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Queen of the Black Coast By Robert E. Howard
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It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan becoming a notorious pirate and plundering the coastal villages of Kush alongside Bêlit, a head-strong femme fatale. Due to... More > its epic scope and atypical romance, the story is considered an undisputed classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars as one of his most famous tales. In Queen of the Black Coast, Conan joins with Belit, the magnificent pirate queen, whose fathers were the kings of Askalon! There is a frightening conflict with a monster winged ape before the sorrowful passing of the Queen of the Black Coast. She who belonged to the sea; to its everlasting mystery he returned her.Queen of the Black Coast also contains a second Conan story -- The Vale of Lost Women, in which the massive Cimmerian rescues the girl Livia from her barbarous captors.< Less
Worms of the Earth By Robert E Howard
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The Howard's final Bran Mak Morn story, a fictional King of the Picts. The grim tale of supernatural revenge set against the grey gloom of the heather. Bran Mak Morn, King of the Picts, vows revenge... More > on the Roman governor Titus Sulla after witnessing the crucifixion of a fellow Pict. He seeks forbidden aid from the Worms of the Earth, a race of creatures who Bran Mak Morn's pictish ancestors had banished from the earth. They were once men but millennia of living underground caused them to become monstrous and semi-reptilian. He secures their help after stealing a religious item of theirs from a barrow, trading it back in return for them delivering Sulla to him for a battle to the death. However, Sulla's mind is broken from his contact with the horrific Worms of the Earth and Bran Mak Morn slays him in mercy rather than vengeance, realising that some weapons are too foul to use, even against Rome.< Less
The Hour of the Dragon By Robert E. Howard
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS E-BOOK: Conan is King of Aquilonia. His enemies, through the use of a strange talismantic jewel known as the Heart of Ahriman, resurrect a sorceror of renown powers, Xaltotun.... More > Conan is forced from his kingdom and begins his strenuous campaign to regain his throne. He travels alone through many exotic lands, experiencing a variety of exciting adventures, before he is ready to return to battle his usurper. This book contains the original text as it first appeared in Weird Tales pulp magazine.< Less
The People of the Black Circle By Robert E. Howard
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This Conan story is set in mythical Hyborian versions of India–Pakistan (then united) and Afghanistan (Vendhya and Ghulistan respectively). This novella was serialised in Weird Tales between... More > October and December 1934. It was one of the first novellas to feature the recurring character of Conan the Cimmerian. It fits firmly into the ‘sword and sorcery’ fantasy genre and is set in the ‘Hyborian Age’ – a fictional version of the upper Palaeolithic period. The scope is epic as Conan attempts to foil a plot by the Black Seers of Yimsha. The novella’s use of magical lore is more sophisticated than in some of the later Conan tales and has been praised by scholars of fantastic fiction, such as E. F. Bleiler and Fritz Leiber.< Less
The Devil In Iron By Robert E Howard
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS E-BOOK: THE DEVIL IN IRON—A tale of Conan the barbarian—and an amazing island city of green stone! A WITCH SHALL BE BORN—A vivid weird novelette of uncanny... More > power and fascinating episodes—a tale of the old, forgotten times! JEWELS OF GWAHLUR—The tale of a weird, jungle-hidden palace and a strange weird people—and the marvelous sacred jewels that were known as the Teeth of Gwahlur! This book contains the original texts as they first appeared in Weird Tales pulp magazine.< Less
A Gent from Bear Creek By Robert E. Howard
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS E-BOOK: BRECKINRIDGE ELKINS, the gent from Bear Creek, is one of the most engaging characters it has been our good fortune to encounter for a very long time. Six and a half... More > feet tall, possessing the strength of an ox and the modesty of a Munchausen, Breckinridge is the terror of the Humboldt Mountains. His adventures in Chawed Ear, War Paint, Grizzly Claw and other roaring towns of the plains, are related in the racy vernacular of the backwood and make most hilarious and entertaining reading. Here is a book of the Bret Harte vintage, so full of life and so rich in touches of unconscious humor, that no one can fail to come under the influence of the inimitable Breckingridge. Of one thing we are certain, we have never read anything quite like A Gent from Bear Creek before.< Less
The Devil In Iron By Robert E. Howard
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In "The Devil in Iron," an ancient demon, Khosatral Khel, is awakened on the remote island of Xapur due to the meddling of a greedy fisherman. Upon reawakening, Khel resurrects the ancient... More > fortress which once dominated the island, including its cyclopean walls, gigantic pythons, and long-dead citizens. Meanwhile, Conan — a leader of the Vilayet kozaks — is tricked by the villainous Turan governor Jehungir Agha into pursuing the lovely Octavia to the island of Xapur. Jehungir Agha plans for Conan to fall into a prepared trap on the island. The unforeseen resurrection of the island demon and its ancient fortress, however, interrupts these plans. When Conan arrives on Xapur, he must defeat not only the forces of the Agha led by Jelal Khan, but a giant serpent as well, and the iron-fleshed monstrosity that is Khosatral Khel.< Less
The Witch from Hell's Kitchen By Robert E. Howard
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The novel features a muscular hero known on earth as Esau Cairn. He is transported through space to a world known as Almuric by unspecified scientific methods. While there he battles with frightening... More > monsters and beautiful women. Cairn becomes known as the Iron Hand due to his powerful punches and boxing skills. The novel shares similar elements with the John Carter of Mars series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.< Less
Son of the White Wolf By Robert E. Howard
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Now the mighty El Borak must stretch his strength and vision to the limit in order to prevent a Turkish rebellion, protect a rich hermit from murder, and stop a dangerous Emir from seizing control of... More > India. Three of El Borak's most amazing adventures, in Son of the White Wolf. Francis Xavier Gordon, hero of The Lost Valley of Iskander and Three-Bladed Doom, was a living legend in the middle and far East. They called him El Borak, The Swift, a title earned by his uncanny ability with gun, knife and sword. Those who rule the far, bloodstained city of Rub el Harami in the ancient name of Genghis Khan knew but one fear: the dread name El Borak. Few had seen his face. Fewer still had seen his naked blade and lived!< Less
The Hour of the Dragon By Robert E. Howard
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A FICTION HOUSE PRESS REPRINT: Conan is King of Aquilonia. His enemies, through the use of a strange talismantic jewel known as the Heart of Ahriman, resurrect a sorceror of renown powers,... More > Xaltotun. Conan is forced from his kingdom and begins his strenuous campaign to regain his throne. He travels alone through many exotic lands, experiencing a variety of exciting adventures, before he is ready to return to battle his usurper. This book contains the original text as it first appeared in Weird Tales pulp magazine as well as all of the original illustrations which accompanied the story.< Less

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