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Robert E. Lory – Dracula’s Gold

Posted by demonik on June 20, 2009

Robert E. Lory – Dracula’s Gold (New English Library, 1974)

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Blurb:

Castle Dracula. The Vampire’s original rocky fortress in Transylvania. A place of the dead – and of the undead.

In the mist and eerie moonlight, a ghostlike form lies waiting and two young lovers die in the menacing shadows. Their throats were horribly slashed. The suspect – DRACULA. But the aristocratic Count claims innocence… this time…

The key to the perpetrator of the foul deed lies in the wolf-haunted tunnels of Dracula Mountain. Will Dracula reveal the hidden secret behind his hoard of gold – his only key to inmocence?

Resurrected by the mysterious Dr. Harmon, Dracula haunts the pages of this tale of horror, the fourth in the series of THE RETURN OF DRACULA.

Thanks to Andreas Decker for the cover scan.

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Robert Lory – The Witching Of Dracula

Posted by demonik on June 6, 2009

Robert Lory – The Witching Of Dracula (New English Library, 1977)

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When the blood countess returns, even Dracula is filled with horror!

Blurb:

One afternoon a fine, strong young man named Janos strayed too far into the solemn hills above his tiny Hungarian village. Suddenly he came upon an ancient castle, a dark, mysterious place where, according to legend, a young woman had been murdered many years before.

Venturing down into the cavernous dungeons, Janos discovered the legendary bed chamber. If the stories were true… this was the place! The place where Elizabeth Bathory had been walled up to die!

Then he saw it. A small skeleton crumpled before a massive iron gateway. Was it Elizabeth Bathory? Fighting a desire to turn and run, Janos crept past the bleached bones to the inner chamber. There, in the center of the room, was a huge, dust-covered glass box.

Trembling, he wiped the dust away. His eyes widened with horror. Inside was the body of a beautiful naked woman!

The fifth of nine novels in the original Pinnacle series (NEL only reprinted six) sees Dracula reunited with his old sparring partner, Elizabeth Bathory, the ex-Bloody Countess who has since reinvented herself as a psychic sponge and is out to destroy the old count!

Who did the NEL covers for the Dracula Returns series? This, the first and Drums look to have something of the Bruce Pennington about them …

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Robert Lory – Dracula Returns

Posted by demonik on May 18, 2009

Robert Lory – Dracula Returns (NEL, Dec. 1973)

Robert Lory's 'Dracula Returns'

Robert Lory's 'Dracula Returns'

The world thought it was free from the Count’s black shadow ….

The year was 1883. In a south Romanian village, three men and a girl were gathered in an old crypt. They watched fascinated as a wooden stake was driven through the heart of a long-dead corpse. With an inhuman cry, Count Dracula departed this world. But the strange, unwinking eyes of a black cat watched their efforts derisively.

In the year 1938, a young policeman on special duties was clubbed and thrown into the dark waters of New York’s vicious dockland. Miraculously he lived, but was condemned forever to a wheelchair. His twisted thoughts turned to the occult. This man’s name was Damien Harmon. A man selected for a terrible purpose …

To bring the Master to life again, and to unleash his terror on unsuspecting twentieth century America. Could the Professor turn his back on the call? This is the first in a spine chilling series about THE RETURN OF DRACULA.

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