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Do The Creepy Thing
3.54
Caz and Lucy enliven their mid-teens by breaking into houses at night and creeping up on the sleeping inhabitants. But one such trick goes sour when a ...more
May 07, 2012
May 06, 2012
 
The Metamorphosis
3.74
This novella famously concerns Gregor Samsa, who wakes up to find he is a giant beetle. No explanation is offered by the tale, nor sought by anyone in ...more
Aug 05, 2013
Aug 06, 2013
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
3.76
I hardly need to explain the plot of this one, but therein lies the problem: not just that the book’s central idea is now mundanely familiar to us, bu ...more
Jun 2012
Jun 15, 2012
 
The Ghost Pirates
3.53
This story takes the form of a sailor's account of an increasingly spooky voyage, around the end of the nineteeth century. On watch one night a boy th ...more
May 14, 2014
May 06, 2014
 
The Great God Pan
3.85
This novella opens with a classic Mad Scientist explaining his plan to use neurosurgery so that a person can see the unfiltered mysteries of the unive ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
Tales for a Dark Evening
3.82
While I'm a big fan of Joyce's novels, these short stories didn't do much for me. His trademark is edgy, creepy entities subtly protruding into everyd ...more
Jul 04, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
 
Carnacki, the Ghost Finder
3.79
This is a collection of tales, each told by Carnacki to the narrator and friends after dinner. All of the adventures have an air of real spookiness, o ...more
Jun 03, 2013
Jun 03, 2013
 
The Armageddon Rag
3.64
The Nazgûl were the rock band that had it all, but their career was extinguished at its peak when their singer was shot dead at a concert in '71. Now ...more
Mar 27, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
 
The Boats of the 'Glen Carrig'
3.79
The Glen Carrig is a ship that has foundered before the book begins, and the adventure concerns the survivors in two large rowboats, led by a capable ...more
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 07, 2013
 
The Devil's Ladder
3.94
This is a straight-up ghost story for teens. Sophie befriends the geeky James when they both see an ominous, quickly-vanishing message on a wall: "The ...more
Feb 16, 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Drood
3.45
The schtick here is that Charles Dickens, helping victims at a train crash, encounters a cadaverous and mysterious 'gentleman' called Drood, who seems ...more
May 12, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
 
Memoirs Of A Master Forger
3.68
This pleasingly presented hardback is a Graham Joyce novel in disguise: the look and the pseudonym are forgery conceits in keeping with the book's the ...more
Jun 30, 2014
May 31, 2014
 
Dracula
3.95
I can't recall the details, but the story depends on not-one not-two but three improbable coincidences in its setup, which rather soured the suspensio ...more
Jan 1995
Oct 29, 2009
 
A Child Across the Sky
3.93
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Apr 20, 2010
 
The Panic Hand: Stories
3.96
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Apr 20, 2010
 
The Giant Under the Snow
3.85
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Apr 29, 2010
 
After Silence (Answered Prayers, #5)
3.82
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Kissing the Beehive (Crane's View, #1)
3.66
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Voice of Our Shadow
3.84
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Apr 20, 2010
 
From the Teeth of Angels (Answered Prayers, #6)
3.96
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Apr 20, 2010
 
From Hell
4.15
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Aug 30, 2012
 
The Marriage of Sticks  (Crane's View, #2)
3.84
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Outside the Dog Museum (Answered Prayers, #4)
3.98
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Apr 20, 2010
 
White Apples (Vincent Ettrich, #1)
3.73
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Sleeping in Flame (Answered Prayers, #2)
4.05
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Apr 20, 2010
 
The Wooden Sea  (Crane's View, #3)
3.81
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Bones of the Moon (Answered Prayers, #1)
3.91
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Apr 20, 2010
 
The Land of Laughs
3.95
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Apr 20, 2010
 
Frankenstein
3.70
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Oct 29, 2009
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