A rousing jungle adventure of man-eating plants, super-sized spiders, lost worlds, war and romance.
When a tourist from New York sails on the ill-fated liner Lusitania, he wakens from a night's sleep to find himself struggling in the seas off an uncharted island halfway around the world. To his dismay, he finds the island filled with monstrous creatures.
He soon finds himself caught in a rivalry between two dangerous groups competing to extract a rare substance found only on the island--it turns lead into gold!
He soon discovers a lost world, a Lemurian princess and adventure beyond his wildest dreams...
First published as 'Nightmare!" (also as The Nightmare), this debut novel of terror launched the career of Francis Stevens, the grandmistress of horror. Her writing influenced such luminaries as H.P. Lovecraft and A. Merritt.
Full of intrigue and adventure, this rare classic is a must for adventure-pulp literature fans!