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Black Boy
By:
Richard Wright

Black Boy
Mississippi, 1920.
The life of a black boy.

Setting fire to the family home.
Being forced to drink whisky at the age of 5.
Having an uncle shot dead.<...
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Black Peter / The Red-Headed League
By:
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Captain Peter Carey, called Black Peter because of his coarseness and his looks, is found with a harpoon spear through his body. Sherlock Holmes finds the murderer. A red-haired man comes to visit...
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Doomed to Die - a Nordic Thriller
By:
Stephen Speight

Against a beautiful Scandinavian background of seashore and skerries, a serial killer is going round murdering men on their boats. Is there some kind of pattern which links the victims? The police...
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Fear Street: The Perfect Date
By:
R.L. Stine

Brady has met beautiful Rosha Nelson, the girl of his dreams. She is the perfect date... until things start to go wrong. Horribly, horribly wrong...
"You're making a big mistake," Jon said,...
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Harold and Maude
By:
Colin Higgins

Teenager Harold Chasen lives alone with his mother in a comfortable house near the Atlantic coast of the USA. They have plenty of money, and his mother leads a very active social life, but Harold'...
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I Know What You Did Last Summer
By:
Lois Duncan

As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident. They dispose of the body, but a year later somebody starts sending them letters, saying: 'I Kno...
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Killing Mr. Griffin
By:
Lois Duncan

The man on the ground did not move. David turned the light away from the man's face. "He's not asleep," he said. "He's dead!"

Susan felt so lucky to be together with David - the most popul...
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Lies of Silence
By:
Brian Moore

For Michael Dillon it is time to get away to live peacefully in England with the woman he loves. Unwillingly, he is caught up in the troubled politics of Northern Ireland, facing a moral dilemma w...
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The Girl with No Name
By:
Pat Lowe

The Girl with No Name
Matthew had heard that there were Aboriginal rock paintings somewhere in Goanna Georg, and he was determined to search for them. 'It's an adventure,' he had told his p...
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The Happy Prince
By:
Oscar Wilde

The statue of the Happy Prince stands on the town square of a poor town. The Happy Prince asks a swallow to take the ruby from his hilt, the sapphires from his eyes, and the golden leaf covering h...
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The Outsiders
By:
S.E. Hinton

The rich boys, called the Socs, are fighting the poor boys, the greasers. As greasers, Ponyboy and his brothers always have to watch their step. Luckily they can count on their friends Dally, Two-...
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The Stepford Wives
By:
Ira Levin

The authors of Rosemary's Baby tells the story of Joanna, who moves to the small town of Stepford with her family. The men in the town have their own club - quite soon Joanna is aware of the fact ...
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The Way up to Heaven and Other Stories
By:
Roald Dahl

Four of Dahl's celebrated short stories appear in this volume, all of them extremely gripping and with the usual unexpected twist at the end.
"Man from the South" takes us to Jamaica. Some ...
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Three Men in a Boat
By:
Jerome K Jerome

The Thames is one of the best-known rivers in the world, and every foot of the river has a story to tell.
The first really famous trip up the river was made by King John in the year 1215; a...
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If Only They Could Talk, ER B
By:
James Herriot

The daily life of a young veterinary surgeon starting his career among the farmers of Yorkshire in 1937.

This doctor looks with a critical eye at his animal patients, at the humans who ten...
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