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The Purple Emperor

By Herbie Brennan
  • ISBN Code: : 9781599904047
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Pages : 448
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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When Henry Atherton returned to his own life in the suburbs of London, he thought all was well in the Faerie Ream. His new friend Pyrgus, the crown prince of Faerie, was about to be coronated as Purple Emperor. But then Princess Holly Blue arrived on Earth, seeking Henry's help once more. A plot to assassinate Pyrgus is afoot, but that's not the worst of their problems. Pyrgus's father, the murdered Purple Emperor, has been raised from the dead by means of foul necromantic sorcery. Now Lord Hairstreak and the sinister Faeries of the Night have seized control of the Realm . . . and driven Pyrgus and his allies into hiding. Henry has no choice to return to the world of Faerie to aid his friends. But that proves easier said than done when the mystical portal linking their realms goes awry. Now Henry will have to scramble just to stay alive in a fantastic world that's constantly full of surprises . . . and danger. Look for the other exciting books in this series: Faerie Wars, Ruler of the Realm, Faerie Lord, and The Faeman Quest!

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The American Robert W. Chambers was a pioneer writer of weird, fantasy and supernatural tales, whose seminal collection of stories ‘The King in Yellow’ has had a lasting influence on the horror genre. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete Weird short story collections of Robert W. Chambers, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Chambers’ life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * 42 novels, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many novels and tales are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * The complete Weird short story collections, including many Weird tales appearing here for the first time in digital publishing * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Franco-Prussian War Trilogy The Novels In the Quarter The Red Republic Lorraine Ashes of Empire Cardigan The Maid-At-Arms The Maids of Paradise In Search of the Unknown The Reckoning Iole The Tracer of Lost Persons The Fighting Chance The Younger Set The Firing Line Special Messenger The Danger Mark The Green Mouse Ailsa Paige The Common Law The Adventures of a Modest Man Blue-Bird Weather The Streets of Ascalon Japonette The Gay Rebellion The Business of Life Quick Action The Hidden Children Anne’s Bridge Between Friends Who Goes There! Athalie The Girl Philippa The Dark Star Barbarians The Laughing Girl The Restless Sex The Moonlit Way In Secret The Crimson Tide The Slayer of Souls The Little Red Foot The Flaming Jewel The Short Story Collections The King in Yellow The Maker of Moons The Mystery of Choice The Haunts of Men A Young Man in a Hurry The Tree of Heaven Police!!! The Better Man A Story of Primitive Love The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles

Cryptofiction - A Collection of Fantastical Short Stories of Sea Monsters, Dangerous Insects, and Other Mysterious Creatures

By Various Authors
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1473370000
  • Total of Pages : 860
  • Category : Fiction
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These early works by various authors were originally published in the late 19th century and early 20th century and we are now republishing them with a brand new introduction as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'Cryptofiction - Volume II.' contains a collection of short stories that include 'The Messenger' by Robert W. Chambers, 'The Brazilian Cat' by Arhur Conan Doyle, 'A Relic of the Pliocene' by Jack London, and many other classic tales of strange creatures. The genre of cryptofiction has grown up in the shadow of its older brothers, science fiction and fantasy, and specialises in the concept of mysterious creatures such as sea monsters, wolf-men, and lost pre-historic creatures. Cryptofiction takes its name from another, non-literary practice: cryptozoology. This is generally regarded as a pseudoscience by mainstream scientists, relying as it does upon anecdotal, often unverifiable evidence. However, it still boasts many enthusiasts, and continues to exert considerable artistic allure. Cryptofiction is here to stay, and the stories in this collection map the development of a genre which is as strange as it is fascinating. The Cryptofiction Classics series contains a collection of wonderful stories from some of the greatest authors in the genre, including Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Jack London. From its roots in cryptozoology, this genre features bizarre, fantastical, and often terrifying tales of mythical and legendary creatures. Whether it be giant spiders, werewolves, lake monsters, or dinosaurs, the Cryptofiction Classics series offers a fantastic introduction to the world of weird creatures in fiction.

Weird Tales of Creepy Crawlies - A Fine Selection of Fantastical Short Stories of Mysterious Insects and Spiders (Cryptofiction Classics - Weird Tales of Strange Creatures)

By Various Authors
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 147339998X
  • Total of Pages : 600
  • Category : Fiction
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These early works by various authors were originally published in the late 19th century and early 20th century and we are now republishing them with a brand new introduction as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'Weird Tales of Creepy Crawlies' contains a collection of short stories about mysterious insects and arachnids, and includes 'The Strong Spider' by Edgar Allan Poe (1846), 'The Messenger' by Robert W. Chambers (1897), 'The Empire of the Ants' by by H. G. Wells (1905), and many more. The stories in this collection were mostly written around the turn of the century. And most of them reflect what has been a pretty consistent human reaction to insects, as evidenced throughout the literary tradition – fascination and disgust, in equal measure. Despite the Romantics' best efforts, the perception of insects as repulsive, threatening and unclean – the carriers of pestilence and plague in the bible; the exemplifiers of foulness in Shakespeare – has never quite gone away. The Cryptofiction Classics series contains a collection of wonderful stories from some of the greatest authors in the genre, including Ambrose Bierce, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Jack London. From its roots in cryptozoology, this genre features bizarre, fantastical, and often terrifying tales of mythical and legendary creatures. Whether it be giant spiders, werewolves, lake monsters, or dinosaurs, the Cryptofiction Classics series offers a fantastic introduction to the world of weird creatures in fiction.

