Prince of Darkness Author:Barbara Michaels "Full of witches, Sabbats, human sacrifices and devil worship...beautifully told with enough excitement to keep you glued to the pages." -- Book Press — Peter Stewart's appearance in the small but wealthy Maryland town of Middleburg caused something of a stir among the fashionable citizens. They did not care for outsiders. There was something ver... more »y eerie about the whole town.
For a while Peter thought that he was imagining things. Then he found a weird-looking crucifix in his bureau. And later a voodoo doll...with his face! Somebody was definitely trying to scare him off, but it wasn't until he showed an interest in Katherine More, the famous folklore scholar, that the real trouble began.
Why did they want him out of the way? Was it because of his uncanny resemblance to Katherine's dead lover, whose mysterious suicide had driven her into seclusion? Or was there some other unspeakable truth they were afraid he would discover? Peter did not frighten easily. He began to hunt down the secret that they were trying so desperately to hide.
Suddenly the unearthly evil that lurked in the shadows of Katherine's past coiled itself to strike again. Peter did not even feel the blow that pushed him over the edge into Hell...« less