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by Saki
When Emma Ladbruk's husband inherits a farm, it comes with an old woman who soon starts to get in the way.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A prospective buyer goes to look round a French chateau (complete with chapel and tombs) but finds the place deserted - apart from a strange pack of dogs.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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An assistant lighthouse keeper arrives at his first appointment - on an island with the lighthouse keeper and his strange young wife.
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man who is familiar with the behavior of ghosts tells the story of a woman who comes across a spectral church service.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
2 Stars
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A man explains to his doctor how he came to believe in ghosts.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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One night, four men arrive at a notorious, reportedly haunted, house and prepare for a duel to the death.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man and his daughter come accross an apparently mad, ill woman in a London park.
- Length: 38 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A banker is disturbed by visions of a murdered man and his killer. Then he is called for jury duty.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A resting model finds her privacy invaded by a young man and a very particular piece of poetry.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The narrator describes what he remembers of his beautiful, intelligent wife, Ligeia.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
Johnson has always been fascinated by spiders.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
When Alice and John buy an antique teapot they get more than they bargained for.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
"I watched as the man I saw so clearly disappeared into the endless white."
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
While on a canoe trip down the Danube River, two friends encounter some mysterious, hostile entities.
- Length: 51 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
While summering in the country, a New Yorker comes across an apparently abandoned farm house.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A young man's suspicions are aroused when he finds out his dead mother is appearing to his father, threatening eternal damnation unless the son is disinherited.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
Just before his death, Adrian Borlsover develops the power of automatic writing, which creates some unexpected issues for one of his heirs.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.
- Length: 49 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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