This classic collection features: The Emissary: The faithful dog was the sick boy's only connection with the world outside--and beyond . . .
The Small Assassin: A fine, healthy baby boy was the new mother's dream come true--or her worst nightmare . . .
The Scythe: Just when his luck had run out, Drew Erickson inherited a farm from a stranger; and with the bequest came deadly responsibilities . . .
The Jar: A chilling story that combines love, death . . . and a matter of identity in a bottle of fear.
The Wonderful Death of Dudley Stone: A most remarkable case of murder--the deceased was delighted . . . Plus fourteen more unforgettable tales "An author whose fanciful imagination, poetic prose, and mature understanding of human character have won him an international reputation."--The New York Times