By Brian Lumley
Harry Keogh: Necroscope and different bizarre Heroes! is a set of 8 lengthy brief tales that includes Brian Lumley's most well-liked characters and contains 3 brand-new tales of Harry Keogh, the unique Necroscope!
Titus Crow: Psychic detective, grasp magician, destroyer of the traditional Chthulian gods. In "Inception," we see the baby Titus in the meanwhile his future falls upon him. In "Lord of the Worms," an easy secretarial activity lands Crow on a sacrificial altar. And in "Name and Number," Henri Laurent de Marigny info a conflict among Titus Crow and malevolent, occult winds that may rip residing flesh from bone.
David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer: as soon as males of the waking global, now brokers for King Kuranes of the Dreamlands. Sips of "The bizarre Wines of Naxas Niss" ship the pair on a tumultuous trip from a buxom beauty's mattress to the depths of a wizard's dungeon. Then, looking his lacking pal, David Hero forums an ill-fated airship that's domestic to "The Stealer of Dreams."
Harry Keogh, Necroscope: vampire killer with no peer, in a position to speaking with the lifeless. A surprising providence brings Harry to Las Vegas, the place he meets "Dead Eddie," a gambler who cannot face up to making an attempt for one final immense win from past the grave. In "Dinosaur goals, Harry's curiosity in fossils leads him to discover the reality in the back of the demise of a tender novice paleontologist . . . and to find that it isn't simply lifeless humans he can name on in a trouble . . . . Harry's timeless love for his mom leads him down a deadly direction in "Resurrection."
Four of Lumley's maximum heroes. 3 of his preferred worlds. stories to cool and to thrill. Open the ebook and be swept away.
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No argument. I have said it before and n o w . . again: he is the one. " LORD OF THE WORMS A thick, guttural voice answered—a voice which Crow was almost certain he knew from somewhere—saying: "None at all, that I . . discover. Neither women—not as a vice—nor drugs, though . . very occasionally likes a cigarette. He . . not gamble . . " Carstairs' voice again. "But you . . worked for the War Department? In . . " "That is a stone wall, Master . . as well try . . into . . Bank of England!
Well, do not concern yourself that you missed the trip. Megiddo was not especially productive. " 35 HARRY KEOGH: NECROSCOPE AND OTHER WEIRD HEROES! " Crow was mildly amused at the other's assumed knowledge of one of his pet subjects. "Indeed," answered Carstairs, his tone bone dry. "The sands of time have buried many interesting towns and cities on the shores of Galilee. But tell me: what are your thoughts on the Lascaux cave paintings, discovered in, er, 3 8 ? " Crow's smile disappeared as he suddenly realized he was being tested, that Carstairs' knowledge of archaeology—certainly recent digs and discoveries—was at least the equal of his own.
Was this really what the follower sought? Was this truly the purpose of the pursuit? Yes, it must be so. And which was that worm-ravaged ghoul compelled to track: flesh-and-blood thief, or the object of his thievery? Could the creature be thrown off the trail? And in any case, what good to anyone was the Elixir now? A good many questions, and the fugitive knew the answers to none of them, not for certain. But there might be a way to find out. Again, quickly, he turned back the corner of the sheet, unstoppered the tiny bottle, held his face well away and poured the contents out into the stone bowl.