Short stories by three of the world's leading writers of horror fiction. Subjects range from hauntings and witchcraft to werewolves and alternative universes.
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- Author: King, Stephen, - ; Martin, George R. R. ; Simmons, DanSummary:
- Author: Cleary, BeverlySummary:
Leigh, a sixth grade boy, writes letters to Mr. Henshaw, his favourite author. He begins writing because of a school assignment. Mr. Henshaw writes back and his surprising answers to Leigh's questions change the boy's life.
- Author: Coffey, B. R.Summary:
Decade : a selection of contemporary Western Australian short fiction. Twenty one writers.
- Author: Jordan, PennySummary:
Saffron's holiday in Italy with her father turns into a nightmare when she is kidnapped. To add to her ordeal, Saffron actually finds herself falling in love with Nico, who had posed as her father's friend but is actually in...
- Author: Gordon, RichardSummary:
Dr. Grimsdyke lands a job as ship's doctor on a passenger liner on which his current beloved is also travelling.
- Author: HIGGINS, JackSummary:
In 1982, British spymaster Ferguson learns from a Soviet defector that there is a special KGB agent at work in Ireland. Could this deep-cover agent, code-named `Cuchalain', be the ruthless assassin who has been heightening Catholic...
- Author: Bedson, JackSummary:
Jack and his sisters go to the beach with the Ferguson family. Jack has a wonderful day of swimming and marching in a surf carnival, but by the end of the day he is feeling rather sore and sorry because he has been sunburnt.
- Author: Atwood, MargaretSummary:
Marion is determinedly ordinary. She likes her work, her broody flat-mate and sober fiance Peter. But she reckons without an inner self that wants something more. A subtle and penetrating observation of relationships between men and...
- Author: Barber, AntoniaSummary:
In the cold white land at the top of the world there lived an enchanter and his daughter. So great was his power that, even amid the frozen wastes, the gardens had perfumed flowers and singing birds. But each new power once gained left...
- Author: Klein, RobinSummary:
Mary-Anna Clutterworth and Sandra Sutton are bitter enemies, until they have to spend an afternoon in town together and get lost.
- Author: Morgan, AlisonSummary:
In the terrible days that follow the Assyrian attack on the Jewish people, Benjamin, grandson of the prophet Isaiah, sets off with other refugees including Adad, a young blind soldier. Were Isaiah's words about "the eyes of...
- Author: DU MAURIER, DaphneSummary:
An innocent girl comes to stay at Jamaica Inn and is caught up in the nightmare world of cutthroats, smugglers and the misty moors at night.
- Author: VAN ALLSBURG, ChrisSummary:
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus.
- Author: Bradbury, RaySummary:
Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along...
- Author: Hugo, RichardSummary:
Something terrible has happened at the Soviet nuclear plant at Sokolskoye. To avoid absolute catastrophe, Western technology is needed, but not sanctioned. A group of desperate people join forces in an attempt to smuggle the equipment...
- Author: Pausacker, JennySummary:
Kieran borrows his Gran's anti-boredom machine. All of a sudden he can "fast forward" his own life when he gets impatient. After a while Kieran finds he is heading into trouble and tries to escape by pressing the rewind...
- Author: Cookson, CatherineSummary:
Life in the fifteen streets was tough, a struggle for survival, but John fought grimly for the world they were rarely allowed to glimpse.
- Author: WINTON, TimSummary:
From separate catastrophes two rural families flee to the city and find themselves sharing a house where they begin their lives again from scratch. For 20 years they laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes home for their...
- Author: Peters, EllisSummary:
One Thursday, just before lunchtime, Annet Beck goes out to mail a letter and doesn't return. After five days she returns insisting she has been gone for only two hours. She has been seen near a murder site whilst away. Who is she...
- Author: Ramaya, ShonaSummary:
A novel of an English family who arrive in India in 1905. When the two sons of the family become captivated by an Indian dancer, sinister overtones colour the family's life.