In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge schoolmate—a handsome, aristocratic young poet named Cecil Valance—to his family’s modest home outside London for the weekend. George is enthralled by Cecil, and soon his sixteen-year-old sister, Daphne, is equally besotted by him and the stories he tells about Corley Court, the country estate he is heir to.
"I Hated For It To End"
Two years have passed since Henry left the Faerie Realm. And he is about to discover that much has changed since his last visit. Living a normal life in the Analogue World, Henry is shocked when his old friend Pyrgus shows up with terrible news. A mysterious plague is decimating the Faeries of the Light, causing them to age prematurely, and even Henry's mentor Mr. Fogarty is ill. Compelled to help, Henry travels back to the Faerie Realm to find a cure and to repair his relationship with the Faerie Queen, Holly Blue.
"I want to like it, I really do."
The worlds of the Faeries of the Light and the Faeries of the Night are always at war. Ruler of the Faeries of the Light Queen Holly Blue, and her brother Pyrgus, must always be on the lookout for the evil schemes of their foe from the other side, Lord Hairstreak. Queen Blue is suspicious when Hairstreak proposes a truce between the warring faeries. While they debate this treaty, the faerie demons of the night plot a hostile takeover
"did not like it"
In the late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at ‘Two Acres’, the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for all the Sawles, but it is on George’s sixteen-year-old sister Daphne that it will have the most lasting impact, when Cecil writes her a poem which will become a touchstone for a generation, an evocation of an England about to change for ever.
"Very dissapointing - dreadful narration"
July 1910: The grisly remains of Cora Crippen, music hall singer and wife of Dr Hawley Crippen, are discovered in the cellar of 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Camden. But the Doctor and his mistress, Ethel Le Neve, have vanished, much to the frustration of Scotland Yard and the outrage of a horrified London. Across the Channel in Antwerp, the SS Montrose sets sail on its two week voyage to Canada. Amongst its passengers are the overbearing Antonia Drake and her daughter Victoria, who is hell-bent on romance....
Giants live on top of Mount Grumble, hidden from humans below. But not all of them are big. Muncle Trogg is so small that he's laughed at by the others for being human-sized. Fed up, he decides to take a look at the 'Smallings' that he's meant to look like. But what he discovers is very surprising indeed....
When Ben Harvester meets Mr. October in Highgate Cemetery, nothing could have prepared him for the dramatic turn his life is about to take. Soon Mr. October is leading him towards his true calling - at the Ministry of Pandemonium, helping to guide the dead to the afterlife. But Ben quickly discovers that there are terrifying forces keen to thwart the work of the Ministry and lead the newly-dead astray.