Isle of the Undead

Isle of the Undead

Lloyd Arthur Eshbach

Science Fiction & Fantasy

A gripping, thrilling, uncanny tale about the frightful fate that befell a yachting party on the dreadful island of living dead men. . . . A drab gray sheet of cloud slipped stealthily from the moon\'s round face, like a shroud slipping from the face of one long dead, a coldly phosphorescent countenance from which the eyes had been plucked. Yellow radiance fell toward a calm, oily sea, seeking a narrow bank of fog lying low on the water, penetrating its somber mass like frozen yellow fingers. Vilma Bradley shuddered and shrank against Clifford Darrell\'s brawny form. "It\'s -- it\'s ghastly, Cliff!" she said. "Ghastly?" Darrell leaned against the rail, laughing softly. "One cocktail too many -- that\'s the answer. It\'s given you the jitters. Listen!" Faintly from the salon came strains of dance music and the rhythmic shuffle of feet. --This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition. --This text refers to the Kindle Edition edition.
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