The Silver Skull

Author: Mark Chadbourn

Publisher: Pyr

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Page: 424

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Meet Will Swyfte—adventurer, swordsman, rake, swashbuckler, wit, scholar and the greatest of Walsingham's new band of spies. His exploits against the forces of Philip of Spain have made him a national hero, lauded from Carlisle to Kent. Yet his associates can barely disguise their incredulity—what is the point of a spy whose face and name is known across Europe? But Swyfte's public image is a carefully-crafted façade to give the people of England something to believe in, and to allow them to sleep peacefully at night. It deflects attention from his real work—and the true reason why Walsingham's spy network was established. A Cold War seethes, and England remains under a state of threat. The forces of Faerie have preyed on humanity for millennia. Responsible for our myths and legends, of gods and fairies, dragons, griffins, devils, imps and every other supernatural menace that has haunted our dreams, this power in the darkness has seen humans as playthings to be tormented, hunted or eradicated. But now England is fighting back! Magical defences have been put in place by the Queen's sorcerer Dr. John Dee, who is also a senior member of Walsingham's secret service and provides many of the bizarre gadgets utilised by the spies. Finally there is a balance of power. But the Cold War is threatening to turn hot at any moment... Will now plays a constant game of deceit and death, holding back the Enemy's repeated incursions, dealing in a shadowy world of plots and counter-plots, deceptions, secrets, murder, where no one... and no thing... is quite what it seems.

The Silver Skull

Author: Les Daniels

Publisher: Crossroad Press

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Category: Juvenile Fiction

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Into the fabulous realm of sixteenth-century Mexico comes Alfonso Martinez a Spanish alchemist searching for the legendary Aztec gold. With him is the silver skull of Don Sebastian de Vilanueva - wizard, vampire, explorer of earths dark mysteries. Then the skull falls into the hands of a virgin priestess the sensuous leader of an Aztec cult. And in awesome scenes of occult ritual and bloody human sacrifice, Don Sebastian is brought back to life. So begins and unholy alliance as vampire and priestess join forces, summoning all the dread powers of evil at their command.

The Silver Skull

Author: Samuel Rutherford Crockett

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada, [190-]

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Category: English fiction

Page: 299

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The Silver Skull; a Romance

Author: Samuel Rutherford Crockett

Publisher: New York : F.A. Stokes Company

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Category: Italy

Page: 315

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The Silver Skull

A Novel of Sorcery

Author: Les Daniels

Publisher:

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Category: Magic

Page: 222

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The Silver Skull

A Romance

Author: Crockett S R (Samuel Ruthe 1860-1914

Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

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Page: 362

View: 207

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The Silver Skull

Author: Samuel Rutherford Crockett

Publisher:

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Page: 299

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The Silver Skull; A Romance

Author: S. R. Crockett

Publisher: Palala Press

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Category: History

Page: 356

View: 564

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