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The Mysterious Stranger, and Other Stories

3.5 · 463 Ratings · 943 Downloads
The author of outstanding travel books, autobiographical works and novels, including the classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835–19...

Hunted Down: The Detective Stories of Charles Dickens

4.5 · 1559 Ratings · 322 Downloads
Hunted Down And Other Stories Table Of Contents HUNTED DOWN THE BOOTS AT THE HOLLY-TREE INN HOLIDAY ROMANCE...

The Adventure of the Dying Detective

4.5 · 1678 Ratings · 331 Downloads
Mrs. Hudson has been through a lot as the landlady of Sherlock Holmes. But nothing has worried her as much as the private detective being too sick to leave his bed. She calls for h...

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

4 · 117 Ratings · 2493 Downloads
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspecto...

Tales of Terror and Mystery

4.6 · 1496 Ratings · 398 Downloads
This volume presents some of Conan Doyle’s unduly neglected masterworks. Each begins in a quietly factual way, making all the more dramatic the crescendo of fear and puzzlement t...

The Mystery of the Yellow Room

4.5 · 1028 Ratings · 347 Downloads
This is novel, written by the same person who created the "Phantom of the Opera" is reportedly on of the best 'locked-room' mysteries written during the 1900's, and inspired Agatha...

The Red House Mystery

3.5 · 943 Ratings · 312 Downloads
In the tradition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes stories, this mystery by the author of the Winnie-the-Pooh book is set in the English countryside in a stately British ...

The Mysterious Island

5 · 161 Ratings · 501 Downloads
A group of men escape imprisonment during the American Civil War by stealing a balloon. Blown across the world, they are air-wrecked on a remote desert island. In a manner reminisc...

The Mysterious Island

4 · 831 Ratings · 201 Downloads
An exquisite novel about daring experiences. "It seems wisest to assume the worst from the beginning... and let anything better come as a surprise." The adventures of five prisoner...

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

3.5 · 447 Ratings · 327 Downloads
The biggest mystery of The Mystery of Edwin Drood is how it ends. It began as a serial, as nearly all of Dickens' novels did, but only six installments were published before the au...

The Beetle: A Mystery

4 · 296 Ratings · 171 Downloads
A curious clerk finds himself calling on a mysterious beetle in order to save himself from a break-in he was forced into. Calling on The Beetle has far reaching repercussions and t...

The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories

4 · 460 Ratings · 2067 Downloads
Kate O'Flaherty Chopin was a 19th century author of short stories and novels with a Louisiana Creole setting. She is most noted for two short story collections, Bayou Folk (1894) a...

Just So Stories

5 · 1253 Ratings · 1334 Downloads
Five of Kipling's Just so stories, including "How the camel got his hump," "How the rhinoceros got his skin" and "How the elephant got his trunk" are included here. The tales are b...

The Mysteries of Udolpho

4 · 309 Ratings · 494 Downloads
This was the most popular novel of Radcliffe's time and Radcliffe's portrayal of her heroine's inner life raised the Gothic romance to a new level. The atmosphere of fear and the g...

Struwwelpeter: Merry Stories and Funny Pictures

4.9 · 232 Ratings · 924 Downloads
A visually stunning reinterpretation of the fairy tale classic. Originally written in 1845 by German physician Heinrich Hoffmann (1809-1894), 'Der Struwwelpeter' reads like a fairy...

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

4.5 · 497 Ratings · 1282 Downloads
1903. Part One contains Volumes I-IV of X. French author of the naturalistic school, Maupassant is generally considered to be the greatest French short story writer of his day. The...

Famous Modern Ghost Stories

4.8 · 1791 Ratings · 581 Downloads
A fantastic collection of 15 spooky stories from the masters of the genre, including Edgar Allan Poe and Ambrose Bierce....

The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories

4.8 · 1594 Ratings · 580 Downloads
IT was said that a new person had appeared on the sea-front: a lady with a little dog. Dmitri Dmitritch Gurov, who had by then been a fortnight at Yalta, and so was fairly at home ...

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

5 · 656 Ratings · 1303 Downloads
Collects twenty-four stories featuring Sherlock Holmes as he is pitted against the Ku Klux Klan, confronted by his archenemy Professor Moriarty, and outwitted by the most unlikely ...

Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

0 · 0 Ratings · 521 Downloads
53 great Grimm stories: "Rumpelstiltskin," "Snow White," "Hansel and Gretel," and many more. 114 illustrations by Walter Crane....

Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

4.7 · 1570 Ratings · 508 Downloads
Twenty stories from Shakespeare retold in lively prose. The author makes the complex language of Shakespeare's greatest plays accessible to young children by relating the stories t...

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

4.6 · 232 Ratings · 443 Downloads
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magaz...

Grimm's Fairy Stories

4 · 485 Ratings · 436 Downloads
Collects forty-three Grimm folktales, including "Cinderella," "The Golden Goose," "Rumpelstiltskin," and "The Twelve Brothers."...