Crooked House – Agatha Christie

SYNOPSIS In the sprawling, half-timbered mansion in the affluent suburb of Swinly Dean, Aristide Leonides lies dead from barbiturate poisoning. An accident? Not likely. In fact, suspicion has already fallen on his luscious widow, a cunning beauty fifty years his junior, set to inherit a sizeable fortune, and rumored to be carrying on with a … Continue reading Crooked House – Agatha Christie

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes - scourge of criminals everywhere, whether they be lurking in London's foggy backstreets or plotting behind the walls of an idyllic country mansion - and his faithful colleague Dr Watson, solve twelve breathtaking and perplexing mysteries. The most famous detective in literary history.. Holmes (and Watson) at Baker Street needs no introduction. The collection … Continue reading The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Arthur Conan Doyle

Far From the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her bold presence draws three very different suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak. Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions and complicates her life, … Continue reading Far From the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

Great Expectations – Charles Dickens

Orphan Pip Pirrip's life is transformed by a vast, mysterious inheritance. A terrifying encounter with the escaped convict Abel Magwitch in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decrepit Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella at Satis House; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor - these form … Continue reading Great Expectations – Charles Dickens