Brian Lumley is the internationally bestselling author of the Necroscope and Vampire World series. Both of these epics have gained a huge and loyal following and have demonstrated a breadth of imagination and scope to rival the greats: Poe, Lovecraft and King. A career British Army Military Policeman for over twenty years, he has been a full-time writer since the army. Brian has just been awarded the title of Grandmaster of Horror by the 1998 World Horror Covention. Previous winners of this accolade include Clive Barker, Stephen King and Peter Straub.