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Picture of Evil (original 1985; edition 1985)

by Graham Masterton

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Title:Picture of Evil
Authors:Graham Masterton
Info:Tor Books (1985), Edition: First Edition, Paperback
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Picture of Evil by Graham Masterton (1985)

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  rustyoldboat | May 28, 2011 |
As always Graham Masterton delivers for me. I always find his books fast-paced, creepy, sometimes really scary but have never read a bad one yet.

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From the chateau country of France to the upper-class enclaves of Connecticut come Cordelia and her brother Maurice. Rich, elegant and sophisticated, their sensual beauty is irresistable.
The hunger is hideous. The price is blood-drenched horror. The only hope: destroy the painted canvas from which the Grays gain their unnatural strength. That canvas holds another world of horror for the innocents who stand between the Grays and the Picture of Evil. ( )
  mazda502001 | Feb 13, 2010 |
One of the more fascinating, innovative plots ever - I couldn't put the book down and even now, 20 years later, it still stand in my Top 5 Favorite horror reads. Masterton is a Master of Horror! ( )
  thebookbabe | Jul 26, 2008 |
Masterton here takes the Dorian Gray story, and multiplies it. There exists a whole family of Grays, all doing the portrait trick to accomplish a type of immortality.

They only have a sort of life, and have to massacre people for the pieces of them they need to stay 'fresh' looking.

http://notfreesf.blogspot.com/2007/02/family-portrait-graham-masterton.html ( )
  bluetyson | Feb 23, 2007 |
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When a mysterious, crumbling painting is implicated in a number of gruesome deaths it seems that the investigating team has resorted to madness. But this rotten painting hides a terrifying family secret.

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