JOURNEY TO CHERCHEN
AND OTHER TALES
In the 1970’s and thereafter, perfectly preserved
3,000-year-old mummies began appearing in a remote desert region in
Xinjiang China. There has been much speculation about the origins of
these Caucasian people found in this fascinating area of Central Asia.
Brown has woven research and speculation about the mummies into an
Journey to Cherchen is the story about Nick Taylor who is led by
subtle supernatural forces along the Old Silk Road to the tomb of an
ancient Celtic shaman in Cherchen Xinjiang. He and the shaman have
something in common - an extra bone. By looking through a hole in the
bone he is transported three thousand years into the past and discovers
the location of The Lost City of Cherchen, buried beneath the desert for
An experimental operation goes awry in Skating on the Moon and
traps Annie Walker, a success driven stockbroker, in a permanent dream
from which she cannot escape. A brilliant Indian sleep therapist enters
her dream through a "dream portal" and teaches her to make her own world
with lucid dreaming.
George Anders is the victim of a mind control
experiment in Maryland House. Although he seems to know what he's
talking about, someone is putting the words in his mouth.
Riding the Pooka is a tale based on Irish
mythology. The Pooka appears in the shape of a horse to a weary traveler
and entices its victim to mount on its back. Malachy Hannon is taken on
the ride from hell across the countryside and almost doesn't make it
There are some things that aren't right in this
world, but the Angel Under the Bridge can straighten them out. It
comes from another reality in the Void, but uses its unusual abilities
to straighten out the wrinkles in the life of an unfortunate girl who
jumps from its bridge.