HARRY KEOGH: NECROSCOPE AND OTHER WEIRD HEROES is clearly
for fans of Brian Lumley and anyone who enjoys Lovecraft.
The collection contains eight long shorts/novellas starring
four of Mr. Lumley's top guns. Three stories feature Titus
Crow (psychic detective). David Hero and Eldin the
Wanderer (Agents of the king) travel in Dreamlands in two
contributions. Finally the title character stars in three
new stories not previously published.
Each tale is well written displaying Mr. Lumley's skill at
world building in a realm of horror rarely seen as
descriptive; my heart still remains in my throat as a power
failure occurred in the middle of a Keogh thriller. This
reviewer read the book by lead character, meaning first
Crow's trio, then the Hero-Eldin duo and finally the three
Keogh stories over several days. Thus savoring a strong