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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
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While in the service of a widower with a dark past, a young tutor begins to wonder about his master's regular visits to a room nobody else is allowed to enter.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The original gothic tale of madness, death and the atmospheric possibilities of an old house.
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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That first night in the Lodge, I had the strangest dream, though I didn’t seem to be asleep. A weight was pinning me down, as if a creature were crouching on my chest.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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A case which leaves a Lady of notoriously loose morals in a nunnery and her lover - a brilliant physician - in a vegetative state.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A man describes the most frightening night of his life.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An artist returns from Europe a changed man after a frightening experience involving a mysterious woman and a rotting banjo.
- Length: 23 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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In the middle of an Arizona desert night, a group of explorers are approached by a mysterious stranger with a tale to tell.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A gentleman moves into a reputedly haunted country house; soon the servants are scared witless but the master is not convinced. Plays with different attitudes to paranormal activity.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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At night, in the autumn of 1861, a brave but sensitive Federal officer sits alone in the heart of a forest in western Virginia.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Joe had a bad feeling he’d need his gun before the night was over.
- Length: 12 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
Was she a witch? I don’t know. And I suppose no one really knew for sure. It’s just that she looked so much like a witch I guess she had to be.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
That first night in the Lodge, I had the strangest dream, though I didn’t seem to be asleep. A weight was pinning me down, as if a creature were crouching on my chest.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
It was his underneath place, the place where he came to bury his jars.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
If there was anyone in the world who wasn’t cursed, it was Sam.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
I woke to the sound of something creaking on the porch...
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: 18
4 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
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