More Tales in the Dark The Gray Cat and Other Stories

Barry Pain was noted for his humorous tales of “Eliza” and her husband but his tales of the weird and supernatural are equally noteworthy. This volume of More “Tales in the...

Macabre Tales

Fitz-James O'Brien was born in Cork, Ireland in 1826. After studying at the University of Dublin where he showed a talent for writing poetry, he moved to London. In 1852 he ...

The Moth and Other Stories

H.G.Wells, best known for his science fiction novels, wrote many short stories which had the same engaging qualities as his major works. Strange, disturbing, but full of wit and...

Eliza

"Eliza" was the first volume of the Eliza Stories by Barry Pain (1864-1928). It was published in 1900 and was the first of these stories that appeared in cheap editions and were...

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Robert Browning (1812-1889) playright and poet is known and admired for his dramatic monologues in blank verse of which he is a recognized master. He also wrote many lighter poems...

Man Overboard

Francis Marion Crawford (1854-1909) was an American writer, born in Italy and educated in the USA. He also studied at the universities of Cambridge and Heidelberg. He was a...

A Christmas Carol Scrooge and the Three Spirits

This adaptation of Dickens' much loved “Ghost Story of Christmas” is subtitled "Scrooge and the Three Spirits” and concentrates on the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge's dealings...

Yet More Strange Tales

A third collection of eighteen classic tales of the weird and supernatural by some of the best known writers in these genres.E.Nesbit - “In the Dark” and “No. 17”Edgar...

Mrs. Amworth

E.F. Benson (1867-1940) is probably best known today for his sparkling, comic Lucia novels. In his own day it was his ghost stories which were his most popular works. Mrs. Amworth...

At the Farmhouse

E.F. Benson (1867-1940) is probably best known today for his sparkling, comic “Lucia”novels. In his own day it was his ghost stories which were his most popular works.At the...

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