Crime in the Convent

Sister Felicity does not return to her room after prayers. The nun is found strangled in the confessional box. She is only the first of St. Cecilia’s faithful to meet a gruesome...

The Rules of Backyard Cricket

Darren has two big talents: cricket and trouble. It is no surprise, then, that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety - one of those men who's always got...

Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire

Meet Skulduggery PleasantAce DetectiveSnappy DresserRazor–tongued WitCrackerjack SorcererandWalking, Talking, Fire-throwing Skeleton—as well as ally, protector, and...

The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard

With a horse between his thighs and a weapon in his grip, the dashing Brigadier Etienne Gerard, Colonel of the Hussars of Conflans, gallops through the Napoleonic campaigns on...

The Canterville Ghost

A terrifying ghost is haunting the ancient mansion of Canterville Chase, complete with creaking floorboards, clanking chains and gruesome disguises – but the new occupants seem...

Dracula's Guest And Other Stories

At the end of Jonathan Harker’s terrifying journey through the dark forests of Transylvania, he comes at last to “a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no...

The Trial

The Trial is one of the great works of the twentieth century: an extraordinary vision of one man put on trial by an anonymous authority on an unspecified charge. Josef K, 30,...

Skulduggery Pleasant

Meet Skulduggery PleasantAce detectiveSnappy dresserRazor—tongued witCrackerjack sorcererandwalking, talking, fire-throwing skeletonAs well as ally, protector, and mentor of...

Flanagan's Run

During the Depression the ebullient American entrepreneur Charles Flanagan assembles 2,000 runners from all corners of the earth, to run from Los Angeles to New York for...

Scrublands

In this searing, “indisputable page-turner” (Associated Press), a town’s dark secrets come to light in the aftermath of a young priest’s unthinkable last...

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