When tragedy strikes on his son's wedding day, Lord Manfred believes it is a foreboding omen, and will do whatever it takes to stop it-no matter how immoral. Set in the 18th century, The Castle of Otranto begins on the day Manfred's son, Conrad, was meant to be married. Known for his sickly nature, Conrad is the eldest child of two, and is set to marry Princess Isabella, a union that would reap strong benefits for the noble family. However, when...
Quasimodo ventures from his tower to the joyous festival of fools, but the crowd turns cruel and rejects him because of the way he looks. The gypsy Esmeralda rescues him and he finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves--while reminding us to see people as they are rather than how they appear.
Shakespeare finds himself the victim of treachery most foul when he is contacted by his dark mistress. His excitement at seeing her is short- lived as she threatens to expose their affair and blackmail him to pay for her considerable doctors' bills. A fire kills her, and the only witness is brutally murdered. Worse yet, Shakespeare is the primary suspect. With his reputation and his life itself on the line, Shakespeare must put down his quill and...
Every bug in Sunny Patch is buzzing with excitement: Spring has arrived with five little bundles of joy for Miss Spider and Holley! Now, with the tiny tots Snowdrop, Pansy, Spinner, Wiggle and Squirt, there's never a dull moment around the web. But when Squirt spins off on his own to reunite a lost chicken egg with it's mother, Miss Spider and Holley must hatch a daring plan to rescue him ... before he becomes chicken food.