Basilisk by Graham Masterton

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The thrilling new horror from this best-selling author . . . - When one of his wife Grace's patients dies in unusual circumstances, stem-cell researcher Nathan suspects that someone else has been attempting the same experiments as him bringing mythical creatures to life only with much more success. But then Grace herself is injured, and Nathan's life spirals into a nightmare as he is faced with an impossible dilemma: lose Grace forever, or breed more mythological beasts, at the cost of countless more human lives . . .
 

About Graham Masterton

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Writer Graham Masterton was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on January 16, 1946. He received training as a newspaper reporter and edited the British men's magazine Mayfair. At the age of 24, he was the executive editor of Penthouse and Penthouse Forum. During this time, he started writing sex how-to books. In 1976, he published is first horror novel The Manitou and has written over thirty-five more over the years. He has received numerous awards including a Special Edgar by the Mystery Writers of America for Charnel House, a Silver Medal by the West Coast Review of Books for Mirror, and the Prix Julia Verlanger for Family Portrait. He has also written four collections of short stories and is the author of the Rook series. He currently lives with his wife in Cork, Ireland.
 
Published April 1, 2011 by Severn House Digital. 216 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Sneaking around the Murdstone one night, the couple confirm their suspicion that mad Dr. Zauber has succeeded where Nathan has failed and created a basilisk, the snakelike creature whose icy stare can kill.

Aug 01 2009 | Read Full Review of Basilisk

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Zauber agrees to tell Nathan how to revive Grace, but only at a price: Nathan must assist Zauber in his experiments.

Feb 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Basilisk

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