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This novel gives one pause to question just about everything we take for granted about ourselves

A high-tension suspense story with a macabre atmosphere that will keep plenty of space between the reader and the back of his chair. [1946] Advertisements

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The Secret Cache

Winnie Winkle and the Diamond Heirlooms [1946] Illustrated by MARTIN BRANNER

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Here sin was not a pleasure to be lightly accepted; rather, a thing to be worked at for a livelihood, to be accomplished with all the loathsome viciousness dredged up from the secret places in the warped souls of people … Continue reading

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Book of the month from the Great Lakes Center for Literocity!

He came out of the backwoods to thrill sophisticated city women. But one girl proved an even wilder creature than he! DEPOSITED WITH THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1964 “This book struck an everlasting chord in me — it left me … Continue reading

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Don’t You Hate It When That Happens?

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #45 The Spider Sapphire Mystery [1968]

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The Romance of Old Books

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from The Adventures of Sinbad by Gyula Krudy

It was at this time, one autumn night — just as the bloodshot moon was sitting like a tipsy old man in the branches of the poplar tree, when all manner of intangible shadows flitted from garden to garden so … Continue reading

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The Loney, Andrew Michael Hurley, Mariner Books, $14.99.

One of the things that make England such a haunted place is its sheer antiquity. The great ghost story writers of that country are often possessed by the fear that the spirits of the old, pre-Christian ways will manifest themselves … Continue reading

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Even More Nancy Drew in Bondage

  Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #30 The Clue of the Velvet Mask by Carolyn Keene [1969] I accept my fate — my fate on the internet is to provide the world with pictures of Nancy Drew tied up.

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The Romance of Old Books

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