Australia has a long tradition of weird fiction, stretching back to colonial times. The stories in this anthology showcase the richness and variety of Australia horror and supernatural stories in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Among the authors included are: Mary Fortune, Lionel Sparrow, Marcus Clarke, Guy Boothby, B. L. Farjeon, J. E. P. Muddock, Ernest Favenc, Hume Nisbet, Rosa ("Mrs.... [click here for more]
Written in 1836, this collaborative play is based on a real-life incident, using the actual names of the principals involved.
The young Marquis de Brunoy is snubbed at the French Royal Court of Versailles because his father, a financier, had been ennobled for his great wealth. After having to fight several duels to defend his honor, the Marquis strikes back by disregarding his rank and wealth, and... [click here for more]
The "Christmas Story" (often a "Christmas Ghost Story") was a popular Victorian tradition. Charles Dickens, who surely needs no introduction today, took part with gusto, penning dozens of Christmas tales (the most famous being "A Christmas Carol"). We are delighted to include not just the standard fare of "A Christmas Carol," but a total of 25 great stories (more... [click here for more]
Priscilla Roletti is about to confront her greatest challenge yet…. After a successful mission in Columbia that involved the assassination of a highly guarded drug lord, Priscilla’s reconnaissance uncovered, something out of the ordinary, cloning materials were being smuggled into the country by the feared drug lord, to a hospital in Pennsylvania. Based on her background in the medical... [click here for more]