A powerful collection of chilling crime with new, modern stories and classic tales reaching back into ancient, medieval, Elizabethan and Victorian fiction: from Oedipus Rex and Thomas More’s story of the Princes in the Tower to Scheherazade’s ‘The Three Apples’ and the chilling crime fiction of Dickens, Poe, Henry James, Baroness Orczy, Wilkie Collins and F. Scott Fitzgerald. The Flame Tree Gothic Fantasy, Classic Stories and Epic Tales collections bring together the entire range of myth, folklore and modern short fiction. Highlighting the roots of suspense, supernatural, science fiction and mystery stories, the books in Flame Tree Collections series are beautifully presented, perfect as a gift and offer a lifetime of reading pleasure. Hardback, Deluxe edition, printed on silver, matt laminated, gold and silver foil stamped, embossed
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Margaret Murphy (foreword) has written 11 internationally acclaimed and bestselling psychological thrillers under her own name, and 5 forensic thrillers as Ashley Dyer and AD Garrett. She is a past Chair of the Crime Writers Association (CWA), founder of Murder Squad, and a former RLF Writing Fellow and Reading Round Lector. A Short Story Dagger, HRF Keating, and CWA Red Herring award winner, she has also been shortlisted for the 'First Blood' critics award and CWA Dagger in the Library. Margaret is patron of Smithdown Litfest in Liverpool and co-founder of Perfect Crime UK, Liverpool's first ever crime festival.