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1. Necroscope V: Deadspawn
2. Necroscope 3: The Source (Necroscope
3. Necroscope
4. The House of Cthulhu: Tales of
5. Necroscope: Avengers
6. Blood Brothers (Vampire World
7. The Taint and Other Novellas:
8. Bloodwars
9. Necroscope II: Vamphyri! (Necroscope
10. Harry Keogh: Necroscope and Other
11. Bloodwars: Vampire World 3 (Roc)
12. Necroscope: Resurgence: The Lost
13. Necroscope: Invaders
14. Psychomech
15. Necroscope: Defilers (Necroscope:
16. Sorcery in Shad: Tales of the
17. Tarra Khash: Hrossak!: Tales of
18. Titus Crow, Volume 3: In The Moons
19. Necroscope 4: Deadspeak
20. Vamphyri!: Necroscope II (Necroscope

1. Necroscope V: Deadspawn
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 608 Pages (1991-09-15)
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Asin: 0812508351
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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There's a maniacal murderer on the loose, brutally slaughtering young women with a ferocity that rivals that of vampires Harry Koegh has spent his life combatting. The Necroscope's been asked to solve the crimes...asked by the dead spirits of the madman's victims.

Harry cannot turn down a request from the dead...even if it costs him his soul. In the climactic battle with the vampires, mankind prevailed and purged the vampires from earth--thanks to Harry, his team of psychically-gifted spies, and Faethor Ferenczy, long-dead 'father' of the world's vampires, who betrayed his own kind.

But Harry's alliance with Faethor has a terrible cost--Harry's very humanity is under attack from the vampire evil coiled in his mind!
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Customer Reviews (11)

4-0 out of 5 stars great customer service
Wrong book was originally shipped.Contacted seller and they were very courteous, sent the correct book right out.GREAT customer service.Will definitely shop with them again.

3-0 out of 5 stars Deflated
I really like this series but I felt like the final book left me wanting a real ending.Overall I can't say I really disliked this book because I really did enjoy it even if is was a slower paced book.I honestly just didn't like the ending and wish it would have been done differently.Anyway.Worth reading but I was disappointed with the ending.

5-0 out of 5 stars Brian Lumley:Deadspawn
This book is very well written and I love the story line.I have read the previous 4 books in the series, too, and they are all awesome!!

4-0 out of 5 stars Great book
As much as I love the series so far, I thought this one was not the best.

5-0 out of 5 stars Deep, Heavy, Satisfying.
This fifth installment of the Necroscope series tackles the world of protagonist Harry Keogh in a much broader scope than ever before.I consider the previous volume, Deadspeak, as a warmup to this fine work of fiction.True to his Lovecraftian roots, Lumley challenges the reader to delve into areas of knowledge that defy men's minds to comprehend.

As the Necroscope battles foes both human and inhuman, his struggles remain primarily internal.Striving to find deeper meaning in the world around him, Harry seeks the true nature of the mysterious Mobius Continuum that has served him to well over the years.He learns new and terrible powers that blur the line between life and death itself!

Heartbreaking events abound in this conclusion to the original Necroscope 5-part series.Harry is saddened to learn that it was not his Necroscopic abilities that made him unique, but rather his innocence.For there are others possessed of the same awesome powers, but not so kind of heart!We also learn the fate of the Dweller, aka Harry Jr., and Victor Luchov, the Projekt Director of Perchorsk.

Lastly, in an epilogue reminiscent of Stephen King's masterful The Stand, we (along with Harry) gain insight into the nature of Evil itself, as well as a glimpse back to the paradoxical genesis of the Wamphyri themselves! ... Read more

2. Necroscope 3: The Source (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 3)
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 512 Pages (1989-09-15)
list price: US$7.99 -- used & new: US$4.21
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Asin: 0812521277
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The third book in the Necroscope series traces the battle between Harry Keogh and the horrifying Vamphyri on their home ground, an alien landscape of looming towers, impossible cliffs, and ravenous vampire-beasts.

Russia's Ural Mountains hide a deadly secret: a supernatural portal to the country of the vampires. Soviet scientists and ESP-powered spies, in a secret military base, study the portal--and the powerfully evil creatures that emerge from it, intent on ravaging mankind.

When Jazz Simmons, a British agent sent to infiltrate the base, is captured by the KGB espionage squad and forced through the portal, his last message tells Harry Keogh, the Necroscope, that the vampires are preparing for a mass invasion.

Harry has only one option--to strike first. He must carry the human-vampire war to the vampire's own lands. But his strongest psychic power will be useless there. What good is the power to summon the dead in a country where nothing ever dies, where every man, woman, and child become half-dead servants of the Vamphyri?
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Customer Reviews (22)

5-0 out of 5 stars the source
The book was in very good condition. It also didn't take long for the book to arrive.

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent
This book was in great condition for a used book.Also, delivered a head of time.I would do business with again.

4-0 out of 5 stars An Awesome Vampire Spin
Wow, I just finished reading it and I really love how he brought together all the elements of the first two books.I wasn't wild on the recaping but the story made up for it.
I'm bit of a junky for alternate earth type stories and this one was pretty good.The story takes place eight years after Vamphyri! with Harry still searching for his wife and son.
The story introduces a few new characters and brings back a few favorites, all leading to the source of all vampires.
I thoroughly enjoy his spin vampire lore.It's a refreshing change to a lot of the stagnate vampire books out there.He takes you to a world where Vampires are allowed to thrive in a unique manner that compels the story along.I really enjoyed it and am actually going to pick up the next books in the series.

4-0 out of 5 stars "what will be has been."
After reading Necroscope 2: Vamphyri! I was sceptical about continuing the series. That book had an almost identical climactic finale as the first book in the series! Boy am i glad i took the plunge on The Source as it takes everything that was good about the first 2 books and expands it to a much broader level. This is where it all gets interesting.The potential of what the saga will become takes root in this book. Lumley took the ball and ran with it. His writing style improves from book to book as well. This book is a great thrill ride that had me gasping in anticipation when the lead character entered that strange world for the first time. It's possible to jump right in on this installment, but I highly recommend starting from the beginning so you can take wonder in Lumley's brilliant use of continuity. Lumley is a master of edging the story forward while trteating you to backstory and filling in the areas inbetween. This becomes more evident in the subsequent books in the saga. It kind of reminds me of the formula for the TV show Lost in that regard.

5-0 out of 5 stars I just love them all
It doesn't matter what book, if it is by Brian Lumley, and it is part of the series you need it.I love every book he has written.They are so good I just wish they would never end.The information in the book is great.The way he words things makes it really easy to picture what your reading.I reccomend this book for anyone who likes reading vampire stuff and Horror,After reading Brian's books no other book has been as good since. ... Read more

3. Necroscope
by Brian Lumley
 Mass Market Paperback: 512 Pages (1992-01-15)
list price: US$7.99 -- used & new: US$4.24
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Asin: 0812521374
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Except to Harry Keogh, Necroscope. And what they tell him is horrifying.

In the Balkan mountains of Rumania, a terrible evil is growing. Long buried in hallowed ground, bound by earth and silver, the master vampire schemes and plots. Trapped in unlife, neither dead nor living, Thibor Ferenczy hungers for freedom and revenge.

The vampire's human tool is Boris Dragosani, part of a super-secret Soviet spy agency. Dragosani is an avid pupil, eager to plumb the depthless evil of the vampire's mind. Ferenczy teaches Dragosani the awful skills of the necromancer, gives him the ability to rip secrets from the mind and bodies of the dead.

Dragosani works not for Ferenczy's freedom but world domination. he will rule the world with knowledge raped from the dead.

His only opponent: Harry Koegh, champion of the dead and the living.

To protect Harry, the dead will do anything--even rise from their graves!
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Customer Reviews (123)

2-0 out of 5 stars lame...
This book is (as the title says) lame. As simple as that.
I bought first 4 books of the series via Amazon because I really love vampire stories and the books had an average of over 4 stars - what could possibly go wrong?
After reading the first one I am so much glad that number 5 could not be bought :D
Let's go to the pros and cons

- to my liking, vampirism as a disease is described in "realistic" way
- the part of the book concerning Dragosani is rather good

- this is '80s spy novel
- story turns out to be lame
- characters are more than lame (ALL of them)
- the "science" used in the book is (did I use this word already?) lame - I was practically offended by mocking of the mathematics (or was it mocking the British school system)
- the writing style is childish - but really (even though the guy was about 50 when he wrote it!)

If you really NEED to read it - get it from the library

2 stars - I am ready to forgive him turning the good idea to a lame book because of the time the book was written and give 2 stars instead of 0 :D. The cold war WAS the thing back in those days (however it is not good enough excuse for low quality spy novel we have here)

5-0 out of 5 stars Necroscope
I loved this book. Havent read anymore of the series, just finished the first book and intend on going to buy the second after school. I'm hooked. It did have quite a few characters so at times I had to stop and think of who it was when they hadn't been mentioned for a while. One of the better "vampire" books out there. I put vampire in perenthesies because its SO much more than that.

