Incident In A Tomb

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A short H.P. Lovecraft-inspired horror story. When Joe and his cousin Ward broke into a tomb to try out a spell to raise an ancestor they got some unexpected results.
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Words: 3,300
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301943678
About Rik Hunik

Rik Hunik was born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, in 1957, and has lived his entire life in BC, except for a few summers in Alberta, and a few days in Washington State climbing rocks. He has lived in Ymir, Wells, Quesnel, Prince George, Quesnel, North Vancouver, Quesnel, Burnaby, North Delta, and Quesnel. I live with my wife Jo and a blue-eyed, white cat named Mister. I mostly build houses and shops to earn a living but I'm also a writer, poet, artist, photographer, role playing game designer and independent e-book publisher. I’ve written dozens of stories, including fantasy, horror, sword & sorcery, mystery, humor, erotica, and science fiction, frequently combining genres. Forty have been published in small press magazines and e-zines, from the 200-word "The Hole" in Ascent Aspirations, to the 10,000-word novelette "Levels" in Buzzy Mag, published in May, 2012. Some of them are available now as ebooks at Smashwords.
Contact me at: rikhunik@hotmail.com

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Review by: Michael Carter on Feb. 15, 2014 :
Enjoyable ressurection-of-the-dead story, but sometimes the right bodies aren't in the correct coffins.

Lovecraft scholars will spot several references to The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward, and I found it interesting that the body the guys were looking for died on August 20th, 1890, which just happened to be the day H.P.Lovecraft was born.

Good stuff.
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Review by: Phil Strahl on July 20, 2013 :
Readers familiar with the works and life of H.P. Lovecraft will definitely find something worthwhile in this short story. It not only has a related plot-structure, further there are occasional winks at the grandmaster of weird fiction in details and descriptions. An entertaining read!
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Review by: Sue Erickson on July 12, 2013 :
Cool little read!!
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