100 Nursery Rhymes

A delightful and comprehensive collection of all the best known traditional children's rhymes.

The Battersea Flat Mystery

'The Battersea Flat Mystery' is the true story of a particularly unusual unsolved murder in the Battersea area of London. A man is found shot on the stairs outside the empty flat...

The Black Veil

A gripping mystery story by Charles Dickens. A newly qualified doctor receives a call from his first patient—a mysterious woman who is deeply distressed and who is covered...

Famous True Crimes

Seven famous and sensational true crime stories retold by classic crime writers:Dr. Crippen, Lover and Poisoner by William Le QueuxThe Secret of the Moat Farm by Edgar WallaceThe...

The Two Frogs A Japanese Fairy Tale

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet and novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. 'The Two Frogs' is the story of two amphibians who live in different...

The Three Dogs

The Three Dogs' tells the story of a shepherd who trades his three sheep with a stranger for three dogs with magical powers. The dogs are able to help him slay a dragon and win a...

Dr. Faust's Last Day

Maurice Baring (1874-1945) was an English travel writer, novelist and war correspondent during World War I. 'Dr. Faust's Last Day' tells the story of a 70-year-old scholar who...

Punchkin

Mary Eliza Isabella Frere (1845–1911) was an English author of works regarding India. She is most famous for her beautiful retellings of Indian fairy tales. "Punchkin" is a...

The Frog

Andrew Lang (1844 – 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales."The Frog" is a variant on the Frog Princess. Three brothers are told...

The Cunning Apprentice

Maurice Baring (1874-1945) was an English writer who retold traditional fairy tales from many countries.The Cunning Apprentice is a fairy tale set in Russia. It tells the story of...

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