Set in a near-future world where there is no privacy, ignorance or anonymity, our private memories are recorded and crime almost ceases to exist. In trying to solve a series of unsolved murders, Sal Frieland stumbles onto a young woman who appears to have subverted the system and disappeared. She has no identity, no history and no record. Sal realizes it may not be the end of crime but the beginning. Known only as \'The Girl\', Sal must find her before he becomes the next victim.
A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race\'s mission of taking over the Earth, \"Wanda\" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.
The career of a disillusioned producer, who is desperate for a hit, is endangered when his star walks off the film set. Forced to think fast, the producer decides to digitally create an actress \"Simone\" to sub for the star — the first totally believable synthetic actress.
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen
Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the prime suspect.
When a Stranger Calls
During WWII, the United States set up army bases in Great Britain as part of the war effort. Against their proper sensibilities, many of the Brits don\'t much like the brash Yanks, especially when it comes to the G.I.s making advances on the lonely British girls. One relationship that develops is between married John, an Army Captain, and the aristocratic Helen, whose naval husband is away at war. Helen loves her husband, but Helen and John are looking for some comfort during the difficult times.
Picnic at Hanging Rock
In the early 1900s, Miranda attends a girls boarding school in Australia. One Valentine\'s Day, the school\'s typically strict headmistress treats the girls to a picnic field trip to an unusual but scenic volcanic formation called Hanging Rock. Despite rules against it, Miranda and several other girls venture off. It\'s not until the end of the day that the faculty realizes the girls and one of the teachers have disappeared mysteriously.