Leo Brett, Patricia Fanthorpe, and Lionel Fanthorpe - Supernatural Stories featuring The Frozen Tomb - Orion Publishing Group

Supernatural Stories featuring The Frozen Tomb

By Leo Brett, Patricia Fanthorpe, and Lionel Fanthorpe

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An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future.

Another spinetingling collection from the prolific pen of R L Fanthorpe!

The Frozen Tomb: Unliving and undying she waited in a casket of ice.

Sleeping Place: His thin lips curled back to display rows of sharp, white teeth.

Strange Country: "What is he doing there? How could he escape?"

Cry in the Night: The wolf cry sounded strangely human in the darkness...

The Thing from Boulter's Cavern: Inhuman survivors of a weird, ancient race lived on in the labyrinth.

The Coveters: "Greed is a psychic disease...maybe it has a psychic cure...?"

Biographical Notes

Robert Lionel Fanthorpe (1935- )

Lionel Fanthorpe was born in Dereham, Norfolk, in 1935. He sold his first story in 1952 and has since written nearly 200 novels and collections of shorts under a variety of pseudonyms. He has worked as a dental technician, factory machinist, farmworker and lorry driver. He has also been a journalist, a lecturer for Cambridge University Board of Extra-Mural Studies and an Industrial Training Manager. He trained as a teacher at Keswick College of Education and took an Open University degree. His main hobbies are Power Lifting and Judo at which he has a Brown Belt awarded by Brian Jacks.

Patricia Fanthorpe (1938- )

Patricia Fanthorpe was born in Beetley, Norfolk, in 1938, and married Lionel in 1957. They have two daughters, Stephanie Dawn (1964) and Fiona Mary (1966). Her own favourite writer is Edgar Rice Burroughs. Her first literary ventures were the co-authorship of various textbooks on metrication, office management, and a payroll guide.

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  • ISBN: 9781473213937
  • Publication date: 29 Oct 2015
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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Last Man on Earth

Bron Fane, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Bron Fane, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Flame Mass

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

They dragged the screaming stranger into the asylum. His talk of Fire Gods and universal conquest seemed the ultimate in illusions. Next morning, the padded cell was burnt out...and there was no trace of the prisoner. The door was still locked, still barred.Perhaps the arson that followed was just a coincidence?The Brigade Chiefs called in a special investigator. No result. Finally the IPF took a hand and subsequently the investigations pointed to extra galactic interference. When the psychiatrist, who had originally examined the mysterious 'fire god', was questioned the second time things began to add up. Those wild, strange words ha not been the ravings of a maniac but the diabolical threat of an alien entity. A thing with unbelievable power...that threatened the universe itself!

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Space Fury

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Blake had waited a long time for his big chance. Finally the selection board called him in. This was it. He got his promotion, his captain's ticket and his first assignment. Vorgal was a tough planet but Blake was ready for it. He was the first spaceman to land on Vorgal without crashing. He was the first human being to see a Vorgalian and live. He was the first to learn the planet's deadly secret an come back alive.But...when he went into landing orbit around Earth they fired on him. No one would believe that the impossible had happened. They thought Blake's body was being used by an alien, and unless he could convince them fast he would die. Without his secret knowledge of Vorgal, Earth would die too...

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The Unconfined

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Anthropologists argue over the significance of Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon remains and vast periods of pre-history remain to be filled satisfactorily. These hidden eras of the long-dead past are as open to speculation and mysterious adventure as the unguessed vistas of tomorrow. How many strange, undiscovered species of man have lived and died leaving no apparent record of their existence?An avalanche on the Swiss-Italian border isolated Marian Sanderson and a frightening assortment of other guests in a peculiar old alpine chateau. Although no human rescue party was able to make the climb, something moved on the precipitous slopes around them.As Marian gradually discovered the truth about her fellow guests she realised the avalanche had been no accident. Something of terrible potential lurked outside the isolated chateau...Dark, supernatural forces were poised on the brink of Ultimate Fear...

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Supernatural Stories featuring Whirlwind of Death

R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe

Have you ever faced one of those savage biting winds that try to hurl men from perilous heights? Have you sailed into the teeth of a vicious 90 m.p.h. gale and wondered whether there was some strange power behind the wind? An evil power? A dark power?

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Beyond the Veil

Neil Thanet, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Neil Thanet, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Supernatural Stories featuring Sands of Eternity

R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
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From Realms Beyond

Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Nadia was a girl who had everything except real happiness. She was tired of trying to buy it, and she had just about matured to the point where she knew that nothing was to be gained by deliberately hunting happiness.She saw the strange Asian in a Paris street market. His inscrutable features were dominated by a pair of mysterious eyes. He was incredible old.Without knowing why, Nadia purchased a curiously carved wooden casket. The casket contained an oriental miniature, a scroll of curious characters and a phial of glowing blue elixir.Nadia consulted a number of experts about these strange objects, but not until a psychometric boy handled them did she begin to guess at the terrible truth. She was trapped in a vortex of evil power and 20th-century science seemed unable to save her...

