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  • Various Authors

    Fifty unusual and enchanting short stories. 1. A Lucky Number by S. B. Hale 2. The Brown Wallet by Stacy Aumonier 3. The Queen of Spades by Alexander Pushkin 4. A Strange Thing by John Galsworthy 5. Rats by M. R. James 6. The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling 7. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 8. Gabriel-Ernest by Hector Hugh Munro 9. The Pig and Whistle by George Gissing 10. The Misogynist by Henry Prothero 11. An Egyptian Cigarette by Kate Chopin 12. Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty by Stacy Aumonier 13. The Changeling by W. W. Jacobs 14. A Strange Goldfield by Guy Boothby 15. A Poor Gentleman by George...read more

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    A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves. A wonderful collection! "The King of Ypres", by John Buchan "War", by Sherwood Anderson "A Source of Irritation", by Stacy Aumonier "American Sir!", by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews "England, my England!", By D. H. Lawrence "The Brothers", by Stacy Aumonier "Two Submarines from Lord Halifax’s Ghost Book"" "The Greater Battle", by Edgar Wallace "When I Was Wounded at Chocolate Hill", by...read more

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    A captivating anthology of some of the more unusual short stories written by well-known classic writers. "A Witch in the Peak" by R. Murray Gilchrist "War" by Sherwood Anderson "Self-Help" by W. W. Jacobs "The Wolf" by Guy de Maupassant "Makes the Whole World Kin" by O. Henry "The Stone Dragon"" by R. Murray Gilchrist "The New Englander" by Sherwood Anderson "Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe "The Man with the Watches"" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace" by G. F. Forest "Nine O’Clock" by Wilkie Collins "One Thing Leads to Another" by Stacy Aumonier "Seeds" by Sherwood Anderson "The Man-Wolf"...read more

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    A fascinating collection of travellers' tales, featuring weird innkeepers, ghouls and ghosts, robbers and murderers, card sharpers and confidence tricksters, dead bodies in odd places.... the very thing for anyone busy planning a vacation this year.... 1. "Miss Bracegirdle does her Duty" by Stacy Aumonier 2. "A Queer Night in Paris" by Guy de Maupassant 3. "The Dead Hand" by Wilkie Collins 4. "The Tête Noire" by Charles Allston Collins 5. "The Belated Russian Passport" by Mark Twain 6. "My Adventure in Norfolk" by A. J. Alan 7. "My Black Mirror" by Wilkie Collins 8. "A Visit to Droughtland" by Banjo Paterson 9. "A Pastoral Horror" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10....read more

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    A delightful anthology of great works by some of Europe's greatest short story writers: 1. "The Marquise", by George Sand 2. "The Bundle of Letters", by Maurus Jokai 3. "The Pistol Shot", by Alexander Pushkin 4. "The Mad Veteran of Fort Ratonneau", by Ludwig Achim von Arnim 5. "Twenty-six Men and a Girl", by Maxim Gorky 6. "Zodomirsky’s Duel", by Alexandre Dumas 7. "The Mines of Falun", by E. T. A. Hoffmann 8. "Mademoiselle Fifi", by Guy de Maupassant 9."Maestro Niccolo and the Pig", by Gio Sabadino 10. "The Father", by Björnstjerne Björnson 11. "Mons. Cassecrouche’s Inspiration", by George Walter Thornbury 12. "Malachi’s...read more

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    A highly unsettling collection of macabre stories in which death and the dead are key themes. "Moon’s Gibbet", by Egerton Castle "A Strange Goldfield", by Guy Boothby "The Withered Arm", by Thomas Hardy "The Pistol Shot", by Alexander Pushkin "The Premature Burial", by Edgar Allan Poe "The Dead Hand", by Wilkie Collins "The Famous Race Between the Hearse and the Steamroller", by Sidney Keyes "The Masque of the Red Death", by Edgar Allan Poe "Nine O’Clock", by Wilkie Collins "The Queen of Spades", by Alexander Pushkin "The Other Side", by Count Eric Stenislaus Stenbock "The King is Dead, Long Live the King", by Mary...read more

