By Loren D. Estleman
Bela Lugosi's Frankenstein reveal try places Valentino within the photo for murder
Everyone is aware the Frankenstein monster used to be performed via Boris Karloff. His portrayal is so well-known that the play Arsenic and previous Lace used to be jam-packed with Karloff/monster jokes—even whilst the a part of the monstrously deformed villain used to be performed by way of one other actor. yet ahead of Karloff's memorable portrayal, one other recognized Nineteen Thirties Hollywood icon, Bela Lugosi, proven for the a part of the monster.
The reveal attempt photos was once misplaced for many years, until eventually Valentino, that never-say-die movie archivist, will get a scorching tip concerning the whereabouts of the incriminating (for quite undesirable, seriously accented performing) pictures. however it comes with a value a ways more than the cash he will need to pay. an individual may kill to get that reel of movie, and that makes Valentino a mortal concern who might really now not die for artwork. humans have already been murdered for the movie, and Val does not are looking to push his luck…but boy, that reel is just too reliable to permit go….
Enter a group of steampunk fanatics. Loving the arcane strangeness that's Valentino's life—not to say the thoroughly glam prospect of seeing the unique filmic count number Dracula because the Frankenstein monster—they will have the option to save lots of Valentino and Lugosi's notorious reveal try out. Or in the event that they cannot do this, have a good occasion besides. Val simply hopes it isn't a wake.…
In Alive!, Loren D. Estleman promises a secret that basically he can.
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