B. J. Harrison Reads The Dream Woman

"The Dream Woman" is a novella by Wilkie Collins, telling the story of Francis Raven, a young man who dreams that a strange woman is trying to kill him. Eventually, he marries a...

The Haunted Hotel

There was a time when a man in search of the pleasures of gossip sought the society of ladies. The man knows better now. He goes to the smoking-room of his club.

No Name

The two sisters Norah and Magdalen live in peace and contentment, looked after by their governess, Miss Garth. Magdalen likes nothing better than to read at her window while her...

The Dead Alive

The Dead Alive is a novel written by Wilkie Collins based on the famous Boorn Brothers murder case, reprinted with a side by side examination of the case by Rob Warden in 2005 by...

Jezebel’s Daughter

Set in the financial centres of 1820s Frankfurt and London, Jezebel’s Daughter (1880) tells the story of two widows: Madame Fontaine, who will go to any lengths to secure her...

The Haunted Hotel

Old-timey horror is often a hard sell to a modern, visually-oriented audience whose palettes have long been cleansed, and numbed, by jumpscares, the gorefests of SAW-movies and...

The Dead Alive

The Dead Alive, also called John Jago's Ghost, is a novella written in 1874 by the author of The Moonstone and The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins, and is based on the Boorn...

The Dead Secret

A large country house situated on the west coast of Cornwall, a mysterious letter and a dead Secret....The Dead Secret is an exciting story that has the ability to keep the reader...

The Guilty River

Gerard Roylake, returned from Germany on the death of his father to take up his inheritance at Trimley Deen, stays with his stepmother, who is keen to introduce him to local...

The Queen Of Hearts

We were three quiet, lonely old men, and she was a lively, handsome young woman, and we were at our wits’ end what to do with her.

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