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Publisher's Summary

For decades, an old Providence church has stood empty, silently looming in the city's skyline. As a young writer looks into the history of the abandoned church - and the cult that once resided there - an ancient horror stirs. Will he be able finally to solve a mystery shrouded in darkness, or has he merely paved the way to become its next victim?

Public Domain (P)2017 HPLHS, Inc.

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Another great work by HP Lovecraft HS

The story was close to the original but adapted for radio so it was amazing. The background sound effects and ambience was perfectly done. If you are a fan of Lovecraft or something similar give this a try.

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‘Based on the Lovecraft ‘ and a great listen for sure !

It’s not 100% true to the book but actually fills in a lot of space from the original book which I have read multiple times . It makes it a group story versus one mans solitary journey . Great rendition and worth the price of admission . Keep it up gents !

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I AM IN LOVE WITH DARK ADVENTURES

I was raise with old radio show and tv show but these bring me back to my childhood. I enjoy these plays I got five in one day I might get three more tomorrow

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Great

These dramatized versions of HPL are very good. They are well worth the money and time.

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Well produced

Great take on Lovecraft’s work. I’m glad they also were true to the more pejorative side of Lovecraft’s writing.

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  • 03-10-22

Wow. Amazing audio effects and music

Incredibly well done, the music and sound effects make the story come alive.
The actors are awesome too.

The story itself is one of the best by Lovecraft.

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meh

A different riff on thestory. well performed but lacking the feeling of the original

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Perfect short story with great narration and sound effects. Like going back to the days of radio. Wish there were more

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Spooky Episode

This was another great episode of the Dark Adventure Theater. Many themes are relevant today, freedom of religion and immigration feature in this haunting story. Superb cast and production as usual.

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WOW WOW WOW!!!

This story is actually the second in a kind of trilogy with Robert Bloch writing the first and third stories. However even as a standalone tale, this is amazing. One of the scarier stories DART has done, there are some really great performances and scoring to this. Really makes me hope DART will do the other two stories at some point.

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  • 09-06-21

Bus commuter's time killer

Ideal for an hours bus or train trip.
Good quality as always, expect no less from HPLHS.

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Loved the final sentence!

My first HPLHS experience, and I have never read the story before, so I don’t know how it compares to the original, but this version was very good.

The sound effects and different character voices really brought the story to life. It was quite creepy in certain parts and was a nice bit of entertainment for an hour or so.

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  • 03-11-19

Fall into the Ebon Darkness of Oblivion...

A fairly typical, but still frightening Lovecraft story.

This story accompanies "The Shambler From the Stars" by Robert Bloch.

A tale of the empty black void that lies between worlds and how gazing too long thereupon can drive any normal person into madness, the Haunter in the Dark is Enjoyable and chilling as always.

While as usual, listening to Lovecraft's stories without adaptation can be frighteningly dull, the HP Lovecraft historical society again brings to life a chilling tale. Stellar work.