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The Compendium of Srem
01 Jul 2015 * EBOOK * £1.99 * 9781784974046

The world's most evil book falls into the hands of the leader of the Spanish Inquisition.

Fiction / FF (Crime Fiction)
Extent: 51 pages
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Also in Death Sentences: Short Stories to Die For series
The Compendium of SremDeath Sentences: Short Stories to Die For, 16F. Paul Wilson

In the fifteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition spreads terror throughout the land, with Prior Tomás de Torquemada serving as the ultimate judge of who will live and who will be consigned to the purifying flames. Never has Torquemada questioned his own faith or his sacred duty to rid the world of heretics, blasphemers, and nonbelievers.

Now, however, an extraordinary volume has come into his possession – an ancient book that radiates pure evil. The prior realizes this abomination must be destroyed along with anyone who has come into contact with it, for it is surely the devil's work, corrupting and possessing all those who touch it. But whom can Torquemada trust to help him achieve his mission now that The Compendium of Srem has passed through numerous hands... including his own?

A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

 
F. Paul Wilson is a New York Times bestselling author specializing in thriller, science fiction and horror. He won the Prometheus award in 1979 and 2004, as well as a special Prometheus Lifetime Achievement award in 2015.

'What treats you have in store! All these stories show their authors to be masters of their craft' Ian Rankin

'F. Paul Wilson is a great storyteller and a thoughtful one' David Morrell

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