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By Earthlight

by Bryce Walton

Humanity is poised for a major technological breakthrough with the introduction and maiden voyage of a state-of-the-art rocket. But in the days leading up to the launch, a nefarious plot is hatched that could...


Thy Name Is Woman

by Bryce Walton

In the distant future, it is discovered that due to a quirk in human biology, women are able to withstand the rigors of long-term space flight in a way that men can't. The women of Earth promptly exploit this...


Strange Alliance

by Bryce Walton

In this classic tale of suspense and horror from Bryce Walton, brilliant professor Dr. Spechaug has staked his career on his unique insight into the pathologies of the human mind. But will he be able to save...


Hauntings

by Vernon Lee

Though she initially rose to acclaim with the publication of a series of critical works focusing on the Italian Renaissance, Violet Paget (who wrote under the pen name Vernon Lee) later turned to fiction as...


Average Jones

by Samuel Hopkins Adams

What should a brilliant, independently wealthy young man with a predilection for solving problems do with his life? Adrian "Average" Jones decides to help people by going into business as an "Ad-Visor," a specialist...


The Beggar's Purse: A Fairy Tale of Familiar Finance

by Samuel Hopkins Adams

During the course of Samuel Hopkins Adams' career as an investigative journalist, he exposed a number of frauds being perpetrated on the American public and came to be known as a champion for the rights of the...


An African Millionaire: Episodes in the Life of the Illustrious Colonel Clay

by Grant Allen

South African businessman Sir Charles Vandrift rose to the pinnacle of his field through his keen instincts and superb acumen -- but the roguish swindler Colonel Clay (Vandrift's longtime nemesis) is just smart...


Strange Stories

by Grant Allen

A scientist and scholar by trade, Grant Allen was a prodigious writer who dabbled in many different genres over the course of his career, playing a significant role in the development of both detective fiction...


Hilda Wade: A Woman with Tenacity of Purpose

by Grant Allen

Canadian-born author Grant Allen held progressive views about women and their role in society. In order to bring more awareness to the issue, he penned numerous novels featuring strong female protagonists. Hilda...


The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories

by Grant Allen

Though his first focus as a writer was scientific nonfiction, Grant Allen soon expanded into other genres and was met with resounding success. This collection of suspense, mystery, and horror tales offers a...


Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman

by E. W. Hornung

E. W. Hornung struck literary gold with his unforgettable creation A. J. Raffles, a gentleman thief whose capers and heists are carried out according to a strict (though skewed) moral code and with enviable...


The Crime Doctor

by E. W. Hornung

Author E. W. Hornung is perhaps best remembered for creating the unforgettably raffish criminal mastermind, Raffles. In the novel The Crime Doctor, Hornung flips the script and takes a hard look at crime from...


The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes

by June Thomson

In 1939, in rooms at All Saints College, Oxford - a certain Miss Adelina McWhirter paid a visit to another Dr. John Watson, leaving behind, after an exchange of money, a beat-up metal box full of old papers....


Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories

by Tony Earley

The highly anticipated return of Tony Earley, celebrated author of Jim The Boy

In Mr.Tall, his first story collection in two decades, Tony Earley brings us seven rueful, bittersweet, riotous studies of characters...


The Emerald Light in the Air

by Donald Antrim

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim’s stories. As they do the things we all do—bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo—they’re...


Upheaval

by Chris Holbrook

In 1995, Chris Holbrook burst onto the southern literary scene with Hell and Ohio: Stories of Southern Appalachia, stories that Robert Morgan described as "elegies for land and lives disappearing under mudslides...


UNHOLY STORIES

by Carole David

Her characters stumble into the light, clutching their existential problems. Their stories float up like dark episodes from the subconscious. Twelve stories so intimately linked that the characters seem to walk...


A PLACE OF LIGHT

by Mary Bucci Bush

Each of these impeccably crafted and sensitive stories is built around the outstanding ordinary individuals, the eccentrics of the rural working class of Mary Bush's native upstate New York. These are gritty...


NO PLACE FIT FOR A CHILD

by Wade Bell

The accomplished stories found in this book take the reader from Cuba to the Yukon, from a parched landscape in Canada to the cool streets of southern Spain, from Toronto to the Rockies, and from the narrowing...


Life Stories

by Nora Ikstena

I have written Life Stories virtually in the space of one breath -- these stories have been imagined in such concentration, that I had to free myself from them. They came so naturally, that I am very happy to...