The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 2
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  • Mystery
  • 1850
  • Autor: Edgar Allan Poe
Consists of The Purloined Letter, The Thousand-and-second tale of Scheherezade, A Descent into the Maelström, Von Kempelen and his Discovery, Mesmeric Revelation, The facts within the Case of M., Valdemar, The Black Cat, the fall of the house of Usher, Silence -- a myth, The Masque of the pink dying, The Cask of Amontillado, The Imp of the Perverse, The Island of the Fay, The Assignation, The Pit and the Pendulum, The premature Burial, The area of Arnheim, Landor's Cottage, William Wilson, The inform-story coronary heart, Berenice and Eleonora....
Number of pages: ~ 277 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by W. W. Jacobs
The Monkey's Paw
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The short story involves Mr. and Mrs. White and their adult son, Herbert. Sergeant-Major Morris, a friend who served with the British Army in India, comes by for dinner and introduces them to a mummified monkey's paw. An old fakir placed a spell on the paw, so that it would grant three wishes but only with hellish consequences as punishment for tampering with fate. Morris, having had a horrible experience using the paw, throws it into the fire, but the sceptical Mr. White retrieves it. Before leaving, Morris warns Mr. White of what might happen should he use the paw. Mr. White hesitates at...
Number of pages: ~ 26 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5

by James Hadley Chase
A Coffin From Hong Kong
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  • Mystery
  • 1962
  • Autor: James Hadley Chase
It was the easiest £3,000 Nelson Ryan had ever made - but suddenly he realised he was being played for a sucker. A telephone call, seemingly innocent enough, led him to the murder of a Chinese call-girl who talked too much. It also pitched him straight into the teeming, sordid night life of colourful Hong Kong. From now on, Ryan would stick at nothing to get the killer who'd crossed him up....
Number of pages: ~ 143 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.9/5

by Aldous Huxley
The Doors of Perception
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  • Mystery
  • 1954
  • Autor: Aldous Huxley
Published in 1954, it elaborates on his psychedelic experience under the influence of mescaline in May 1953. Huxley recalls the insights he experienced, ranging from the "purely aesthetic" to "sacramental vision", and reflects on their philosophical and psychological implications.—Wikipedia. Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer, novelist, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which...
Number of pages: ~ 40 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Sarah J. Maas
Kingdom of Ash
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  • Mystery
  • 2019
  • Autor: Sarah J. Maas
Years in the making, Sarah J. Maas's #1 New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series draws to an epic, unforgettable conclusion. Aelin Galathynius's journey from slave to king's assassin to the queen of a once-great kingdom reaches its heart-rending finale as war erupts across her world. . . Aelin has risked everything to save her people-but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve...
Number of pages: ~ 2176 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

by Stephenie Meyer
Life and Death Twilight
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  • Mystery
  • 2016
  • Autor: Stephenie Meyer
For the first time in a stand-alone paperback comes Stephenie Meyer's Life and Death, a compelling reimagining of the iconic love story that will surprise and enthrall readers. There are two sides to every story.... You know Bella and Edward, now get to know Beau and Edythe. When Beaufort Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edythe Cullen, his life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With her porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edythe is both irresistible and enigmatic. What Beau doesn't realize is the closer he...
Number of pages: ~ 400 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by Sidney Sheldon
The Phoenix
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The Phoenix is a light-hearted, deeply moving novel about love, family and revenge. Sidney Sheldon is the author of this classy and amazing novel. This author has a great talent to tell any story and make it interesting with powerful characters and storyline. The author’s magic engages the readers from the beginning of the story to till the last page....
Number of pages: ~ 400 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

by Gillian Flynn
Sharp Objects
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  • Mystery
  • 2019
  • Autor: Gillian Flynn
NOW AN HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS, NOMINATED FOR EIGHT EMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. For years, Camille has hardly spoken to her neurotic, hypochondriac mother or to the half-sister she barely knows: a beautiful thirteen-year-old with an eerie grip on the town. Now, installed in her old bedroom in her family's Victorian...
Number of pages: ~ 272 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5

by B. A. Paris
Behind Closed Doors
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER YOU CAN'T MISS! The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? “A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night.” —Mary Kubica, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Good Girl “This is one readers won’t be able to put down.” —Booklist (starred review) "A can’t-put-down psychological thriller.” —Library Journal (starred review) “This debut is guaranteed to haunt you...Warning: brace yourself.” —Bustle (10 New Thrillers to...
Number of pages: ~ 354 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.1/5

by John le Carré
The Night Manager
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  • Mystery
  • 2011
  • Autor: John le Carré
Either we make you rich or we make you dead. On a bleak January night at the outbreak of the Gulf War, Mr. Richard Onslow Roper, a very special visitor, arrives with his entourage at a Zurich hotel. The night manager, Jonathan Pine, recognizes him immediately—and prays that the identification is not mutual. Welcome to the new era of espionage, where the habits and rules forged in the darkest days of the Cold War are applied to an even more harrowing end. This is Roper's world—a world of illegal arms dealers and drug smugglers, men whose ruthlessness is matched only by their hunger for...
Number of pages: ~ 578 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5