5-0 out of 5 stars Engrossing and never lets up
I've read the entire first trilogy at this point and have moved on to the second and haven't stopped being wow'd.This book is the one that started it all and it's truly unique to horror.It's very well written by a masterful author.I couldn't put this book down because of the way it explains the true evil of this vampire and other character it develops around it.And let's not forget about our main character and all the espers.Crazy, crazy.It's so engrossingly fantastic and as brutal and amazing as it is (you won't think it can get better), it's all uphill from here!Brian Lumley is a genius.If you like horror and you like the true evil vampires are supposed to be (not ann rice!), this is where you want to be.This is the best of the best in vampire horror.

5-0 out of 5 stars Brian Lumley creator of a new Breed of Vampire
Brian Lumley treats the topic of the Vampire completely... Completely differently.Unless you've read the cliff notes version, you will (absolutely) have no clue of what is in store for you.

And this particular book of his "NecroScope" actually stands alone.
It is unique even, within his own universe of stories.
But more on that at the end.
First, about his Vampires.
The Wamphir

In every movie.
every book(and YES I do like Anne Rices, version of the Vampire)

every darn story about a Vampire I have ever ever read.They are actually

ALL THE SAME.every one of them.

Lumley does engineer an entirely new approach to Vampires.

In order to submerge yourself into a fictional story, there is an important concept.The concept is known as "suspended belief".In other words, in order for the story to work, you must let go of all "normal" daily assumptions and temporarily allow an alternate set of rules to govern "reality".

And this one is Good.
So suspend your beliefs... and read this book, and you will find an extremely different KIND of Vampire story.Then try more of his books in the series.Like 'King... Lumley tends to write a very big book.I found some of his later books too wordy and very long on a scene by scene basis... again... Like 'King.

But THIS particular one ... is definitely NOT boring.
And if you become hooked on Lumley, then the others in the series are ok or very good also.But I know is later books of the series will not be for everyone.

How well the story is written or filmed, is what determines the LEVEL of commitment you can have to the story.If it is good.You are able to let yourself lose your sense of "now"...And you BELIEVE the story line.Then it is a good story line.

Trust me on this.Brian Lumley does Vampires in a way NO ONE on this earth has.
It's virtually entirely different.Yet there is a faint... very faint.similarity to the 'Classic' Vampire.He creates an ENTIRE New UNIVERSE based on this.

There are many many books in the series.

NecroScope actually does not have a confrontation with a full Vampire until the very very end.It's because he was still human throughout the entire story but becoming increasingly under the influence of his "Vampire"

It's mostly about a boy named Harry Keogh, who can talk to dead people.And then, the mystically gifted man that he becomes.

The dead talk to him and they say "Harry, you are a LIGHT to us..."
And there is more... much more, in the story to grab you.

This is a truly ORIGINAL approach to Vampires.

Try it and see if you want more.

4-0 out of 5 stars Horror and Political Intrigue
Brian Lumley's "Necroscope" and its sequels are equal parts Tom Clancy and Anne Rice.Super-secret ESP agencies are being employed by both sides of the Cold War in an attempt to gain the upper hand.The USSR's chief physic tool is a Romanian who can read the minds of the recently dead by touching, smelling, and even tasting their remains.The British enlist the aid of Harry Keogh, a man who learns all of the secrets of the dead- by entering their realm and speaking to them personally.When a dark vampire threatens to play the Soviet agent in his quest to dominate the Earth, Keogh must use the powers of the deceased to combat him.Thoroughly entertaining and at times genuinely chilling, "Necroscope" is a fun horror novel that doesn't disappoint. ... Read more

4. The House of Cthulhu: Tales of the Primal Land Vol. 1
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 256 Pages (2007-04-03)
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Asin: 0765310740
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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British Fantasy Award-winner Brian Lumley is perhaps best known for his bestselling Necroscope seriesÂ--but he is a critically-acclaimed master of Lovecraftian horror, a renowned creator of spine-tingling tales of the Elder Gods, their minions, and the brave heroes who battle their deadly evil.
Now available in trade paperback, The House of Cthulhu brings readers an exciting new world to discover and explore. The island continent of Theem'hdra, rimmed by oceans that teem with terrible creatures of the deep, with mountain ranges that were once home to ancient races and now are home to monsters, with fabulous Lost Cities and teeming trade centers where anythingÂ--or anyoneÂ--can be bought and sold . . . this is the Primal Land.
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Customer Reviews (5)

3-0 out of 5 stars House of Cthulhu review
I really enjoyed Lumley previous collections Beneath the Moors, The Whisperer and Fruiting Bodies. As a result, the House of Cthulhu was a mild disappointment. I actually think Lumley usually out Lovecrafts Lovecraft but that's not the case here. He succeeds in creating a secret history filled with waring wizards, believable barbarians, giant gastropds and more. My favorite story was Cryptically Yours (waring wizards). I'd read the other three before mentioned books before seeking this one out.

2-0 out of 5 stars Uninspired Fantasy, that has little to do with Lovecraft
I managed not to be able to finish this book.I read through to the short story House of Cthulhu, were I shrugged my shoulders and set the book down.The only merit in this book, is the introduction which is the only thing that has any Lovecraft feeling.This is more like a Dungeons and Dragons collection of moral fables.Every story was predictable and one that has been written better many times by many different authors.If you have kids and they have an inkling towards fantasy then I highly recommened this book for bedtime story reading, as the morals will give them something to chew over, in a nice fantasy package.All in All this is a dull uninspired fantasy mess, that gets you no where fast... and leaves you wondering if the people that made comments on the book jacket have ever actually read any H.P. Lovecraft.

2-0 out of 5 stars Nothing New
In the past I have enjoyed Lumley's books, however, this one is a tired collection that is a mostly boring rework of Lovecraft's fiction. I finished the book hoping to find something interesting but, no luck.

5-0 out of 5 stars Wondrous Tales of Fantasy and Terror
Enter the world of Theem'hdra, an island continent where sorcerers make war against one another, warriors die in the most terrifying of circumstances, and wonders abound.Meet the mighty wizard Mylakhrion, a powerful and terrible sorcerer who must battle lesser wizards jealous of his powers, knowledge and wealth. Monsters roam this mysterious realm where even Mylakhrion's own apprentice seeks to unseat the great master, but when an assassin named Humbuss Ank, whose specialty is killing wizards, comes to unseat the mighty Mylakhrion, the assassin finds himself confronted with supernatural powers to match his mercenary brilliance.Mylakhrion's quest for power, however, is diluted by his lust for personal power, which drives him to summon the Great One, Cthulhu, the master of doom itself.Warriors, wizards, thieves and wonders abound in this weird, amazing and horrifying world that could only be envisioned by Brian Lumley.You must own the Grand Master's fable of the Primal Lands in this first general US printing.You will be entranced!

5-0 out of 5 stars terrific collection
In 1967 a treasure of ancient secret tomes were discovered that shed a light on the great primal island continent of Theem'hdra where sorcery wars were the norm.As the scribe of these incredible documents, the White Wizard Teh Atht described a time when sorcerers like Mylarkhrion the most terrible stole or protected magical knowledge from one's peers and other hired hands; a time when summoning of Cthulhuthe Great One doomed all.

This compilation is predominantly a reprint of a 1984 book.The current book contains the introduction and nine of the eleven tales (lacks "Isles of the Suhm-Yi" and "Curse of the Golden Guardians" for ye purists) in the 1984 book plus one other addition ("To Kill a Wizard).The tales are all well written as they come across as fantastic horror yet feel as if they historically happened and that the age of The House of Cthulhu existed, perhaps because of the clever set up by Brian Lumley possessing the works of noted but vanished 1960s scholar Thelred Gustau.This early Lumley shows his Lovecraft roots in a terrific collection.

Harriet Klausner

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5. Necroscope: Avengers
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 560 Pages (2002)
list price: US$7.99 -- used & new: US$1.99
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Asin: 0812570197
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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The packed cruise ship is a terrific nesting ground for a Lord and Lady of the Wamphyri on the run from E-Branch and the new Necroscope, Jake Cutter. By the time the ship is reported missing, the few beings still living on board will no longer be human . . . and the Wamphyri will be long fled to their next conquest.

Korath, the vampire who lurks in Jake Cutter's mind, is determined to gain control of Jake's life, and Jake is equally determined not to let him have it. But to win this struggle Jake must confide in Ben Trask-and Trask, the head of E-Branch, is likely to want Jake dead the minute he learns of Jake's intrusive passenger!

The spore garden planted under London by the third Wamphyri, Lord Swartz, is bearing bitter fruit indeed as a mysterious sleeping sickness-with a vampiric taint-slowly spreads among the population of Great Britain.

E-Branch action teams have more on their plates than they can handle. They must locate terrorists who threaten the world with nuclear homicide; permanently close the Gate between the Wamphyri world and Earth; analyze the spore plague; and locate and destroy the three Wamphyri.

Even the powers of Harry Keogh, the original Necroscope, summoned from the Great Beyond via the combined powers of E-Branch's strongest agents, may not be enough to defeat the monsters who have brought Earth to the brink of total destruction.
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5-0 out of 5 stars Necroscope: Avengers (Necroscope: E-Branch Trilogy) by Brian Lumley
The book is fine -- my husband has been reading the series.

