Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • The words rip through Eve Daniels when she overhears an argument between her step-parents. About her. However, before she can gather the courage to start asking questions, she's kidnapped. To discover upon waking she isn't Eve Daniels but of royal bl...


  • When her 1912 story collection, Mrs. Spring Fragrance, was rescued from obscurity in the 1990s, scholars were quick to celebrate Sui Sin Far as a pioneering chronicler of Asian American Chinatowns. Newly discovered works, however, reveal that Edith E...


  • It's the near future, and the blood of the young - especially those under seventeen - is a very precious commodity. It can rejuvenate old people. Of course only the rich can afford young blood - and some people will go to any lengths to get it. Espec...




  • Jack is in hospital. There's something wrong with his leg. But when he catches a glimpse of his X-ray he doesn't expect to see a huge squirming thing writhing around inside it. It turns out he's not alone - two of his best mates have the same prob...


  • Every aspect of Penna's life is controlled for her: a computer programme tells her when to get up, when to eat, even when to sleep. It's the same for everybody in this brave new world. But one day the programme goes wrong. Suddenly Penna and her new ...


  • When Grace, Adam, and Ruby get lost in the fog, they stumble into a parallel world where a terrible catastrophe has occurred. A flood has destroyed half the country and the sole survivor is Dave. Grace and her siblings need to find their way home; an...


  • Lydia Maddison and her family have nowhere to go. Their father has left them - and left them with nothing. So they begin at the workhouse as paupers, in Victorian England. It's a hard way to live: families are seperated, talking is forbidden and ther...






  • An enthralling collection of four intriguing science fiction stories. A strange creature kept in a science lab isn't quite what it seems in Gillian Philip's "The Changeling;" two space garbage men pick up a bit more than they bargained for in David O...


  • On her birthday, Rebecca Chantry receives a present she doesn't want: a dirty piece of cloth with some embroidery on it. It's the worst present ever! But over the next few days, Rebecca begins to realize that there's more to the gift than meets the e...


  • Ruby wants to play, but Mom is busy, Dad is cooking, and Gran is working on the computer. No one has any time for her, so Ruby packs her bag and decides to leave. Suddenly, Mom notices that Ruby is missing and the family begin to panic! Where can she...


  • It is Rebecca Jane's birthday, the first in her family since her mother died. Dad eagerly gives her a present, but when Rebecca opens it she unwittingly steps into a living nightmare. The sampler is somehow the key to a restless ghostly presence that...


  • When Bob Thomson joins the crew of the Admiral, all he can think about is how much he's going to earn. His mom doesn't want him to go. Because this is World War I, the Admiral is an armed smack, and defends itself against German subs. But Bob doesn't...