Half Life

Half Life is a triplet of supernatural stories which journey to worlds that linger between life and death. Fear, disappointment, and loneliness permeate these worlds, forcing each...

Mrs. Zant and the Ghost

Supernatural short story written especially for the young Anne (Nannie) Wynne. It was originally published as The Ghost’s Touch in The Irish Fireside, 30 September – 14...

Stories from Herodotus

Herodotus wrote the first history book in the world. That is why he is sometimes called the ‘Father of History’. He lived about 2,500 years ago in the fifth century BC. He was...

Good Wives Little Women

When Little Women came to its last chapter Meg was engaged and the other three March sisters, Beth, Jo and Amy, were at the threshold of young-womanhood. Good Wives opens three...

Billy Budd, Sailor

Outwardly a compelling narrative of events aboard a British man-of-war during the turmoil of the Napoleonic Wars, Billy Budd, Sailor is a nautical recasting of the Fall, a...

Northanger Abbey

Jane Austen's first novel, Northanger Abbey, published posthumously in 1818, tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime...

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is one of the best-known stories in American literature and has been widely translated. The Library of Congress has declared it “America’s greatest...

Classic Ghost Story Collection

A collection of classic ghost stories to scare all the family!"Lost Hearts" by M R James, Narrated by Gregg Rizzo"O Whistle and I’ll Come to you My Lad" by M R James, Narrated...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The fictional character’s name may have been derived from a jolly and flamboyant fireman named Tom Sawyer with whom Twain was acquainted in San Francisco, California, while...

Pride and Prejudice

One of the most universally loved and admired English novels, Pride and Prejudice was penned as a popular entertainment. But the consummate artistry of Jane Austen (1775–1817)...

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