The Lurker at the Threshold Author:H.P. Lovecraft Ambrose Dewart was the last lineal descendant of the Billington family. So it was natural that he should come to the legend-shrouded town of Arkham, Massachusetts, to take up residence in the Billington's Wood- even though the house had stood empty and shunned for over a hundred years. — Dewart found a rich legacy of disturbing features awaiting ... more »him: an ancient tower surrounded by a ring of stones in the forest, a strangely disquieting window of colored glass which offered glimpses into some weird dimensions of horror, a library of dark and secret lore- and family legends involving mysterious rites, ghastly deaths and disappearances, and the conjuration of vile, age -old Powers from beyond space and time.
Most frightening of all, Dewart found his arrival had brought these horrors to life again.« less