3-0 out of 5 stars A Sad Ending for a Truly Fantastic Voyage!
Brian Lumley definitely changed the way we see the vampire and its world. The Necroscope series is some of the most original vampire stories told, along with Anne Rice's Lestat books.

That being said, you can only write something for so long before it begins to bore you to tears.Cutter is no Keogh, and Lumley never really builds up Cutter's character to match with your feelings for Keogh. You feel sympathetic to Keogh, but in the end he also revolts you as a Lord Vampire.

With Cutter, who cares? The other characters have been well developed in the past nine books; therefore there was no need to dwell on their pasts.Cutter never left me feeling anything for him or what happens to him. This book truly shows how thin the series has become and the ending of this long series is very disappointing, and after all the hard work of the E-Branch team, you feel somewhat cheated. If you have never read Lumley pick up the first Necrosope series and enjoy a true original vampire tale.

For those of us who have been with E-branch from the beginning, Lumley's last three books of the series seem a waste of great talent and a future that was not worth fighting for in the first place.

1-0 out of 5 stars Horrid
I've read the entire Necroscope series, and this is the only one of them that I had to put away unfinished. In fact, Lumley has gotten weaker and weaker in his writing since the end of the Blood Brothers trilogy, making the last five books increasingly more difficult to get through. "Defilers" started Lumley over the edge and "Avengers" finds him plummeting off a cliff.

The "Lumley-isms" that have pervaded all his works are in full force here, and have finally turned me off completely. Nonsensical, long-winded passages abound, with the usual overly descriptive babble taking center stage. Many scenes are told in flashback as usual, but what worked in the original 5 Necroscopes doesn't work here. In the early books of the series, Lumley used flashbacks and storytelling sequences to great effect, showing how the Wamphryi lived their lives on Earth over the millenia. The "historical" aspects of the early books was enthralling and kept my attention for thousands of pages.

Now, it seems EVERYTHING is told in flashback, but it's poor recaps of events "currently" happening to the current crop of characters. The worst part is that all the characters relate events in exactly the same way, with the same phrasings and the same irritating style. People simply do not speak the way Lumley has them speak. The characters were never that great to begin with in Necroscope novels, and have gotten to a point where they all behave like carbons of each other.

I swear Tor books has given Lumley (and Robert Jordan) the freedom to publish anything he wants without the "hassle" (read: benefit) of an EDITOR. The last three Necroscope stories could have been told in half the words, but instead we get long-winded nonsense from a formerly impressive writer.

The New Necroscope series should not have been written. I strongly recommend the original Necroscope quintology as well as the Blood Brothers trilogy. Read "The Lost Years" if you must, the rest can be skipped.

2-0 out of 5 stars Unimpressed
After enjoying all of the previous Necroscope books, I was very disappointed with Brian Lumley's concluding book. Most of the Necroscope books are vivid, exciting and well-written, but this final book is slow, drawn out and ends unsatisfyingly. It starts out well enough, with an exciting episode upon a cruise liner, but the book soon loses steam. There are many scenes and lengthy dialogues that have little relevance to the narrative or plot. Brian Lumley appears to have written the extremely unsatisfying ending of the series hastily, which made me question why I had bothered to read the Necroscope series at all. I won't recommend this to anyone. After spending so much effort in writing this series (about 15 years!), I am amazed that Brian Lumley ended the series so lamely.

2-0 out of 5 stars Bloodless
As with any series that spans over a dozen installments, Lumley's Necroscope chronicles have had their ups and downs but unfortunately he has chosen to end the series with one of his weakest efforts yet.After setting up a great opening sequence in a luxury cruise ship, the energy immediately leeches from the novel and nothing happens for virtually the next 200 pages.Our heroes are mesmerized into utter stupidity as they approach the final confrontation which is anti-climactic at best.The only real satisfaction I got from the novel was the futuristic epilogue which at least brought us a little closure while firmly nailing shut both the coffin and any possibility of a sequel.Having loved this series since its inception, it's disheartening to hand in a review as tepid as this one but I am a longtime admirer of Lumley's talents and have high hopes that his next offering will spawn an engrossing new tale. ... Read more

6. Blood Brothers (Vampire World Trilogy)
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 576 Pages (1993-09-15)
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Asin: 0812520610
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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The vampires have been vanquished! Harry Keogh and the armies of the dead have destroyed the evil that once plagued the world. Nathan and Nestor, secret twin sons of the Necroscope and a proud gypsy woman, were children when their father, his humanity poisoned by his fearsome struggles, sacrificed himself to save mankind.

Yet there are vampires still, vampires crueler and stranger than any the Necroscope had faced.When these new, merciless killers swoop out of the sky, Nathan and Nestor are men--but they have few of Harry Keogh's miraculous powers.

Torn from each other by battle, the sons of the Necroscope journey across the vampire world, exploring its mysteries, each seeking the powerful, terrible vampires, his missing brother...and the woman they both love!
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5-0 out of 5 stars Very Enjoyable!
I love Brian Lumley!He's a great story teller and with each new novel you can see all the possibilities unfold!

3-0 out of 5 stars Wasn't realla paperback or hard back
The book came from a Library in Oklahoma with a semi hard cover. Just seemed rather cheesey and not what I expected.

5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome!
Okay -- first, you don't have to be familiar with Lumley's 'Necroscope' books to enjoy this trilogy. Honestly, I found 'Vampire World' to be much more enjoyable and easy enough to pick up on, even though I started reading them without having heard of any other Lumley books.

Anyway, the series is awesome. You've got vampires -- and not just cheesy re-hashed ones like you get in 'Twilight'. I'm talking totally different from the norm in most popular literature, but with some eerie connections to our own mythos. They come from a parallel world and are much more violent, savage, carnal, wicked, and FASCINATING than other vampires in literature today.

Lumley's 'Vampire World' trilogy is a triumph. It's chock-full of combat of both medieval and modern-day style, as well as supernatural. It's got sex, perversion, hedonism, cannibalism, and all sorts of other things you can imagine the vampires getting into. It's got an engaging (if farfetched) storyline that spans multiple generations and two parallel worlds, and some nice bits of irony / revenge / revelation that can take a novel and a half to reach fruition.

These aren't really books for the 'thinking man' but for fantasy / sci-fi horror, you can't get much better. Great fun and impossible to beat with any of the series that are being dribbled out today!

3-0 out of 5 stars Am I the only one?
First, let me say that I have been a Lumley fan since I picked up my first Necroscope book years and tears ago. Vampires are not my favorite genre, they tend to give me nightmares, but this series is just so deliciously evil that I had to give it a go.
After several years with very little time to read, I am once again taking a good book to bed with me at night. I am trying valiently to stay interested in Blood Brothers. I have read all the other reviews of this book, and my complaint is totally different from all the others. I consider the characters to be riveting, the story good (so far) and the visions conjured up by Lumley's words to be great. I think, however, that he could have been many times more effective with many times fewer exclamation marks and other punctuation constants, such as ............
I am sure some of you Lumley fans will rake me over the coals for this opinion, but, honestly, I cannot believe that every other sentence deserves an exclamation mark, and I get downright worn out after reading a chapter or two.
Again, I am sure that to many of you the Great Man can do no wrong, and to you I apologize for daring to criticize what I see as an unpleasant (new) habit. I realize I am not an author of any kind, and probably am not fit to shine his shoes as far as fame goes, but I am entitled to voice my opinion.C'mon guys, isn't too much sometimes just too much?

4-0 out of 5 stars I don't know how he does it
It's amazing how Brian Lumley can basicaly write the same things over and over and still keep me engrossed. Blood Brothers kicks off the Vampire World Trilogy with a rip roaring start. The Wamphyri are brought to startling life. I especially enjoy the relationship between Nestor and Canker that developes further in the second installment "The Last Aerie". Great book with brilliant continuity with the Necroscope saga as a whole. ... Read more

7. The Taint and Other Novellas: Best Mythos Tales No. 1 (Cthulhu Mythos)
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 416 Pages (2008-11-03)
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Asin: 1844165922
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Prior to the first American publication of Brian Lumley s ground-breaking, dead-waking, best-selling Necroscope?? in 1988 -- the first novel in a long-lived, much-loved series -- this British author had for twenty years been earning himself something of a reputation writing short stories, novellas, and a series of novels set against H. P. Lovecraft's cosmic Cthulhu Mythos backdrop. A soldier in 1967, serving in Berlin with the Royal Military Police, Lumley jump-started his literary career by writing to August Derleth, the then dean of macabre publishers at his home inSauk City, Wisconsin, telling of his fascination with the Mythos, and purchasing books by theOld Gentleman of Providence, RI.In addition, he sent a page or two of written work allegedly culled from the various forbidden orblack booksof the Mythos. Suitably impressed, the master ofArkham House invited Lumley to write something solid in the Mythos as a possible contribution to a new volume he was currently contemplating, to be titled -- what else but? -- Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos. And as might well be imagined, that set everything in motion. Forty years have passed since then and a good many words of Mythos fiction written, including critically acclaimed and award-nominated work, stories that have appeared in prestigious magazines such as Fantasy & Science Fiction, and hardcover volumes from publishers all over the world from the USA to China and the United Kingdom to Russia. But while Lumley's novels are all currently available, many of them in hardcover format, his Mythos short stories and novellas have until now remained uncollected. Subterranean Press is proud to correct that omission in volumes that are guaranteed to be the pride of any collector's library of Mythos works other than tales written by H. P. Lovecraft himself. Here in this volume are found the novellas; the future companion volume contains the short stories. And thus the very best of Brian Lumley's works in this sub-genre, including such recent tales as The Hymn and The Taint, are collected and presented for the first time in this much more worthy and durable format... ... Read more

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2-0 out of 5 stars Good luck reading this one in public
The first story in this collection is fairly decent, but from there on out each story is successively more flaccid than the last.It's been a while since I read this book, but the last story in particular had me cringing til the very end, not in horror, but in pain. You may want to reconsider reading this one in public, especially if you live in a backwater town like myself.Most people around here only have one definition for "taint" and combine that with cover art and you've got a recipe for some interesting conversations.

