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A man takes his enemy to taste a rare wine - which he happens to keep at the far end of a vast, damp cellar.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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“Did you guys know that this is the house where Richard Sabnis died?” said Tom Beardmore.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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So you think he's mad? Nervous? True! - but you should see how wisely he carries out his plan.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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While on a voyage to a remote archipelago, the narrator is overcome by a premonition of evil. But the ship's captain pays no attention.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The killer should be here." Jerry tapped the screen with a knuckle. "But he's not.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Every night Staley Fleming wakes and sees in his room, intently watching him, a big black Newfoundland dog.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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“Are you sure you’re ready, Melvin?” She paused. “What happened the last time wasn’t your fault.”
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A writer becomes obsessed with a portrait of a young girl.
- Length: 24 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 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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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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"It's at the ranch, on the other side of the farm, in those mountains. All we need to do is catch it. Can you imagine how much we can sell it for?
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
As I gaze at the living room clock, I reach for the bottle on the coffee table. I take a drink, staring at the Roman numerals, listening for the ticking sound, but then I hear something outside.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
“Are you sure you’re ready, Melvin?” She paused. “What happened the last time wasn’t your fault.”
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The forest looked ethereal in the light from the moon overhead. Ghostly, eldritch, like Dave had stepped into another world. The branches swayed with a slight breeze, and the leaves rustled out a mellifluous harmony.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
I’d been hiding behind a particularly impressive tomb. It was like a big chest freezer carved out of stone, with a figure lying on top. “Recumbent,” as Kate informed me.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The old farmhouse had idled on the market ever since the previous owners had died in a freak fire. Investigators had suspected arson but never uncovered evidence.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
I’m actually looking forward to staying the night in an old castle.” Courtney glanced up the High Street. “I was told about the beauty of Broadway and I have to say, they were right. It certainly does take your breath away.”
- Length: 22 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
“Three years,” I tell her, “Three years since I saw you in the courtroom, lying to save your husband. Perjuring yourself and destroying our case.”
- Length: 17 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Was this the reason his store had seen such a sudden decline in sales? And if so, what was so special about this new wave of bobbleheads?
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
The forest looked ethereal in the light from the moon overhead. Ghostly, eldritch, like Dave had stepped into another world. The branches swayed with a slight breeze, and the leaves rustled out a mellifluous harmony.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: 18
5 Stars
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