This creepy, compact anthology includes four of Edgar Allan Poe's most popular tales of terror--The Masque of the Red Death, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Black Cat. Also including six haunting poems and a biography on Poe, this miniature volume is the perfect introduction to the Master of the Macabre.
IF YOU FLEE FATE...When Detective Sime Mackenzie is sent from Montreal to investigate a murder on the remote Entry Island, 850 miles from the Canadian mainland, he leaves behind him a life of sleeplessness and regret. FATE WILL FIND YOU...But what had initially seemed an open-and-shut case takes on a disturbing dimension when he meets the prime suspect, the victim's wife, and is convinced that he knows her - even though they have never met. And when his insomnia becomes punctuated by dreams of a distant Scottish past in another century, this murder in the Gulf of St.
Lawrence leads him down a path he could never have foreseen, forcing him to face a conflict between his professional duty and his personal destiny.
A mystery trapped in time
In 1921, infamous Italian poet Galeazzo D'Ascanio wrote his last and greatest play, inspired by his muse and mistress, actress Celia Sands. On the eve of opening night, Celia vanished, and the play was never performed.
"McDermid is at the top of her form in this sizzling story. . . . You will not put this one down until the final sentence."--Margaret Cannon, The Globe and Mail"Hill and Jordan dominate as brilliantly as ever."--The Times (Saturday Review) (UK)
"THE DOUBLE is as good as it gets. The writing is taut, the violence is graphic, and the characters are so well-drawn that they step off the page and into your life." - Associated Press
Every man has his dark side. Spero Lucas confronts his own in the most explosive thriller yet from one of America's best-loved crime writers.
Carl Hiaasen serves up his unique brand of swamp justice in the New York Times bestseller Skink--No Surrender.
In the tradition of Elizabeth George, Louise Penny, and P. D. James, New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie delivers a powerful tale of intrigue, betrayal, and lies that will plunge married London detectives Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James into the unspeakable darkness that lies at the heart of murder.
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Rose Gold is two colors, one woman, and a big headache.