Best Short Stories Omnibus - Volume 2

By August Nemo,Mary Shelley,D. H. Lawrence,Ellis Parker Butler,Anthony Trollope,Zona Gale,Emma Orczy,Don Marquis,Charles W. Chesnutt,Kathleen Norris,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Honoré de Balzac,M. R. James,Banjo Paterson,Bret Harte,Henry Lawson,W. W. Jacobs,Charlotte M. Yonge,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,L. Frank Baum,O. Henry,William Dean Howells,T. S. Arthur,Sherwood Anderson,Robert Barr,Lafcadio Hearn,Giovanni Verga,Hamlin Garland,Émile Zola,Stewart Edward White,Sarah Orne Jewett,Willa Cather,George Ade,Robert W. Chambers,Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson,Ruth McEnery Stuart,Lord Dunsany,George Gissing,Théophile Gautier,Paul Heyse,Selma Lagerlöf,Thomas Burke,Edith Nesbit,Arthur Morrison,Saki (H.H. Munro),Stacy Aumonier,John Galsworthy,Ernest Bramah
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  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Book Code : 3968587170
  • Total of Pages : 3950
  • Category : Drama
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This book contains 350 short stories from 50 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. Wisely chosen by the literary critic August Nemo for the book series 7 Best Short Stories, this omnibus contains the stories of the following writers: - Mary Shelley - D. H. Lawrence - Ellis Parker Butler - Anthony Trollope - Zona Gale - Emma Orczy - Don Marquis - Charles W. Chesnutt - Kathleen Norris - Stanley G. Weinbaum - Honoré de Balzac - M. R. James - Banjo Paterson - Bret Harte - Henry Lawson - W. W. Jacobs - Charlotte M. Yonge - Mary E. Wilkins Freeman - L. Frank Baum - O. Henry - William Dean Howells - T. S. Arthur - Sherwood Anderson - Robert Barr - Lafcadio Hearn - Giovanni Verga - Hamlin Garland - Émile Zola - Stewart Edward White - Sarah Orne Jewett - Willa Cather - George Ade - Robert W. Chambers - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson - Ruth McEnery Stuart - Lord Dunsany - George Gissing - Théophile Gautier - Paul Heyse - Selma Lagerlöf - Thomas Burke - Edith Nesbit - Arthur Morrison - Stacy Aumonier - John Galsworthy - E. W. Hornung - Ernest Bramah

DETECTIVE HAMILTON CLEEK'S CASES - 5 Murder Mysteries in One Premium Edition

By Thomas W. Hanshew,Mary E. Hanshew
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  • Publisher : Musaicum Books
  • Book Code : 8075832612
  • Total of Pages : 971
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 220
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This carefully edited collection of detective mysteries has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Hamilton Cleek is a consulting detective and also known as "the man of the forty faces" for his incredible skill at disguise. Cleek is himself a reformed criminal and now helps Inspector Narkom of Scotland Yard in solving crimes in Clarges Street, London. The Cleek mysteries were originally published as individual short stories but were later compiled into separate books. Content: The Riddle of the Night The Riddle of the Purple Emperor The Riddle of the Frozen Flame The Riddle of the Mysterious Light The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel "There was a moment of something like absolute confusion, for mist and darkness enveloped both the road and the Common, and none of the three could see anything from the windows of the car which might decide whether they had collided with some obstruction or were hovering upon the brink of some dangerous and unexpected pitfall . . ." (Excerpt from "The Riddle of the Night") Thomas W. Hanshew (1857-1914) was an American author best known for his Hamilton Cleek Detective Series, written in collaboration with his wife, Mary E. Hanshew (1852-1927).

KNOCK! KNOCK! WHO'S THERE? – 5 Detective Hamilton Cleek Riddles in One Premium Edition (Mystery & Crime Series)

By Thomas W. Hanshew,Mary E. Hanshew
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026866266
  • Total of Pages : 876
  • Category : Fiction
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Read and download full book KNOCK! KNOCK! WHO'S THERE? – 5 Detective Hamilton Cleek Riddles in One Premium Edition (Mystery & Crime Series)

7 best short stories by Robert W. Chambers

By Robert W. Chambers,August Nemo
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  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Book Code : 3968585232
  • Total of Pages : 217
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 891
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Robert W. Chambers is best known for the King in Yellow Mythos. The strangeness and bleak horror of his universe inspired many after him, such as H. P. Lovecraft and the first season of TV series True Detective. This selection chosen by the critic August Nemocontains the following stories: - The Messenger - The Repairer of Reputations - The Purple Emperor - Passeur - The Key to Grief - A Matter of Interest - Pompe Funèbre