5-0 out of 5 stars Master Lumley - you are the best
I have just received my signed edition of this book!At last!Master Lumley, as he is called to those that enjoy his works, is just that, the Master of the worlds in which his writings take place.

You can loose yourself in any Lumley book you choose to read - and this collection of Cthulhu Mythos is no exception - it is a welcome addition to my ever growing collection and will be treasured until the light gives way to darkness!

Lord of the Worms and Horror at Oakdeene are my personal favs to read over and over...

5-0 out of 5 stars Totally worth it
Ever since I began to read books to help with school work in high school, I've read only Brian Lumley. Every book of his that I've read, I can't put down. Whether it's the Wamphyri, or traveling in a Clock, I've been sucked into worlds that consume you. Every story is painted so well that I can picture everything as Brian intends. I love his short stories and novellas. They always seems to get me in the end. He always throws a tywist or a surprise ending to things. Ever since the beginning, I've been Enthralled.

5-0 out of 5 stars Beautiful collection item
After long years reading HPL and trying to find others to go on with the Mythos, Lumley quickly came along a couple of great names.

I like his work and this book, hardcover and signed (with a fantastic artwork cover), is a nice addition to any Lovecraftian's collection.

Great stories and each of them begins with a little word form the author, giving a small view of when he wrote it or such pleasant background informations... this is very nice touch too.

Though I speak french, I dont have any problems reading english, despite the fact that sometimes, i have to check out some adjectives just to make sure, even though i knew what i just read...

It would be great that these would all be translated into french also to give them full credit. But hey...at least, we have great authors and it can only be good for my english :P

If you want to get this item, dont go for the paperback...grab the hardcover edition and give yourself a treat, it looks great! I will do the same for "Haggopian and Other Stories " as soon as it will be available....

4-0 out of 5 stars Lovecraftianism!
Despite getting the impression from all the pre-publishing hypes and reviews that this book would contain the longer stories of "Cthulhu Mythos" by Brian Lumley, actual reading of the stories resulted in me being pleasantly surprised. The stories in this book are more properly describable as 'Lovecraftian', since they succed in invoking the feeling of cosmic horror without going through the hackneyed themes, words and damnable incantations! The best story in this book is undoubtedly, "The Taint", with its haunting narrative and the chiller ending. Lovers of Cthulhu mythos should lap this book up, because after a long time such a fresh voice has been heard in the venerable hall made slimy by incompetents and frauds. ... Read more

8. Bloodwars
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 816 Pages (1995-11-15)
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Asin: 0812536282
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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The twin sons of Harry Keogh, the Necroscope, have taken very different paths. Nathan as his father's powers--to talk to the dead, to travel instantly through space. Like Harry, this new Necroscope fights evil wherever he finds it.

His twin, Nestor, has become the most horrifying evil imaginable: a shape-shifting, blood sucking Wamphyi Lord! Devoid of human feeling, Nestor and his companion, the beautiful, malevolent Wratha the Risen, hunt without mercy.

The battle between the brothers mirrors the war between vampires and humans. On mankind's side: terrible weapons brought from Earth by Nathan's allies. But the vampires are numerous and powerful, and neither side has a clear advantage...until Nathan and his legions of the dead discover a way to destroy the vampires forever.

In the midst of a titanic battle, Nathan makes a desperate move that forever changes millions of lives and two worlds: the vampire world...and earth.
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5-0 out of 5 stars Well worth the read
I have been a fan of the Necroscope series since the mid-90s and this book has remained my favourite.

It brings to a close the trilogy of Nathan Kiklu. A very intriguing character who is as interesting and likable as the original Necroscope, Harry Keogh. Starside/Sunside is vibrant, the Wamphyri are wonderfully written. Familiar characters and new ones alike, Brian Lumley really knows how to bring them to life.

4-0 out of 5 stars Not your Mother's vampire.
Lumly brings the vision of a frightening vampire world to life. It is gruesome and gritty (at times disgusting) action packed well thought out and, though at times cheesy, Bloodwars, along with most of the Necroscope series is where the vampire genre should have always been. These vampire would eat vamps like Lestat and Louis for appitizers.

5-0 out of 5 stars NECROSCOPE Series
I have never found a book by Brian Lumley that I have not thouroghly enjoyed, nor have I found one that I have not wanted to put down. If you choose to try his books, any of them, I recommend that if it is one of a series, that you buy the entire series. Otherwise you will regret not having the next book to pick up and start reading right away. I bought the series for my girlfriend and she felt the same way.

5-0 out of 5 stars OUT OF BREATH

1-0 out of 5 stars Tedious and badly paced
I did my best to finish this book, but I found it tedious and unenjoyable.The plot is thin and it develops too slowly. The action scenes are poorly paced, completely unexciting to read.Most of the verbiage focuses on long exposition about the thoughts of the book's many (way too many) main characters.

The story viewpoint shifts from character to character, but not in a logical, episodic way, like in the Lord of the Rings switching from Frodo to Aragorn when each is at a stopping point.Instead it's stream of consciousness:1) a good guy thinks about a bad guy 2) we see what the bad guy is thinking about for while, then the bad guy thinks about his henchman, 3) then we see the henchman and he thinks about his girlfriend ... etc for 800 pages.

Next time: less telling and thinking, more showing and doing. ... Read more

9. Necroscope II: Vamphyri! (Necroscope Trilogy, Volume 2)
by Brian Lumley
 Mass Market Paperback: 470 Pages (1989-04-15)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Not the end of life, Harry Keogh discovered--and not the end of his battle against he terrible evil of vampires.

In a secluded English village, Yulian Bodescu plots his takeover of the world. Imbued with a vampire's powers before his birth, Bodescu rules men's minds and bodies with supernatural ease. He is secretly creating an army of vampiric monsters, things that once were men but were now walking masses of destructive hunger!

Harry Keogh, Necroscope, thought that the war with the vampires had ended with the destruction of Boris Dragasani--and of Harry's body! But the man who talks to the dead lives on, more powerful than ever, able to transport himself instantly to any spot on the globe and to speak mind-to-mind with both the living and the dead.

Are Harry's new powers enough to defeat Yulian Bodescu and his legion of monsters--or will the vampire army overrun the living earth?
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3-0 out of 5 stars A little better than the first book but still pretty lame :(
3 stars! And this is because I am now sure that Lumley couldn't write a good book if his life depended on it :(
Sadly - the book would be good if someone else was writting the parts concerning the 2 main characters. The "supporting" ones are rather good but this petty dwarves (Keogh and Bodescu) are really destroying the potential this book had. The guy simply can't write.
Since I read a comment from one of the readers that this is his best series (out of many he created :D) I don't think I will waste the money on his books any more. Of course, I will read the third part but I really doubt that it will get better than this - and this is lame. Let's face it - Harry Keogh sucks (and not in the vampiric kinda way)
My gift to Lumley (just for the effort of keeping Keogh's presence in the story minimal) is the third star for a book that should not have more than 2 stars in any rating system (which considers 3 stars better than 2 :D)

5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Vampire Novel
Brian Lumley's ability to create such a brutally powerful world within our own is phenomenal.Never once did I feel like I was reading a book geared towards `young adults'.This the second installment in Brian Lumley's vampire series and it leaves you craving more.

1-0 out of 5 stars LAME
The dialogue in this loser reminds me of the Nigerian solicitations I get via email. Its about as bad as an American tourist vacationing in China. I suppose awful English is supposed to make the Russians seem authentic. Do Russians speal pidgin english to each other in private?

5-0 out of 5 stars Read the entire series
This being the second book in the Necroscope series, it would be a good starting indicator that the series starts off pretty well... enough to get the second book.

I read the entire series... and I'm not much of a reader. But this series is the exception to all rules. It's a completely new take on the vampire legend/mythos.

Strangely erotic at times... horrific at other times... these books are like nothing I've ever read before. And some day I plan on re-reading the series a second time.

