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Necroscope: The Touch

Necroscope: The Touch

Necroscope (Volume 6)

Brian Lumley

Tor Books

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A trio of bloodthirsty aliens have already destroyed one world and most of their own race; now they have their eyes set on earth. Their opponents: the men and woman of E-Branch and a brand-new Necroscope!


Malevolent aliens, the Mordri Three decide to become so evil that God himself will have to stop them. They can alter flesh with a simple touch, literally turning people inside out or seeding them with cancer. The Three have already destroyed an entire solar system and most of their own race. Their next targets: mankind and Earth!

On Earth, Scott St. John is mourning his beloved wife when he is struck by a golden arrow of light—a fragment of the soul of Harry Keogh, the original Necroscope—and gains powers he does not understand. A mysterious, beautiful woman appears, desperately trying to warn Scott about something . . . then vanishes mid-word. Scott dreams of a very unusual Wolf, who begs him—in human speech—for rescue.

A fledgling Necroscope, a telepathic Wolf, a beautiful woman from beyond the stars, the ghost of Harry Keogh, the best of E-Branch's psychic fighting forces, and a dead girl who is not yet ready to seek her just reward must defeat three impossibly strong, psychically gifted monsters whose touch literally melts flesh from bone.

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Chapter One

A RÉSUMÉ OF SORTS

At 3:33 a.m. on a wild and rainy Sunday in mid-February, 1990, thirteen members of E-Branch---the strangest, most esoteric of England's several Secret Services---experienced something that astonished...

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Praise for Necroscope: The Touch

"Lumley's prose and pacing are more polished in each new book, and he continues to combine horror and alien-invasion themes uncommonly deftly.” —Booklist

“Lumley excels at depicting heroes larger than life and horrors worse than death.” —Publishers Weekly

“Lumley has accomplished the impossible by creating a book that will captivate fans of science fiction, horror, and espionage alike.” —Romantic Times BOOKReviews on Necroscope: The Touch

“I'm impressed with Lumley's talent. He's obviously one of the best writers in the field.” —John Farris

"Since reading Lumley's Necroscope series, I know that vampires really do exist!” —H. R. Giger

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About the author

Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley is the author of the Necroscope series and many other novels of horror, adventure, and science fiction, including Khai of Khem, the Titus Crow series, and the Tales of the Primal Land. Lumley has won the British Fantasy Award for his short fiction. Brian Lumley and his wife live in England and visit the United States on a regular basis.

Brian Lumley

Barbara Ann Lumley

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