R. Chetwynd-Hayes – The Awakening
Posted by demonik on August 7, 2007
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – The Awakening (Magnum Books, 1980)
1658: Van Hoorn and Abdul discover an ancient tomb – that of Queen Kara, the Evil One. But the Curse of the Pharoes falls upon them and both are killed in a terrible storm which reseals the tomb.
1961: Sir Matthew Corbeck and Jane Howell, after a long search using Van Hoorns’ notes, rediscover the tomb and bring out the mummy of Queen Kara.
Kara’s Spirit is determined to live again. Having waited thousands of years, her time is nearly right. When Sir Matthew ‘s daughter is 18, Kara makes her move. And with Sir Matthew’s help to reincarnate her, her evil powers grow again. Too late, he realises the danger to his daughter…and there is nothing he can do to stop it…
Thanks to Rog Pile of A Haunted Dolls House for the scan and back cover blurb!