3-0 out of 5 stars A Good Followup
After having recently reading the first book again, I couldn't help but read this one right afterwards as well.I really liked it but not as much as I remember.While the story does pick up, the beginning is really a little slow.Lumley has a compelling style though that carries you through the lack luster parts and keeps you interested even when I thought the story lagged a bit.I was worth reading over though, if for no other reason, his spin on vampire lore. ... Read more

10. Harry Keogh: Necroscope and Other Weird Heroes! (Tom Doherty Associates Books)
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 320 Pages (2005-09-01)
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Harry Keogh: Necroscope and Other Weird Heroes! is a collection of eight long short stories featuring Brian Lumley's most popular characters and includes three brand-new stories of Harry Keogh, the original Necroscope!

Titus Crow: Psychic detective, master magician, destroyer of the ancient Chthulian gods. In "Inception," we see the infant Titus at the moment his destiny falls upon him. In "Lord of the Worms," a simple secretarial job lands Crow on a sacrificial altar. And in "Name and Number," Henri Laurent de Marigny details a battle between Titus Crow and malevolent, occult winds which can rip living flesh from bone.

David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer: once men of the waking world, now agents for King Kuranes of the Dreamlands. Sips of "The Weird Wines of Naxas Niss" send the pair on a tumultuous journey from a buxom beauty's bed to the depths of a wizard's dungeon. Then, seeking his missing friend, David Hero boards an ill-fated airship that is home to "The Stealer of Dreams."

Harry Keogh, Necroscope: vampire killer without peer, capable of conversing with the dead. A sudden windfall brings Harry to Las Vegas, where he meets "Dead Eddie," a gambler who can't resist trying for one last big win from beyond the grave. In "Dinosaur Dreams, Harry's interest in fossils leads him to uncover the truth behind the death of a young amateur paleontologist . . . and to discover that it's not just dead people he can call on in a crisis . . . . Harry's undying love for his mother leads him down a dangerous path in "Resurrection."

Four of Lumley's greatest heroes. Three of his most popular worlds. Tales to chill and to delight. Open the book and be swept away.
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5-0 out of 5 stars real sci-fi
real sci-fi .... hmmm this is good stuff for reading though very fast moving, great character development. Couldn't and wouldn't put it down and when you're finished there are more...........and more

5-0 out of 5 stars Superb Lumley
What has drawn us all to Brian Lumley is here in smaller portions.Having read all of the Necroscope series (most more than once) I wasn't sure if this book of shorts would do him justice.I was wrong.If you long for more of this author this is a fine way to get it.

I think it's time I delved into Titus Crow.He promises to be another great character.

5-0 out of 5 stars As good as the rest...
I have been hooked on Brian Lumley's Necroscope since his first book in the series way back when.This book does not disappoint.

5-0 out of 5 stars More Lumley Heroes
Anyone who loves Lumley will love this book. With some hard to find short stories thsi book really delivers the goods. The deeper look into Titus Crow's past what made me buy this book and I was not disapointed. The short stories about Keogh are in fine form. The stories about Hero and Eldin are a pleasent surprise for those of us who love the Dreamland series and were left wanting more. If you are versed in all of the characters' backgrounds you will enjoy the deeper plundge, and for those who are just buying it for one of the characters then maybe this book will spark your intrest in the other heroes of the Lumley Mythos.

5-0 out of 5 stars A taste of the great
This book was excellent. As a long time fan of Lumleys living in the states it introduced me to Hero, a series not on any of our book shelves.I couldn't put it down.When Lumley writes he wisks me away to lands of fantasy, horror and fun.As a writer myself I could only wish to acheive his level of realism in fantasy.Any fan of horror would drool over this and be hooked on Harry and Hero. ... Read more

11. Bloodwars: Vampire World 3 (Roc)
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 784 Pages (1994-09-29)
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This is a horror/fantasy trilogy of epic proportions, set on the vampire homeworld first explored in the third book of Brian Lumley's "necroscope" series, the source. ... Read more

12. Necroscope: Resurgence: The Lost Years: Volume Two (The Lost Years Vol 2)
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 576 Pages (1997-07-15)
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Asin: 0812553640
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Harry Keogh, the Necroscope, the man who can talk to the dead, and Earth's greatest vampire hunter, has been searching for his wife and infant son, gone missing during Harry's war against the vampires. This obsession has left him open to subtle influence by an ancient vampire, Radu. Entombed in amber, trapped in undeath, Radu plans for his resurrection and plots the destruction of other vampires who might challenge his supremacy.

Thus, Radu's enemies are now Harry's--and Harry cannot properly defend himself. His powers--his deadspeak and his ability to transport himself through the Mobius Continuum--are locked away in the recesses of his vampire-clouded mind.

But Harry is not without allies, living and dead. E-Branch, the psychic spy organization, is worried about Harry. So is harry's long-dead Ma, and the ancient philosopher and prophet Nostradamus, whose centuries-old quatrain make eerie sense in the modern world.

Right now, Harry Keogh doesn't even know he's the Necroscope. But Earth's teeming dead won't let him forget them for long--and won't let him forget that Radu and his vampire kind are humanity's deadliest enemies.
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3-0 out of 5 stars I'm in thrall to Lumley
Volume Two of The Lost Years doesn't maintain the suspense or wonder of Volume One over its 550 or so pages. The trio of vampire families were much more gripping in *getting* to know them, as opposed to the realization of their devious plans which falls somewhat flat. It has its moments, especially in the further history of Radu,incorporating factual dates in history along the way. A chilling cameo by Faethor Ferenczy was a terrific touch of continuity by Mr. Lumley. Infusing an actual Quatrain from Nostradamus into the story was very eerie as well. Obviously if you are on the journey reading all of The Necroscope books, you will not want to skip this. I was genuinely moved at the ending, and was overall satisfied with the book.

3-0 out of 5 stars Massive story potential wasted
Huge fan of the orginal Necroscope series.Abandoned Ship half way thru the Vampire World trilogy.Was plenty pleased when I found these books which took place back in the world I loved of Europe, a mostly normal Harry, and E-Branch.

Things started great.Awesome characters, awesome backstory on the characters. All the foundations for a killer story to unfold.The first book was cool, but lacking of any meat which was fine but cause I knew it'd all be in book 2 anyhow.Only, it wasn't.Not even 300 pages into it.Mind you, there's stuff going on all throughout.But when you sit back and think on it, you realize that pretty much everybody's just sitting around doing nothing.

The horror aspect is pretty nil and as well the graffic depictions of sex and violence.

The plot constantly builds and builds but there is no pay off.Nobody gets their plan even remotely into action which sucks after reading a thousand pages of them talking about doing it.

In the end, Lumley ruins everything by breaking one of his established rules of the universe he created.This is in regaurd the dead rising out of love for the Necroscope.Hey, screw it, I guess anybody can.

And worst of all, what you basically get are two Necroscope books without a Necroscope, cause all his powers have been taken away.Nobody wants to watch a movie about Superman getting beat up by a trucker.

Twoard the end, his writing gets a little repetitive and a lot of annoying.Innocent?quatrain.Innocent...?

Could have been pretty exciting.Instead, we get a lot of bombs.Litteraly.Still, I read damn near the whole thing in one day so it must have fairly entertaining, hence my 3 stars.

5-0 out of 5 stars fills the gap
I was introduced to the NECROSCOPE series in 1990 by a co- worker, and have been a rabid fan from that day forward.
The one big problem I allways had reading this series was the big gap in time(and plot) between "wampheri" and "the source". a These two books not only explain the time gap but the confusing plot quirks in the following books. Did the Mr Lumley have this in mind when writing the original series? My guess is yes, because it not only ties the origional series SO SWEETLY to the "vampire world" books,it never once appears an attempt to "cover up" an error.

5-0 out of 5 stars Werewolves Enter The Necroscope World!
"The second book in the Lost Years (Necroscope) two book set.It made me lose any previous scepticism I had about dragging on this series.I was hooked.By the end of the book I hungered for more damned it!Now what the heck do I do?

3-0 out of 5 stars Too Busy!
I'm a big fan of Lumley's Necroscope books, but I have to say, The Lost Years could very well have STAYED lost, and it would have been...well...no great loss. This book takes place between the 2nd and 3rd Necroscope books;since we already know the destiny of Harry, (AND his wife and 3 children aswell..) the book suffers from the "Where is this going" syndrome. Don't get me wrong- Necroscope readers WILL get their moneys worth.NON-FANS will, however, be totally lost. The book was just too bogged downwith characters- Harry, E-Branch, Ferenczys/Francezis, Radu, BonnieJean...The only character I really connected with, (Inspector Ianson)vanishes FAR too quickly. And even though I had read the previous 9 books,at times I was totally confused. Not a bad effort, but..not Lumley's best.(Try the original Necroscope for some REAL thrills and chills!)dan.reilly@viahealth.org ... Read more

13. Necroscope: Invaders
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 544 Pages (2000-05-15)
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Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Three great vampires--two Lords and a Lady--arrive on an unsuspecting Earth that teems with defenseless humans, easy prey for the marauding vampires. But humanity has defenders. Though the necroscope is gone, the psychically gifted men and women of E-Branch move swiftly against the vampire infestation.

Jake Cutter is running for his life through the streets of Turin when he vanishes, appearing moments later inside the triply locked "Harry's room" in E-Branch's London HQ. Jake's dreams are very strange, filled with the voices of the dead--the Great majority, the Necroscope, Harry Keogh, even a dead vampire. He hears them all, but he doesn't truly understand.

