Friday, November 13, 2009

THE ROOK!

THE ROOK!

'WHEN THE GOOD IS SWALLOWED BY THE DARK, THERE THE ROOK SHALL PLANT HIS MARK!' - MAX DAVIES, THE ROOK


In late 2005, author Barry Reese introduced the world to Max Davies, an intensely driven man plagued by painful visions of crimes yet to come. Having witnessed his father's violent death as a child, Max set out to become a scourge of evil, traveling the world to master every known fighting skill and scientific discipline. At first operating in the Northeastern United States, the Rook fled to Atlanta in 1936 where he became romantically involved with actress Evelyn Gould. United in love and adventure, the duo has now appeared in three bestselling pulp adventure volumes, with more on the way! The Rook has been depicted by many fine artists, including Anthony Castrillo, Cari Reese, Frank Brunner, Storn Cook and Ver Curtiss.

VOLUME 1

Only one man dares to stand against the Forces of Darkness... Max Davies aka THE ROOK is driven by visions of Death and Destruction as he travels the globe on one death-defying adventure after another! In the grand Pulp-era Tradition of The Shadow, Doc Savage, and The Spider, THE ROOK is the newest Hero in an a time where the world needs all the Heroes it can get... Features a Guest Appearance by THE MOON MAN! This amazing book collects 2 Novellas and 3 Brand-New Short Stories...

VOLUME 2

A veil of darkness is descending on the world... Evil forces are rising across the globe. Supernatural madmen vie for control of vast mystical energies, their goal to enslave the world and bend reality to their will... The conflict between light and darkness is raging - with only a handful of brave adventurers risking their lives and very souls to stem the rising tide of evil...Max Davies, aka THE ROOK, wages relentless war against diabolical foes to save the innocent from obliteration! Aided by his beautiful wife Evelyn, police chief Will McKenzie and the Russian superman, Leonid Kaslov, the vision-haunted vigilante battles vampires, zombies, Asian super-villains and a demon-worshiping cult all bent on destruction! Written by veteran author Barry Reese, this second collection of six new tales in the saga of THE ROOK will thrill all fans of pulse-pounding pulp action!

VOLUME 3

A veil of darkness is descending on the world. Evil forces are rising across the globe. Supernatural madmen vie for control of vast mystical energies, their goal to enslave the world and bend reality to their will. The conflict between light and darkness is raging - with only a handful of brave adventurers risking their lives and very souls to stem the rising tide of evil! The Rook wages relentless war against diabolical foes to save the innocent from obliteration! Aided by his beautiful wife Evelyn, police chief Will McKenzie, and a new cast of allies, the vision-haunted vigilante battles Nazi occultists, zombies, Asian super-villains, and other unnatural menaces all bent on destruction! Written by veteran author Barry Reese, this third collection of six new tales in the saga of THE ROOK will thrill all fans of pulse-pounding pulp action!

VOLUME 4

Max Davies - the masked vigilante known as The Rook - returns in six new tales of blazing pulp action! The Rook's never-ending war against the forces of darkness takes him into desperate battle against undead assassins, ghostly pirates, extra-dimensional devilspawn, a power-mad megalomaniac, and a squadron of Nazi vampires, until - deep in the heart of Berlin - he faces the twisted Master of the Third Reich himself! Author Barry Reese (Guan-Yin and the Horrors of Skull Island, Savage Tales of Ki-Gor) once again keeps you on the edge of your seat in these two-fisted tales!

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1 comment:

The Rook said...

Thanks for mentioning my books! I appreciate it.