"Lord" Timothy Dexter, eighteenth century inhabitant of Newburyport, Massachusetts, was one of the most outrageous eccentrics this nation has ever produced. He sold warming pans, mittens, and house cats in the West Indies, He wrote a book filled with far-out philosophy and bizarre spelling, and with absolutely no punctuation. He filled the grounds of his mansion with statues of the most famous men of all time, including two of himself. He claimed that he was "First in the East, first in the West... more info>>
Short Stort Collection--Welcome to the strange world of W. J. Calabrese, populated by ghosts and monsters. Deal with dreams and nightmares. Find out what happens on the thirteenth floor of a building that does not have a thirteenth floor. Enjoy, if you can, the 'gift of seeing'. Meet a man who lives in a tree. Wander the mysterious Gray Range. These are truly tales, not from this world, but from someplace else.
Kevin Shaw thought that he had lucked out when he inherited the big old house filled with valuable antiques. He soon finds, however, that the place is not only haunted, but is possessed by demons. His troubles really start when he falls in love with one of the ghosts.
In the fall of 1780, defeats in the south and a stagnant situation around British-held New York had put the future of the American cause in doubt. When Benedict Arnold defected to the British, George Washington feared that some of his other generals might follow. He decided to send a secret agent into New York and bring Arnold back for trial. This book, based upon historical fact, is the story of Sergeant John Champe and his attempt to carry out his seemingly hopeless mission
In 1790, in the northern Massachusetts town of Amherst, twelve-year--old Josh Ford's father is arrested for a murder he didn't commit. Fearing that his father will not receive a fair trial, young Josh decides to walk to New York City, then the capitol of the newborn United States, to get President George Washington to intervene. Josh's journey leads him through many perils and delays in a headlong race toward judgment and an unexpected ending.