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A Shilling for Candles

Josephine Tey’s second novel featuring Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard.

Early in the morning, the body of a young woman washes up on the Kent seashore, apparently drowned. Forensic...

The Hush

Ten years have passed since the events of The Last Child, John Hart’s novel featuring Johnny Merrimon. Johnny is now a young man, and he lives by himself in a six-thousand acre inherited property of...

The Last Child

It has been almost a year since thirteen year old Johnny Merrimon’s twin sister, Alyssa, disappeared without leaving a trace and his entire world collapsed. His father left without warning, his mother has...

The Institute

Luke Ellis is a 12-year old genius. However, his principal talent is not his intelligence but his telekinetic power which, though not strong and developed, attracts the attention of some persons who run a...

The Borgias

This book focuses on the lives of Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) and his illegitimate children, Cesare and Lucrezia. It tells the story of the Borgias from their origins in Spain to the death of St...

Antic Hay

Antic Hay is a comic novel by Aldous Huxley, published in 1923. The story takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of ...

Simone de Beauvoir

Born in 1908, Simone de Beauvoir was a brilliant scholar and novelist, leading member of the existentialist movement and a committed socialist and feminist. Raised in a stiflingly respectable environment,...