If Jake is the new Necroscope, he has to learn--fast!--how to control his powers and speak to the dead. E-Branch, with the reluctant Jake along for the ride, is about to go head-to-head with Malinari the Mind, a vampire Lord who psychic abilities are second to none.

But the dead don't trust Jake, not like they trusted Harry. Jake's got personal revenge on his mind, and he's spending too much time talking that dead vampire. He's got to start thinking about the future--or he won't have one!
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5-0 out of 5 stars Great book
Another good book in the series. Fast shipping. The book is in good condition. Thanks.

2-0 out of 5 stars Bad Book, but Great Seller
I felt the book did not equal the quality that the seller stated. I informed the seller of my feelings about the book and they promptly refunded my purchase price. The book was a 2 star, but the seller is 5 star.

5-0 out of 5 stars Necroscope:Invaders REVIEW
The book, Necroscope Defilers, is about three great vampire lords. This story takes place in Australia. It's appealing to the reader's eye because of all the detail Brain Lumely puts into the characters names and their past profiles. Also the appeal to the eye is due to the detail he puts into all the fight scenes, and the sex scenes. The author knows how to catch the audience imagination by the use of the big words that he incorporates into his storys.

Brain Lumelys' books have been said to rival Anne Rice's books about the vampire Lestat. His use of ingenious Latin words that he puts into the story is amazing. The Characters he has come up with must have taken a lot of imagination. All his books in some way connect with the very first book. Because of this his books become more interesting in each sequel of his novels. In each of his books the reader gets to see new powers and new characters; along with the new powers that these knew characters he brings to this story of vampires and psychics. In each book has a new setting and a new plot line along with the new characters. I would recommend this book to any one who is into science fiction and vampires

5-0 out of 5 stars Good Reading - if you are into the series
I think that this book is good as relative to the series.I started thinking about series of books and the average consumer.Maybe it is dragging on a little far.I really enjoy vampire books and good heroes.This book has both these qualities.If you wanted to start with this book DON'T!!Start at book #1: Necroscope.

4-0 out of 5 stars Nice Continuation
This book does a great job bringing in new Lumley readers into the series without requiring them to know anything about the books that came before it. Unfortunately for avid Lumley readers, it is a slow read. The book spends a little too much time going over past events, and thus doesn't move forward until "Defilers". It was for this reason alone that I bumped my rating down to 4 stars. ... Read more

14. Psychomech
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 336 Pages (2001-08-18)
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Asin: 0312853718
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Richard Garrison, a Corporal in the British Military Police, loses his sight while trying to save the wife and child of millionaire industrialist Thomas Schroeder from a terrorist bomb. While Garrison is recovering from his injuries, Schroeder makes him an offer the young man cannot refuse-refuge at Schroeder's luxurious mountain retreat and rehabilitation from the best doctors who can treat Garrison's blindness and if not cure him at least teach him a new way of life.

But Thomas Schroeder has a secret. He is dying and determined not to lose his life. The doctors tell him his body cannot be saved. But about his mind? Garrison's healthy young body would make an excellent replacement for Schroeder's failing corpus, if the machines to perform the operation can be perfected in time.

Garrison has no secrets of his own. Since the bombing that caused a loss of his sight, Garrison has become aware of new abilities slowly developing in his mind: mental powers he is beginning to master; strengths Schroeder cannot expect.
Richard Garrison and Thomas Schroeder, two strong-willed men locked in battle for the greatest prize-life itself.
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5-0 out of 5 stars NOT HORROR, and VERY GOOD!
Okay, first off I'll just say that this novel was not a horror novel; in fact, there are only a few parts that truly get scary.And it's pretty far from sci-fi, as well...only a few scenes really get involved with sci-fi.I'm honestly not sure what kind of a book it is.It was...good.

I loved the characterization; main characters Richard Garrison and Thomas Shroeder, as well as the ever-important Willy Koenig and others, really intrigued me.

The book dragged sometimes, but it's worth it--it's an epic adventure.Yeah, that's the best description of it.

It's really hard to tell what the book is about without giving anything away; just...read it.Just don't expect to be scared of the dark or having a new sci-fi fetish world when you're done.

Happy New Year,


5-0 out of 5 stars Lumley finds his voice!
Readers of the wild and wooly NECROSCOPE series will be happy to see this important work of Brian Lumley back in print.

After writing a number ofmoderately successful works under the heady influence of H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley established a unique form of horror-thriller in PSYCHOMECH (1984). (This is first volume of the PSYCHOMECH TRILIOGY, with PSYCHOSPHERE (just re-printed) and the totally insane PSYCHAMOK! comprising volumes two and three respectively).

PSYCHOMECH is a stunning display of Lumley's bizarre and wonderful imagination.

A must read for anyone interested in the horror genre.

3-0 out of 5 stars Quick, entertaining read, but little more; For Lumley fans
I have read 18 of Brian Lumley's books, and the Psychomech series does not rank high on the list. It is a quick entertaining read, but it lacks freshness. It seemed very conventional to me, as far as horror/sci-fi goes.Don't get me wrong, there was enough there to keep my attention, but insome places it dragged on and in others it was rushed. None of thecharacters really had too much in the way of redeeming qualities that mademe like them. The thought processes of the main character, RichardGarrison, were sometimes hard to follow and the ending left a lot to bedesired. Furthermore, the novel lacked any real antagonist. Admitedly,there were a lot of minor ne'r-do-wells, but the lack of any realantagonist seemed to help establish a deficit of focus. Furthermore, thebook contained a lot of dream sequences, some of which were very nicelydone and others which were a bit cheesy. Lumley has a decent writing style,which helped ease the reader through the book, but it seemed derivative ofhis earlier Necroscope books in some places. Overall, I would say thiswould be a good read for a Lumley fan, but if you're unfamiliar with hiswork, I would suggest reading Necroscope instead.

4-0 out of 5 stars Espionage and ESP By The Master Himself.
Hmm, espionage, esp, I wonder what Brian Lumley likes to write about?

This 'Psychomech' trilogy I stumbled upon because well, I couldn't find anything else written by Brian Lumley around.

Brian's work may seempretty easy to find at the present time.But I had to try special orderingeverything of his here in Winnipeg.This series was one of the few thatwere available aside from his Necroscope work.I needed something to tieme over until the next Vampire story by Lumley!

The story is about acharacter named Richard Garrison.Another likable lead character.He isin the military and is blinded saving the wife and child of some civilian. Turns out this civilian is pretty well off and seems to be grateful.Hehires Garrison to assist him in his research.Research dealing with ESP,the paranormal, and even immortality.

Garrison eventually meets up witha machine called the Psychomech.It amplifieds his amazing powers that hedevelops.There is also an evil presence on Earth researching this samepower.Each become aware of each other and each knows that they must stopeach other.This leads up to a pretty good finale. ... Read more

15. Necroscope: Defilers (Necroscope: E-Branch Trilogy)
by Brian Lumley
Hardcover: 448 Pages (2000-05-19)
list price: US$25.95 -- used & new: US$53.30
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Asin: B000BZEPJQ
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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Jake Cutter is learning how how to use the Mobius continuum to travel instantaneously from place to place and how to talk to the dead. Korath holds the key to the Mobius equations, so Jake cant just kick him out. Jake wants revenge against the Italian mobsters who killed the woman he loved. E-branch is tracking down the three master vampires who are hiding somewhere on earth. They nearly had Malinari in Australia, but the mind-master escaped. Now they are closing in on the hideously beautiful Vavara convent. But the nuns are Vavaras most unholy creatures.Amazon.com Review
Welcome to Brian Lumley's wild world of vampires, slayers, spies, and psychics, created in his breakthrough 1986 book Necroscope, which introduced Harry Keogh, a man who could commune with dead people. Harry was such a skilled linguist of "deadspeak" that the British Secret Service recruited him into E-Branch, its ace paranormal unit. Harry waged a war against vampires--until the tables turned and he became another bloodsucking statistic. No longer a Necroscope (top vampire hunter), now he's a kind of advisor who beams helpful thoughts from the afterlife.

E-Branch's vampire woes intensify in Necroscope Defilers, the 12th installment of Lumley's series. A trio of seriously nasty critters are spreading their spawn on earth, but E-Branch is in crisis. Jake Cutter, the new Necroscope, is preoccupied with a personal vendetta--he's hunting down the Sicilian mobsters who killed his girlfriend. Jake also faces another minor distraction--a dead vampire named Korath is stuck inside his head, whispering evil nothings into his ear all day long. As the unholy monsters descend upon the Greek island of Krassos, it seems all hell will break loose--literally. Will Jake return to E-Branch and help annihilate this unholy scum, or is mankind doomed?

Although Necroscope Defilers is a little light on original plot twists, Lumley's curious country is still a land worth visiting, halfway between science fiction and dark fantasy. --Naomi Gesinger ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars Great service
Great book. I have had great experience's with the people I ordered this book from. The book is in great condition, like new. Thanks so much for everything.

