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  • Cathy Dobson

    A gripping collection of dramatic sea stories from famous classic authors. 'Absolute Zero' by Morgan Robertson 'The Former Passengers' by B. M. Croker 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins 'The Passing of a God' by Henry S. Whitehead 'Haunted' by G. Ranger Wormser 'Sea Curse' by Robert E. Howard 'Seashore Macabre' by Hugh Walpole 'Dagon' by H. P. Lovecraft 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher 'The Trade Wind' by Morgan Robertson 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton 'A Tropical Horror' by William Hope Hodgson 'The Gull' by F. Anstey 'Malachi's Cove' by Anthony Trollope 'The Grinding of the Mills' by...read more

  • Cathy Dobson

    A delightful and comprehensive collection of all the best known traditional children's...read more

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    A spine-tingling collection of weird and wonderful horror stories, featuring ghosts, curses, strange phenomena, ghouls, black magic, and demonic apparitions. Do you dare to listen? "Nyarlathotep", by H. P. Lovecraft "The Ship that saw a Ghost", by Frank Norris "Lost in a Pyramid", by Louisa May Alcott "The Girl Who Was Tired of Love", by Leonard Merrick "The Brothers", by Stacy Aumonier "The Devil’s Spectacles", by Wilkie Collins "Glad Ghosts", by D. H. Lawrence "The Mummy’s Foot", by Théophile Gautier "The Ring of Thoth", by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Famous Race Between the Hearse and the Steamrolle", by Sidney Keyes "Lot No....read more

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    Fifty great classic short stories selected from the works of the best writers of the last century. 1. Juxtapositions by Stacy Aumonier 2. The Misogynist by Henry Prothero 3. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa May Alcott 4. An Egyptian Cigarette by Kate Chopin 5. The Roman Road by Kenneth Grahame 6. The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling 7. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 8. Gabriel-Ernest by Saki 9. The Mother Stone by John Galsworthy 10. The Egg by Sherwood Anderson 11. Rats by M. R. James 12. The Ring of Thoth by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 13. The Ship that saw a Ghost by Frank Norris 14. The Brothers by Stacy Aumonier 15. The Girl who was tired of Love by Leonard...read more

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    A superb collection of classic ghost stories from the world's great storytellers. 1. Lot No. 249 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 2. The Phantom Rickshaw by Rudyard Kipling 3. The Haunted Dolls’ House by M. R James 4. Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe 5. The Monkey’s Paw by W. W. Jacobs 6. The Finest Story in the World by Rudyard Kipling 7. The Apparition of Mrs. Veal by Daniel Defoe 8. Metzengerstein by Edgar Allan Poe 9. They by Rudyard Kipling 10. Labadoyere’s Doom by Lord Halifax 11. Lost in a Pyramid by Louisa May Alcott 12. My Adventure in Norfolk by A. J. Alan 13. A True Ghost Story by the Countess of Munster 14. The Restless Dead by Lord Halifax 15. The Inn of the Two Witches...read more

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    A terrifying collection of classic werewolf stories, ranging from ancient legends to Victorian and Edwardian adaptations on the theme. Gabriel-Ernest by Saki The Wolf by Guy de Maupassant The Werewolf by Eugene Field The Other Side by Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock The Werewolves by Henry Beaugrand Jean Grenier the French Werewolf by Sabine Baring-Gould The Man-Wolf by Leitch Ritchie The She-Wolf by Saki The Mark of the Beast by Rudyard Kipling The White Wolf of the Hartz Mountains by Frederick Marryat The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson A Pastoral Horror by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

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    A haunting collection of unforgettable tales by great classic authors. "My Adventure in Norfolk", by A. J. Alan "A Child’s Revenge", by Paul Bourget "The Telephone at the Oratory", by Lord Halifax "The Mother Stone", by John Galsworthy "The Haunted Dolls’ House", by M. R. James "Lost in a Pyramid", by Louisa May Alcott "Juxtapositions", by Stacy Aumonier "The Omnibus", by Sir Arthur Quiller Couch "A Lucky Number" by S. B. Hale "The Roman Road", by Kenneth Grahame "The Egg", by Sherwood Anderson "The Slapping Sal", by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "A Professor of Egyptology", by Guy Boothby "The Hired Baby", by Marie...read more

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    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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    The golden age of the short story was in Victorian and Edwardian times, when authors made a living by contributing to literary magazines and journals. These popular journals threw up such literary greats as Dickens, Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard, and Jerome K. Jerome. Many of the great writers are undeservedly neglected by modern audience...but what a pleasure it is to rediscover the literary treasures that delighted our great...read more

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    An astonishing collection of fifty of the greatest short stories ever written by some of literature's most highly acclaimed writers. 1. Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence 2. Miss Harriet by Guy de Maupassant 3. Twenty-six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky 4. Hot Potatoes by Arnold Bennett 5. Rats by M. R. James 6. Zodomirsky’s Duel by Alexandre Dumas 7. The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin 8. The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Encased Man by Anton Chekhov 10. A Candle by Count Leo Tolstoy 11. Malachi’s Cove by Anthony Trollope 12. Nine O’Clock by Wilkie Collins 13. The Drover’s Wife by Henry Lawson 14. The Mines of Falun by E. T. A. Hoffmann 15....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 fascinating collection of intriguing and unusual classic murder stories by some of the masters of mystery and crime writing. 1. "His Brother’s Keeper", by W. W. Jacobs 2. "The Murder of the Mandarin", by Arnold Bennett 3. "The Perfect Murder", by Stacy Aumonier 4. "The Hammer of God", by G. K. Chesterton 5. "The Shadow of the Shark", by G. K. Chesterton 6. "Diamond Cut Diamond", by F. Britten Austin 7. "Mr. Higginbotham’s Catastrophe", by Nathaniel Hawthorne 8. "The Murder of the Countess Goerlitz", by S. Baring-Gould 9. "Markheim", by Robert Louis Stevenson 10. "The Mystery of Marie Roget", by Edgar Allan Poe 11. "The Hair", by...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