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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Flame Mass

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Space Fury

R L Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
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
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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

Valli had always lived for the Dance. She expressed her very soul through the sinuous, mystic movements that were as old as the East itself. Like all true artists she was a perfectionist. Her mind, as lithe as her body, was always searching for new material. At last she discovered a temple, old and deserted, hidden by Time and the mysterious, impenetrable jungle. In the temple she saw a series of carvings depicting an ancient sacred dance. It was a dance such as she had never imagined possible. Slowly at first and then with increasing speed she began to copy the movements recorded so faithfully by the timeless stone.A strange feeling possessed her as the rhythm of the ancient dance obsessed her whole being. Dark beings of terrifying supernatural aspect glided from the crumbling walls an joined in the ancient rhythm.Not until it was too late did Valli realise that the Forbidden Dance had resurrected forces of cosmic evil which had been sleeping in the lost temple.

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Supernatural Stories featuring Sands of Eternity

R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel Fanthorpe
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R L Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe, Lionel 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
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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
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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
Authors:
Karl Zeigfreid, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Frozen Planet

Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

They were suspended in frozen animation billions of years ago. Now the Searcher was looking for them, scattered across the universe. Would he find them before those set on destruction could?

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Atomic Nemesis

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

Alexander Blish was the security chief at Tomloy's, the new nuclear physics research centre. They were doing things in the plant that had never been done before. They were tapping power sources so terrible that their ultimate conclusions could be heaven on earth or a hell of destruction. Armageddon might be just around the dangerous corner which humanity called tomorrow.Blish had problems. There were alien forces to consider. There were human traitors who were prepared to sell out the Empire if the price was right. The price could be as high as planetary control.Wilkie Gordon was Alexander's second problem. Wilkie was an outworlder with strange wild talents. He could be an invaluable ally or a deadly enemy. Blish had to decide and decide at once. If he made the wrong choice there was just a chance that Gordon could detect the aliens and renegades before they reached the J-Pile...

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Zero Minus X

Karl Zeigfreid, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Karl Zeigfreid, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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The Unseen

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

Legends of the living dead have filled the pages of mythology since time immemorial. If ninety-nine point nine percent of the stories can be explained as hallucinations, tricks of the light, moving shadows or sheer imagination, a hard core of disquieting fact remains.The vampire lives in the minds of men. When was it born? Perhaps in the dim distance of the remote past when the racial subconscious was being moulded. What keeps the vampire tradition alive in the mind of modern man? The two tiny words of "what if...?"Leroy Thompson met a girl in a dark country lane. He offered her a lift. He met her again and again, but always by night. Then he looked in the driving mirror and saw only his own reflection... She cast no shadow in the headlights... She screamed and leapt from the car before he reached a bridge that crossed a moonlit stream... What if?

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The Immortals

Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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Leo Brett, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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The Alien Ones

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

Bron Fane, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Bron Fane, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
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The Strange Ones

Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
Pel Torro, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe

An itinerant French mercenary stumbles into the Valley of the Kings; driven by thirst and crazed by the eastern sun, he crawls through a crevice in an ancient wall...The papyrus roll he found contained weird hieroglyphics, an owl, a bolted door, an eagle, an axe and, strangest of all, Xerefu and Akeru - the lions of Yesterday and Today. The scroll found its way to Paris. The year was 1798. The Terror was born. Behind the welter of blood that was revolution, older, darker, more sinister forces were at work. The Revolution was only a means to an end... only a symptom of a deadlier peril, a terror behind the Terror.Ancient Egyptian power was stronger than the guillotine...

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Reactor XK9

John E. Muller, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe
Authors:
John E. Muller, Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe