When Coraline moves to a new house she is fascinated by the fact that their house is in fact only half a house.
Divided into flats years before, the other flat, it soon becomes clear to Coraline, is not quite as cosy and safe as her own.... View details
Miss Spink and Miss Forcible lived in the flat below Coraline's, on the ground floor. They were both old and round, and they lived in their flat with a number of ageing Highland terriers who had names...
Discover John Fowles' compelling classic first novel
'Short and spare and direct, an intelligent thriller with psychological and social overtones' Sunday Times
Withdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. H... View details
WHEN she was home from her boarding-school I used to see her almost every day sometimes, because their house was right opposite the Town Hall Annexe. She and her younger sister used to go in and out a...
International superstar Yrsa Sigurdardottir has captivated the attention of readers around the world with her mystery series featuring attorney Thora Gudmundsdottir.
Now, with I Remember You, Yrsa will stun readers once again with this out-of-this-wo... View details
Eight complex stories illustrative of the author's belief that "a story must tell itself," highlighted by the high art style of the famous title novella.... View details
GUSTAV ASCHENBACH (or von Aschenbach, as his name read officially since his fiftieth birthday), on a spring afternoon of that year 19—which for months posed such a threat to our continent, had left hi...
From the New York Times bestselling author Jennifer McMahon (The Winter People) comes an atmospheric, gripping, and suspenseful tale that probes the bond between sisters and the peril of keeping secrets.
The Tower Motel was once a thriving attraction... View details
Even though he’d already punched out, and even though he heard Rainier and McLellan were on their way to check it out, Jason decided to swing by on his way home. It couldn’t hurt to take a look, he to...
Ellie Jordan's job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia - the most haunted city in the United States. When a family contacts her to deal with a disturbing presen... View details
Stacey was twenty-two, four years younger than me and much prettier, her blond hair cropped short and simple, carelessly styled, but her makeup was immaculate. She looked like what she was: a tomboy d...
The creeping unease of lives squandered and the bloody glee of lives lost is chillingly captured in these five tales of casual cruelty by a master of the short story.
Portraying insanity, disturbing encounters, troubling children and a sinister lotte... View details
One summer night in 1955, a boy and his cousin plunge naked into the moonlit waters of a rural quarry. Only one of them emerges.
Just as he had promised he would on that fateful night two decades earlier, Miles Teagarden-now divorced and a struggli... View details
No story exists without its past, and the past of a story is what enables us to understand it (perhaps that I believe this is the reason I teach novels and not poems, where the internal history may be...
"Beats The Silence of the Lambs for suspense-it's the kind of book that had me literally gasping aloud as it rattled to its incredible conclusion."
-Cory Doctorow, New York Times bestselling author of Homeland
What if the most terrifying person you k... View details
The flight attendants love her. Flight attendants always love Rosa. Most strangers do. She’s ten years old with blonde ringlets, big blue eyes, and dimples she can turn on and off like, well, like pus...
" Follow Me Back is the perfect mix of fandom with just the right amount of suspense. An enthralling page turner from beginning to end." -Anna Todd, New York Times bestselling author of the After series
Tessa Hart's world feels very small. Confined ... View details
“Projecting?” Tessa looked up from the thick coil of long, brown hair that she’d been braiding and unbraiding for the past half hour. She met eyes uncertainly with her psychotherapist, Dr. Regan, sitt...