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Decoder Ring Theatre

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Rank #78 in Drama category

Kids & Family
Fiction
Drama
Stories for Kids
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Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.

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Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.

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447 Ratings
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By JS1076 - Oct 18 2019
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Great throwback, fun entertainment

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iTunes Ratings

447 Ratings
Average Ratings
423
14
3
4
3

Recommended

By JS1076 - Oct 18 2019
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Great throwback, fun entertainment

Haaaa

By HAMiLTONbIS bEST - Sep 17 2019
Read more
5 star this one it’s GOoOOoOioOIoOoD
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Decoder Ring Theatre

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Decoder Ring Theatre presents new stories and characters inspired by the classic broadcasts of the Golden Age of Radio. The crimebusting exploits of The Red Panda - Canada's Greatest Superhero! The mystery of that hardest-boiled of detectives, Black Jack Justice... all this and more in full-length, full-cast recordings.

Rank #1: Black Jack Justice - Dead Men Run - Complete Book

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The Complete Audiobook in one file, for those who like it that way.

“I KNOW WHAT YOU DID”

The writer of the mysterious letter could have been talking about any number of misdeeds, some large, some small, some frankly unsuitable for print. When it comes to deeply unqualified guardians of the moral high ground, it would be tough to find many that equaled Black Jack Justice and his erstwhile partner, Trixie Dixon, girl detective. But they will learn the hard way just how serious the sender was, and that in the end, only Dead Men Run.

May 15 2019

5hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Red Panda - Pyramid of Peril - Complete Book

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The complete adventure novel in one file!

The heroes of the Red Panda Adventures return in this full-length adventure novel by Gregg Taylor.

A desperate call for help from half a world away brings our masked man of mystery far from the urban jungle he is sworn to protect. With his mentor in mortal peril, the Red Panda must battle both ancient powers and modern terrors, just to have a chance to fight for his life within… The Pyramid of Peril!

This book is available in print and e-book formats. Please see https://decoderringtheatre.com/books/pyramid-of-peril/ for more.

Apr 14 2018

5hr 31mins

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Rank #3: Black Jack Justice (book) - Complete

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Personally, I like a nice folder full of properly titled files, but a lot of people have asked me if I could release the just-completed Black Jack Justice audio novel in one file... and this is one of those occasions where "giving the people what they want" is actually pretty darned easy! So here, for your dining and dancing pleasure, is nearly five hours of the sweet, sweet voices of Jack and Trixie, telling their story from the start.

We're taking the rest of August 2017 off from releases, after a very busy season, but watch this space after Labor Day! 

Aug 05 2017

4hr 58mins

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Rank #4: Abagail Branagan Investigates chapter 01

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Spend your summer vacation with a middle-grade mystery sure to delight detectives of all ages. 

Abagail Branagan is sure that something is rotten on Beechnut Street. Now if only she can get a chance to prove it.

Has she really lived her whole life in the most boring place on Earth? Is it just the pile of her dad’s old mystery books that has made her dead certain that there are a million stories in the naked suburbs, just waiting for a tough-as-nails investigator like her? Stay tuned and find out!

This week: Chapter 1, in which the Beechnut Street Detective Agency is founded. Read by Clarissa Dernederlanden, written by Gregg Taylor

Jun 23 2019

16mins

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Rank #5: Black Jack Justice (book) - 01

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Decoder Ring Theatre’s beloved his-and-hers private detectives return in a hard-boiled audio adventure in 30 chapters. The case that started it all - very first meeting between Jack Justice and Trixie Dixon, girl detective! Read by Christopher Mott and Andrea Lyons.

Can’t stand to wait a week for the next chapter? This story is available in both paperback and e-book editions. Find out more here: http://decoderringtheatre.com/books/black-jack-justice/

This week: In which Jack takes a very simple job. Narration by Christopher Mott.

Jan 07 2017

13mins

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Rank #6: DRT Coming Attractions

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A short fireside chat with Decoder Ring Theatre ringleader Gregg Taylor, in which your questions about what's next are mostly answered. So much better than sending him three thousand individual emails! 

Apr 21 2018

5mins

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Rank #7: Black Jack Justice (43) - Mad Dogs and Ambulance Chasers

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Matt Dawson was a smooth character, all right. At least half as smooth as he seemed to think he was. But why a lawyer from one of the city's top firms chose to darken the door of a certain his and hers detective agency was a whole other matter. But one thing was for certain; you come out to play in the noon-day sun, and you're gonna get burned, baby.

Sep 14 2011

27mins

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Rank #8: Red Panda - Pyramid of Peril 16

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The heroes of the Red Panda Adventures return in this full-length adventure novel by Gregg Taylor.

A desperate call for help from half a world away brings our masked man of mystery far from the urban jungle he is sworn to protect. With his mentor in mortal peril, the Red Panda must battle both ancient powers and modern terrors, just to have a chance to fight for his life within… The Pyramid of Peril!

This book is available in print and e-book formats. Please see https://decoderringtheatre.com/books/pyramid-of-peril/ for more.

