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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Penguin Popular Classics) (by Arthur Conan Doyle)

Penguin Classics (25 Jan, 2007)

A collection of stories, including 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'A Case of Identity', 'The Red-Headed League' and 'The Boscombe Valley Mystery'.

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Encounters (by Barbara Erskine)

HarperCollins (11 Jul, 1991)

This is a collection of 40 stories to illustrate the author's talent for capturing the spirit of a place. The stories include 'A Face in the Crowd' and 'A Step Out of Time'. Barbara Erskine is the author of 'Lady of Hay' and 'Kingdom of Shadows'.

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Kiss Kiss (by Roald Dahl)

Penguin, Harmondsworth U.K. (04 Nov, 1987)

Eleven Devious, Shocking Stories from the Master of the Unpredictable.What could go wrong when a wife pawns the mink coat that her lover gave her as a parting gift? What happens when a pricelass piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain? Can a wronged woman take revenge on her dead husband?In these dark, dangerous stories Roald Dahl explores the sinister side of human nature: the cunning, sly ...

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The Jungle Book - The Original Classic Edition (by Rudyard Kipling)

tebbo (14 Nov, 2011)

Mowgli is found in the jungle by wolves, who bring him up as one of their own. The jungle is no easy place to live for a man-cub, and Mowgli must learn its secrets from Baloo the bear, Bagheera the black panther and Kaa the python. But their lessons cannot protect Mowgli from every danger - will he escape from his kidnap by the Monkey-People? And can he get the better of the evil tiger, Shere Khan?

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Destinations (by Sheila O'Flanagan)

Headline Review (03 Jul, 2006)

Two eavesdropping train passengers learn more than they bargained for about their own love lives; an office-party fling has unforeseen consequences for a young woman and for a marriage; a suburban housewife is forced to face her past when her estranged mother, famous and exotic, makes contact after many years; an office worker who imagines herself an undercover agent finds her commute to work livened up by ...

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Connections (by Sheila O'Flanagan)

Headline Review (11 Jan, 2007)

In touching, poignant and delicious tales of life by the ocean, Sheila introduces some of the most likeable and interesting characters she's created. There's Tara, who's arrived with the man she wants to marry only to find that a rejected lover is planning to get in the way; Grainne, who's been sent with her husband by their children to celebrate their anniversary, and who thinks the time has come to move o ...

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Home Improvement: Undead Edition

Jo Fletcher Books (27 Sep, 2012)

There's nothing like home renovation for finding skeletons in the closet. Now here's the perfect treat for any homeowner who's ever wondered, 'What's that creaking sound?' Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner return with an all-new collection, this time on the paranormal perils of Do-It-Yourself. As well as a brand-new Sookie Stackhouse story there are 13 more cautionary tales of home renovation b ...

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2.0 Stars2.0 Stars from 1 Review

 
 

A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction (by Terry Pratchett)

Doubleday (11 Oct, 2012)

In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short form fiction collected into one volume. A "Blink of the Screen" charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press,; to the o ...

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The Innocence of Father Brown (by G. K. Chesterton)

Waking Lion Press (30 Jul, 2008)

The Innocence of Father Brown is the first book of G.K. Chesterton's ingenious, thoughtful, and lyrically written mystery stories featuring the unassuming little priest who solves crimes by imagining himself inside the mind and soul of criminals, thus understanding their motives. The stories are full of paradox, spiritual insight, and "Chestertonian fantasy," or seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary. In ...

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Not Safe After Dark: and other works (by Peter Robinson)

Pan (04 Nov, 2005)

A chilling collection of short tales from the author of the bestselling Inspector Banks series

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Further Under the Duvet (by Marian Keyes)

Penguin (07 Sep, 2006)

Slide Further Under the Duvet, get yourself comfortable and let Marian take you places you've never been before ... Places like the Irish air-guitar championships, a shopping trip to Bloomingdales with a difference and Cannes with a chronic case of Villa-itis. Along the way you'll encounter knicker-politics, fake tans, sticky-out ears and passionate love affairs both with make-up and Toblerones. And ...

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The Last Dance and Other Stories (by Victoria Hislop)

Headline Review (23 May, 2013)

In ten powerful stories, Victoria Hislop takes us through the streets of Athens and into the tree-lined squares of Greek villages. As she evokes their distinct atmosphere, she brings vividly to life a host of unforgettable characters, from a lonesome priest to battling brothers, and from an unwanted stranger to a groom troubled by music and memory. These bittersweet tales of love and loyalty, of separation ...

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