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Lord John and the Succubus


Lord John and the Succubus is one of three novellas in the book LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS. The other two novellas are Lord John and the Hell-Fire Club, and Lord John and the Haunted Soldier.  In these tales, Lord John vows to avenge a murder, investigates a terrifying “night-hag” on the battlefields of Europe, and discovers treason in His Majesty’s ranks.

Succubus and Hell-Fire Club were originally published in anthologies, while “Haunted Soldier” was written expressly for LORD JOHN AND THE HAND OF DEVILS.

Lord John and the Succubus first appeared in 2004 in LEGENDS II: DRAGON, SWORD AND KING, new short novels written by the masters of modern fantasy and edited by Robert Silverberg. Succubus is a supernatural thriller set in the early days of the Seven Years War, starring Lord John Grey, an important character from the Outlander saga.