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“The night the children disappeared began by someone alerting the neighborhood security watch. Police cars joined in and searchlights lit up our dark silence.” A disturbing suburban fantasy, that crawls slowly under your skin.
An actor-turned-spy is sent to a remote moon on Neptune to free a mysterious inventor who has been held captive there after a recent revolution. But what is his real relationship to her? And how much does she already know about him? A sci-fi thriller with a touch of John le Carré.
While on a rural retreat to cure his anxiety, Framton Nuttel hopes to ease some of his worries by visiting with one of his sister’s friends in the area. As he waits for her to return home, he is left in the hands of her mischievous fifteen-year-old daughter—whose ability to spin terrifying tales will prove to be the last thing that his health needs. A wry takedown of British decorum.
The Paris Police chief Aristide Valentin is on the trail of the arch-criminal Flambeau, and his only lead is this master-of-disguise’s unusual height. The first Father Brown detective story by G. K. Chesterton.
Loretta and Blue got married too young, and had to give up their dreams. But when Blue starts becoming violent, Loretta decides to stop being a victim and to put an end to the matter once and for all. A compelling story about a family tragedy, published in The Best American Mystery Stories anthology.
At the beginning of the 19th century, the people of Tarrytown, New York are being terrified by The Headless Horseman–perhaps America’s most famous ghost. A Gothic classic that provides a crystal-clear image of the United States right after the Revolutionary War.