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Supernatural Stories featuring The Thing from Sheol

Bron Fane, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
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Bron Fane, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe

"The Thing from Sheol" by Bron Fane is the nerve-chilling saga of a thing from the next world which tore down the flimsy curtain of Reality.

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Supernatural Stories featuring The Golden Warrior

Lionel Roberts, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
Authors:
Lionel Roberts, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe

Who is the mysterious Golden Warrior lingering near the ancient burial grounds? And what strange apparition haunts the dreaded Goodwin sands?Another spinetingling collection from the prolific pen of R L Fanthorpe!

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Supernatural Stories featuring Twilight Ancestor

R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe

The Gliding Wraith: If he was really asleep in his chair why did he glide across the street?Twilight Ancestor: Her evil power held the tribe in terror ... only the stranger dared to oppose her.The Man Who Never Smiled: The stranger never parted his lips, as though afraid of what he would reveal.Fangs in the Night: Something evil and dangerous lurked in the shadows below the window.An Eye for an Eye: He had forgotten about the hare in the trap ... until his own life was in danger.

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Supernatural Stories featuring The Phantom Crusader

Leo Brett, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
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Leo Brett, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe

The Phantom Crusader: A skeleton figure gleamed beneath the ancient armour.The Room that Never Was: The door had been there the night before ... and now there was nothing.The Tunnel: Faint and far beneath them, they could hear the unmistakable sounds...Stranger in the Skill: There was someone at the door, someone strangely, frighteningly familiar.The Stockman: Psychic justice ... strange but sure ...Footprints in the Sand: There was nothing but wilderness for a thousand square miles. What had made the prints?

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Supernatural Stories featuring Storm God's Fury

Bron Fane, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
Authors:
Bron Fane, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
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Out of the Darkness

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Since the first classical ghost story was written, and since the unexplainable caught the imaginations of men, the mysteries of ancient Egypt have captivated the reading public in both fact and fiction.Non one who walks through the Egyptian exhibits of a museum can fail to be impressed by the immense number and complexity of the exhibits. What meanings lie hidden in that ageless heiroglyphic writing?What forbidden knowledge lurks behind the inscrutable eyes of Nephthys, Guardian of the Dead?What dreadful secrets are revealed when the seals around the lid of a sarcophagus are broken?Do the falcon-headed gods Horus and Set still walk the earth?Do the carnivorous fangs of the weird Anubis still seek the human blood. Does Mont, the macabre bull-headed god still hold sinister sway in forgotten corners of the Delta?The explorers who raided the timeless tomb at Luxor discovered to their cost, that an Egyptian curse was independent of time and space...

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The Planet Seekers

Lee Barton, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Lee Barton, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

A strange new race of modified men had fantastic powers and a kind of immortality. But something the human touch itself had been lost, and in consequence a terrible barrier grew. It looked as if a cataclysmic war would be inevitable.

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Power Sphere

Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Chaos

Thornton Bell, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Thornton Bell, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Psychic investigators have long been intrigued by the question of the existence of Elemental Spirits. Is it possible that Beings of incredible age wander unseen through the wild, lonely deserts, and drift above the peaks of barren, desolate mountains? Is there any connection between such speculation and the legends of ancient mythology? Could it be that the djinn and devas of India are only other interpretations of the same inexplicable phenomena?Man feels that he has progressed beyond magic and even the most rational of civilised religions are undergoing periods of theological revolution and fundamental re-appraisal in the mid-60s.But what if an Elemental Spirit invaded the safety and comfort of everyday life? What if something over than mankind burst like a tornado into the security of ordered human society? Could the logic and science of the Twentieth Century defeat the terrifying power of a thing which was alive yet not alive, dead yet undying?

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The World That Never Was

Karl Zeigfreid, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Karl Zeigfreid, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Humanity played with fire once too often. It was atomic fire and its ravages produced an almost complete annihilation, but there were survivors. The radiations had not been entirely malevolent in their influence. Genes and chromosomes danced like dervishes in the gamma bombardments, and settled back into fantastic new patterns. God-like beings strode proudly athwart the devastation. Half-human demons lurked in the shadowy ruins. The twilight of humanity faded into a new heroic epoch, behind which the forbidden secrets of the ancient atom gods bided their time...

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Frozen Planet

Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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The Alien Ones

Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

Life on the pioneer planet Orkol was harsh and lonely. Earth settlers found a civilisation of decay, a frustrating shortage of women, outdated machinery and plagues of vicious rodents. The dawn of the green suns gave only a thin eerie light. And the mineral Orkolite produced vibrations that could destroy a planet or shatter a human brain.