Return of the Werewolf [E–pub READ]

S are less freuent in this seuel compared with Werewolf by Moonlight Instead Smith Has Chosen To has chosen to a large proportion of the novel building on the subplots of The Lurker and the rekindling of passion between Gordon Hall and Margaret Gunn as well as playing around with the constant mystery that shrouds the new werewolfThe tale is not however affected a great deal by this immediate lack of gory action Smith still manages to maintain a solid pace to the tale with plenty of twists and turns to the storyline to keep the reader gripped throughoutAs the tale builds to the final conclusion "A VERY SURPRISING DEVELOPMENT TO THE STORYLINE TRANSPIRES THIS "very surprising development to the storyline transpires This turn of events throws the story completely altering the way the whole premise of the novel is now perceived by the readerThe tale ends in a reasonably satisfying manner With the mystery now fully explained and the sub plots loosely wrapped up Smith draws this short novel to an endAll in all Return of the Werewolf delivers an entertaining and enjoyable read that although slightly disappointing with the major shift in storyline during the last twenty odd pages still manages to keep the reader gripped to the many twists and turns that Smith throws into the taleThe novel runs for a total of 112 pages and was first published by the New English Library A bit confusing than the first book but everything worked itself outSomeone or something steals the body of the werewolf Philip Owen one nightThe evidence points to it being an animal A wolf To discourage people from being so skeptical dead and ravaged bodies start to appearThe journalist Gordon Hall returns with his dog He continues to set his brutal traps and shoot everything that flies or scurryHe again joins Scotland Yard and the local constabulary to hunt for the slaughtering beast. Re returns to the Black Hill to help with the search and when Owen's body is found he realises that there is a new werewolf loos. Moon The local police force led by Detective Chief Inspector Ford from Scotland Yard Soon Organise A Manhunt Across The soon organise a manhunt across the of Black Hill With the help of the local community they locate the buried and dismembered corpse of Philip OwenVic Gunn is brought into uestioning over the findings due "to it being discovered on his land and "it being discovered on his land and with his butcher s cleaver Whilst Vic and Margaret are at the police station the werewolf enters their farmhouse in the hope of killing and raping the inhabitants With the farmhouse empty the werewolf burns it down after killing their pet dogThe werewolf appears to be working out of revenge on the community It is also displaying various levels of cunning in order for it to keep evading capture The werewolf is not the only individual stalking the rural landscape with hatred in its eyes The local poacher known only as the lurker also holds a grudge against the likes of Gordon HallThe desperation of the community comes to a pinnacle when Margaret Gunn is abducted by the werewolf in the middle of the night Hall and the local police force need to act fast to locate the werewolf and save Margaret Gunn from a horrific death But with no leads as to who the werewolf really is and the recent disappearance of The Lurker adding further mystery towards their connection the odds are truly stacked against themFrom the outset Smith jumps straight into the novel delivering an air of mystery surrounding the identity of this new werewolf Throughout the tale the reader is left completely in the dark as to who the werewolf really is This manages to keep a constant level of underlying suspense throughout the tale which draws the reader into the storyline with so many uestions hanging over the routes of this returning terrorThe gory mutilations and random midnight death. Ew maulings coincide with the disappearance from his grave of Philip Owen's body Gordon Hall the man who caught Owen a ear befo. Return of the WerewolfFirst published back in 1976 Guy N Smith s pulp horror novel Return of the Werewolf formed the first of two seuels to his debut novel Werewolf by Moonlight The tale is once again set within the rural area of the Shropshire and Welsh border It is a ear later since Philip Owen was killed by Gordon Hall s rabbit snare after his murderous rampage during the altered state of a werewolf Just down from the scattered farms around the Black Hill woodland where the murders took place lies the small town of LlanadevyThe story begins with the midnight removal of Philip Owen s corpse from the Llanadevy churchyard The body has been dug up from its resting place in the cemetery and torn from the coffin by the powerful arms of a werewolfSoon enough the murders begin once again firstly with the horrific death of the local boy Wal Morris as he speeds back from a dance in "HIS MINI ALONG THE UIET COUNTRY LANES WHICH LEAD "Mini along the uiet country lanes which lead Black Hill A full moon is out that night and after narrowly missing the werewolf in the middle of the lane Morris crashes his car only to be ripped to pieces further by the bloodthirsty werewolfAfter returning from a spot of hunting in Black Hill Gordon Hall finds werewolf tracks in the snow surrounding his car and claw marks left across the car s paintwork Hall "decides that there can now be no doubt at all that a werewolf is once again stalking "that there can now be no doubt at all that a werewolf is once again stalking rural land of Black HillGwynne Owen has since recruited the help of A oung lad from Birmingham by the name of Tom Davies Since the death of his wife and son Owen has barely lifted a finger around his farm and instead he has had Davies manage and maintain the farm s upkeep in exchange for lodgings farm experience and a small wageA pair of poachers are soon scarred off by the sight of the werewolf devouring another sheep under a full. 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