Sit back and listen to some of the most engaging stories to have appeared in Reader’s Digest magazine.
RD Talks brings you the real-life unforgettable crime investigations, dramas in real life, and inspirational and heart-warming moments you’ve come to expect from the magazine. Each one will amaze, stir your emotions and have you celebrating the courage of everyday heroes.
From sinister brutal husband/wife murder mystery, The Case of the Missing Keys, to the tear-jerking story of a sweet natured baby boy in Family for Freddie, who finally finds the perfect loving home just in time for Christmas.
There’s also a terrifying tale of survival in Crocodile Attack, a freak hot air balloon accident in Ascent to Terror, and The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, that sees a hard-working family man start a normal day at work only to face the horror of being encased with bitumen. Will he survive?
But it doesn’t end there. Dozens of real life tales will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Carefully selected and recorded by the team at Reader’s Digest (Australia) magazine, episodes range from 10-30 minutes.
Can you teach your dog to talk?
A new breed of dog owner is trying to teach their dogs to talk. Could your pooch learn some new patter? First published July 2022. Written by Helen Foster. Read by Zoë Meunier.
Four young siblings. No parent at home. And just one teenager. First published September 2000. Written by Rena Doctor LeBlanc. Read by Zoë Meunier.
A polar bear's journey
It's nothing short of a miracle that her tiny, defenseless cubs can survive in this forbidding environment. First published April 2022. Written by James Raffan, from Ice Walker: A polar bear's journey through the fragile Arctic. Read by Zoë Meunier.
When she was princess
A 1945 perspective of the woman who would become Queen Elizabeth II. Condensed from the pages of Life. First published in Reader's Digest in November 1945 as 'Princess Elizabeth'. Written by William H. White. Read by Zoë Meunier.
Run over by a speedboat
A gruesome accident nearly killed Carter Viss. Healing from the injuries would be tough; forgiving the boat's driver even tougher. First published May 2022. Written by Gary Stephen Ross. Read by Zoe Meunier.
An unexpected musical journey
A poster helped guide this music lover to fulfil a dream. First published June 2022. Writte by Ray Maddison. Read by Zoë Meunier.