(From the publisher):
28th August 1588. The stricken San Ignacius
, pay ship of the Spanish Armada, headed for destruction on the rock-toothed shore of Donegal. And in her Great Cabin a knife rose and fell in the hand of a killer...
So it was, more than three centuties later, that Sexton Blake combated violence and terror in the dark depths of Loch Lannough. For local legend said there was a monster in the loch...
It was marine biologist, William O'Brian, who engaged the detective. But were biology and history O'Brian's real interests in the sunken wreck?
Blake had his doubts. Doubts whose seeds were sown by O'Brian's beautiful daughter, the golden-haired Oona... And what was the part played by the tempestuous, seemingly scared "Miss Amnesia"? What was the secret of the loch and what lay behind the sinister legend of the beast?
Sexton Blake made it his job to find out. His investigations took him to Dublin where he met the skull-faced Von Kleist, one-time designer of Nazi V-weapons. And then the detective was carried back to Loch Lannough: where the beast had claimed a further victim, where the case built up to its terrifying climax fifty fathoms beneath the placid waters of the loch.
Original title: Terror Loch
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ General
- Sexton Blake Library # 491 - January 1962