Andy Lane &
|#14||May 1993||ISBN 0-426-20388-7||346 pages|
|cover art © byJim Mortimore|
This novel features one of only two instances where a novel's author also did the accompanying cover art. While Bulis' work for Shadowmind has its good points, this cover has very little that's commendable.
Mortimore later submitted a cover for his novel Blood Heat. While his cover art was not accepted, the elements of his submission were carried over into Jeff Cummins' final product.
Like the preceding novel Deceit, Lucifer Rising is bloated, and a thoroughly unpleasant read. Even the potential of the mysterious alien world is squandered, as events descend into little more than a soap operatic bloodbath. Lane later contributed much better material for Doctor Who, while Mortimore continued to adhere closely to this overly violent and death-obsessed take on the setting.
illustrations © by Phil Bevan