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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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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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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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Dennis Wheatley – Quiver Of Horror

Posted by demonik on November 21, 2011

Dennis Wheatley (ed.) – Quiver Of Horror (Arrow, 1964)

Introduction – Dennis Wheatley

Margaret Irwin – The Earlier Service
Mrs. Oliphant – The Open Door
Saki – The Music On The Hill
F. Tennyson Jesse – The Canary
Ex Private X (A. M. Burrage) – Smee
Ex Private X (A. M. Burrage) – One Who Saw
William Younger – The Angelus
Theodore Drieser – The Hand
M. R. James – The Treasure Of Abbot Thomas
Bram Stoker – The Judges House
Louis Golding – The Call Of The Hand
Walter De La Mare – All Hallows
William Hope Hodgson – The Whistling Room
Charles Birkin – A Right To Know
Dennis Wheatley – A Life For A Life

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Dennis Wheatley – Shafts Of Fear

Posted by demonik on November 21, 2011

Dennis Wheatley (ed.) – Shafts Of Fear (Arrow, 1964)

Introduction – Dennis Wheatley

Evelyn Waugh – The Man Who Liked Dickens
Martin Armstrong – The Pipe-Smoker
Michael Joseph – A Glass Of Milk
William Hope Hodgson – The Island Of The Ud
William Hope Hodgson – The Derelict
T. F. Powys – The House With The Echo
A. E. Coppard – Arabesque: The Mouse
Alec Waugh – The Last Chukka
Charles Birkin – A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts
Thomas Burke – The Bird
Guy de Maupassant – Vendetta
James Hilton – The Mallet
Hugh Walpole – The Silver Mask
C. E. Montague – The First Blood Sweep
John Russell – The Fourth Man
John Russell – The Price Of The Head
John Russell – The Lost God
Ambrose Bierce – A Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge
Dennis Wheatley – The Snake

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Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting Of Toby Jugg (1966)

Posted by demonik on November 17, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting Of Toby Jugg   (Arrow, 5th edition,  1966)

Blurb:
Horrific scenes of the supernatural: vivid climax in the terror of a Black Mass: The Haunting of Toby Jugg is a classic of occult fiction.

“I knew in another second it would be too late to escape. Something outside all human experience – something beyond belief, unholy, loathsome, terrifying – was in the very act of launching itself upon me where I knelt. My will broke ….

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Dennis Wheatley – The Irish Witch

Posted by demonik on November 15, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Irish Witch  (Arrow, 1975)

Blurb:
The HellFire club is being revived – by a sensuous wanton who calls herself the Irish Witch. Once more the titled of the land are being sucked into its vortex of vice and degradation. And among them is Susan, Roger Brook’s young and lovely daughter.

 Soon it will be Walpurgis Night. Soon a ruined castle will echo to the baying of initiates as Susan is led toward an altar – there to be ritually violated by the Priest of Satan.

 

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Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting Of Toby Jugg (1963)

Posted by demonik on November 14, 2011

Dennis Wheatley – The Haunting Of Toby Jugg  (Arrow, 1963, 1964)

Cover illustration: Sheldon

Arrow 1963/4 edition

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