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Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting of Toby Jugg (Sept. 1970)

Posted by demonik on August 23, 2020

Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting of Toby Jugg (Arrow, Sept. 1970)

Blurb:
Throughout the Middle Ages, and indeed, up until the end of the eighteenth century, the burning of witches and the fear of witchcraft was an ever-present part of life, but how is it that during the past hundred years so little interest has been taken in the Devil’s activities The Haunting of Toby Jugg suggests an answer. Woven into a tale of modern love and courage, of intrigue, hypnotism and Satan-worship, it propounds a theory that under a new disguise the Devil is still intensely active – that through his chosen emissaries he is nearer than ever before to achieving victory in his age-old struggle to become, in fact as well as in name, the Prince of this World …

 

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Dennis Wheatley – The Satanist (1982)

Posted by demonik on August 23, 2020

Dennis Wheatley – The Satanist (Arrow, 1982)

Blurb:
For years Colonel Verney had suspected a link between devil-worship and the subversive influence of Soviet Russia. When they found Teddy Morden’s crucified body, he knew his grimmest fears were justified. Then came the Khune affair. And suddenly not only Britain’s security but the peace of the world was in danger. In the course of their duties all of Verney’s agents faced possible torture or death. But for Mary the fight against her husband’s killers meant danger of a different kind – her total submission to their vicious and degrading rituals …

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Dennis Wheatley – They Found Atlantis (1958)

Posted by demonik on March 7, 2020

Dennis Wheatley – They Found Atlantis  (Arrow, 1958: originally 1953)

Blurb:
THEY WERE TRAPPED …. 900 fathoms under the sea.

This was the end of their wonderful expedition. Just a few days earlier they had embarked on a search for the lost continent of Atlantis with its rich treasure of gold and precious stones. Now death was just around the corner – they thought, but what awaited them was the most amazing sights and breathtaking adventures ever experienced by human beings.

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Dennis Wheatley – In the Shadow of Tyburn Tree

Posted by demonik on December 30, 2019

Dennis Wheatley – In the Shadow of Tyburn Tree (Arrow, 1963; originally Hutchinson, 1948)

Sheldon

Blurb:

ROGER BROOK on a secret mission to Catherine the Great’s Russia.

In 1788 Roger travelled to the Russia of that bold, beautiful, cultured, licentious woman, Catherine II – justly surnamed ‘the Great’ – for Britain’s youngest Prime Minister, Billy Pitt. How he buried the Sword of Sweden in the dark straw of a dungeon and, overnight, became a Chevalier of the order of Vladimir, makes superbly enthralling reading.

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Dennis Wheatley – Uncharted Seas (1965)

Posted by demonik on December 1, 2019

 Dennis Wheatley – Uncharted Seas (Arrow, 1965)

Blurb:
PRISONER OF TERROR ON A HORROR-HAUNTED ISLAND

The ship was doomed. After hurricanes, mutiny and murder, the sight of land brought hopes of succour; but giant killer crabs are tame beside the lusts of creatures that hop across the stinking weed in which the ship lies trapped …..

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Dennis Wheatley – The Golden Spaniard

Posted by demonik on May 13, 2018

Dennis Wheatley – The Golden Spaniard (Arrow, 1962)

Blurb:

Ten tons of gold – enough to pay a Regular Army of 150,000 for half a year – lies in a Madrid bank. The beautiful Lucretia-Jose de Cordoba y Coralles, The golden Spaniard, fears for its safety. Communists are planning to seize this hoard. They had not reckoned on those Modern Musketeers – de Richeleau, Simon Aron, Richard Eaton & Rez von Ryan – whose rendezvous is always with danger.

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Dennis Wheatley – Gateway To Hell

Posted by demonik on August 20, 2017

Dennis Wheatley – Gateway To Hell (Hutchinson, 1970: Arrow, 1972, 1974, etc. This edition, June 1974)

Blurb:

The Duke de Richleau and his friends had faced many dangers in Russia, Spain and Nazi Germany. Now a new and unexpected menace confronts them: the fourth, Rex van Ryn is missing -and he has made off with more than a million dollars from the, Buenos Aires branch of his family bank.
Behind the conventional courtesy of Argentinian society lies a conspiracy of terror and silence -and a trail that leads straight to the Devil himself…

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Dennis Wheatley – Gunmen, Gallants And Ghosts

Posted by demonik on August 3, 2017

Dennis Wheatley – Gunmen, Gallants And Ghosts (Arrow, 1979: originally Hutchinson, 1934)

A Few Words From The Author

THE GHOST HUNTER

The Case of the Thing that Whimpered
The Case of the Long Dead Lord
The Case of the Red-Headed Woman
The Case of the Haunted Chateau

OTHER STORIES OF THE OCCULT

A Life for a Life
In The Fog
The Snake

ARTICLES ON THE OCCULT

Voodoo
Black Magic

MAINLY OF CROOKS AND WAR

Orchids On Monday
Special Leave
In The Underground
When The Reds Siezed The City Of Gold
The Born Actor

OTHER WRITINGS

The Deserving Poor
Love Trap
The Sideboard
The Fugitive King (from Old Rowley. A Very Private Life Of Charles II)
The Red Verdum (The First Siege Of Stalingrad: From Red Eagle

Blurb
Demons, witches, crooks, spies and kings …. Dennis Wheatley has long been regarded as one of the most compelling authors of modern times – a reputation he owes as much to his passion for accurate detail as to his unerring instinct for plot and character.
This collection is a treasury of Wheatley’s genius: scholarship that rivals imagination, fiction challenged by even stranger fact.

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Dennis Wheatley – They Used Dark Forces (1982)

Posted by demonik on August 3, 2017

Dennis Wheatley – They Used Dark Forces (Arrow 1982)

Blurb:

It is 1943. Gregory Sallust parachutes into Nazi Germany. His mission – to penetrate the secret rocket installations at Peenemunde.
Intelligence reports have spoken of contacts on the ground, war-weary Germans anxious to hasten the end of hostilities. But nothing has prepared him for Ibrahim Malacou: hypnotist, astrologer and disciple of Satan. for both men this is the start of a long, uneasy partnership. And the first in a chain of events that will lead Gregory into the most desperate gamble of his life.

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Dennis Wheatley – Such Power Is Dangerous

Posted by demonik on August 3, 2017

Dennis Wheatley – Such Power Is Dangerous (Arrow, 1973: originally Hutchinson, 1933)

Blurb
When Avril Bamborough left London with a Hollywood contract, she little thought that she would fall in love with another woman’s fiance, become the head of a great film empire, and face a murder charge.
A group of unscrupulous financiers had determined to gain control of the entire film industry. All opposition to their combine was to be ruthlessly destroyed. Strikes, arson, hired gunmen, were among the weapons they would use.
Yet there were people in the industry, both in America and England who were pre­pared to fight the combine. This was the struggle in which Avril was to become involved and the background to her romances.

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