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Daniel Rhodes – Next, After Lucifer

Posted by demonik on January 17, 2010

Daniel Rhodes –  Next, After Lucifer (New English Library, 1987)

Blurb:
HE MAKETH ME TO LIE DOWN IN RUNNING WATER
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DISTURB NOT THAT WHICH RESTS

Cut deep into the centuries-hidden gravestone, the words might have given some pause for thought. But time was pressing.

The rich American who had rented the villa down below wanted water for their pool. Water! When all the southern French countryside and the crops were baked brown by the drought!

The ruined, superstition–haunted castle of Montsévrain loomed over the furtive night-drilling party as they pulled away the stone.

The stone had marked the last uneasy resting place of Guilhem de Courdeval, Knight Templar, sorcerer and genius of evil.


The stone that damned up a terrible, malignant force …


Thanks to Andy Decker for providing the cover scan and blurb!

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