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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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With the promise of a viewing of a lost Leonardo masterpiece, a man visits the home of the obsessive Dr. Lombard and his daughter.
- Length: 30 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Goodman Brown keeps a midnight appointment in the woods near Salem Village.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Late one night a little girl appears at a woman's door: "I can't find my mother".
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
A couple apparently run into some ancient forces when they make the move to the country.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Scary bedtime story about a mother and daughter's night-time journey home.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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
5 Stars
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After his life-long friend goes missing near the legendary river Strid, Weigall sets out to look for him.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Piecing together events after a touch of amnesia concerning the previous night, the clues begin to take a sinister turn. Contains descriptions of violence.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
2 Stars
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A tutor is given an artichoke plant and soon learns that taking care of it is not going to be easy.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
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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
On the rugged Brittany coast, thirty-eight skulls are found buried.
- Length: 49 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
While summering in the country, a New Yorker comes across an apparently abandoned farm house.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 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
The narrator describes what he remembers of his beautiful, intelligent wife, Ligeia.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A gentleman moves into a reputedly haunted apartment block. Initially amused by the idea, he soon has reason to take it seriously.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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