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Mr. Justice Harbottle
Mr. Justice Harbottle Sented by Emma

“Mr. Justice Harbottle” is about ghostly revenge. As a judge, Justice Harbottle has a man executed so that he can take his wife on as his mistress. The judge begins having visions and is sent a summons to appear in an appellate court to be tried for his crimes.

The Planter of Malata
The Planter of Malata Sented by Paul

Joseph Conrad (3 December 1857 – 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.

The Warrior's Soul
The Warrior's Soul Sented by Musa

An un-named narrator, an old Russian military campaigner, recounts scenes from the Napoleonic wars, finally focusing on his special relationship with a young soldier called Tomassov who had previously been posted in Paris. In an attack on the demoralised Napoleonic Grand Army in its retreat from Moscow, Tomassov takes pity on the enemy and puts up his sword. Tomassov had previously fallen in love with a beautiful woman who ran a salon in Paris.

The Black Mate
The Black Mate Sented by Musa

A number of sea captains meet at a restaurant in the Port of London. They tease Captain Johns, who thinks that only young seamen should be on ships. Then they discuss ghosts and comment on Bunter, the mate of the Sapphire who once lost a ship in the Indian Ocean and who has strikingly black hair. Bunter complains to the narrator that Captain Johns has been treating him suspiciously, and has been trying to persuade him to share his belief in ghosts and spiritualism. He has also been oppressed by a berthing master who recognises him from somewhere. It seems that Bunter has some sort of secret, as well as the bad luck that has dogged him ever since the loss of his ship.

Prince Roman
Prince Roman Sented by Musa

Prince Roman is a Pole who gives up his comfortable position in the aristocracy to fight as a (virtually) unknown soldier resisting Russian oppression.

The Watcher By The Threshold

A collection of stories from John Buchan, author of ‘The Thirty-nine Steps'. The pagan themes and classic adventures are set in Scottish countryside

Fullcircle
Fullcircle Sented by Emma

Fullcircle was written in the year 1920 by John Buchan. The tale is about an urban couple who gradually give up their hectic ways as they're seduced--perhaps possessed--by the quiet house they've bought in the country

The Quest of Iranon
The Quest of Iranon Sented by Steve Bark

"The Quest of Iranon " is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) — known as H.P. Lovecraft — was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. His father was confined to a mental institution when Lovecraft was three years old. His grandfather, a wealthy businessman, enjoyed storytelling and was an early influence. Intellectually precocious but sensitive, Lovecraft began composing rudimentary horror tales by the age of eight, but suffered from overwhelming feelings of anxiety. He encountered problems with classmates in school, and was kept at home by his highly strung and overbearing mother for illnesses that may have been psychosomatic.

Pickman's Model
Pickman's Model Sented by Emma

"Pickman's Model" is a story story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) — known as H.P. Lovecraft — was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. His father was confined to a mental institution when Lovecraft was three years old. His grandfather, a wealthy businessman, enjoyed storytelling and was an early influence. Intellectually precocious but sensitive, Lovecraft began composing rudimentary horror tales by the age of eight, but suffered from overwhelming feelings of anxiety. He encountered problems with classmates in school, and was kept at home by his highly strung and overbearing mother for illnesses that may have been psychosomatic.

Memory
Memory Sented by Jacob

Memory (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish) :" In the valley of Nis the accursed waning moon shines thinly, tearing a path for its light with feeble horns through the lethal foliage of a great upas-tree.

Hypnos
Hypnos Sented by Steve Bark

Hypnos (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish) :" Apropos of sleep, that sinister adventure of all our nights, we may say that men go to bed daily with an audacity that would be incomprehensible if we did not know that it is the result of ignorance of the danger.-

Long Odds
Long Odds Sented by Steve Bark

The subjects and historical periods that British action-adventure writer H. Rider Haggard tackled in his vast body of work ranged considerably, but one element remains a constant thread that unites his entire oeuvre

The Pension Beaurepas
The Pension Beaurepas Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Two American families are staying at the Pension Beaurepas in Geneva - the young narrator observes them, as does M. Pigeonneau, an older Frenchman.

Greville Fane
Greville Fane Sented by Emma

One of the motifs that appears again and again in Henry James' work is the often-fraught relationship between the artist and the audience. In the tale "Greville Fane," a journalist assigned the task of writing an obituary for a popular female novelist delves into the woman's family life and discovers some unsavory secrets.Coming in to dress for dinner, I found a telegram: "Mrs. Stormer dying; can you give us half a column for to-morrow evening? Let her off easy, but not too easy." I was late; I was in a hurry; I had very little time to think, but at a venture I dispatched a reply: "Will do what I can." It was not till I had dressed and was rolling away to dinner that, in the hansom, I bethought myself of the difficulty of the condition attached. The difficulty was not of course in letting her off easy but in qualifying that indulgence. "I simply won't qualify it," I said to myself. I didn't admire her, but I liked her, and I had known her so long that I almost felt heartless in sitting down at such an hour to a feast of indifference. I must have seemed abstracted, for the early years of my acquaintance with her came back to me.

An International Episode
An International Episode Sented by Christopher

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” In An International Episode, Henry James introduces his readers to his bi-national world of love and nostalgia. Like in many of his novels, the book’s main concern is about the interaction and the cultural differences between the Old World and the New World. Two British gentlemen visit the US and meet two beautiful American females who later return the visit in London.

Earthmen Bearing Gifts
Earthmen Bearing Gifts Sented by Emma

This is a Fredric Brown story -- and you know that a perfect setup doesn't follow through in a Fredric Brown story.

The Fiend
The Fiend Sented by Daniel

The Fiend (+Biography and Bibliography) (6X9po Glossy Cover Finish):On June 3, 1895, on a country road near Stillwater, Minnesota, Mrs. Crenshaw Engels and her seven year old son, Mark, were waylaid and murdered by a fiend, under circumstances so atrocious that, fortunately, it is not necessary to set them down here.Crenshaw Engels, the husband and father, was a photographer in Stillwater. He was a great reader and considered "a little unsafe," for he had spoken his mind frankly about the railroad-agrarian struggles of the time but no one denied that he was a devoted family man, and the catastrophe visited upon him hung over the little town for many weeks.

Basil: The Freshest Boy
Basil: The Freshest Boy Sented by Emma

* Book : Basil: The Freshest Boy * Biography * Bibliography It was a hidden Broadway restaurant in the dead of the night, and a brilliant and mysterious group of society people, diplomats and members of the underworld were there. A few minutes ago the sparkling wine had been flowing and a girl had been dancing gaily upon a table, but now the whole crowd were hushed and breathless. All eyes were fixed upon the masked but well-groomed man in the dress suit and opera hat who stood nonchalantly in the door. '

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