COMPOSITION FOR FOUR HANDS by Hilda Lawrence

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If you’re like us, you first read this chiller when you were a kid…and never forgot it this timeless classic of mounting, subtle horror that has haunted generations of readers.

A woman is trapped in her own body. She’s speechless, paralyzed, and truly helpless, cared for by her seemingly loving family. But she knows with chilling certainty that one of them is trying to kill her…and will soon strike again…and she is unable to tell anyone or defend herself. Or is she? This became a classic episode of ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS.

“A scary one. Lawrence at her best, with a surprising plot and a baffling mystery. ” Los Angeles Daily News
“Tense, taut and terrific…will disturbingly charge the atmopshere and chill the marrow of your bones. Lawrence is quite successful in capturing mood, character, and a unique situation. Subtle horror that’s hard to beat.” Montgomery Advertiser

“Expertly written, filled with suspense. It will make the reader look over his shoulder and turn on every light in the house.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“This is on a different plane of horror. The comfort and luxury of the suburban home bring out in striking contrast the evil that pervades the sickroom and closes in on its helpless victim. A Grade-A shocker…inspires hair-raising fear in a genteel, immensely effective way” New York Times

“Whacking good, written with delicate subtlety and guaranteed to chill the blood.” Boston Globe

“Hilda Lawrence is more skilled than average in the writing of suspense novels, in creating moods of terror and horror. [This] is excellent fare for the fan who is tired of conventional mystery.” Capitol Times (Madison, Wis)

SEASON OF ASSASSINS by Geoffrey Wagner

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World War II is over but the terror remains for one guilty officer stained with the blood of his own men…and stalked by an enemy obsessed with violent revenge.

Only one other man knew the crimes of Philip Stevens… who had shot one of his own soldiers during a raid behind enemy lines in Africa, knowingly sent to other men straight into German fire, and faked his way out of battle into a hospital, where he perverted the tenderness of love-starved nurse to his own, desperate needs. And while Stevens struggles to cover his ugly tracks, the sole witness to his cowardice relentlessly pursues him in a chilling, suspense thriller that leads to a stunning climax.

FARE PREY By Laine Fisher

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He Stole a Ticket on a Train to Hell….

When Mike Gavin rolled the corpse in the Union Station, it was an act of desperation. For Mike hadn’t eaten in three days and the only remnant of human emotion he had left was hunger.

So when a few minutes later Mike stepped on a train in the dead man’s hat and coat, carrying his bag and using his ticket, he also stepped into the dead man’s world. At least for the duration of the trip, he would have to be the late Gerald Welsh.

Only after the dead man’s suitcase had been opened, did Mike realize what kind of a horrible person Gerald Welsh had been, but by then it was too late. The train was off for Denver and already the Grim Reaper was knocking at his compartment door. He’d stolen to live, but what he’d swiped was an appointment with death!

(“Laine Fisher” was a pseudonym for James Howard)