The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

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London, 1861. Sir Richard Francis Burton - explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne - unsuccessful poet and follower of de Sade, for whom pain is pleasure, and brandy is ruin! Their investigations lead them to one of the defining events of the age, and the terrifying possibility that the world they inhabit shouldn't exist at all!

Spring-Heeled Jack is a British urban legend, first appearing in 1837. Eye witnesses tell of a man who could leap several stories in the air with little effort. Some say he could breathe blue fire, others say he lured women o ...

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An extensive investigation of the origins and numerous sightings of the mysterious and terrifying figure known as Spring-Heeled Jack • Shares original 19th-century newspaper accounts of Spring-Heeled Jack encounters as well ...

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Spring-Heeled Jack: The name evoked awe from both criminals and upstanding citizens alike. Some thought he was the devil, but he was actually the original superhero—leaping over the buildings of Victorian England with the h ...

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Mark Hodder's second Burton & Swinburne steampunk adventure, following the acclaimed The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, is filled with eccentric steam-driven technology, grotesque characters, and a deepening mystery. W ...

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The "penny blood” came into being through a process which began with higher standards of general education and literacy in England at the beginning of the 19th century, and continued with the invention of fast and efficient ...

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The Philip K. Dick Award-winning steampunk series continues as past and future collide?and the world itself may be altered forever. Years ago, a madman from the future assassinated the beloved Queen Victoria?an act which inad ...

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It is 1863, but not the one it should be. Time has veered wildly off course, and now the first moves are being made that will lead to a devastating world war and the fall of the British Empire. Caught in a tangled web of caus ...

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Explorer Richard Burton is up against a supernatural enemy in the Philip K. Dick Award–winning steampunk series set in an alternate nineteenth century England. Since the assassination of Queen Victoria in 1840, a cabal of p ...

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It is 1868, the week that Benjamin Disraeli becomes Prime Minister of the Empire. Sherlock's beautiful but poor admirer, Beatrice, the hatter's daughter, appears at the door late at night. She is terrified, claiming that she ...

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Highly acclaimed Swedish horror writer Tom Gade Olausson presents to you even more mayhem than in his prior collection POETRY FROM HELL’S ASYLUM, with deeply macabre and entertaining fiction that will leave you breathless, ...

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By the early 1830s the old school of Gothic literature was exhausted. Late Romanticism, emphasising as it did the uncertainties of personality and imagination, gave it a new lease of life. Gothic—the literature of disturban ...

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Take a dazzling journey through time with Tim Power’s classic, Philip K. Dick Award-winning tale... “There have been other novels in the genre about time travel, but none with The Anubis Gates’ unique slant on the mater ...

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Experience horror in a whole new way. In this city of madness, Gehlert's characters live and breathe in a series of flash fiction mayhem capturing raw emotion and pure horror. Recurring and new characters are all blended toge ...

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When I was seventeen we moved into a house of note, in the sophisticated backwoods of a “better part” of Arkansas. The elegant wood walls held the light of windows from heaven. The skylights, as they were, bathed the livi ...

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There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. This is a dimension of imagination. In the case of these stories, it is THE 2nd TIME where author Tom Sawyer’s imagination takes flight in an explosive follow-up ...

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Last Doorway Productions and Black Bed Sheet Books celebrate women in horror fiction again by partnering to bring another chilling, all-female horror anthology, A Scream in the Night 2! Horror Host Miss Misery (Reyna Young) h ...

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The perfect companion piece to one of Jason Gehlert’s infamous characters, Jeremiah Black. RIFT completes a thrillogy for the demonic hitman, tying up loose ends from the prequel Sacrificial Sons and its sequel Jeremiah Bla ...

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The first official publisher’s anthology featuring the exemplary talents of the authors of BLACK BED SHEET BOOKS! "Black Bed Sheet is not only a publisher of fantastically creative horror books but knows the meaning of hear ...

