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The Slime Beast
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Author Guy N. Smith
Publication date October, 1975
Publication Order
Preceded by
The Sucking Pit
Followed by
The Ghoul

It gorged on human flesh...

The Slime Beast is a novel written by Guy N. Smith and published October, 1975.


Professor Lowson is searching the Wash for King John's lost treasure. Instead he awakes a reptilian creature buried in the mud, which seems to have arrived on this planet in a meteorite. It starts wandering around, killing and eating anybody it comes across. Lowson wants to capture it alive, his companions want to kill it before it kills anyone else. Soon the locals are involved and following a number of violent deaths and an attempted rape, there can only be a catastrophic finale.