Author: Marilyn Ross
Publisher: Hermes Press
The original, classic, Dark Shadows books from the Paperback Library, return with Hermes Press' archival reprint of all 32 titles in the series beginning with the first novel which first saw print in December, 1966. The sixteenth book in this reprint series is titled 'Barnabas, Quentin and the Mummy's Curse.' Each book in the series was written by William Edward Daniel Ross who used the pen name Marilyn Ross. When Professor Anthony Collins decides to catalog his Egyptian relics at Collinwood he brings with him the mummy of King Rehotip, who 'died' over 2000 years ago. Only the professor knows that Rehotip is really in a state of suspended animation. One night, the professor brings the mummy to life. Suddenly a young girl is killed. The police suspect Quentin Collins. Maggie Evans however, is certain the killer is the mummy and wants to warn the police. Professor Collins threatens to accuse Barnabas if she does. Frightened into silence, Maggie lives in terror, wondering if she will be the next victim.