5-0 out of 5 stars E-Branch, Ghosts and Gadgets
The Necroscope saga continues

Defilers is the 2nd book of a 3 part series ending the necroscope saga ( 15 books in all)E-Branch is in charge of protecting our world from vampires. E-Branch started as Spy organization delving into other areas, The E.S.P endowed agents using talents ranging from Telepathy, from Precogs, to locators and Jake Cutter the Necroscope..Chosen by Harry Keogh himself, Jake has to master his newly given "talents" as he just mysteriously appears within the confines of the top secret location of E-Branch...Vampires have returned to our world and they are here to dominate it....

Brian Lumley's Horror , is just that...Reading along a wild ride as he as has recreated what a Vampire really is...Blood thursting, terrritorial and war hungry monsters...If u came to read the romantisized vampire..this is not your book...If you are reading for the sake of something new, Something different and at times gut wrenchingingly scary...we got your fix. Its good...really good
( but by all means, its best to start at the beginging Necroscope 1)

4-0 out of 5 stars Super Reader
Harry Keogh has someone left Jake Cutter some Necroscope powers, but he has also made a deal with the devil to use them, as he does not have the mathematical ability to handle the Mobius continuum.

What is worse, there are currently three Wamphyri running around on earth. E-Branch goes after two of them, in Greece, with the help of old stalwart Manolis, and Jake goes hunting in Australia and elsewhere.

He has to begin to get the dead to trust him if he is to get very far, and stop the vampire in his head from pulling any fast ones.

Another good installment with an exciting end.

4-0 out of 5 stars Brian lumeys necroscope series has become part of my life;
Better than stephen king or dean koontz. If you are ever looking for an author to read and read, Brian Lumley is it. I have read off hand probably 15 books of the same story, characters, and cant wait for the next one.

2-0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
I thought this was the weakest of the Necroscope series.Lumley is trying to turn his vampire stories into romances.He spent way too much time describing his lovely women and the virile Jake.I yawned!Where's the action??? ... Read more

16. Sorcery in Shad: Tales of the Primal Land
by Brian Lumley
Hardcover: 272 Pages (2006-09-05)
list price: US$23.95 -- used & new: US$5.00
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Asin: B0013W30WO
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Classic Lovecraftian horror from one of the masters of the form, British Fantasy Award-winner Brian Lumley.

Sorcery in Shad

Pity the poor lamia! Mighty Orbiquita, she who damned to death countless men for merely looking at her, she who slew with impunity any who dared breach the walls of her fabled castle . . . Orbiquita has fallen in loveÂ--and with a barbarian Hrossak!
Tarra Khash, he is, who saved a lamia's life and made her long to be human again. Tarra Khash, who with the help of the last survivors of an alien race, overthrew a god and saved an entire city thereby. Tarra Khash, who has adventured far and wide through the Primal Land, searching for treasure, for wine, women, and song.
Tarra Khash, who has fallen into the clutches of the slave Cush Gemal, who was once an ordinary man but who has become the foulest of sorcerers, Black Yoppaloth. Like all sorcerers, Black Yoppaloth craves immortality, and believes he stands on the brink of achieving it. Then his evil power will be unrivaled and he will control all of the Primal Land.
Only Tarra Khash stands in his way. Tarra KhashÂ--and, though he does not know it, his friends and allies: she who was once the lamia Orbiquita; the alien Amyr Arn; a slumbering, ponderous yet powerful moon god; and the magician Teh Atht, who must choose between immortality and saving the Primal Land!

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1-0 out of 5 stars PREJUDICE
As a huge fan of brian lumley, I was extremely disturbed by this book. After only a few chapters, I put it down. The racial prejudice shown in this writing was intolerable. If this is Mr. Lumley's true nature, this will be the last book of his that I spent money on.
example: "blacks they were, curly headed, black caravan, white gold(slaves)
Don't think I am thin-skinned. I happen to be an anglo, but take it for what it is worth.

5-0 out of 5 stars The king of fantasy!
I never thought I'd ever come to adore a Lumley character as much as Harry Keough (see NECROSCOPE: THE TOUCH below) or the sublime Titus Crow, but the barbarian hero of Mr. Lumley's Primal Land series, Tarra Khash, fairly leapt from the printed page and into my heart with the first volume, THE HOUSE OF CTHULHU.While I recommend that you read all three Primal Land books, you may certainly read SORCERY IN SHAD as a stand-alone (as is the case of all of Mr. Lumley's series books). Tarra Khash the barbarian inhabits the pre-Atlantian world of Theem'hdra, an island continent inhabited by terrifying monsters, beautiful maidens, brave warriors and powerful sorcerers.Lovecraftian horrors abound in this land where the mighty lamia Orbiquita, who has damned scores of men for merely glancing at her hideous countenance, has finally fallen prey to the most dangerous emotion of all--love!And the object of her passion is none other than the barbarian Tarra Khash, who has traveled the Primal Land in search of treasure, adventure and all manner of fleshly pleasures.Tarra Khash, who has overthrown a god and saved countless lives has become the prisoner of an evil sorcerer, Black Yoppaloth, who wishes to crush all in his evil path to power and immortality, and for whom Tarra Khash has become the last impediment in Black Yoppaloth's evil plan to control the Primal Land.Unknown to Tarra Khash, he has secret allies who are sworn to battle the black sorcerer to the death.This is a deftly wrought and heart-pounding thrill ride that will leave the reader gasping in astonishment that what they've reading is actually fiction!You will run every step of the way beside Tarra Khash, his companions and his foes.Theem'hdra seems so real--despite the horrific and fantastical content--that you might wonder, as I do, if Brian Lumley is privy to information that we mere mortals have been denied.This is heroic dark fantasy of the very highest quality.

5-0 out of 5 stars delightful homage to the macabre world of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu
After five years away, mighty magician Teh Atht has returned to the Primal Land, having failed at his quest. He comes home seemingly empty-handed.At the same time that Teh returns "home" Tarra Khash continues his hedonistic ways of wine and women until the ugly vampiric lamia Orbiquita bites him.The results of her teeth is to cause him to lose interest in females even as she prepares to give up immortality to become a desirable woman as she wants him.Evil sorcerer Black Yoppaloth plans to become immortal and rule eternal over the minion of the Primal Land; he is on the brink of success with the only possible way to prevent his enslaving everyone is Teh and Tarra teaming up; but the former is under a curse and the latter mistrusts all magic practitioners.

Like its two Primal land predecessors (see THE HOUSE OF CTHULHU and TARRA KHASH: HROSSAK!), SORCERY IN SHAD is a collection of interrelated tales that fans of the series will enjoy as Brian Lumley brings the fine fantasy to a conclusion..Though a few of the twelve tales seem more like sidebar fillers that do not enhance the theme, Mr. Lumley completes his delightful homage to the macabre world of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu.

Harriet Klausner
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17. Tarra Khash: Hrossak!: Tales of the Primal Land
by Brian Lumley
Hardcover: 256 Pages (2006-03-21)
list price: US$24.95 -- used & new: US$9.73
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Asin: B0043RTB60
Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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Classic Lovecraftian horror from one of the masters of the form, British Fantasy Award-winner Brian Lumley.

Tarra Khash is a Hrossak, a barbarian from the steppes beyond the River Luhr. A fearless adventurer, Tarra roves Theem-hdra in search of his next fortune, his next drink, and warm, willing females to share his bed. The Hrossak is a most fortunate man, for he has faced more than one god during his travels, and so far escaped unscathed . . . .

Seeking to avenge the murder of a beautiful young woman of the half-mystical Suhm-yi, Tarra joins forces with her husband, now the last of his kind. Each worships a moon-god, and together, their faith and Tarra's weapons wreak a terrible vengeance on those who stole the treasure of the Suhm-yi and destroyed that noble race.

Eager for wealth, Tarra is trapped by a wily old man who has lured him into plumbing the depths of a treasure-filled cavern guarded by golden statues of the Great God Cthulhu. Cthulhu's treasure is not easily plundered, and Tarra nearly loses his life to the monstrous forces of the Elder God.

Many men have met the lamia Orbiquita, but none have lived to tell of her extraordinary powers of love-making--until Tarra Khash, who treats her as a woman wants to be treated and so earns her forgiveness and his life. Alas, others who assume her to be weakened by love for Tarra Khash are not so lucky!

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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent saga
Without spoiling, Tarra Khash is a name and Hrossak is sort of a race.
Several stories are told.2:30 A.M...I have got to go to sleep!
I finish it the next morning.
Although I am a huge Lumley fan, this genre is not my usual read.
Oh my!!!!!Not to bore you, but I have a small shelf in my home
for books which I plan to read again. It's there. I simply cannot wait to
immerse myself again, in the Golden Krakens, then old King Fregg, or the Lamia! You will not be sorry.

4-0 out of 5 stars Second Book in the Tales of the Primal Land
Brian Lumley has won many awards for his writing, with very good reason. He is a master storyteller, knowing how to create characters, plots and good old fashion tales of horror that just flat out entertain. And while his stories are often promoted as being in "the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft," his voice is truly his own. The six tales within this book are seamlessly integrated so that they can be read as a novel, rather than as a collection of short fiction. They tell of the Hrossak Terra Khash, a fearless barbarian adventurer who roams Theem'hdra in search of women, drink and his next fortune. Nothing terribly complex here, just good stories--well told. Recommended.

