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Short Story Mystery

  • The short story is one of the most difficult types of prose to write and one of the most pleasurable to read. From Boccaccio's Decameron to The Collected Stories of Reynolds Price , Charles May gives us an understanding of the history and structure of this demanding form of fiction. Beginning with a general history of the genre, he moves on to...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013
  • Throughout this text, Valerie Shaw addresses two key questions: 'What are the special satisfactions afforded by reading short stories?' and 'How are these satisfactions derived from each story's literary techniques and narrative strategies?'. She then attempts to answer these questions by drawing on stories from different periods and countries - by...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2014
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Every city has its wonders and mysteries. For the Pomerantz family, the most disturbing mystery at the moment is the identity and the intentions of their new neighbor, in this eBook original short story?a prequel to The City, the gripping and moving new novel by Dean Koontz. The year is 1967. Malcolm Pomerantz is...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2014
  • BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jonathan Kellerman's Victims. The closing of the grand old Fauborg Hotel in Beverly Hills is a sad occasion for longtime patrons Alex Delaware and Robin Castagna, who go there one last time for cocktails. But even more poignant?and curious?is a striking young woman in elegant attire and dark glasses,...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • From New York Times bestselling author James Rollins comes a stirring story of a soldier and his military war dog who are drawn into a dark mystery tracing back to World War II and a lost treasure tied to the bones of the dead. Off the blustery streets in the medieval heart of Budapest, Captain Tucker Wayne and his war dog, Kane, rescue a mysterious...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2012
  • The world?s greatest pickup artist is back! After the bestselling exposé The Game pulled back the curtain on Mystery and his culture of professional pickup artists, he became an international phenomenon. Unfortunately, while it?s no secret that Mystery?s ideas are wildly effective, women have started to catch on. They?ve seen the show and heard the...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • Now a Bride is what fans of New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh?s Mistress series have been clamoring for: more passion and more drama featuring the Dudley siblings.   In anticipation of the enticing third book in the Mistress trilogy, The Secret Mistress, here are never-before-published scenes from More than a Mistress and No...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Mary Balogh?s charming and warm-hearted eBook original short story is a testament to the steadfast devotion of true love, as a young miss on the marriage mart cleverly plots to claim her one and only.   If circumstances were different, Philippa Dean would be happy to fall in love with Viscount Darleigh. He is certainly the perfect gentleman and...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2013
  • Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his celebrity alumni. Writers, producers, development executives...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • Fable? Heroes, available May 2, 2012, on Xbox Live Arcade, gathers a range of heroes and villains from across the epic videogame saga?and the Fable? companion eBook series delves even deeper into their greatest triumphs, darkest secrets, and never-before-seen origins. In the first eBook short story, there are high stakes on the high seas as the always...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2012