A series of deaths have nothing in common, except that each victim's chest was crushed, and Spanish Moss was found on or near each. Probing the murders, Carl eventually discovers a link: each victim was somehow related to Paul Langois, a hot-tempered Cajun. However, Langois has an iron-clad alibi: he's been asleep for several weeks!moreless
A series of apparent suicides among high-society matrons coincides with a bizarre jewel theft by a towering Indian who mysteriously disappears when cornered. Carl must learn who the tall Indian is, why he's stealing gems and slaying their owners - and how to stop him forever.moreless
A series of mysterious deaths plague the election trail of Sen. Robert Palmer, as does a mysterious black dog with a pentagram for a dog tag. Carl investigates and finds that the Senator has made a pact with Satan in return for the ability to assume the form of an indestructible black mastiff, and destroy his enemies both within his own party and opposing him. Kolchak must confront Palmer and destroy the pentagram before Palmer kills him.moreless
Carl takes Tony's place on the final cruise of the Hanover to write a feature story. But when passengers and crew alike are found mauled under the light of the full moon, Carl suspects he's found a much bigger story - a soldier who survived a wolf attack, only to become a creature of legend - a werewolf.moreless
A serial killer who preys on women haunts Chicago, and Kolchak comes to believe that the killer is the original Jack the Ripper, a seemingly immortal killer who has slain women in many cities over the last century.moreless
Tod and Linc encounter a librarian and a would be suitor of hers who is not what he appears to be.