Far from a safe haven, the mission harbors a dark and terrifying secret. To save the souls of thousands, stoker—aided by the explorer and a match girl grieving the loss of her child—must pursue an enemy as ancient as the Saharan sands where it originated. Their journey will take them through the city’s overgrown graveyards and rat-infested tunnels and even onto the maiden voyage of the world’s first “unsinkable” ship….
The Night Crossing #ad - Bram stoker kept secret a tale even more terrifying than Dracula. It begins among the Carpathian peaks, when an intrepid explorer discovers a mysterious golden box.
The Jekyll Revelation47North #ad - Hyde. It also promises to reveal a terrible secret—the identity of Jack the Ripper. Unfortunately, the journal—whose macabre tale unfolds in an alternating narrative with Rafe’s—isn’t the only relic in the trunk, and Rafe isn’t the only one to purloin a souvenir. Inside the peculiar case, he discovers a journal, written by the renowned Robert Louis Stevenson, which divulges ominous particulars about his creation of The Strange Case of Dr.
And it has definitely fallen into the wrong hands. Jekyll and Mr. A mysterious flask containing the last drops of the grisly potion that inspired Jekyll and Hyde and spawned London’s most infamous killer has gone missing. A spellbinding thriller from the bestselling author of The Einstein Prophecy. A chilling curse is transported from 1880s London to present-day California, awakening a long-dormant fiend.
The Jekyll Revelation #ad - While on routine patrol in the tinder-dry Topanga Canyon, environmental scientist Rafael Salazar expects to find animal poachers, not a dilapidated antique steamer trunk.
The Medusa Amulet: A Novel of Suspense and AdventureBantam #ad - Masello is a master entertainer unafraid to pull out all the stops. Chicago tribunebenvenuto cellini, master artisan of Renaissance Italy, once crafted a beautiful amulet prized for its unimaginable power—and untold menace. Robert masello expertly blends contemporary thrills with a historical spin. Associated press “in addition to its taut story, there is an impressive amount of scholarship, and enough detail to please art lovers or history buffs.
. Now the quest to recover this legendary artifact depends upon one man: David Franco, a brilliant but skeptical young scholar at Chicago’s world-renowned Newberry Library. A wonderful treat. What begins as a simple investigation spirals into a tale of dangerous intrigue, as Franco races from the châteaux of France to the palazzos of Rome in a desperate search for the ultimate treasure—and an answer to a riddle that has puzzled mankind since the beginning of time.
The Medusa Amulet: A Novel of Suspense and Adventure #ad - An unpredictable and exhilarating journey. Aided by a beautiful young florentine harboring dark secrets, and battling demons of his own, pursued by deadly assassins, Franco must ultimately confront an evil greater than anything conjured in his worst nightmares. Bonus: this edition contains an excerpt from Robert Masello's The Romanov Cross.
The Romanov Cross: A NovelBantam #ad - And of dark deeds aching to be unearthed. Praise for the romanov cross “in this fascinating, and frightening supernatural thriller, funny, Robert Masello skillfully weaves together the story of the deaths of the Russian royal family with the possibility of a new worldwide influenza pandemic. Nearly one hundred years ago, carrying a terrible secret and a mysterious, a desperate young woman crawled ashore on a desolate arctic island, emerald-encrusted cross.
A delicious sense of creeping dread permeates the first act, greatly enhanced by its setting in the stark but beautiful landscape of northwestern Alaska. Any hope of success hinges on their willingness to accept the fact that even their cutting-edge science has its limits—and that the ancient wisdom of the Inuit people who once inhabited this eerie land is as essential as any serum.
The Romanov Cross: A Novel #ad - . Frank must determine if the thawed remains still carry the deadly virus in their frozen flesh and, if so, ensure that it doesn’t come back to life. With his signature blend of fascinating history and fantastic imagination, critically acclaimed author Robert Masello has once again crafted a terrifying story of past events coming back to haunt the present day.
