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Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2014 8:50 p.m. PST

Looking for novels to inspire my wife in her Witchhunter General game

britishlinescarlet205 Nov 2014 12:24 a.m. PST

Not a novel but this is well worth a watch if you are looking for something a little avant garde :

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Personal logo Sue Kes Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2014 4:08 a.m. PST

"The Devil on the Road" by Robert Westall – YA fiction/timeslip story, which she might find useful.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2014 6:50 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 105 Nov 2014 8:19 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 Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2014 9:10 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 Cavalier05 Nov 2014 9:49 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.
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Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian05 Nov 2014 11:11 a.m. PST

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Poul Anderson

Black Cavalier05 Nov 2014 2:50 p.m. PST

There's also the Witch Hunter series from the Games Workshop Black Library
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They're set in Warhammer fantasy world, but they definitely about Witch Hunting & were pretty good if I remember right.

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP05 Nov 2014 6:34 p.m. PST

Hey Guys,
Thanks for the suggestions.
She's seen the Vincent Price movie, big fan, and loves Solomon Kane.
Mike

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