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Saturday, 15 March 2008



Vampire-themed Novel : Eternal Death


A small group of seemingly ordinary people is all that stands in the way of a sinister plan

that could destroy the world as we know it in author Lily Strange's horror novel,

"Eternal Death, Book One: Lost Beneath the Surface."


Boulder, CO, Mar 11, 2008 - A small group of seemingly normal individuals is faced

with safeguarding the future of the material universe from a megalomaniacal vampire in

Lily Strange's new must-read horror novel, "Eternal Death, Book One: Lost Beneath the



This book tells the story of how a race of malevolent vampires attempts to refashion the

very laws of existence-in a way that could mean the end of the world as we know it-as

they seek to reclaim their former glory on earth.


Against this backdrop, an acclaimed novelist named Terry Bruckham is awakened by

disturbing memories, as well as a gathering awareness of her own past. Along with those

close to her, she begins to rouse to the sinister plan. Now, the group must rise up and

wage a battle for the future of the universe even as they discover the shocking truth

behind mankind's history. It's a battle both in the material world and the various realms

inhabited by these magnificently powerful gods and spirits, including the mysterious

Dreamlands, home to the sleeping and the earthbound dead.


A wide-ranging, multi-voiced work, "Eternal Death, Book One: Lost Beneath the

Surface" is told through flashbacks, excerpts from books written by the novel's

protagonists as well as traditional storytelling. And it weaves a plethora of references that

will be familiar to fans of the genre-including Pagan deities, Judeo-Christian angels and

demons, and the creatures of H.P. Lovecraft-to create a richly imagined world at once

horrifying and captivating.


In addition to providing horror fans with a terrifyingly good read, "Eternal Death"

provides a way to give back. Fifty percent of the profits from book sales will be donated

to the World Health Organization's mental health division, states Strange. The decision to

make a contribution to the group was spurred by the book's unique collaborative origin.

According to Strange, a ghost writer-in the literal sense-who began communicating

with her in late 2005 played a critical role in the book's development. Because the

ghost writer committed suicide, Strange says, she hopes to stop others from making the

same error.


About the book:

Eternal Death, Book One: Lost Beneath the Surface by Lily Strange

ISBN: 9781432705916

Publisher: Outskirts Press

Date of publish: June 2007

Pages: 504

S.R.P.: $16.95


About the author:

An emergency medical technician, the author who goes by the pen name Lily Strange

describes herself as "a reluctant medium." She has been a lifelong student of psychology

and parapsychology, an interest spurred by her own psychic and empathic experiences

stretching back to her earliest memories. Inspired by the works of classic horror writers

Ambrose Bierce, H.P. Lovecraft and Stephen King, and aided by the skillful

contributions of a literal ghost writer, "Lost Beneath The Surface" is the first in a series of

horror novels.



Note: Review copies of this book are available by replying to this e-mail.

Please include your mailing address.

Fact and Fiction Mix in Gripping New Ghost Story and Medical


Knife on Skin at 7:30 is a fictionalized memoir by Farhan Ansari that describes his

unorthodox pursuit of a surgical career and his bargain with a 300-year-old ghost



RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Farhan Ansari's new book, Knife on Skin at 7:30, is an

inspiring story based on the author's surgical training in a variety of different cultures.

Along with the fascinating medical details, Ansari also introduces a riveting ghost story

which will have readers glued to the edge of their seats.


What makes a successful surgeon? For author and doctor Farhan Ansari, it's luck and

perseverance. In Knife on Skin at 7:30, readers will follow the author as he tells the story

of how his surgical training took him from Dublin, Ireland, Dubai, United Arab Emirates,

Singapore and Sydney, Australia. Practicing medicine in all these different cultures was a

challenge, but Ansari's greatest challenge just might have been his encounter with a

female ghost from 1756. After meeting her in Waterford, Ireland, she maintained contact

with him for almost a decade, until she asked him to go back in time 300 years to do her a



Ansari shows talent for weaving together elements of his professional life with aspects of

fantastical fiction, all while providing the reader with a healthy dose of culture. Rich in

suspense and medical detail, Knife on Skin at 7:30 is for anyone who loves travel,

medicine, or a great ghost story.


About the book:

Knife on Skin at 7:30 by Farhan Ansari

ISBN: 978-1419675942

Publisher: BookSurge Publishing

Date of publish: Feb 2008

Pages: 360

S.R.P.: $15.00


About the author:

Born in Pakistan, Farhan Ansari was educated at an army medical school in Pakistan and

specialized in surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. A consultant pediatric

surgeon, he lives in Saudi Arabia with his wife and two sons.



Note: Review copies of this book are available by replying to this e-mail.

Please include your mailing address.

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