One might not expect a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature to be a believer of ghost stories, much less be frightened by them, but as she admits in her postscript to this spine-tingling collection, "... till I was twenty-seven or -eight, I could not sleep in the room with a book containing a ghost story." Once her fear was overcome, however, she took to writing tales of the supernatural for publication in the magazines of the day. These eleven finely wrought pieces showcase her mastery of the traditional New England ghost story and her fascination with spirits, hauntings, and other supernatural phenomena. Called "flawlessly eerie" by Ms. magazine, this collection includes "Pomegranate Seed," "The Eyes," "All Souls'," "The Looking Glass," and "The Triumph of Night."
The first book in an epic new adventure for the Survivors dogs!<P><P> From Erin Hunter, #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors, Survivors is full of "wild and wonderful adventure" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) that will thrill fans of action-packed animal fantasy.For the first time Storm can remember, she has a place in a Pack, and the world that was devastated by the Big Growl is finally at peace. But tensions are rising among the dogs of the Wild Pack--and the greatest danger they face may come from within.
The second book in an epic new series about the Survivors dogs! From Erin Hunter, #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors, Survivors is full of "wild and wonderful adventure" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) that will thrill fans of Spirit Animals and Wings of Fire.Darkness has struck at the heart of the Wild Pack. Whisper is dead--and Storm is certain that his wounds could only have been inflicted by another dog. Lucky and her Packmates are reluctant to believe her, but Storm is determined to face the truth: could there be a traitor in their midst?
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