The Mansion A Jack Nightingale Short Story

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher:
ISBN: 1370137486
Release Date: 2017
Genre:

Supernatural detective Jack Nightingale is sent to investigate a haunted house, but soon discovers that it isn't just a ghost causing mayhem. The Mansion is a fast-paced supernatural story about 10,000 words long.Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his ebooks have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. In 2011 alone he sold more than 500,000 eBooks and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world. Born in Manchester, he began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV.

Nightfall

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: 47 North
ISBN: 1612182291
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Fiction

"You're going to hell, Jack Nightingale": They are words that ended his police career. Now Jack's a struggling private detective--and the chilling words come back to haunt him. Nightingale's life is turned upside down the day that he inherits a mansion from a man who claims to be his father. It comes with a warning that Nightingale's soul was sold at birth and a devil will come to claim it on his 33rd birthday--just three weeks away. Jack doesn't believe in Hell, but when people close to him start to die horribly, he is led to the inescapable conclusion that real evil may be at work. And that if he doesn't find a way out he'll be damned in hell for eternity.

The House On Gable Street A Jack Nightingale Short Story

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher:
ISBN: 1370097662
Release Date: 2018
Genre:

Jack Nightingale is called in to investigate spooky goings-on in a rock star's mansion. The House On Gable Street is a fast-paced supernatural story about 30,000 words long, almost a novella.Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his ebooks have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. In 2011 alone he sold more than 500,000 eBooks and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world. Born in Manchester, he began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV. His book The Chinaman was filmed as The Foreigner starring Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan.

Cursed ebook

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781444755022
Release Date: 2011-12-20
Genre: Fiction

An exciting short story, part of the Jack Nightingale series by bestselling author Stephen Leather - thrillers with an occult twist. Jack Nightingale - lives in the shadows, fights in the dark. Ex-cop turned private eye Jack Nightingale is used to dealing with tricky situations. He's faced down the powers of hell a couple of times, too. In this new short story, he's called in to help a policeman who's lying at death's door. The doctors can't work out what's wrong. But the dying man's colleagues swear blind that he was cursed by a gypsy during the Dale Farm clearance. And Nightingale could be his only hope. Jack Nightingale is the hero of Stephen Leather's supernatural detective novels. There are five books in the critically acclaimed series: NIGHTFALL, MIDNIGHT, NIGHTMARE, NIGHTSHADE and LASTNIGHT.

Nightingale 2 a Short Story Collection

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher:
ISBN: 1980876436
Release Date: 2018-04-20
Genre:

The second book of short stories featuring supernatural detective Jack Nightingale, who fights his battles in the shadows, in the grey areas where demons and monsters seek their prey, where one mistake can cost him his life, or worse.In this collection of nine short stories, Nightingale matches wits against haunted houses, serial killers back from the dead, disturbed spirits, demon dolls and monsters from Hell.The stories are - Knock Knock, Watery Grave, The Cards, Possession, Claws, The Asylum, The Doll, The Mansion, and Wrong Turn.PRAISE FOR THE JACK NIGHTINGALE SERIES'A wicked read' Anthony Horowitz'Another great thriller from Stephen Leather but this time with a devilish twist!' James Herbert'Written with panache, and a fine ear for dialogue, Leather manages the collision between the real and the occult with exceptional skill' Daily Mail'A stunning masterclass in darkness from a ferocious talent who excels in putting the devil in the details' Daily Record

Lastnight

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781444742671
Release Date: 2014-01-16
Genre: Fiction

A killer is murdering Goths with relish - skinning and butchering them. The cops aren't getting anywhere so Jack Nightingale's nemesis, Superintendent Chalmers, asks him for help. Nightingale discovers that the murdered Goths had one thing in common: a tattoo connected to the secretive Satanic child-sacrificing cult called the Order of Nine Angles. As Nightingale closes in on the killers, the tables are turned and he finds himself in the firing line, along with his friends and family. The Order will stop at nothing to protect their secrets and Nightingale realises that there is nothing he can do to protect himself. Nor can he run, for the Order has connections across the world. It leaves him with only one way to stop the carnage - and that's to take his own life . . .

San Francisco Night

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Three Elephants Limited
ISBN: 0956620396
Release Date: 2015-01-12
Genre:

Jack Nightingale fights his battles in the shadows - in the grey areas where the real world meets the supernatural. But when he arrives in San Francisco to take on a group of Satanists bent on opening a doorway to Hell, the danger is out in the open and all too real. The Apostles - a Satanic coven using murder and torture to pave the way for a demon to enter the real world - realise that Nightingale is on their tail. And unleash their own brand of monsters to take him down. With Nightingale's life - and his very soul - on the line, he has only days to stop The Apostles from bringing death and destruction to the entire world.

The Mansions of Murder

Author: Paul Doherty
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781780109145
Release Date: 2017-12-01
Genre: Fiction

A murdered priest, a missing body, stolen treasure: Brother Athelstan tackles his most challenging investigation to date. October, 1381. Brother Athelstan is summoned to the church of St Benet’s in Queenhithe to investigate the murder of a priest. Parson Reynaud has been found stabbed to death inside his own locked church. Other disturbing discoveries include an empty coffin and a ransacked money chest. Who would commit murder inside a holy church? Who would spirit away a corpse the night before the funeral – and who would be brave enough to steal treasure belonging to the most feared gangleader in London? Meanwhile, the death of one of Athelstan’s parishioners reveals a shocking secret. Could there be a connection to the murdered priest of St Benet’s? Athelstan’s investigations will lure him into the dark and dangerous world of the gangmaster known as The Flesher, whose influence has a frighteningly long reach ...

