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Invaders from the Dark is a horror novel by American writer Greye La Spina. It was published by Arkham House in 1960 in an edition of 1,559 copies. It was La Spina's first and only hardcover book.

Invaders from the Dark
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Dust-jacket illustration by Gary Gore.
AuthorGreye La Spina
Cover artistGary Gore
CountryUnited States
PublisherArkham House
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback)

The novel was originally serialized in Weird Tales magazine. It appeared in the April, May and June, 1925 issues.

Plot summaryEdit

The story is set in Brooklyn, New York in the mid-1920s and deals with the widow of an Occultist, Portia Differdale, and Princess Tchernova, a wealthy and beautiful Russian werewolf. Both women desire the same man, Owen Edwardes.


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