"Horror Novels set during the ECW" Topic
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| D6 Junkie ||04 Nov 2014 7:50 p.m. PST|
Looking for novels to inspire my wife in her Witchhunter General game
|britishlinescarlet2||04 Nov 2014 11:24 p.m. PST|
Not a novel but this is well worth a watch if you are looking for something a little avant garde :
| Sue Kes ||05 Nov 2014 3:08 a.m. PST|
"The Devil on the Road" by Robert Westall – YA fiction/timeslip story, which she might find useful.
| 20thmaine ||05 Nov 2014 5:50 a.m. PST|
On the contrary side – A field in England is a terrible, terrible, and let's not beat around the bush, really terrible film.
D6 Junkie : You have Witchfinder General on DVD of course ?
|mad monkey 1||05 Nov 2014 7:19 a.m. PST|
Not during the ECW, but the Soloman Kane books by Robert E. Howard are pretty good. If she has a e-reader Gutenburg Australia has them for free.
|boy wundyr x ||05 Nov 2014 8:10 a.m. PST|
+1 to the Solomon Kane recommendation, technically about 50-60 years before the ECW but no practical difference. SK is my favourite of Howard's characters. There's also a not very good (IMHO) SK movie available, but I really wouldn't recommend it for anyone's first exposure to Kane.
There's also Howard's Dark Agnes stories, also a few years before the ECW (and in France) and not horror, but good stuff.
|Black Cavalier||05 Nov 2014 8:49 a.m. PST|
While good stories, be aware that most of the Soloman Kane stories are set in Africa, so not in an ECW setting.
Here's one specifically set in the ECW. I haven't read it & nor anything else by the author, so have no idea how good or bad it is.
| Saber6 ||05 Nov 2014 10:11 a.m. PST|
|Black Cavalier||05 Nov 2014 1:50 p.m. PST|
There's also the Witch Hunter series from the Games Workshop Black Library
They're set in Warhammer fantasy world, but they definitely about Witch Hunting & were pretty good if I remember right.
| D6 Junkie ||05 Nov 2014 5:34 p.m. PST|
Thanks for the suggestions.
She's seen the Vincent Price movie, big fan, and loves Solomon Kane.