He saw it in flashes: a shadow of prickly fur, the gleam of teeth. The sight of it snatched the breath from Dannyˇ¦s lungs. He knew what the creature was. He thought they had died out in Britain hundreds of years ago,... more>>
ˇ§If you step on the ghost's shadow, you are doomed. If it looks at you, you'll die.ˇ¨
Joe reckons the story about the ghost that haunts his house is made up, but it doesn't stop him looking for the shadow on the... more>>
Sara and Mina have been best friends for years. They wish they were more popular in school. So when Sara gets hold of some Tarot cards and suggests they start telling fake fortunes Mina plays along though she is sure... more>>
I looked up at the high castle walls. There were no lights in any of the windows. I heard the great wooden door being unlocked. It opened slowly. A very old man with white hair was standing there.
'Welcome to my... more>>
When Jonathan Harker goes on a business trip to Transylvania with documents regarding the purchase of an estate in England, he has little idea what the sinister intentions of his client Count Dracula are... Dracula was... more>>
1860 -- England. Two frightening ghost stories.
A visitor comes to a signal-box next to a railway tunnel. The signalman tells the visitor about his important work. But the signalman also tells him a... more>>
Two nineteenth-century ghost stories.
The House in the Picture
Mr Williams has an old picture of a house. It is not a very good picture. It is not a very intersting picture. Then the picture tells Mr Williams a... more>>
'Your mother, Esther, was your disgrace and you are hers,'
These words were Esther's earliest memory. But who was Esther's mother? What was the disgrace? And why did the ghost walk at Chesney World? more>>
'Mr Scrooge,' said the gentleman. 'I have come to ask for your help because it is Christmas. I want money to help the poor people who have no money and no homes.'
'Aren't there any prisons?' asked Scrooge. 'Aren't... more>>