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Robert Neill – Witchfire At Lammas

Posted by demonik on June 28, 2011

Robert Neill – Witchfire At Lammas (Arrow, 1979)


1715. Queen Anne is dead and the German King George reigns over England. Throughout the country, Jacobite support is stirring and in a village at the foot of the Pennines, loyalty to the ‘true King across the water’ is strong.

Into a community seething with superstition and mistrust comes young Celia Bancroft, well-bred, educated and talented. But her mysterious talents lie in the dark realms of witchcraft, amulets and incantations.

At a time when unrest and the lust for blood run high, the forces of white and black magic begin a power struggle that culminates in a chilling and macabre climax.

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De Sade: Kiss the Whip

Posted by demonik on October 28, 2010

De Sade: Kiss the Whip (Creation, 2005)

Four acclaimed purveyors of fantastic fiction collide in a pulp inferno of black magic, torture, and sexual depravity: Robert Bloch’s The Skull of the Marquis de Sade, Jean-Paul Denard’s Jacqueline, Daughter of the Marquis de Sade, Richard Matheson’s De Sade (novelized by Henry Clement), and Jeremy Reed’s When the Whip Comes Down.

All four works are dark tributes to the Marquis de Sade, whose literary legacy and reputation continue to inspire writers and filmmakers to this day.

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Brian McNaughton – Satan’s Mistress

Posted by demonik on April 27, 2010

Brian McNaughton – Satan’s Mistress (Star, 1981)


She haunted his dream’s with her vicious sensuality: the image of the red-haired siren raged in his blood, becoming his one reality.
Driven by the blinding force of those sweet nightmares, he wakens from the sleep of centuries a monstrosity he cannot control

Soon he is not the possessor, but the possessed: the instrument of her insatiable flesh-hunger, tearing a hideous swathe through the shattered torpor of the quiet New England town.

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Brian McNaughton – Satan’s Lovechild

Posted by demonik on April 27, 2010

Brian McNaughton – Satan’s Lovechild (Star, 1981: originally Carlyle US, 1977)


Riveredge Township was a quiet place and Ken and Marcia Creighton were an ordinary couple. When they married she put the past behind her, forgetting the weird commune in the Black Hills of Dakota. But Ken couldn’t forget. Because fifteen-year-old Melody was Marcia’s daughter, but not his, the beautiful but icy child of an
unknown father.

When Melody’s nightmares began Ken thought she needed a psychiatrist, but the terrifying dreams sounded horribly familiar to Marcia. They took her back sixteen years to Melody’s conception in the drug-crazed commune. Then Marcia had been a virgin, a living sacrifice to the powers of darkness. In a ritual orgy of evil she had conceived the daughter she called her own – SATAN’S LOVE CHILD.

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