The Revenge of the Druids
by Robert Smith
(Jack Lourens Publishing)
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In the late summer of 1834, a schooner fleeing the potato famine in Ireland beaches itself off the east coast of America, opposite the Chesapeake Bay. On board are hundreds of decomposing bodies that appear to have met their death while fighting each other. Only a malevolent spirit remains one that reaches back in history to the bloody massacre of the Druids by the Romans under the command of Suetonius Paullinus in 60 A.D.A young girl, Mary, is possessed by the spirit. Upon her death, a miasma is released from her body and enters the atmosphere of America in the time of Andrew Jackson. A malevolent miasma that brings with it death and terror on a scale never seen before.Captain Bardeen, Provost of Newport forms a team to track down this spirit, an evil that carries the essence of the druids and their thousand-year hatred of the Romans. Banning the Druid carries that essence within him. Awoken, his task is to exact revenge on Romans. The miasma descends over a revival meeting in Savannah. Those on Revival Field feel an overwhelming urge to kill Romans, and to them, everyone is a Roman. Soon the field in nothing but the dead. This attack is only the start as a reign of terror is unleashed on the eastern seaboard of the United States.Captain Bardeen is called upon by Major Fothergill of the U.S. Army, and together they try to understand what has happened. Working side-by-side, they form a team with the skills and ability to understand these events, and, finally, bring this horror to an end.But, just when the world thinks it's over... A blend of historical fiction, horror, and adult fantasy, The Revenge of the Druids, tells of the events as they unfold as the Druids set out to wreak revenge on the Romans, bringing fear, terror, and uncertainty to America, and later Europe, in a manner never imagined before.Robert Smith is a writer of historical fiction and lives in Phitsanulok in North-Central Thailand. Among his other books, he is the author of the Southeast Asia ...
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Length: 190 Pages (1,282 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Mar 22nd, 2019