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What is going on in the building?

Strange things have been happening in the eight story apartment block lately - the lift decides who it takes up and down; the heating and lights go on and off whenever they want; and doorways grow larger and smaller. The caretaker seems to know what is happening and why, but will she tell anyone?

Level: Intermediate

The World is a weird and wonderful place. It’s full of people and places that are curious and bizarre.

In the six strange stories in this collection, you will meet A Boy Called Pig and Magic Grandpa. You will also read about Operation Maverick, set in a park where children play at being adults. In Memory Loss Club, a romantic husband tries to win back the heart of his wife, even if she can’t remember who he is; and in The Green Jewel, a young woman discovers that she has mysterious powers.

Level: Intermediate

Do you ever wonder what celebrities were like before they were famous?

In the stories in this book, you will find out what Jackie Chan and Beyonce Knowles were like at school; and how actress Mila Kunis felt when she first arrived in America from Ukraine when she was a little girl. You will also read about Winston Churchill’s amazing escape from prison in Africa; how a kind priest helped Pele to get out of the slums of Brazil; and how J. K. Rowling thought of Harry Potter while she was sitting on a train from Manchester to London.

Level: Pre-intermediate

In March 2003, Hassan wakes to find Baghdad under siege and his father missing. As bombs fall on the city, Hassan must protect his younger sister, Lulu, at all costs. Hassan takes his sister to the city to find their uncle and, hopefully, some clues that will help them find their father. What they uncover in Baghdad will change their lives forever.

An action-packed story set in the real world, Hassan and Lulu follows the lives of two young people on an epic journey of self-discovery, mystery and adventure.

Level: Upper Intermediate

Do you believe in ghosts? No? Maybe this book will change your mind…

What happened at The Forest Hotel one hundred years ago? What do the ghostly sisters do to young Jimmy Kinsella when he stays in The Old Dark House all night? What does the mysterious Night Visitor want from one of America’s richest men?

These questions will be answered in The Lighthouse, a collection of six ghost stories that is sure to entertain and frighten you.

Level: Pre-intermediate

Where is Professor Montague Green?

Mahoney Green knows that something is wrong. With the help of a coded postcard, her best friend and her grandmother, she must find her father before it's too late.
If Mahoney can break the code, defeat the mysterious treasure hunters and track down the missing chapter of a secret and ancient book, maybe she will solve the mystery of The Thirteenth Chapter and see her father again. One thing is for sure, it will be an adventure that she, and you, will never forget.

Level: Intermediate

The events of a single day can change the course of history, for better or worse. These are the days that should never be forgotten.

In this book, you will read stories that recount historic events from the perspective of those who were there, like the bandleader who played on as the Titanic sank; and Howard Carter, the man who discovered the tomb of the Boy King, Tutankhamun. Experience the horror and heroism of D-Day through the eyes of a young soldier; and relive the assassination of President John F Kennedy on that fateful day in Dallas in 1963.

Level: Intermediate

We have always been fascinated by spies–people who live secret and dangerous lives in the shadows.

If you are interested in how Queen Elizabeth’s spymaster found out that there was a plan to kill her and take over the country; or how Mata Hari, a glamorous and beautiful spy, used her charm and intelligence to steal secrets in World War One; or how Edward Snowden managed to obtain documents that the British and American governments really didn’t want anyone to know about… then this book is for you.

Level: Upper Intermediate

The Lake Beneath the Station is a collection of stories that is sure to send shivers down your spine and give you sleepless nights. In these tales of love gone mad and ghostly romance, you will encounter characters that frighten yet enchant you. You will read stories that will make you want to look away, to go back to the light, and to the things that you know and trust…but the book will not let you go…instead you will read on, going deeper and deeper into The Lake Beneath the Station.

Level: Upper Intermediate

Warning: This book may keep you awake at night.
Who is the man on the beach? Why is a musician seeing the ghost of his daughter? Who is the gardener in the picture...and what does he want? What happens at 3:19am every night in a hospital full of secrets?
You will find the answers to these and many other mysterious questions if you have the courage to read...Silent Night.

Level: Upper Intermediate

Are there still creatures out there that we don’t know about? Is it possible that there is a living dinosaur in a lake in Scotland? Does the Mongolian Death worm really eat the sheep and camel of herders in the Gobi Desert? Could the famous yeti of the Himalayas be real? Is the giant octopus known as the kraken just a story that sailors tell, or is it out there...waiting? We can’t say for sure that these mysterious creatures exist, but after you read this book, maybe you will be a little closer to believing in monsters.

Level: Pre-intermediate

Animal Tales is a collection of short stories based on real events.

In Animal Tales you will find out about the crocodile that made friends with Chito, a Costa Rican fisherman; a pigeon that saved many soldiers’ lives; and a fierce man-eating tiger. You will also read about a wandering hippo; a chimpanzee that learned to communicate with humans; and a war between the Australian army and giant birds.

Level: Pre-intermediate
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