Invaders from the Dark

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Invaders from the Dark
Invaders from the dark.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by Gary Gore for Invaders from the Dark
Author Greye La Spina
Cover artist Gary Gore
Country United States
Language English
Genre Horror novel
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 168 pp

Invaders from the Dark is a horror novel by author Greye La Spina. It was published by Arkham House in 1960 in an edition of 1,559 copies. It was La Spina's first and only hardcover book.

The novel was originally serialized in Weird Tales magazine. It appeared in the April, May and June, 1925 issues.

Plot summary[edit]

The story is set in Brooklyn, New York in the mid-1920s and deals with the widow of an Occultist, Portia Differdale, and Princess Tchernova, a wealthy and beautiful Russian werewolf. Both women desire the same man, Owen Edwardes.


  • New York: Paperback Library, 1966 (as Shadow of Evil).
  • Ramble House, 2010


  • Jaffery, Sheldon (1989). The Arkham House Companion. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, Inc. pp. 54–55. ISBN 1-55742-005-X. 
  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 37. 
  • Joshi, S.T. (1999). Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. p. 69. ISBN 0-87054-176-5. 
  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 80. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4.