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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

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    A Wicked Words collection - saucy and compelling short stories Themed around the universal female love of shopping and spending,with an emphasis on fashion. But it's not all queues, credit card bills, heavy bags, fitting rooms and surly assistants - our characters find time for a great deal of naughty fun while out in the boutiques, superstores and malls of the everyday town and city. Includes stories by Maya Hess, Kristina Lloyd, Fiona Locke, Mathilde Madden and Portia da...read more

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    Wicked Words - a collection of saucy and compelling short stories From the Manhattan skyscraper to the provincial factory, dirty minds think alike. Sex...in the Office showcases some of the best erotic writers on both sides of the Atlantic. This book, the first themed collection in the Wicked Words series, brings you unashamed, wildly entertaining stories which explore the forbidden lusts that abound in the work environment. When the photocopying and filing get too much for a girl to bear, there's always a stationery cupboard to sneak into with that guy who wears glasses in the accounts...read more

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    Sandi Toksvig chairs seven episodes of the ever-popular topical comedy show. The News Quiz, ‘the finest topical comedy panel game known to radio’, has been providing headlines and punchlines since it first aired in 1977. In these seven episodes, long-standing panellists and guest players tackle issues diverse and...read more

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    Between the end of May and the beginning of August 1864, Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee oversaw the transition between the Overland Campaign—a remarkable saga of maneuvering and brutal combat—and what became a grueling siege of Petersburg that many months later compelled Confederates to abandon Richmond. Although many historians have marked Grant’s crossing of the James River on June 12 to June 15 as the close of the Overland Campaign, this volume interprets the fighting from Cold Harbor on June 1 to June 3 through the Battle of the Crater on July 30 as the last phase of an operation that could have ended without a prolonged siege. The contributors to...read more

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    1. VESUVIUS FALLING Written by Tony Lee Directed by Gary Russell Featuring Andrew Hayden-Smith, Kai Owen and Jennie Stoller Things aren't going great for Bernice Summerfield. Her one time comrade-cum-adversary, Irving Braxiatel, isn't the man she knew; her long-lost teenage son, Peter, isn't exactly pleased to see her; and she's woken up with one hell of a hangover... But when an ancient and dormant spacecraft threatens the safety of Legion City, Bernice and Peter have to put their differences aside in order to investigate an inexplicable mystery involving time-travelling scientists, corporate espionage and simple, cold-blooded murder... Can Benny discover the true killer...read more

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    As the Advent season approaches, Bernice finds herself faced with the prospect of an old-fashioned family holiday, surrounded by her loved ones on a world they now call home... a time to forge new memories, together... and for a bitter enemy to claim what is rightfully hers. Life is never straightforward, however. The most haunted planet in the galaxy is requesting an archaeologist, and something very peculiar is happening at the last manned shipyard in the cosmos. But ghostly planets and waterlogged zombies are the least of Bernice's worries. Because her friends have been hiding secrets - about who they are and where they've come from... and as Bernice will soon discover, the truth...read more