Agatha Christie's 80 novels and short story collections have sold over two-billion copies in more than 45 languages, more than any other author. This Brief Guide explores Christie's life and work from her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at the Styles, to her last, Sleeping Murder.
A love story between a penniless student, David, and an attractive aristocratic girl, Penny. Family and social pressures threaten to tear them apart, but they discover that they can find a future together in spite of the odds.
In Chaucer's London, betrayal, murder, royal intrigue, mystery, and dangerous politics swirl around the existence of a prophetic book that foretells the deaths of England's kings.
In Professor Stewart's Casebook of Mathematical Mysteries, acclaimed mathematician Ian Stewart presents an enticing collection of mathematical curios and conundrums. With a new puzzle on each page, this compendium of brainteasers will both teach and delight.
When a writer emerges from a London theater, he notices an attractive young woman and an older man waiting for their car. He arrives home after a short delay and notices the older man, whom he'd overheard tell his companion he was stopping at his club, outside the building.
When a brutal and sadistic serial killer begins stalking the streets of Moscow, Xenia, an ambitious young newspaper editor, takes it upon herself to attempt to solve the mystery of the killer's identity.
In this self-published bestselling e-book by a real illusionist--the first thriller in a sensational series--now available in paperback, FBI agent Jessica Blackwood believes she has successfully left her complicated life as a gifted magician behind her . . . until a killer with seemingly supernatural powers puts her talents to the ultimate test.
From one of Brazil's eminent authors comes a Machiavellian tale, set during South America's dirty wars, where the machinations of a consummate diplomat and deceiver ring dangerously true.
A unique publication from one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century, "The Hunter and Other Stories" includes new Hammett stories gleaned from his personal archives along with screen treatments long buried in film-industry files, screen stories, and intriguing unfinished narratives.
In "Evil Eye," Oates offers four chilling tales about love so powerful that people might die--or kill--for it. In the title story, we meet Mariana, the young fourth wife of a prominent intellectual. When her husband's first wife comes to visit, Mariana learns a terrible secret that threatens her marriage and sanity.
Praise for the author: "National treasure Grady Hendrix follows his classic account of a haunted IKEA-like furniture showroom, Horrorstor (2014), with a nostalgia-soaked ghost story, My Best Friend's Exorcism."--The Wall Street Journal