In his past Ian Munro was a spy. Now he is a foreign executive. His boss Naylor is a serious and closed person and sends people on difficult and dangerous missions. Today Naylor gave Munro three pieces of newspaper news: two dead men, increase of the birds in the city and death of fish in
Ethan Frome is a novella published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. Ethan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeena. But when Zeena's vivacious cousin enters their household
When Marilyn and Rick move into their new house, strange things begin to happen. Have they got a ghost - a very clean and tidy ghost? Marilyn decides to find out more about their new home. 1 Looking for a house 'It's all right, Rick. It's only the post,' she called. Six or seven thick
Mysteries of the Unexplained. "Is there intelligent life in other worlds? What special powers do our minds have? How can people suddenly disappear? Are there really monsters and ghosts? Read about some of the world's most frightening and exciting mysteries - mysteries that science cannot explain!"-- Chapter 1: Other Worlds He saw the machine
A taste of murder. Private Nursing Agency sent a nurse Anne Harrison to a house of a famous writer Kitty Blakemore. Mrs Blakemore is sure, that somebody is poisoning her and tells about it to her new nurse. But nobody believes her and in vain. One morning they finds her dead. A taste of murder
African adventure. Teresa Dunn was born in Kenya but left the country when she was very young. She now returns to help a famous doctor with his work. The doctor tells Teresa he wants to find a medicine which will stop people getting river blindness, but he behaves strangely and Teresa feels she cannot trust him.
James Bond travels to the Caribbean to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a secret service team. The search takes him to an exotic tropical island, where he meets a beautiful nature girl and discovers the hideout of Doctor No, a six-foot-six madman with a mania for torture, a lust to kill, and a fantastic secret
Talk in the local pub is of strange deaths of sheep and rumours of the return of the Beast of Brynmawr. Susie and Charlie are taking a break from work in London and renting a cottage in Brynmawr, where events grow stranger and stranger until it becomes clear that it is Susie the beast wants.
Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with discovering the cause of generation and life, Frankenstein assembles a human being from stolen body parts but; upon bringing it to life, he recoils in horror at the creature's hideousness. Tormented by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes
"The Black cat" is a modern, action-packed detective story. Salahadin El Nur is an inspector in the Antiquities Department of the Egyptian police. The death of a visiting European archaeologist leads Salahadin to investigate the whereabouts of a priceless statuette. He is soon on the trail of a gang of international smugglers. CHAPTER