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(reissue) PAPERBACK

Copyright © 1990 by Brian Lumley
Cover art by Peter Bollinger
ISBN: 0-812-50832-7
Published by Tom Doherty Associates, Inc.


Bent on taking over the Earth, the deadly Thone have planted a monstrous device on our planet's surface. Trapped inside is a group of scientists, spies, and innocent bystanders. Part maze, part torture chamber, part laboratory, the House of Doors is a test. If its captives survive, the Thone will withdraw from Earth and leave us in peace.

Survival seems impossible. At every turn of the labyrinth the prisoners encounter alien worlds and terrifying monsters ripped from their own subconscious fears. Only by defeating the demons within can these men and women escape the House of Doors and save the earth.

(sequel to The House of Doors)


Copyright © 1998 by Brian Lumley
Cover art by Peter Bollinger
ISBN: 0-312-86604-6
Published by Tom Doherty Associates, Inc. 


Copyright © 1998 by Brian Lumley
Cover art by Peter Bollinger
ISBN: 0-812-57780-9
Published by Tom Doherty Associates, Inc.


Earth is under attack! Alien beings bent on our destruction have seeded the world with horrible machines capable of transforming our planet into a hellhole where only they can live.

Our only hope is a small group of intrepid adventurers who just might be able to unravel the mystery of the alien machinery and turn it against these deadly enemies. Their opportunity is a four-dimensional maze, an alien thing that is part building, part machine, and part psychological torture chamber. The House of Doors taps the minds of its captives and creates worlds based on their worst nightmares.

Jack Turnbull, once a secret service "minder," now a recovering alcoholic, finds the House of Doors alcoholic temptation beyond imagination.

Angela Denholm discovers that she hasn't quite forgotten her brutal ex-husband, Rod, after all. Bureaucrat George Waite is confronted by a planet-sized, living cancer that literally grows from his own brain.

Fred Stannersly, a military pilot who prides himself on his sense of direction, creates a world where there is no direction, no up or down, no left or right.

For Spencer Gill, whose native understanding of machinery borders on the supernatural, the House of Doors is doubly dangerous. Not only is its alien technology almost too perverse for him to even begin to understand, it creates for Gill a world of useless machines that threaten his sanity.

Once before, Spencer, Angela, and Jack survived the House of Doors. Then the defeated aliens abandoned their plans to take over the Earth. This time, if Spencer Gill and his comrades cannot uncover the traitor in their midst, solve the maze of the House of Doors, take over its master computer, and use the aliens' own technology against them, our planet is doomed.