Queens of the Underworld A Journey into the Lives of Female Crooks

Robin Hood, Dick Turpin, Ronnie Biggs, the Krays. . .All have become folk heroes, glamorised and romanticised, even when they killed. But where are their female equivalents? Where...

The Girls

In the 1970s, The Girls were best friends sharing a house and good times: Zara the famous diva actor, Val the uptight solicitor, Jackie the wild child and Pauline the quirky...

Killing Time

Serial killers never retire. They just go on hiatus. The urge to kill is always there, bubbling below the surface. Billy and Charlie thought their killing days were behind them....

Glimpses of the Unknown Lost Ghost Stories

A figure emerges from a painting to pursue a bitter vengeance; the last transmission of a dying man haunts the airwaves, seeking to reveal his murderer; a treasure hunt disturbs...

Haunted Houses Two Novels from Charlotte Riddell

From the once-popular yet unfairly neglected Victorian writer Charlotte Riddell comes a pair of novels which cleverly upholster the familiar furniture of the haunted house story....

Evil Roots Killer Tales of the Botanical Gothic

Strangling vines and meat-hungry flora fill this unruly garden of strange stories, selected for their significance as the seeds of the villainous (or perhaps just misunderstood)...

The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson

A grisly spirit turns travelling companion for the unwitting passenger of a London bus; a repulsive neighbour returns from the grave, rejected by the very earth; an innocuous back...

The High Seas

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection From the Depths. Twins are supposed to be similar, but the Yeld brothers could not be more different and they...

The Bath-Chair

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘The Bath-Chair’ tells the story of the Faraday siblings....

A Winter Morning

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘A Winter Morning’ is a dark story of longing and regret....

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