"The Grove of Ashtaroth" – a home in African wilderness with an ancient temple in its vicinity affects its new occupant. "No-man's-land" – A beast is at large in wilderness, hunting cattle and murdering unsuspecting people, what happens when a man comes face-to-face with it? "The Watcher by the Threshold" – An unmentionable creature piggybacks a man from his near-death experience . . . "Space" – A brilliant mathematician theorizes the existence of a new dimension but it is not uninhabited, something lurks there . . . "The Keeper of Cademuir" – a man is trapped in a trap laid by poachers and lies dying until. . "A Journey of Little Profit" – a shepherd is transformed into a nice person but why and how? "The Outgoing of the Tide" – jealousy and witchcraft never go well for anyone "Basilissa" – a curious nightmare leading to a deadly countdown or is it a warning? "Fullcircle" – a haunted new-house and a doomed family . . .
John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. His 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories and biographies. But, the most famous of his books were the adventure and spy thrillers and it is for these that he is now best remembered.