Other books byBram Stoker
The Jewel of Seven Stars
"Hither the Gods come not at any summons. The Nameless One has insulted them and is forever alone. Go not nigh, lest their vengeance wither you away!" The warning was inscribed on the entrance of the hidden tomb, forgotten for millennia in the sands of mystic Egypt. Then the archaeologists and grave robbers came in search of the fabled Jewel of Seven Stars, which they found clutched in the hand of the mummy. Few heeded the ancient warning, until all who came in contact with the Jewel began to die in a mysterious and violent way--with the marks of a strangler around their neck. At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
The Lady of the Shroud
When Roger Melton passes away, he unexpectedly leaves a substantial fortune to his nephew, Rupert Sent Leger. But Rupert must fulfill one condition if he is to inherit: he must live in his uncle’s castle in the Land of the Blue Mountains for one year. It is here, at Castle Vissarion, that Rupert encounters a mysterious woman cloaked in a wet shroud who is seeking refuge in the middle of the night. Rupert helps the beautiful woman, but she disappears before he can learn much about her. Discovering the identity of this ethereal creature will change Rupert’s life forever. Presented as a series of letters and diary entries, The Lady of the Shroud was written in much the same fashion as author Bram Stoker’s more famous novel, Dracula, and represents Stoker’s unique and haunting writing style. Due to its unexpected storyline, The Lady of the Shroud has become a favorite within the gothic and horror genre first popularized at the turn of the twentieth century. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
The Secret of the Growing Gold
A tale of the terror of revenge from beyond the grave
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