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    A gripping collection of mystery stories, strange tales, and horrible crimes. 'The Perfect Murder', by Stacy Aumonier 'The Magic Casket', by F. Austin Freeman 'The Shadow of the Shark' by G. K. Chesterton 'The Marionettes', by O. Henry 'Charles', by A. J. Alan Moon's Gibbet', by Egerton Castle 'The Severed Hand', by Wilhelm Hauff 'The Man with the Watches', by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 'The Adventure of the Diamond Necklace' by G. F. Forrest 'My Adventure at Chislehurst', by A. J. Alan 'Blackmail', by John Galsworthy 'Submarine', by Stella Benson 'Old Fags', by Stacy Aumonier 'Murder Under the Microscope', by William...read more

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    "A delightful collection of humorous classic tales by some of the world's greatest racconteurs. 1. "The Cabmen’s Shelter", by A. J. Alan 2. "The Giraffe Problem", by Barry Pain 3. "The Man Who Stole a Meeting House", by John Townsend Trowbridge 4. "Hot Potatoes", by Arnold Bennett 5. "Mons. Cassecrouche’s Inspiration" by George Walter Thornbury 6. "The Burglary", by Arnold Bennett 7. "The 19 Club", by A. J. Alan 8. "Self-Help" by W. W. Jacobs 9. "Gabriel-Ernest", by Saki 10. "An Undergraduate’s Aunt", by F. Anstey 11. "Major Namby", by Wilkie Collins 12. "The Lightning-Rod Man", by Herman Melville 13. "The Murder of...read more

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    A grisly collection of despicable crimes told by some of the world's best writers. 1. "Charles", by A. J. Alan 2. "The Magic Casket", by R. Austin Freeman 3. "The Game Played in the Dark", by Ernest Bramah 4. "The Hammer of God", by G. K. Chesterton 5. "His Brother’s Keeper", by W. W. Jacobs 6. "The Murder of the Mandarin", by Arnold Bennett 7. "The Murder of the Countess Görlitz", by S. Baring-Gould 8. "The Shadow of the Shark", by G. K. Chesterton 9. "The Burglary", by Arnold Bennett 10. "The Perfect Murder", by Stacy Aumonier 11. "Blackmail", by John Galsworthy 12. "The Honest Thief", by Fyodor Dostoyevsky 13. "To Be...read more

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    A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events. 1. Query by “Seamark” 2. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 3. The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 4. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 5. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 6. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs 7. Laura by Saki 8. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Diver by A. J. Alan 10. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace 11. The Burglary by Arnold Bennett 12. The Hammer of God by G. K. Chesterton 13. Charles by A. J. Alan 14. The Marquise by George Sand 15. Twenty-Six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky 16. Malachi’s Cove by Anthony Trollope 17. The Man who...read more

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    In the midst of our busy lives, it can often be difficult to find the time to get into the Word. Now, whether you're driving your car or working at your computer, you can listen to the New Testament and let its message speak to your heart wherever you are! Read by Emmy award-winning narrator Stephen Johnston. "GOD'S WORD is an easy-to-understand Bible. . . . It is a wonderful version." -Rev. Billy...read more

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    A rich collection of diverse and fascinating stories by famous classic authors. 1.The Bus Conductor by E. F. Benson 2.The Murderer by Perceval Gibbon 3.The Death Mask by H. D. Everett 4.Caterpillars by E. F. Benson 5.His Brother’s Keeper by W. W. Jacobs 6.The Secret of the Black Bag by William Le Queux 7.A Joy Ride by A. J. Alan 8.The Perfect Murder by Stacy Aumonier 9.The Furnished Room by O. Henry 10.The Squaw by Bram Stoker 11.The Dust Cloud by E. F. Benson 12.The Idiot by Arnold Bennett 13.The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs 14.The Confession of Charles Linkworth by E. F. Benson 15.Fingers of a Hand by H. D....read more

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    Curious Tales: 1. 'A Joy Ride' by A. J. Alan 2. 'The Death Mask' by H. D. Everett 3. 'Query' by Austin Small 4. 'The Dancing Partner' by Jerome K. Jerome 5. 'The Furnished Room' by O. Henry 6. 'The Squaw' by Bram Stoker 7. 'The Interruption' by W. W. Jacobs 8. 'The 19 Club' by A. J. Alan 9. 'The Giraffe Problem' by Barry Pain 10. 'The Man who Stole a Meeting House' by John Townsend Trowbridge 11. 'The Lightning-Rod Man' by Herman Melville 12. 'Gabriel-Ernest' by Saki 13. 'An Undergraduate's Aunt' by F. Anstey 14. 'Major Namby' by Wilkie Collins 15. 'The Tale' by Joseph Conrad 16. 'The Green Light' by Barry...read more

