The Fire of London

'The Fire of London' is an unusual mystery story about a case of fraud and blackmail. Bruce Bowring, a businessman of dubious integrity, has been running what amounts to a Ponzi...

Herbert Armstrong, Poisoner

Herbert Armstrong was a Welsh solicitor who murdered his wife by administering arsenic. His life was marked by love affairs and dubious business dealings. It is also probable that...

A Duchess's Secret

In 'A Duchess's Secret', a young novelist is in the process of serialising a racy novel in the Fleet Street Magazine. It tells the story of a Duchess who murders her husband by...

The Great Fairy Tale Collection Marvellous Tales from around the World

A fascinating collection of some of the great—but less well known—fairy tales of all time. The Glass MenderThe Giant who had no HeartThe Gifts of the MagicianThe...

The Pancake

Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812-1885) was a Norwegian writer, scholar and collector of traditional folktales.The Pancake is the tragic tale of one piece of fried batter's...

The Island

Maurice Baring (1874 – 1945) was an English travel writer, novelist and war correspondent during World War I."The Island" is a supernatural horror story about two explorers who...

Sixpence

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction and a close associate of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. 'Sixpence' is the story about...

Poison

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction and a close associate of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. 'Poison' is the uneasy story of two...

The Lost Club

Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author and mystic, best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy and horror fiction. 'The Lost Club' is a supernatural adventure...

Bains Turcs

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction and a close associate of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. 'Bains Turcs' is one of Mansfield's...

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