In this terrifying crime mystery, Grace Penny, a woman who has recently recovered suppressed memories of childhood torture at the hands of a satanic cultist begins receiving eerie photographs of green candles slowly burning down. Realizing that the images portray an implied threat that when the candle is no more, her life will be forfeit, the adult schoolteacher employs John Halting, a private detective, to find her tormentor.
THE BIG BOOK OF THUGS
From the gangs of ancient India to the modern mafia, THE BIG BOOK OF THUGS offers a historical and insightful overview of the most notorious gangs and mobs since the beginning of time. Analyzing the infamous group dynamic, this enrossing book delves into the immoral actions and tainted motivations of these organized packs. But neither romanticizing nor condemning their actions, this black and white comic text is an accurate portrait of the toughest mobs ever to walk the mean streets and rule the back alleys.
THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES
THE BIG BOOK OF HOAXES is an entertaining encyclopedia of the most amazing deceptions, fables, and cons in the history of the world. Reporting on the unbelievable scams that have fooled people throughout time, this fascinating book documents the "true tales of the greatest lies ever told." From Orson Welles' War of the Worlds invasion to the actual sale of the Brooklyn Bridge to the woman who was impregnated by a six-foot rabbit, this black and white volume reveals just how gullible and manipulative man can be.
THE BOGIE MAN
Combining black humor with crime fiction, THE BOGIE MAN introduces Francis Forbes Clunie, an escaped mental patient under the delusion that he is really Bogie, the world's greatest private investigator. Believing that he is an amalgamation of every detective ever played by Humphrey Bogart, Clunie wanders the streets of Glasgow in search of the legendary Black Bird and the deadly Fat Man. Interpreting every random encounter to be part of an intricate conspiracy, the psychotic detective builds his case around coincidences and misunderstandings.