead. And if everybody lives through it, it'll be Some Kinda Lucky! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26mins

9 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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This Thing of Ours – Episode 2 –  La Cosa Nostra

Carmine and Stevie meet for a walk and talk to discuss what went on at last night’s Commission meeting…Meanwhile, two of Carmine’s employees at his garbage hauling business get a visit from a couple of thugs looking to flex their muscles…  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

20mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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The Lost Tigers- Episode 06: The Mission Guardian

In Guadalcanal , Gunny Garcia grows as a Marine Gunnery Sergeant. Later, he flies south to confront Colonel Sato in the La Jolla Caves. The first clue to the location of the ancient tomb is discovered! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Harry Strange #301- The Guardians

Season three begins for our immortal detective. What happened to Carmen? Where has Harry been? How is Fiona doing at the convent? This episode takes place six months after the Season 2 finale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #5

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Rule of Three

Often compared to Alfred Hitchcock Presents in terms of theme and tone, The Dead Line Anthology Series contains individual suspense/thriller features a half-hour long with twists and turns with the spooky narration by an unknown eavesdropper. Don't lose the connection to this call. Rule of Three- Mark and Penny's whirlwind romance has been almost a year. But when his world starts falling down around his ears, he has nowhere to point the blame. Or does he?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27mins

29 Aug 2019

Rank #6

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This Thing of Ours – Episode 3 – One Man’s Trash

Carmine is forced to deal with the threat to his garbage company head on. But things get a little dicey when he finds out there may be repercussions for his actions… 3 of 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

18mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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Black Jack Justice #7- Justice Be Done

Mordecai Brasseau had been nothing but bad luck for Jack Justice Investigations since the first time he walked through the door. A nice man, but a jinx - quite possibly the unluckiest man in the world. Each time Jack and Trixie took on a case for him, they swore it would be the last. Sooner or later they had to be right... and the registered letter inviting them to the reading of Mordecai's will suggested that time had finally come.... Or, maybe not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

23mins

18 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Harry Strange #215- The Butcher's Bill

Harry sees Carmen. Bishop Ethan gets naughty. Lace gets angry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30mins

3 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Black Jack Justice #13- The Purloined Format Caper

Is Jack and Trixie's new client dragon lady or ingenue? In either case, can they get their paws on a ten thousand dollar marker held by a shady underworld type before her wedding march turns funeral dirge? If so, can they do it without strangling each other? And just for an extra kick, can they pull all of this off while paying loving tribute to one of the greatest detective shows in old-time radio?!? Find out as they crack the case of The Purloined Format Caper! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29mins

30 May 2019

Rank #10

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Harry Strange #7- The Sad Tale of Albert Finkel

Who is killing the priests of Night Falls? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31mins

18 Apr 2019

Rank #11

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Hawk Chronicles #3- "The Handler"

Kate learns that the STIP was stolen, her lost father is alive and an alien is loose in the city. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

15mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #12

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Black Jack Justice #47- To The Manor Born

A sudden storm, a secluded manor house full of would-be heirs and the sudden arrival of detectives from the city as if by chance. How exactly did our hard-boiled heroes find themselves this far outside their usual genre? And how will they solve a mystery that's To The Manor Born? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

22mins

30 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Black Jack Justice #24- Dance, Justice, Dance

They say that music hath charms to soothe the savage breast. But like just about everything "they" say, truth is in the eye of the beholder. When Jack and Trixie spend a little time in the company of musicians, the experience is neither particularly charming or remotely soothing. But at least thirty-five dollars a day hath charms to soothe the savage landlord.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28mins

15 Aug 2019

Rank #14

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Harry Strange #212- C4H

Another great case for the mystical detective from Tony Sarrachhia! This week "C4H"! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30mins

12 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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Black Jack Justice #18- Mixed Blessings

Friends can sometimes be a pain in the you-know-where, but you'd sure be sunk without 'em. When Freddie the Finger has a deal turn south on him, it's only natural that he turn to his ol' pal Jackie. But with the Girl Detective still miffed over an unpaid bill, things get a little complicated. To say nothing of the corpse, or the strong possibility of more just like it. Yes sir, friends can be real Mixed Blessings at times...  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

25mins

4 Jul 2019

Rank #16

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Black Jack Justice #25- A Midsummer Night's Noir

With the city in the grips of a heatwave, things are bound to get a little screwy. But no matter what air-conditioned hidey-hole a gumshoe ducks into, the place is lousy with crouching jade kittens and raincoated would-be girl detectives. It's bound to end badly for someone when Jack and Trixie start A Midsummer Night's Noir! - With special guest star Mary Jo Pehl! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31mins

22 Aug 2019

Rank #17

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1918– Episode 2: The Whole Albert Ball of Wax

The Red Baron steals the orbs, sending Henry and Evelyn on a dangerous mission into the heart of Germany.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

14mins

14 Nov 2019

Rank #18

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Harry Strange #214- Heads and Hands

Lace has a plan, the acolyte has a problem and Lilith has impulse control issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #19

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Black Jack Justice #8- Justice and the Deluge

It was the third straight day of rain that did it. People had been cooped up for days, riding out the storm, and Black Jack is sure that a flurry of human misery, or as he likes to call it - rent money is on its way. But when he turns out to be more right than either he or Trixie could have guessed, they find themselves on an island in the middle of the city, with the water rising fast. An island of the "gaudy, hard-boiled metaphor" variety, admittedly; but sometimes that's the way it goes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

25mins

25 Apr 2019

Rank #20