This book contains70 short storiesfrom 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the criticAugust Nemo, in a collection that will please theliterature lovers.
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Fitz-James O'Brien:

— The Diamond Lens.
— The Lost Room.
— What Was it? A Mystery.
— My Wife's Tempter.
— The Golden Ingot.
— The Child Who Loved a Grave.
— The Wondersmith.Francis Marion Crawford:

— The Dead Smile.
— The Screaming Skull.
— Man Overboard!
— For The Blood Is The Life.
— The Upper Berth.
— By The Waters of Paradise.
— The Doll's Ghost.Francis Stevens:

— Behind the Curtain.
— Unseen Unfeared.
— Elf Trap.
— Serapion.
— Friend Island.
— Citadel of Fear.
— Nightmare!Barry Pain:

— Aunt Martha.
— The Bet.
— The Boy in the Book.
— The Discovery of Nesting.
— Eliza and the Special.
— The Kindness of the Celestial.
— The Victim of Apparatus.Frank L. Packard:

— Corporal Bob.
— The Guardian of the Devil's Slide.
— Where's Haggerty?
— McQueen's Hobby.
— Munford.
— “If a Man Die”
— The Blood of Kings.Paul Laurence Dunbar:

— The Scapegoat.
— One Christmas At Shiloh.
— The Mission Of Mr. Scatters.
— A Matter Of Doctrine.
— Old Abe's Conversion.
— The Race Question.
— A Defender Of The Faith.Otis Adelbert Kline:

— The Corpse on the Third Slab.
— The Man from the Moon.
— The Cup of Blood.
— Mignight Madness.
— The Malignant Entity.
— The Bird-People.
— The Thing of a Thousand Shapes.John Ulrich Giesy:

— The Occult Detector.
— The Purple Light.
— The Significance of the High “D”.
— The Wistaria Scarf.
— The Master Mind.
— Rubies of Doom.
— The House of Invisible Bondage.Valery Bryusov:

— The Republic of the Southern Cross.
— The Marble Bust.
— For Herself or for Another.
— In the Mirror.
— Protection.
— The “Bemol” Shop of Stationery.
— Rhea Silvia.Eleanor H. Porter:

— A Delayed Heritage.
— The Folly of Wisdom.
— The Letter.
— The Elephant's Board and Keep.
— Crumbs.
— The Lady in Black.
— That Angel Boy.
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