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Eric Ericson – The Woman Who Slept With Demons

Posted by glampunk on August 30, 2007

Eric Ericson – The Woman Who Slept With Demons (Nel, 1980)

The Woman Who Slept With Demons

A Blood Curdling Novel Of The Occult By The Author Of ‘The Sorcerer’.

She sold her soul, and her body for the power of the damned.

Andrew Jarvis found her unconscious, her naked body horribly scarred with bites and scratches, and all the marks of violent sexual abuse. He was drawn like a moth to the flame but it was not she who was the victim – it was Andrew.

Before he knew it he was under her spell, plunged unwillingly into a world of ritual and demonic evil. For she was one of The Apart, a woman who drew her terrible powers from the devils themselves, a woman who slept with demons…

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Brian Ball – Lesson For The Damned

Posted by glampunk on August 30, 2007

Brian Ball – Lesson For The Damned (Nel, 1971)

Lessons For The Damned

Penny was born under a good sign. The right star at the right time. She is ideal for the Devil.

Midsummer Night approaches: a windswept Peak District lays bare its soul, anticipating the arrival of His Satanic Majesty. And Penny, the provincial young Night School mistress from a nearby estate, prepares herself for the ultimate violation.

But what if the Devil wants more?
Serial offender Brian Ball strikes again. See also Witchfinder: The Evil At Monteine and Witchfinder: The Mark Of The Beast on Morbid Mayflowers.

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Wray Hunt – Satan’s Daughter

Posted by glampunk on August 29, 2007

Wray Hunt – Satan’s Daughter (Nel, Aug 1975. Originally Robert Hale, 1970)

“Shame, pain and power,” the gypsy said, “all three are yours – or nothing.”

Thus the gypsies told the fortune of little Alys, daughter of the vicious broom-maker of the Purbeck moors.
Alys kept this dream of her future to herself, to give her hope through the years of pain and starvation until she was old enough to run away and seek her fortune.

But the world was not kind to her, and she found that she had to be harsh, ruthless and cruel to achieve her ambitions. She was even willing to join a witches’ coven to practice their potions on the King, and so become his mistress. At last she had the power he had always sought, but at what cost to her eternal soul ….

Ghastly review on Vault.

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S. F. Roland – Witch Mark

Posted by glampunk on August 29, 2007

S. F. Roland – Witch Mark (New English Library, 1977)

S. F. Roland - Witch Mark


Life in Tudor England was very hard for all but the landed gentry. The fear of witchcraft was prominent in people’s minds.

When Mary True’s parents are taken to London and burned as witches, she knows that they – as well as so many others – are innocent.

She follows them to the big city. Penniless, barefoot, lost and knowing no-one, she is determined to know the truth. Why were her parents so wrongfully punished?

Thanks to Justin Marriott of Paperback Fanatic for the cover scan.

Vault of Evil thread for Witch Mark

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