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Blood Games
Five women who have been best friends since college are getting together for their annual vacation. This year it is Helen's choice. She is interested in the bizarre and The Totem Pole Lodge seems like the perfect choice for this year's trip. The abandoned hotel has a terrible history of lodgers having been killed by a mass murderer. The girls are having a blast until they realize that they aren't alone. After deciding to stay the night and leave in the m...
Endless Night
Jody is pretty tough for a teenage girl, when a group of killers break into her friend's house where she is staying overnight she manages to escape with her friend's little brother. They hide out in the woods into the police arive but not before being chased by the group of killers. They are put into protective custody but the killers are giving uo that easy, there's no way they're going to let a witness to their crime live. Simon is one of th...
Night In The Lonesome October
Ed got a letter from his girlfriend telling him how she has found someone else. Heartbroken, Ed couln't sleep and went for a walk. Ed is not alone in the dark shadows of the night. Strange people come out to play at night. Ed spots a girl walking along and follows her. This becomes a nightly thing. He gets obsessed with finding out who she is. During his nightly adventures he runs into all kinds of night crawlers including canibal trolls who live under t...
The Lake
Leisure, Oct 2004, 24.00, 384 pp. ISBN: 0843954507 As a teen, Leigh was a rebel protesting the Viet Nam War so her parents decided she needed a change of scenery sending her to her uncle an aunt's home in Wisconsin where she met Charlie Payne. Leigh chased after the shy man who was intimidated by his mother until she finally caught him. They made love in an abandoned house, but as Charlie was leaving he fell through the floor, hit his dead, and...

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The Midnight Tour
The story revolves around 3 main individuals each with their own reasons why they are drawn to The Beast House. Dana, is a beautiful new tourguide. Sandy, a young ex-tourguide who has mothered a beast herself, leaves a path of destruction wherever she goes. Owen is a huge fan of the Beast House. As the story progresses you learn the history of the house and about the white skinned, hairless beast whose sexual appetite and features amongst other things,...
To Wake the Dead
Leisure, Sept 2003, 24.00, 384 pp. ISBN 0843951044 In 1926 Robert Callahan accompanied his father to Egypt and through an unusual set of circumstances found the tomb of Amara, the favorite wife of Mentuhotep I. He unknowing opened the magic seal that prevented her from walking the night and actually saw the body of the man she had killed. He finds an Egyptian mystic to fashion two seals that will keep her in her coffin and when that is done he ...


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