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Whitley Strieber – Communion

Posted by demonik on February 20, 2012

Whitley Strieber – Communion   (Arrow, 1988)

Inside cover blurb:
Communion is one man’s powerful testi­mony of his terrifying encounters with creatures – certainly not of human origin –  who invaded his home and rendered him helpless, making him doubt his sanity and fear for his family’s safety.

Whether you will believe his story or not, you will be compelled to read every word as Whitley Strieber takes you to the frontiers of the unknown.

“When you read this incredible story, do not be too sceptical: somewhere in your own past there may be some lost hour or strange recollection that means that you also have had this experience.” – Whitley Strieber

“Communion is the gripping story of one man’s repeated contact with apparent aliens or visitors. Assuming that these events are factual – and I think they are – then we human beings must begin a re-evaluation of ourselves and our place in the universe.” – Dr. M. Bruce Maccabee U.S. NAVY RESEARCH PHYSICIST

“Communion raises more questions for science than a galaxy full of black holes. It is beautifully written and one hell of a good read: a moving and courageous book.”
– Dr. John Gliedman RESEARCH PSYCHOLOGIST

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Dennis Wheatley – The Devil Rides Out (1966)

Posted by demonik on December 2, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Devil Rides Out   (Arrow, 1966)

 

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Dennis Wheatley – The Devil Rides Out (June, 1969)

Posted by demonik on December 2, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Devil Rides Out   (Arrow, June, 1969)

 

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Dennis Wheatley – The Ka Of Gifford Hillary (1968)

Posted by demonik on November 28, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Ka Of Gifford Hillary  (Arrow, 1968)

Blurb:
Sir Gifford Hillary returns from the grave – now accused of murder.

‘Killed’ by one of his wife’s lovers, he became a Ka unseen but seeing all.

Plot and counterplot, ruse and subterfuge, lead through a story of extraordinary fascination and excitement: a story which seems at first fantastic but is later seen to be entirely logical.

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Leonard Matters – The Mystery Of Jack The Ripper

Posted by demonik on November 27, 2011

Leonard Matters – The Mystery Of Jack The Ripper  (Arrow, 1964: Originally Hutchinson, 1929)


Blurb
Through ill-lit streets and squares a killer stalks. His victims, women of the streets. His method of murder, hideous mutilation. How can his thirst for blood be satisfied? Why is he killing – killing – killing?

See also ‘The Mystery of Jack The Ripper’ on the Vault forum

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Dennis Wheatley To The Devil – A Daughter

Posted by demonik on November 26, 2011

Dennis Wheatley:  To The Devil – A Daughter   (Arrow 11th impression, 1977)

Blurb:
Christina seemed no different from any other young girl: polite, attractive and a little shy.

But each evening, as darkness fell, the demonic Power within her betrayed its presence. And a terrible pattern of Evil began to emerge.

Miles away, in the mist and rain of the Essex marshes, a satanic priest has created a hideous creature. Now it was waiting beneath the ancient stones of Bentford Priory for the virgin sacrifice that would give it life …

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Christine Campbell Thomson – Still Not At Night

Posted by demonik on November 25, 2011

Christine Campbell Thomson (ed.) – Still Not At Night  (Arrow, 1962)

Joseph O. Kesselring – King Cobra
Joseph McCord – The Girdle
Flavia Richardson (Christine Campbell Thomson) – Behind the Blinds
Michael Gwynn – The Death Plant
Greye La Spina – The Tortoiseshell Cat
J. Dyott Mathews – The Tapping
Oscar Cook – Si Urag Of The Tail
August Derleth – The Metronome
H. Thomson – Offspring Of hell
Elizabeth Sheldon – The Ghost That Never Died
Henry S. Whitehead – The Passing Of A God
Jessie D. Kerruish – The Wonderful Tune
Geoffrey Vace (Hugh B. Cave?) – Four Doomed Men

See also the Not At Night section on the Vault forum

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Robert Neill – Witch Bane

Posted by demonik on November 25, 2011

Robert Neill – Witch Bane   (Arrow 1968, 1970: originally Hutchinson, 1967)


Blurb:
Lancashire in the time of Cromwell, a county cursed, like the rest of England, by civil war and beliefs in witchcraft ….

Accused of the murder of her husband by witchcraft, Mary Standen is only saved from hanging by the intervention of a young commander of a Troop of Horse as she lies naked and bound hand and foot. That same night, as an unwilling witness to a graveyard orgy, she sees for herself that there is indeed a witch coven in the village. Refusing to betray the participants, some of whom she knows, she finds suspicion once more pointing at her, and as the scene is set for a double battle – between royalists and parliamentarians and the witches and their persecutors – Mary is forced to flee for safety at the same time as the Scots march into Preston and Cromwell comes through the hills from Skipton.

see also the Witch-Bane thread on the Vault forum

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Dennis Wheatley – They Used Dark Forces

Posted by demonik on November 24, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – They Used Dark Forces   (Arrow, 1966: originally Hutchinson, 1964)


Blurb:
He makes the most, incredible seem absolutely real….SUNDAY TIMES

THEY USED DARK FORCES tells how Gregory Sallust allies himself with Satanic powers in an attempt to destroy Hitler. The beautiful (but by now promiscuous) Sabine, and Sallust’s great love, Erika von Epp, play their parts in a stupendous drama which ends with the Russians fighting their way into the flames of Berlin while Sallust comes face to face with his most implacable enemy, the sadistic SS Gruppenfuhrer Grauber. . .

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Anthony Masters – Cries Of Terror

Posted by demonik on November 22, 2011

Anthony Masters (ed) – Cries Of Terror  (Arrow, 1976)

Introduction – Anthony Masters

Thomas Burke – The Hands Of Mr. Ottermole
Saki – The Open Window
H. P. Lovecraft – In The Vault
Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle – The Brazilian Cat
William Hope Hodgson – The Whistling Room
C. M. Eddy – The Loved Dead
Jane Rice – The Idol Of The Flies
John Collier – Thus I refute Beelzy
J. D. Beresford – The Misanthrope
John Keir Cross – Music When Soft Voices Die
W. F. Harvey – August Heat
John Metcalfe – The Bad Lands
M. R. James – A School Story
W. W. Jacobs – The Interruption

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