Necroscope III: The Source

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Macmillan, Sep 15, 1989 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Now available for the first time in hardcover, 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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User Review  - SwampIrish - LibraryThing

The story isn't getting any better, but it isn't getting any worse either. If Lumley had chose to end it here, it still would have been an awesome trilogy about vampires. One thing I like about Lumley ... Read full review

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User Review  - SonicQuack - LibraryThing

Lumley could have just made another hunt the vampire entry in this original and interesting series. However 'The Source' is a remarkable break from the first two chapters. Although the story still ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
Chapter Two Debrief
Chapter Three The Perchorsk Projekt
Chapter Four The Gate To
Chapter Five Wamphyri
Necroscope
Chapter Seven Möbius Trippers
Chapter Eight Through the Gate
Chapter Thirteen Lardis Lidesci
Chapter Fourteen TaschenkaHarrys QuestThe
Chapter Fifteen Zeks Story
Chapter Sixteen Karens AerieHarry at Perchorsk
Chapter Seventeen Intruder
Chapter Eighteen Zek Continues Her Story
Chapter Nineteen The End of Zeks StoryTrouble
Chapter Twenty Harry and FriendsThe Second

Chapter Nine Beyond the Gate
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven CastlesTravellersThe Projekt
Chapter Twelve Deal with the Devil
Chapter TwentyOne The DwellerThe Problem
Chapter TwentyTwo The Dwellers SecretKaren
Chapter TwentyThree The Last WarriorThe Horror
Chapter TwentyFour InfernoHarry and Karen

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About the author (1989)

Brian Lumley is the author of the bestselling Necroscope series of vampire novels. The first Necroscope, Harry Keogh, also appears in a collection of Lumley's short fiction, Harry Keogh and Other Weird Heroes, along Titus Crow and Henri Laurent de Marigny, from Titus Crow, Volumes One, Two, and Three, and David Hero and Eldin the Wanderer, from the Dreamlands series.

An acknowledged master of Lovecraft-style horror, Brian Lumley has won the British Fantasy Award and been named a Grand Master of Horror. His works have been published in more than a dozen countries and have inspired comic books, role-playing games, and sculpture, and been adapted for television.

When not writing, Lumley can often be found spear-fishing in the Greek islands, gambling in Las Vegas, or attending a convention somewhere in the US. Lumley and his wife live in England.

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