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Lisa Tuttle – A Nest of Nightmares

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

Lisa Tuttle – A Nest of Nightmares (Sphere, 1986)

Cover by Nick Bantock

Cover by Nick Bantock

“13 terrifying tales of terror”

Bug House
Dollburger
Community Property
Flying to Byzantium
Treading the Maze
The Horse Lord
The Other Mother
Need
The Memory of Wood
A Friend in Need
Stranger in the House
Sun City
The Nest

Thanks to Roger Pile for providing the cover and contents.

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Lisa Tuttle – Gabriel

Posted by demonik on May 11, 2009

Lisa Tuttle – Gabriel (Sphere 1987)

Lisa Tuttle Gabriel

Lisa Tuttle Gabriel

“His name was Gabriel Archer, and he was my husband for eleven months. He died at twenty-three, a few days before my nineteenth birthday. Ten years later, on my twenty-ninth, he came hack to haunt me…
Gabriel swore he would always love her. And then he died. A decade later, when Dinah meets Ben, she is amazed to find Gabriel’s penetrating eyes, his knowing smile, in a ten year old boy. When Ben says he loves her, Dinah is amused – and then frightened. Ben means what he says. He loves her – exactly the way Gabriel once loved her…. “I came back for you.” He smiled. It was not the smile of a ten-year-old child. It was Gabriel’s smile, adult, full of knowing. Dinah wanted to scream”

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