Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories using descriptive words and phrases..
In 'A LADIES MAN a group of men taking a slow steamer encounter 15 young ladies who are being sheltered by a headmistress nicknamed "the dragon" and they try to find ways to break the ice. In "A CASE OF FEVER" a older doctor aboard a passenger ship shares a past experience from the American west...
Watson recalls a case in which he and Holmes unravel a mystery surrounding a young lady cyclist who iis being pursued daily by an unknown man.
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A swindler grabs a large plot of cheap property in Georgia and sells lots by mail, planning to leave the area before he s discovered, but on the way out he runs into an old couple who has purchased the most expensive property and suffers a bout of conscience.
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