Frank and his handpicked team arrive by helicopter, loaded down with high-tech tools, prepared to exhume history. A century later, acts of man, nature, and history converge on that same forbidding shore with a power sufficient to shatter civilization as we know it.
Blood and Ice: A NovelBantam #ad - And as the ice around the lovers begins to melt, Wilde will witness what may be a miracle—or a nightmare—in the making. What is dead, it turns out, is not always gone. Wilde’s search to unravel the mystery of this doomed couple will lead from the battlefields of the Crimean War to the unexplored depths of the Antarctic Ocean, where an age-old curse survives to this day.
But what he finds on a routine dive in the polar sea is something else entirely: the bodies of a young man and a young woman, bound with chains and sealed forever in a block of ice. Beside them is an ancient chest filled with a sinister cargo. Journalist michael wilde—his world recently shattered by tragedy—has come to the South Pole looking for solace and a new lease on life.
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. In the crystalline caves beneath an Italian lake, the fossil of a clawed creature seemingly older than the earth has been disinterred.
The Einstein Prophecy47North #ad - Shipped to princeton university for study, aided by brilliant archaeologist Simone Rashid, the box contains mysteries that only Lucas, can unlock. These mysteries may, in fact, defy—or fulfill—the dire prophecies of Albert Einstein himself. Struggling to decipher the sarcophagus’s strange contents, Lucas and Simone unwittingly release forces for both good and unmitigated evil.
The fate of the world hangs not only on Professor Einstein’s secret research but also on Lucas’s ability to defeat an unholy adversary more powerful than anything he ever imagined. From the mind of bestselling author and award-winning journalist Robert Masello comes a thrilling, page-turning adventure where modern science and primordial supernatural powers collide.
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Now myth and reality are about to collide. A manuscript illuminated with fantastical creatures said to have roamed the Garden of Eden, the bestiary has been handed down throughout the centuries by one of the Arab world's most prominent families.
Private DemonsOpen Road Media #ad - Everyone craves money, power, and sex. Everyone hides a secret from the past. But lucien can satisfy his every urge, every decadent impulse, every erotic whim—for a price. All too hungry. But lucien’s demon is all too real. A living thing that has followed him across the world, from the horrors of Southeast Asia to the penthouse suites of the rich and famous.
All too powerful. For human souls. Everyone has private demons. But lucien’s secret is inescapable.
The Spirit WoodOpen Road Media #ad - . Now peter is transformed. A tale of supernatural horror set on an eerie estate known as Arcadia from the author of The Einstein Prophecy. When peter constantine inherited a vast, remote estate, his life began to change. Free at last from money worries, could relax—and Peter could explore his new, Peter and his wife, Meg, mysterious home.
Into a pagan creature, driven by the suffocating need of animal desire. Now his wife no longer knows him. Into an ancient ritual, a world of violent, a blood curse, unbridled lust. Until pleasure is not enough, and no evil is forbidden. From the thick woods, sensual sculpture, the winding trails, came a pulsing, the bizarre, ancient call that stirred his very soul.
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The Relic HuntersThomas & Mercer #ad - In return for being released from jail, Guy must work for the CIA, helping them solve the most audacious heist in history. A priceless stolen treasure. But when one of them betrays him, landing Guy in a hellish Mexican prison, he finds himself making a bargain with the most unlikely new ally: the CIA. There is a catch.
. A lethal secret society. Can guy and his new team—a group of renegades chosen for their unique skills—hunt down the legendary relic once and for all…before they are added to its list of victims?Revised edition: This edition of The Relic Hunters includes editorial revisions. As guy knows, six of the Seven Wonders of the World have long been lost.
The Relic Hunters #ad - But with the help of the cia, he learns that the destroyed Statue of Zeus still exists—and it’s in the hands of a powerful secret society. A prize worth killing for is also worth dying for, and this one has left a trail of bloodshed that goes back centuries. A map worth killing for. Relic smuggler and expert thief Guy Bodie is a tough man in a dangerous world, loyal only to his elite team of five.