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    A creepy collection of the very best Gothic tales from the masters of suspense, horror, supernatural and occult fiction. 1. The Room in the Tower by E. F. Benson 2. Afterward by Edith Wharton 3. The Green Light by Barry Pain 4. Fingers of a Hand by H. D. Everett 5. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 6. The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 7. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa M. Alcott 8. The Girl who was Tired of Love by Leonard Merrick 9. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 10. The House with the Brick Kiln by E. F. Benson 11. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett 12. The Three Sisters by W. W. Jacobs 13. The Fall of the House of Usher by...read more

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    A stunning collection of the most significant short stories by some of the world's greatest writers. Each story packs a great tale into around 20 minutes of concise and evocative narrative. Perfect for the 20-minute commute, the jog around the block, or the bed-time wind...read more

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    A mesmerizing collection of 30 wonderful stories by great classic writers. 1.The Invisible Man by G. K. Chesterton 2. At the Farmhouse by E. F. Benson 3. The Parasite by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 4. The Watcher by the Threshold by John Buchan 5. Query by Seamark 6. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace 7. The Earl, the Warder and the Wayward Heiress by J. S. Fletcher 8. Afterward by Edith Wharton 9.The Murderer by Perceval Gibbon 10. The Idiot by Arnold Bennett 11. Oh Liberty by W. Pett Ridge 12. Fingers of a Hand by H. D. Everett 13. The Inn of the Two Witches by Joseph Conrad 14. Old Fags by Stacy Aumonier 15. The...read more

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    During the last part of the nineteenth century, the detective story took off as a popular genre as literary magazines vied with each other to draw in readers with gripping page-turners by the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Guy Boothby and Wilkie Collins. This collection brings together some of the great detectives of the Victorian era, from the master sleuth himself, Sherlock Holmes, to the mild mannered Father Brown, to the feisty J. G. Reeder. The Invisible Man by G. K. Chesterton The Wedding Guest by Guy Boothby The Magic Casket by R. Austin Freeman The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Diamond Cut Diamond by F. Britten...read more

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    An unsettling anthology of short stories featuring crazed characters, from the mildly eccentric to the criminally insane. 1. "The Tell-tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe 2. "The Green Light" by Barry Pain 3. "A Madman’s Manuscript" by Charles Dickens 4. "His Brother’s Keeper" by W. W. Jacobs 5. "The Dream" by A. J. Alan 6. "Query" by Seamark 7. "Old Fags" by Stacy Aumonier 8. "The Mad Veteran of Fort Ratonneau" by Ludwig Achim von Arnhem 9. "The Mines of Falun" by E. T. A. Hoffmann 10. "The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe 11. "The Lifted Veil" by George Eliot 12. "Berenice" by Edgar Allan Poe 13. "The Idiot" by Arnold...read more

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    1. "August Heat" by W. F. Harvey 2. "A Madman’s Manuscript" by Charles Dickens 3. "The Hair" by A. J. Alan 4. "My Favourite Murder" by Ambrose Bierce 5. "Cannibalism in the Cars" by Mark Twain 6. "Gabriel-Earnest" by Saki 7. "The Pistol Shot" by Alexander Pushkin 8. "The Mark of the Beast" by Rudyard Kipling 9. "At the Farmhouse" by E. F. Benson 10. "The Parasite" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 11. "The Murder of the Mandarin" by Arnold Bennett 12. "Moon’s Gibbet" by Egerton Castle 13. "Query" by Seamark 14. "The Beast with Five Fingers" by W. F. Harvey 15. "The Enemy" by Hugh Walpole 16. "The First of April" by A. J. Alan 17. "The Invisible Man" by G. K. Chesterton 18. "Old...read more

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    Discover that each angel is like no other, as unique as the person who needs protection. But no matter what form the angels take, their message is always the same: You Are Loved! That message is the theme running through The Best Angel Stories 2015 and is at the heart of every story shared in this feast of remarkable true accounts, each one uplifting and joyous. Wonder awaits you in chapters including . . . “Guarded by Angels” — amazing rescues in times of danger “Safe in Their Care” — guardian angels who offer inexplicable protection “Angels in Disguise” — when God sends animals to comfort us “Mysterious Messengers”...read more