5-0 out of 5 stars strong fantasy collection
With the exciting first fantasy tale, readers will quickly understand why Brian Lumley is an award winning author whose fans are fanatical about his work.The six tales that make up this anthology all occur in the Primal Land and star fascinating barbarian Tarra Khash as he roams from one epic sword and sorcery adventure to another on the island continent of Theem'hdra.Each contribution is a strong entry that enables the reader to feel they accompany the antihero on his escapades as Tarra seeks fortune, and females with drink to fill in the in between time, but often faces evil sorcerers, nasty demanding gods, and murderous thieves who seem easier to confront in combat vs. some of the women he shares his bed with.Fantasy readers will enjoy this compilation that feels like a cross between Howard and Lovecraft and will want to journey with Tarra on his previous exploits in the Primal land (see THE HOUSE OF CTHULHU).

Harriet Klausner
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18. Titus Crow, Volume 3: In The Moons of Borea, Elysia
by Brian Lumley
Paperback: 384 Pages (2000-10-20)
list price: US$17.99 -- used & new: US$10.15
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Asin: 0312868669
Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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The Titus Crow novels are full of acts of nobility and heroism.Titus Crow and his faithful companion fight the forces of darkness--the infamous and deadly Elder Gods of H.P. Lovecraft--wherever they arise. The powerful Cthulhu and his dark minions are bent on ruling the earth--or destroying it, yet time after time, Titus Crow drives the monsters back into the dark from whence they came.

Volume Three contains two full novels, In the Moons of Borea and Elysia.
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1-0 out of 5 stars Brian Lumley Is Indescribably Bad.
I always check the book section when we go grocery shopping. Whenever there's a Brian Lumley book on the shelves, I grab it and read a random paragraph at Gwyneth because it makes her wince amusingly. Yes, I'm a bad parent.

In that vein, here are two random paragraphs from "In The Moons of Borea."

"Slowing the speed of the cloak as they approached the settlement, de Marigny asked the Warlord: 'What now, Hank? Do we simply fly in and see what develops?'"

"And approaching, seeing his friend standing there alone atop the peak, finally de Marigny understood. He had not wondered how Armandra might go about sending them a tornado, for he knew well enough that she was capable of that. What had puzzled and worried him was how such a whirlwind could possibly pick them up and then power them on their way to Dromos; and, with fighting still in progress and increasing in ferocity along the ridges, how such a rescue could be achieved in time. Now he saw that no such intervention from Borea was planned, that their passage to Dromos would have its origin right here on Numinos!"

Read out loud to friends for best effect.

4-0 out of 5 stars Very Strange, But Has Some Great Moments.
With flying, time-jumping, interstellar Grandfather clocks, immortal Outer-Space monsters, drop-dead gorgeous alien women, and an (unintentional, I assume...) oddly homoerotic "friendship", Volume Three of Brian Lumley's Titus Crow series wraps up the set in a mostly satisfying manner.

The first half, In The Moons of Borea, unites Hank Silberhutte, former Texan turned Warlord of the Ice-Planet Borea, with Henri-Laurent de Marigny, the former crony of Titus Crow. Together they ride a HURRICANE through Space (!) to try to retrieve the Time-Clock from the clutches of Ithaqua. With Outer-Space Vikings, frozen evil priests, and space-travel-via-weather-anomaly, this is perhaps the weirdest story I have ever read. Lumley manages to save the story by introducing some truly unique bad guys at the end, the aforementioned Ice-Priests of Ithaqua, but his penchant for describing the Eyes of Ithaqua as "Burning Carmine Orbs...." almost made me throw the book in the trash. He must use that line, or some "Carmine_ _ _" variation line, at least once a page in the "Moons" half of the book.

In the second half, "Elysia, The Coming of Cthulhu" we should be getting an epic battle between the forces of good and evil, but we get almost 200 pages of Henri pining over his friend Crow, while scouring the Universe for characters from other Lumley books. (Considering the fact that Henri and Crow are both involved with women who are portrayed as stunningly beautiful, they seem to spend a lot of time thinking about how much they miss each other. Strange...)The characters ofHero and Eldin (and the villainess Zura) are very interesting, though, and the brief final battle against The Elder Gods is compelling, with an ending worthy of a summer popcorn movie. All in all, not a great book, but some truly original moments make it worth a look.

5-0 out of 5 stars Brian Scores Again
This the final installment of Titus & Henri's adventures against theElder gods is another masterpiece from the mind of Brian Lumley. Continuingthe saga of Silbuerhutte and his allies/friends in IN THE MOONS OF BOREA byconecting De Marigny with the Borean saga and then sliding in to the finalbattle with Cthulhu and his allies is a spellbinding tale woven as onlyLumley can. A great, great example of his work. ... Read more

19. Necroscope 4: Deadspeak
by Brian Lumley
Mass Market Paperback: 496 Pages (1992-11-15)
list price: US$7.99 -- used & new: US$3.99
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Asin: 0812530322
Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars
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A new vampire stalks the earth, and only Harry Keogh can defeat him!

The silence of the grave is not silent at all. In their millions, the dead are screaming...but no one can hear them!

Atop a perilous cliff, deep in the Balkan mountains, rises the castle of the Ferenczy. Once it was a stronghold of the Vamphyri...and now it will be so again, for Janos Ferenczy, vampire and black magician, has risen from his ages-long sleep. Powerful and evil, Janos conjures dead men and women into a semblance of life and subjects them to fiendish tortures.

But the shrieks of the dead do not satisfy Janos's lust for blood-- for that he needs living humans. His terrifying armies of the risen dead will soon overwhelm a helpless, defenseless mankind....

Helpless and defenseless because a terrible battle against the vampires has destroyed Harry Keogh's deadspeak, leaving the Necroscope deaf to the teeming dead...and to their warnings of Janos's reign of terror.

To save the world, Harry must join forces and link minds with the most powerful, and deadliest, vampire of all!
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4-0 out of 5 stars Nonstop Read
Main thing I need to say is that I got the first book to kill time on a road trip. That was 2 weeks and 4 books ago.Brian Lumley is replacing Ann Rice view on the Vampire for me and my friends! Read this series, a true must read!!Necroscope

4-0 out of 5 stars Necroscope Series
I bought this series before, many years ago, but lost the books. After re-purchasing the books and reading, Brian Lumly needs to find a way to bring this to the big screen!

It's that good!

5-0 out of 5 stars Real Challenges
What made this story such a good one is that the main character, Harry, finally meets a true challenge.Throughout the series he's attained a level of power that just isn't easily matched.In this story, Harry has lost his ability to speak to the dead and has become innumerate.Unable to communicate with the dead or travel the Mobius he finds himself almost normal and very vulnerable when an vampire rises.
Good characters with real vulnerability make great characters and this story doesn't disappoint.Compramises are made that Harry will have to live with later.While I really wanted to the series to pick up from the alternate world in The Source, I did enjoy the story laid out here.
I really feel that this is the second best in the series, the best being The Source.

4-0 out of 5 stars Super Reader
Harry Keogh's son on Starside has cut him off from his Necroscope powers, and his Mobius Continuum powers. He must get back first one, then the other, in order to stop a vampire, hundreds of years old, from killing even more of E-Branch than he already has.

Harry's problem is so bad, Mobius even has to get Pythagoras to help!

Some pretty funky Cthulhoid deinvocations in the final confrontation, as Harry, unable to teleport, has to go in via Greece and Romania the hard way.

2-0 out of 5 stars DULL, TIRED & A CHORE TO READ
Before this novel, the Necroscope books were billed as a trilogy, well, Brian Lumley should have stuck with that plan.BL goes to the well again with book four.

This time, Harry Keogh has lost his ability to use the Mobius continuum.Faethor Ferenczy's other son, Janos has arisen to give Harry grief.It's the same Wamphyri story all over again.It even reads as though Lumley is tired of the formula.

With so much going for the series, its difficult to understand why BL doesn't break new ground with Keogh and the E-Branch.There are so many directions he could go that have nothing to do with vampires.With everything Ferenczy, the series has become too incestuous to continue reading.

Can't recommend this one.This is the low point in the series. ... Read more

20. Vamphyri!: Necroscope II (Necroscope Series , No 2)
by Brian Lumley
Hardcover: 381 Pages (1996-12)
list price: US$24.95 -- used & new: US$79.95
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Asin: 0312862121
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars
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A second book in the Necroscope series once again has Harry Keogh engaged in an epic confrontation with a powerful vampire and its legions of evil who want to overrun the Earth. ... Read more

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I have read the whole series as a book is published I get it and read it.I am not a big reader but he gets me hooked and I can not put it down.I hope he keeps the series going for a long time I enjoy his writting alot. He is so good at discribing the characters that I can imagine them veryeasily.

5-0 out of 5 stars Worth reading - make sure you read the series in order.
What a great way to leave the work world. Let Mr Lumley wisk you off intoan environment of deadly make believe.Lots n' lots of plot. Rivertingcharacters. Down right frightning!!!!Make sure you read the series inorder! ... Read more

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