|A Sick Town
Presenting the third chapter preview of Ghouls of the Miskatonic, an upcoming novel
|The Dark Waters Trilogy | Published 20 July 2011|
His raised gun lowered as he struggled to make sense of what he was seeing. Grotesque, with bulbous insectoid bodies and crab-like pincers, the monsters flew on ragged, bat-like wings that seemed not to flap, but simultaneously coexist at each stage required for flight. Where Finn might have expected a head or some form of sensory apparatus, there was nothing more than a gelatinous blob of glistening meat, like a brain shorn of its enclosing skull.
–Ghouls of the Miskatonic, Graham McNeill
Fantasy Flight Games is pleased to present you with our third and final chapter preview of the upcoming Ghouls of the Miskatonic, which will be released in the third quarter of 2011! Join a cast of characters based in the Arkham Horror universe as they discover Arkham’s dark legends come to life, events that will haunt you long after the final page is turned.
Ghouls of the Miskatonic is the first novel in The Dark Waters Trilogy, written by New York Times bestselling author Graham McNeill. Miskatonic University professor Oliver Grayson is attempting to return his former colleague’s sanity. Meanwhile the sanity of his student, Amanda, is threatened by nightly dreams of a figure beyond human conception stirring in the fathomless depths of the ocean. Then the appearance of butchered bodies around town brings a cast of familiar Arkham Horror characters into the investigation, just in time to witness a series of bizarre and unexplainable events that culminate in a cataclysmic discovery.
In the third chapter of this exciting book, criminal Finn Edwards bursts into Arkham, and into a situation he could never have imagined. Meanwhile Amanda comforts her roommate Rita after the day’s horrifying discovery.
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...she couldn’t say anything, couldn’t stop staring at the thing that had descended from the night. It was as if the thunderstorm had concentrated itself inside her head, and her mind was filled with an endless, reverberated roar: half her own scream and half a blizzard of static.
–Dance of the Damned, Alan Bligh
Excited for the upcoming Ghouls of the Miskatonic? Are you a fan of Lovecraftian horror and gripping mysteries? Our recently announced Dance of the Damned will expand your upcoming Arkham Horror novel collection. This first book in The Lord of Nightmares Trilogy follows Miskatonic University librarian Daisy Walker and bounty hunter Tony Morgan. Together these unlikely heroes will be caught up in a harrowing search for truth in the midst of horror. Can they uncover a sinister mystery and stop a cult seeking to awaken ancient powers before time runs out?
We also recently announced Golem, an Android novel and the first book in The Identity Trilogy, that follows New Angeles Detective and bioroid Drake 3G12RC. When Drake wakes up in bed with a woman whose name he can’t recall, this seemingly harmless mystery indicates a much larger problem. After all as one of the few bioroids in the New Angeles Police Department, Drake isn’t accustomed to forgetting...or even sleeping. Then the wealthy CEO of IdentiKit is found dead in his hotel room. Now Drake must juggle his search for meaning with an investigation that will change his world.
These exciting new additions to our growing catalog can be found in our Books and Graphic Novels section, along with more great offerings from FFG.
Keep checking back for more previews and pre-order Ghouls of the Miskatonic today!
The Dark Waters Trilogy is a gripping new series from best-selling novelist Graham McNeill.