This week: Chapter 16 read by Clarissa Dernederlanden

Dec 30 2017

10mins

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Rank #9: Black Jack Justice (61) - The Rat Trap

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Sometimes the problems that bring people to the grey-green doors of the mighty world headquarters of Justice and Dixon are not as big as they might imagine. Sometimes they are simple people, befuddled by a problem outside of their experience, and assuming a degree of complexity that does not otherwise exist. Those are good days. This isnt one of them.

Sep 01 2014

24mins

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Rank #10: Black Jack Justice - Dead Men Run chapter 01

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His and hers hard-boiled detectives return to Decoder Ring Theatre in this audiobook adaptation of their second book-length adventure! 

This week, Chapter 1, in which the stage is set and stupidity abounds. Read by Andrea Lyons.

Sep 29 2018

12mins

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Rank #11: Black Jack Justice (60) - The Learner's Permit

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They say that a little learning is a dangerous thing, my friends, but in all fairness, they don't usually mean the life-and-limb variety. But when a would-be writer of hard-boiled fiction hires a certain team of his and hers private detectives to help his prose ring true, he had better drink deep or think twice about the whole "Pierian spring" business.

Feb 14 2014

26mins

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Rank #12: Black Jack Justice (49) Jawbone of an Asp

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The unpredictable life of a private detective is a fine thing. But like all good things, it is at least partly an illusion. There are only so many reasons that a person knocks on the grey-green door that reads “Justice and Dixon, Private Investigations”, and they usually fall within a fairly limited range. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule.

Sep 14 2012

27mins

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Rank #13: Black Jack Justice (16) The Beefsteak Botheration

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To say that Jack and Trixie were surprised to get a call from Braithwaites, the biggest spit-and-polish detective agency in town, was putting it mildly. But to be invited to dine with the Gentleman Detective himself at his Club? That's just downright shocking - or at least very very suspicious. But if Big Larry Braithwaite thinks he can con Jack Justice into taking a train wreck of a case off his hands by stuffing our hero so full of prime rib that he can't see straight... well... yeah, that'll probably work.

Feb 10 2007

27mins

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Rank #14: Black Jack Justice (44) - Some Kinda Lucky

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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 it's 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!

Oct 15 2011

24mins

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Rank #15: Black Jack Justice (48) - The Mark Two Caper

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They say that no good deed goes unpunished, my friends, and that is even true for good deeds only undertaken following the application of thirty-nine ninety-nine a day, plus expenses. But when that punishment takes the form of a certain bungling-but-loveable police sergeant, can our heroes ever help to solve... The Mark Two Caper?

Feb 14 2012

22mins

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Rank #16: Black Jack Justice (19) - Payback

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"...But to me, it was as if the city had emptied out at the word of Jack Justice's return. As well they might. As well they might..."

Yes, Jack Justice and Trixie Dixon, Girl Detective return for all-new hardboiled adventure and mystery. But with Jack out to settle a score, and Trixie trying to close the books on a murder that's still unsolved at least partly due to the efforts of our intrepid private eyes, it's anyone's guess if they'll both wind up on a slab, if Lt. Sabien'll run them both in, or if ol' square jaw will finally get some... Payback! 

Dec 15 2007

28mins

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Rank #17: Red Panda - Pyramid of Peril 01

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The heroes of the Red Panda Adventures return in this full-length adventure novel by Gregg Taylor.

A desperate call for help from half a world away brings our masked man of mystery far from the urban jungle he is sworn to protect. With his mentor in mortal peril, the Red Panda must battle both ancient powers and modern terrors, just to have a chance to fight for his life within… The Pyramid of Peril!

This book is available in print and e-book formats. Please see https://decoderringtheatre.com/books/pyramid-of-peril/ for more.

Sep 16 2017

13mins

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Rank #18: Black Jack Justice (59) - The Big Time

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There are many days when the life of a private detective is not nearly as interesting as you might imagine. The clock ticks, the sun makes its way resolutely across the sky and not much else happens. And on other days, the door bursts open and opportunity strides in, reeking of after-shave and waving an action-packed expense account about like he owned the place. And when that happens, best buckle up, friends, 'cause this is The Big Time!

Jan 14 2014

29mins

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Rank #19: Black Jack Justice (68) - The Born Loser

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It has been observed more than once that life isn't fair, even if the mass of humanity cannot possibly be as deserving of a thumb on the scales of fate as they think that they are. Still, it is just possible that from time to time the universe does conspire to heap misfortune on the narrow shoulders of one poor specimen, and turn that benighted soul into... The Born Loser! 

Nov 01 2015

29mins

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Rank #20: Black Jack Justice (55) - Home Fires

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A little lost lamb in the big, bad city is hardly a new theme for our intrepid investigators. But with a couple of hundred pounds of strapping small-town lawman distracting the heck out of the Girl Detective, it looks like it's down to Ol' Square-Jaw to keep the Home Fires burning.

Sep 15 2013

32mins

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