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The Eye in the Stone

(1988)
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A quick family visit turns into a battle of magic between good and evil.

"All hail to the Crown of Death!"

Though all the members of the coven cried out the words, Morgan remained stubbornly silent. Held by four demons, he seemed powerless to escape what was about to happen, yet surely he could find some magical means to avoid becoming an unwilling initiate into dark witchcraft. But as a fifth demon pulled red-hot pincers out of a nearby brazier, all hope fled.

The demon came toward him, its webby wings pulsing, its insect eyes glittering. Then the pincers bit, the pain scorched through his whole body, and his nose filled with the smoke of his own burning flesh. Finally it was over, and the leader of the coven was approaching, holding a large green-bound book and a pen. He touched the nib to Morgan's blackened, torn wound and the pen filled with his blood. Then the man gave him the pen and held up the book.

On the right-hand page was a contract straight from hell: I hereby swear fealty to Fryga Tukhanox, the Crown of Death, to do her bidding and her work, in all ways required of me...

Allen L. Wold is the bestselling author of nine science fiction novels: THE PLANET MASTERS, STAR GOD, THE EYE IN THE STONE, JEWELS OF THE DRAGON, CROWN OF THE SERPENT, LAIR OF THE CYCLOPS, and three novels in the V series.
Critical Raves for Allen L. Wold's Novels:

"Unique and lively... hair-raising and thought-provoking... absorbing."
- Fantasy Newsletter

"A remarkably expansive imagination... highly recommended."
- Library Journal

"Engrossing... gives your wonderbone a good tingle."
- Milwaukee Journal

"Plenty of excitement"
- Publishers Weekly

    

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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Eye in the Stone
Author(s): Allen L Wold
ISBN: 1-4974-8563-0 / 978-1-4974-8563-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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November 1988 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Eye in the Stone
Author(s): Allen L Wold
ISBN: 0-517-00725-8 / 978-0-517-00725-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Inc (P)
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Eye in the Stone
Author(s): Allen L Wold
Publisher: ReAnimus Press
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