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If you can’t run more than 25 MPH, you’re toast! When Lillian Williams became the Sheriff of Daimler, SC, she thought she would have it easy for the rest of her career. Nothing ever truly happened there, ever, and that wa ...

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London, more than any other city, has a secret history concealed from view. Behind the official façade promoted by the heritage industry lies a city of esoteric traditions, obscure institutions, and forgotten locations. Occu ...

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In 1826 Millicent Post was burned as a witch. Before the flames consumed her, she cursed the town of Whistlestop and vowed she would return. Centuries later, Katie White becomes possessed by Millicent’s spirit and while Kat ...

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A rich, jaded thrill seeker is drawn into a vicious competition in this “innovative and exciting” novel by a Philip K. Dick Award winner (C. J. Cherryh). It’s the twenty-third century and Nasir Deepra is 248 years old. ...

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"A Son of the Sun" by Jack London. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscove ...

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Jack York, high school history teacher, is not having the best spring. He blew his knee out on the day his ex-wife was moving out and became addicted to pain killers, and his rehab sponsor suggested he start writing a journal ...

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This dictionary is part of the Oxford Reference Collection: using sustainable print-on-demand technology to make the acclaimed backlist of the Oxford Reference programme perennially available in hardback format. An engrossing ...

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The winner of the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy from the author of Flora Segunda and Flora’s Fury. Flora Fyrdraaca wants nothing more than to be a ranger, and for that she must master the ma ...

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER In the vein of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, a riveting work of narrative nonfiction centering on the unsolved disappearance of an American backpacker in India—one of at least two dozen tourists who have ...

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Bitternest’s favorite radio disc jockey and debunker of supernatural myths Nick Kubrick is on vacation and on his way to Montreal to surprise his big brother. When he gets there, he finds his brother’s mailbox overflowing ...

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Reyna Young, popularly known as Bay Area Horror Queen and Horror Host Miss Misery of Miss Misery's Movie Massacre, has a new book of dark poetry out from Black Bed Sheet Books that we around here call DISLOCATED THOUGHTS, and ...

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Aleric Toma Bimbai is a two-hundred-year-old Rom, Gypsy, and a legend among his people. He hunts monsters for bounty, a gun for hire, with secrets as dark as midnight in a graveyard. He is a hero and rogue rolled into one, wi ...

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"Creatively speaking this book is marvelous; it is rich and refreshing and decadent. Written wryly and masterfully, Mr. Hayden's twenty one short literary journeys will take you through the gamut: horror, laughter, sarcasm, a ...

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In which part of North London were wild beasts once thought to roam the sewers? Why did 1920s working-class Londoners wear necklaces of blue beads? Who was the original inspiration for the 'pearly king' costume? And did Sprin ...

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C. S. Lewis was a British author, lay theologian, and contemporary of J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is the first book in The Chronicles of Narnia. ...

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This volume, a collection with contributions from some of the major scholars of the Gothic in literature and culture, reflects on how recent Gothic studies have foregrounded a plethora of technologies associated with Gothic l ...

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Can you hear the distant howling of hounds and the thunder of ghostly hooves? It's All Souls' Eve and Zamiel the Demon Huntsman has come to claim his prey! He's headed straight for Castle Karlstein, where the evil count has h ...

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This creepy collection of true-life tales takes the reader on a tour through the streets, cemetaries, alehouses, attics and docks of Liverpool.Containing many tales which have never before been published, it unearths a chilli ...

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There comes a time for a superhero when just punching a bad guy in the face just isn't enough. Spring-Heeled Jack has reached that point. Not that he doesn't enjoy the way his nanotech-enhanced fists have made their mark on t ...

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What would you do if you woke up in hell and couldn’t remember a thing? Set in a dystopian society about 150 years from the 21st century…… Suddenly rousing in a place completely different from his world, seventeen-year- ...

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Old Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky, is the third-largest National Preservation District in the United States and the largest Victorian-era neighborhood in the country. Beneath the balconies and terraces of the district's ...

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