This volume is illustrated with artworks, from Hieronymus Bosch's depictions of a surreal, hellish landscape and other Renaissance visions of the Last Judgement, to Gustave Dore's intricate engravings of the pilgrim's spiritual travails."..
As Jane and Lizzie make plans for a lavish ball at Pemberley, the Darcys' second son falls for the Collins's daughter, Juliet Darcy nearly elopes, and Georgiana's timid daughter Lucy becomes caught up in Caroline Bingley's meddlesome plans, in a story of the next generation of characters from Jane A..
On her deathbed, Laura Peters shocks her son by belatedly revealing that his uncle did not die alongside Paul's father in the bloody confrontation at Gettysburg in July 1863. She urges Paul to ride west in a quest to find this relative who holds a guilty secret from those dreadful Civil War days. Wi..
Katherine Mansfield created some of literature's most chilling characters, not least Harry Kember and his wife. They seemed out of place among the families enjoying summer holidays at Wellington's Days Bay. Some of the women at the Bay thought that one day Harry would commit a murder.
Twenty years ..
Nettie Youcheck must fight for what is rightfully hers, the large and profitable Double U cattle ranch. If she fails, her future will be a life of servitude under the control of a vicious and vindictive father. By her side are just two allies - Hollis, the old, black house servant, and Rita, who run..
On a freezing October morning, Detective Inspector Frank Keane is called to the scene of a crime on Liverpool's shoreline.The body of what looks like a man, brutally tortured and burned, has been tied to a pole on the beach. With very little evidence to go on, Keane and his partner, DS Emily Harris,..
Lucas Santana is a freelance range detective working for both the US Marshals Service and the Pinkerton Detective Agency in the 1880s. A wanted man in some States, he takes great care where he rides and has a number of off-the-cuff aliases - and is not too shy about lining his own pockets in order t..
Bright lights. Big city. Brutal murder.Chicago, 1938. Late one night before the ten o'clock show, the body of a prominent radio actress is found in the station's lounge. All the evidence points to murder and one young, up-and-coming radio actress, Vivian Witchell, as the next victim. But Vivian isn'..
Hired gunfighter Cole Jardine has decided to call time on his dangerous profession when he receives a mysterious job offer from the Colorado town of Red Mesa. All set to ignore it, his partner Waco Santee suddenly arrives back at their cabin in Wyoming to announce that the army are hot on their heel..
During the hot summer of 1888, three men are travelling to Cheyenne aboard a passenger car of the Union Pacific - Luke Tisdale, Marcus Stokesbury and Ezra McPherson. Luke, a medical doctor, seeks to claim the body of his brother, who has been murdered. He also intends to find out who killed him. Mar..
A gradual mutation of a virulent strain of 'super flu' gives rise to millions of the undead, who quickly overwhelm treatment facilities and swarm cities around the world, leaving survivors on their own against a legion of the infected...