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  • The Smile of the Stranger

    by Joan Aiken

    series Paget Family Saga #1
    The Paget family's adventures begin in this Gothic Regency period romance reissue from legendary author Joan AikenWhen danger forces expatriate English gentlewoman Juliana Paget to flee her home in Italy, she embarks on a journey full of thrilling adventure. Nothing could have prepared her for outwitting a French mob, crossing the Channel in a hot air balloon, or fending off the advances of the ... Read more

    $7.19 USD

  • Jane Fairfax

    The Secret Story of the Second Heroine in Jane Austen's Emma

    by Joan Aiken

    Jane Austen's Emma has been a favorite novel for Austenites since 1816.But while the story of its heroine Emma Woodhouse is well known, the same can't be said for her childhood friend, Jane Fairfax. The turmoil underlying Jane's obscured background and reduced circumstances have always remained a mystery for readers of Austen's beloved novel.Now, at last, we learn her whole story in Joan Aiken's ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Teeth of the Gale

    by Joan Aiken

    Now eighteen, Felix sets out across the mountains of Spain to rescue three children kidnapped by their father. Along the way, he hopes to see his true love, Juana, who has entered a convent. But his rescue party is being followed, and Felix fears he and the children are being led into a trap. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

    by Joan Aiken

    Narrated by Lizza Aiken

    Unabridged

    4 hours 48 min

    Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie's parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage. Left in the care of the cruel Miss Slighcarp, the girls can hardly believe what is happening to their once happy home. The servants are dismissed, the furniture is sold, and Bonnie and Sylvia are sent to a prison-like orphan school. It seems as if the endless ... Read more

    $14.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

    by Joan Aiken

    series Wolves Chronicles Series
    Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie's parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage. Left in the care of the cruel Miss Slighcarp, the girls can hardly believe what is happening to their once happy home. The servants are dismissed, the furniture is sold, and Bonnie and Sylvia are sent to a prison-like orphan school. It seems as if the endless ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • The Witch of Clatteringshaws

    by Joan Aiken

    series Wolves Chronicles Series
    Dido Twite’s sharp wits are put to the test in this new adventure in the Wolves Chronicles. After King Richard dies, Dido’s good pal Simon is put on the English throne, but he hates being cooped up in drafty St. James Palace, and his crusty old advisors won’t let him have any fun at all. If only another descendent of the king could be found, Simon would gladly be replaced. Never short a solution, ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Last Slice of Rainbow

    And Other Stories

    by Joan Aiken and 1 more

    The 9 stories in this collection explore the magic and mystery of strange lands populated not just by ordinary boys and girls but also by elves, fairies, kelpies, and a queen with screaming hair!In “Clem’s Dream,” a boy loses his dream and asks the Slipper, Tooth, Apple, Bread, and Water Fairies to help get it back for him. In “The Queen With Screaming Hair,” 5-year-old Princess Christina of ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Haunting of Lamb House

    by Joan Aiken

    Narrated by John Franklyn-Robbins and 2 more

    Unabridged

    7 hours 16 min

    Aiken makes use of the hallmark of Gothic fiction-the haunted house-in this story of three authors whose lives become inextricably tied to Lamb House, a Georgian mansion situated in the town of East Sussex, England: Toby Thomas, who lived there in the 18th century; followed by Henry James, who discovered Toby's mysterious diary a century later; and ending with E.F. Benson, who struggled to put the ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • A Necklace of Raindrops

    and Other Stories

    by Joan Aiken and 1 more

    Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best fairy tales. Joan Aiken’s delicious prose ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Merchants of Menace

    Mystery Writers of America Presents: Classics, #5

    by Joan Aiken and 19 more

    series Mystery Writers of America Presents: Classics #5
    CRIME AND MYSTERY STORIES BY20 VENDORS OF VILLAINYMystery Writers of America is pleased to present this sinister volume of larceny, deception, and murder, brought to you by the very finest purveyors of perfidy.Donald E. Westlake tells a tale of a cheating wife who tries to turn the tables on her blackmailer, only to find herself caught in a bigger web of lies than she could have imagined. From ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    A Necklace of Raindrops

    and Other Stories

    by Joan Aiken

    Narrated by Lizza Aiken

    Unabridged

    1 hour 37 min

    Here are eight gloriously imaginative stories for eight satisfying sessions of bedtime reading. There’s a flying apple pie, a cat that’s bigger than an elephant, a house that lays an egg, storybook animals that leap out of their books at night, and a wealth of other wonderful characters and ideas, all with the colorful, dreamlike quality of the very best fairy tales.Joan Aiken’s delicious prose is ... Read more

    $14.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Psychos

    Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane

    by Neil Gaiman and 19 more

    This collection of thirty-eight terrifying tales of serial killers at large, written by the great masters of the genre, plumbs the horrifying depths of a deranged mind and the forces of evil that compel a human being to murder, gruesomely and methodically, over and over again.From Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs) to Patrick Bateman (American Psycho), stories of serial killers and psychos ... Read more

    $12.99 USD