A ghoulish collection of true American classics From North to South, coast-to-coast, and legendary to forgotten classicsLyons Press American Classics deliver stories rooted in their time, place, and topicDistinct series design for impulse- and collect-them-all sales With frightening stories from Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Francis Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Edith Wharton, Mark Twain, Harriett Beecher Stowe, O. Henry, Will Cather, and long forgotten yet terrifying authors, this ghostly collection of Lyons Press American Classics delivers the ghastly, horrifying, and otherwise haunting tales we love to read about—all from our deep history and in a book that makes a great gift as part of Lyons Press's outstanding Americana library.
When the wizard Tarquin is killed in his bed, only two mourn him—his miniature dragon familiar, Faniulh, and scholar Liam Rhenford. Liam isn't about to get involved until Fanuilh magically bonds with him. Compelled by the dragon's desire for justice, Liam learns magic—but will it be enough to save Fanuilh?
A chilling, thrilling collection of true American crimes, long-forgotten and legendaryThe Bloody Benders Family . . . The Black Hand of New Orleans . . . The Crimes of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch . . . The Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah . . . Rachel Wall, Female Pirate and The Last Woman to be Hanged in Massachusetts . . . Dr. Valorous Coolidge, who Performed the Autopsy on the Man He Murdered . . . and even a crime chronicled by President Abraham Lincoln. This criminal collection of Lyons Press American Classics delivers the murderous, thieving, and otherwise nefarious acts we love to read about—all from our deep history and in a book that makes a great gift as part of Lyons's outstanding Americana library.