Death Toll

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: EM.C Press
ISBN: 0615803660
Release Date: 2013-04
Genre: Short stories

"Nothing excites me more than discovering new writing talent, and this book is bursting with it!" - Stephen Leather "Action, violence and cold-blooded ruthlessness, this compilation of thrillers has it all. Six authors, six different styles, one great read." - Jack Silkstone "You have a real treat in store for you here, my friends. These guys tell great stories; stories that feel so real you'll be looking over your shoulder. They just do it in an extraordinarily economical way." -Jake Needham DEATH TOLL is a powerful, pulse-pounding, thriller anthology introduced by international bestselling crime author Jake Needham that brings together Stephen Leather, Alex Shaw, JH Bográn, Stephen Edger, Liam Saville, and Howard Manson. DEATH TOLL takes you on an expedition into the dangerous, deadly world of assassins, spies, corrupt police officers, cold-blooded killers, rogue robbers and ruthless revenge. DEATH TOLL is the best short thriller fiction from six of today's best thriller authors. DEATH TOLL includes: Hiatus - STEPHEN LEATHER Hetman: Donetsk Calling - ALEX SHAW The Assassin's Mistress - JH BOGRAN Best Served Cold - STEPHEN EDGER Goodbye Maria, Sorry - HOWARD MANSON Predator Strike - LIAM SAVILLE Under Cover of Death - HOWARD MANSON Breaking In - STEPHEN LEATHER

Spider s Web

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781444780987
Release Date: 2013-06-06
Genre: Fiction

Three all-action short stories, including two brand new Spider Shepherd adventures. The collection also includes an extract from the tenth Spider Shepherd thriller, TRUE COLOURS, out 18 July 2013. One of the new Spider Shepherd short stories, Hard Evidence: When Dan 'Spider' Shepherd wakes up alone in a bricked basement room, chained by the wrists to a cast-iron ceiling pipe with a throbbing pain in his skull, he knows he has a big problem. He has no idea how he got there. He has no idea who put him there. He has no idea of his fate. And he has no idea how he is going to escape . . .

Master and Commander Vol Book 1

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393058956
Release Date: 1990-08-17
Genre: Fiction

The beginning of the sweeping Aubrey-Maturin series. "The best sea story I have ever read."—Sir Francis Chichester This, the first in the splendid series of Jack Aubrey novels, establishes the friendship between Captain Aubrey, R.N., and Stephen Maturin, ship's surgeon and intelligence agent, against a thrilling backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Details of a life aboard a man-of-war in Nelson's navy are faultlessly rendered: the conversational idiom of the officers in the ward room and the men on the lower deck, the food, the floggings, the mysteries of the wind and the rigging, and the roar of broadsides as the great ships close in battle.

Cursed ebook

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781444755022
Release Date: 2011-12-20
Genre: Fiction

An exciting short story, part of the Jack Nightingale series by bestselling author Stephen Leather - thrillers with an occult twist. Jack Nightingale - lives in the shadows, fights in the dark. Ex-cop turned private eye Jack Nightingale is used to dealing with tricky situations. He's faced down the powers of hell a couple of times, too. In this new short story, he's called in to help a policeman who's lying at death's door. The doctors can't work out what's wrong. But the dying man's colleagues swear blind that he was cursed by a gypsy during the Dale Farm clearance. And Nightingale could be his only hope. Jack Nightingale is the hero of Stephen Leather's supernatural detective novels. There are five books in the critically acclaimed series: NIGHTFALL, MIDNIGHT, NIGHTMARE, NIGHTSHADE and LASTNIGHT.

The Cards

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher:
ISBN: 1370972644
Release Date: 2017
Genre:

Fortune telling can be a hit and miss business at the best of times, but when a mysterious set of Tarot cards starts to change the future and not predict it, Jack Nightingale is called in to investigate. He soon realises that there is more to the cards than meets the eye and that his own future is looking very bleak indeed. The Cards is a fast-paced supernatural story of 10,000 words. Jack Nightingale appears in the full-length novels Nightfall, Midnight, Nightmare, Nightshade, Lastnight, San Francisco Night and New York Night. He also appears in several short stories including Blood Bath, Cursed, Still Bleeding, Tracks, My Name Is Lydia, The Creeper, The Undead, The Asylum, The Mansion and Wrong Turn. The Jack Nightingale time line is complex, this story is set between Midnight and Nightshade. Jack Nightingale has his own website at www.jacknightingale.comStephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an ebook and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider' Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mirror, the Glasgow Herald, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He is one of the country's most successful ebook authors and his ebooks have topped the Amazon Kindle charts in the UK and the US. In 2011 alone he sold more than 500,000 eBooks and was voted by The Bookseller magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the UK publishing world. Born in Manchester, he began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into fifteen languages. He has also written for television shows such as London's Burning, The Knock and the BBC's Murder in Mind series and two of his books, The Stretch and The Bombmaker, were filmed for TV.

The Canterville Ghost

Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: FV Éditions
ISBN: 9791029902437
Release Date: 2016-07-30
Genre: Fiction

An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the Ghost of Canterville Chase when his ancestral halls became the home of the American Minister to the Court of St. James.

The Chinaman

Author: Stephen Leather
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340559748
Release Date: 1992
Genre:

Nguyen Minh fought with the Viet Cong, before changing sides to become an efficient hunter of his former comrades. Imprisoned and tortured by the victorious North Vietnamese, he saw two of his daughters die. So when his wife and third daughter are killed by an IRA bomb, Nguyen seeks revenge.