“When the ‘ghost’ appears in the sinister monk’s corridor, someone will die!”
From the moment she came to live at Phantom Manor, a rotting pile of stone she had suddenly inherited, Jan Davis became the terrified victim of a series of ‘accidents’.
The lurking murderer could be anyone whose life was tied to the dread secret of the eerie mansion; a homicidal half-witted young man; a jealous relative who wanted the manor for herself; even a neighboring landowner with whom Jan had fallen in love.
But the hidden villain of Phantom Manor could also be one of the ‘unliving’ – the legendary ghost that stalked its shadowy corridors, leaving horror and death in the echo of its unearthly footsteps…
A Paperback Library Gothic by Marilyn Ross. First printing January 1966. Cover art Victor Kalin.
This one I found in pristine condition at a local charity shop. It promises all sorts of gothicky goodness and has gone straight on to my pile of must-reads over the Christmas holidays.