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Christmas Tales of Terror Крис Пристли
ISBN: 9781408838402 Год издания: 2012 Издательство: Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books Язык: Английский
From malevolent snowmen to Father Christmas - with a difference ... Chris Priestley is on absolute top form in these atmospheric, clever and thoroughly chilling stories. Add a new kind of thrill to the fluffiest of seasons with seven brilliantly conceived examples of why you'd better be good at Christmas time. For stories which can be enjoyed by the whole family, unwrap these perfectly formed festive tales of terror, each with a gripping yarn and genius twist.Singing carols may never seem quite the same again ... especially after dark.
The Teacher's Tales of Terror Крис Пристли
ISBN: 0956627684 Год издания: 2011 Издательство: World Book Day Язык: Английский
Chris Priestley has readers on the edge of their seats in this trio of terrifying stories as a teacher and his pupils share three spine-chilling tales. But, of course, with a very surprising ending that resounds like a slamming door on a quiet night!
Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth Крис Пристли
ISBN: 9781408800140 Год издания: 2009 Издательство: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Язык: Английский
A boy is put on a train by his stepmother to make his first journey on his own. But soon that journey turns out to be more of a challenge than anyone could have imagined as the train stalls at the mouth of a tunnel and a mysterious woman in white helps the boy while away the hours by telling him stories - stories with a difference.
Tales of Terror from the Black Ship Крис Пристли
ISBN: 978-0-7475-8987-7 Год издания: 2008 Издательство: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
At the Old Inn, which clings precariously to a cliff top above a storm-lashed ocean, two sick children are left alone while their father fetches the doctor. Then a visitor comes begging for shelter, and so begins a long night of story-telling, in which young Ethan and Cathy, who have an unnatural appetite for stories of a macabre persuasion, sit out the last throes of the storm in the company of a sailor with more than enough grisly tales to satisfy them. But something about this sailor puts Ethan on edge, and he becomes increasingly agitated for his father’s return. Only when the storm blows itself out can Ethan relax – but not for…
Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror Chris Priestley
ISBN: 9780747589228 Год издания: 2007 Издательство: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Язык: Английский
Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house and his regular visits from his nephew give him the opportunity to relive some of the most frightening stories he knows. But as the stories unfold, a newer and more surprising narrative emerges, one that is perhaps the most frightening of all.
Redwulf's Curse Крис Пристли
ISBN: 0552554839 Год издания: 2008 Издательство: Transworld Publishers Язык: Английский
Tom and Dr. Harker are back and this time their adventure takes them outside London. They visit Mr. Gibbs, a friend in Norfolk, who has recently unearthed fabulous Anglo-Saxon treasures from an archaeological excavation. They are believed to have belonged to the East Anglican king, Redwulf. Local legend tells of a ghostly guardian of the king's tomb and a curse against anyone who threatens it. When not one but two murders occur in the household, it is hard to dismiss the legend. With everyone feeling threatened and the atmosphere of hostility increasing, Tom and Harker investigate and discover that Mr. Gibbs's wife seems to be behind the…
Death and the Arrow: A Gripping Tale of Murder and Revenge Крис Пристли
ISBN: 0552554758 Год издания: 2007 Издательство: Transworld Publishers Язык: Английский
Fifteen-year-old Tom lives in the murky city of London where he helps his father run a print shop. Among the customers is wise old Dr. Harker, a retired physician and seafarer, whose patient demeanor and fascinating tales endear him to Tom. Both Tom and Harker become intrigued by a murder in the city where the victim is pierced by an arrow and left holding an illustrated card of "Death and the Arrow." The mystery deepens after more "Death and the Arrow" victims are discovered, and Tom cannot rest until he has uncovered the truth behind the murders. This atmospheric venture into the 18th-century will fascinate young adult readers.
White Rider, The (Tom Marlowe Adventure) Крис Пристли
ISBN: 0440866081 Год издания: 2005 Язык: Русский
Book DescriptionAnother gripping historical murder mystery – the thrilling sequel to Death and the Arrow . London, 1716: The streets are full of spies and buzzing with intrigue. Jacobite rebels are being rounded up and hanged at