Horror/Occult

//Horror/Occult
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  • On a beautiful tranquil island off the South Carolina coast, Margaret Devereaux, fifty and childless, has abandoned her dreams in order to care for her aged, demanding mother.  This was the house Kevin Devereaux had not set foot in for twenty years but he and his wife and children have come been summoned to visit Mother, whom they hate and fear.  The Mother, suddenly and horribly, dies inside the locked nursery.  All the secrets of the past will emerge to shed their evil.
  • Eternally young and angelic in looks, the Vampire Armand returns to New Orleans where the Vampire Lestat sleeps. Armand tells his tale and recalls the brutality, magnificent decadence and devil worship of his past, from a half forgotten childhood in Russia to slavery in Constantinople: from Renaissance Venice where he is saved from death by the dark gift of Marius, the greatest Vampire of them all, to nineteenth century Paris, where he is the leader of the Theatre des Vampires.  Now, in New Orleans, Armand is forced to make a decision - he must choose between the existence of twilight immortality and the salvation of his immortal soul.
  • The Vampyre of Moura: Anne Wicklow returns to Moura to assume the duties of housekeeper to the new tenants in the home she once shared with her late husband. The mysterious Stavko and his daughter Tyra are running Moura as an academy for young ladies. Anne must deal with her own memories as well as the strangely disturbing aura at Moura.  Sinister events occur and Anne is irresistibly drawn to Stavko although revolted by him, while at the same time she is attracted to the dashing Captain who comes to teach the girls, although he is Tyra's lover. Return To Moura: In the English village of Maidenmoor, Anne Wicklow uncovers the story of the Devil-Vicar who was burnt to death in a devastating fire. Now it appears the powers of the Devil-Vicar, dead for twenty years,  are reaching from beyond the grave.  An evil presence is stalking the village, murdering those who were involved in the fire. Anne digs into the past in an attempt to stop the killings.  The more she discovers about the infamous Devil-Vicar, the more she finds herself falling in love with him.
  • Anne, confused and unhappy, comes to live in the cottage next to the derelict Watch House, where the volunteer boatmen had gathered for over a century to watch the cruel rocks and rescue those in danger from the sea. Her father has disappeared, her mother doesn't want her and the Watch House seemed to be watching her.  Then the flashing lights appeared, and the messages scrawled by unseen hands in  the dust...Someone - or something - needed her help.
  • In South Carolina a young black man faces the death penalty for the rape and murder of Marianne Larousse, daughter of one of the richest men in the state.  No-one wants to touch this case.  Its roots are in old evil, and old evil is private detective's  Charlie Parker's specialty. Parker is about to enter a living nightmare, a dreamscape haunted by the murderous spectre of a hooded woman, a black car waiting for a passenger that never comes and by the complicity of friends and enemies in the events surrounding the Larousse  investigation. It will be  a confrontation with dark forces that threaten all he holds dear: his lover, his unborn child and even his soul. In a prison cell far to the north, fanatic preacher Faulkner is about to take his revenge on Charlie, using the very men Parker is hunting and a strange hunched creature that keeps it own secrets buried by a riverbank: the undiscovered killer Cyrus Nairn. All of these characters will come to a showdown in southern swamps and northern forests, in distant locations linked by a single thread, the place where the paths of the living and the dead converge... A place known as the White Road. Cover art by Mark Harrison after a detail from an engraving by Veneziano, Allegory of Death and Fame.
  • A Gregory Sallust adventure, No. 11. The war is long over, but danger and excitement still cling to ex-agent Gregory Sallust. Boredom leads him to Rio de Janeiro, where he is soon drawn into an adventure that takes him to the South Pacific.  Circumstance leads to him becoming the friend of a young South Seas Rajah, Ratu James Omboluku, there to secure finance to recover treasure from a sunken ship lying off the island he rules; and he intends to use this treasure for the betterment of his people. But others, led by the unscrupulous Pierre Lacost, are also planning to recover the treasure, and it is not long before Gregory, having an affair with the passionate Manon de Bois-Tracy, finds himself surrounded by blackmail, kidnapping, the most ruthless thugs he has ever encountered - and murder and black magic that turn the paradise of the islands into a place of horror and death.  
  • A Gregory Sallust adventure, No. 11. The war is long over, but danger and excitement still cling to ex-agent Gregory Sallust. Boredom leads him to Rio de Janeiro, where he is soon drawn into an adventure that takes him to the South Pacific.  Circumstance leads to him becoming the friend of a young South Seas Rajah, Ratu James Omboluku, there to secure finance to recover treasure from a sunken ship lying off the island he rules; and he intends to use this treasure for the betterment of his people. But others, led by the unscrupulous Pierre Lacost, are also planning to recover the treasure, and it is not long before Gregory, having an affair with the passionate Manon de Bois-Tracy, finds himself surrounded by blackmail, kidnapping, the most ruthless thugs he has ever encountered - and murder and black magic that turn the paradise of the islands into a place of horror and death.  
  • A Gregory Sallust adventure, No. 11. The war is long over, but danger and excitement still cling to ex-agent Gregory Sallust. Boredom leads him to Rio de Janeiro, where he is soon drawn into an adventure that takes him to the South Pacific.  Circumstance leads to him becoming the friend of a young South Seas Rajah, Ratu James Omboluku, there to secure finance to recover treasure from a sunken ship lying off the island he rules; and he intends to use this treasure for the betterment of his people. But others, led by the unscrupulous Pierre Lacost, are also planning to recover the treasure, and it is not long before Gregory, having an affair with the passionate Manon de Bois-Tracy, finds himself surrounded by blackmail, kidnapping, the most ruthless thugs he has ever encountered - and murder and black magic that turn the paradise of the islands into a place of horror and death.  Illustrated by Stephen Bennett.
  • Irish tales of terror.