5 December 2013 | Arkham Horror Fiction

A First Look at the Conclusion of The Lord of Nightmares Trilogy

Preview the First Chapter of The Hungering God

“All his life Harvey Walters had been around books. He loved them and would gladly confess it to anybody that asked. He loved the history and the wisdom that could be found within them, the stories, the knowledge; they were to him like gateways to other worlds. Now, there was an irony to be sure. Quite late in his career as an academic of some middling repute, Harvey Walters had learned to his cost–he and the others, old Armitage, Angell, and the rest–had learned that some knowledge carried a heavy price and some books were perilous. Such books were often ancient things: a legend passed down and often adulterated, copies of copies passed like bad pennies down the ages, the Necronomicon, De Vermis Mysteries, The Song of Khorazin––all of them. He had never considered before now the particular fact of the genesis of such a book––its birth––but was he not seeing one now? The notebook of Daisy Walker; a prosaic enough name, but just as dangerous as the rest of that litany of names, perhaps more so...”

- The Hungering God, Chapter One

Recently, we announced The Hungering God, the third and final novel in The Lord of Nightmares Trilogy. Set in the Arkham Horror universe, The Hungering God was written by Alan Bligh and John French. Preview the First Chapter The Lord of Nightmares will soon walk the earth leaving destruction and madness in its wake. Only a few souls know the horrifying truth, but can they prevent the imminent ruination of human civilization?  A rising tide of strange events and unexplained disappearances have nearly enveloped the small New England town of Arkham, Massachusetts, and now, a handful of unlikely heroes must race to save mankind from ancient and unspeakable evil! Preview the first chapter of The Hungering God (pdf, 9.3 MB). Then, keep checking back for more news and previews for the coming conclusion of The Lord of NIghtmares Trilogy.



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