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Richard Laymon – The Beast House

Posted by demonik on May 21, 2009

Richard Laymon – The Beast House (Nel, 1986)

Richard Laymon - The Beast House

Richard Laymon - The Beast House

Blurb:

The Beast House: The Sequel to The Cellar

The waxworks were so realistic.
Bodies torn and chewed. Blood blackly-encrusting open wounds. Flaps of skin hanging loose, clawed from the stripped, ripped corpses. Men, women, children, slaughtered, mangled …

The old woman who showed them round was well‑practiced in her grim, money-spinning tale of the mysterious beast that had killed and killed again. Of course it was all in the past and all nonsense. Anyone would agree to that.

Until, trapped, they heard, then smelled and felt the white, night-time creature that had come, grunting and spittle-slicked, for their bodies, their blood.

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Richard Laymon – The Cellar

Posted by demonik on May 21, 2009

Richard Laymon – The Cellar (Nel, 1980)

Richard Laymon - The Cellar

Richard Laymon - The Cellar

Blurb:

THE YEAR’S GRISLIEST BESTSELLER DESTINED TO BECOME A CLASSIC OF HORROR

WELCOME TO BEAST HOUSE`
It’s the nastiest tourist spot in town, the scene of grisly killing after grisly killing, with every victim immortalised in lifelike waxwork .. .
For Donna and her daughter it’s just a chilling diversion on the run from a husband with twisted notions of fatherly affection.
For Larry and Jud it’s a vengeance run. The Beast is real. Larry has seen it and he’s got a scar or two to prove it.
For everyone, the real surprise is in the cellar. Down there there’s horror like no horror ever before .. .

‘Gruesome goings-on – and plenty of, them’ – Publishers Weekly

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