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Pigeons From Hell - ebook/epub

Pigeons From Hell - ebook/epub
Pigeons From Hell - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Pigeons from Hell is a short story by Robert E. Howard written in late 1934 and published posthumously by Weird Tales in 1938. The story title derives from an image present in many of Howard’s grandmother’s ghost stories, that of an old deserted plantation mansion haunted by ghostly pigeons.
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Robert E. Howard
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If you like your horror with a western twist then these tales are for you. Awesome occult western adventure, from the master of strange fiction, Robert E. Howard! This collection includes the following stories: „THE HORROR FROM THE MOUND”, „THE MAN ON THE GROUND”, „OLD GARFIELD’S HEART”, „BLACK CANAAN”, „THE DEAD REMEMBER”, „PIGEONS FROM HELL” and others. Kind of like „Dreams at the Witch House” by Lovecraft but mixed...

Rogues in the House - ebook/epub
Rogues in the House - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Rogues in the House is one of the original short stories starring the fictional sword and sorcery hero Conan the Cimmerian, written by American author Robert E. Howard and first published in Weird Tales magazine in January 1934. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan inadvertently becoming involved in the power play between two powerful men fighting for control of a city...

Iron Shadows in the Moon - ebook/epub
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Robert E. Howard
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Robert E. Howard
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From the unsurpassed imagination of the creator of Conan, Robert E. Howard, here are three tales of boxing, suspense and high adventure. „Three Tales of the Ring” is an excellent sampler of his non-sword and sorcery output, with a very strong emphasis on the gothic and the macabre. The collection includes such Howard’s masterpieces as „The Apparition in the Prize Ring”, „Alleys of Darkness”...

Tales of Cthulhu - ebook/epub
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Robert E. Howard
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Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard is a collection of Cthulhu Mythos short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in the US in 2001 by Chaosium Press. All of these stories had been published previously, between 1929 and 1985, in Weird Tales, From Beyond the Dark Gateway, Strange Tales, Weirdbook, Fantasy Crosswinds, Coven, Fantasy Book, Dark Things, and The Fantasy Magazine...

Red Nails - ebook/epub
Red Nails - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Red Nails is the last of the stories about Conan the Cimmerian written by American author Robert E. Howard. A novella, it was originally serialized in Weird Tales magazine from July to October 1936. It is set in the pseudohistorical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan encountering a lost city in which the degenerate inhabitants are proactively resigned to their own destruction. Due to its grim themes of decay and death...

Wings in the Night - ebook/epub
Wings in the Night - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Shadows in Zamboula - ebook/epub
Shadows in Zamboula - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Collected Short Fiction - ebook/epub
Collected Short Fiction - ebook/epub
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Stanley Grauman Weinbaum (also wrote as John Jessel and Marge Stanley) (1902-1935) was an American science fiction author. His career in science fiction was short but influential. His first story, „A Martian Odyssey”, was published to great acclaim in July 1934. Most of the stories fall into two categories: travelogue types that explore different planets, and the others with Dixon Wells and the great scientist Van Manderpootz...

Historical Adventures - ebook/epub
Historical Adventures - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Black Vulmea’s Vengeance - ebook/epub
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Tales of El Borak - ebook/epub
Tales of El Borak - ebook/epub
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The Conan Saga - ebook/epub
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Robert E. Howard
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The Iron Man - ebook/epub
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Robert E. Howard
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The Sowers of the Thunder - ebook/epub
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Some Christmas Stories - ebook/epub
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The Black Stranger - ebook/epub
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The Man in Ratcatcher - ebook/epub
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The Treasures of Tartary - ebook/epub
The Treasures of Tartary - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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The Thing That Walked in the Rain - ebook/epub
The Thing That Walked in the Rain - ebook/epub
Otis Adelbert Kline
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Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Green Ginger - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Green Ginger - ebook/epub
Arthur Morrison
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Conan the Conqueror - ebook/epub
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Robert E. Howard
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Conrad and Kirowan - ebook/epub
Conrad and Kirowan - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
A. Merritt
Ventigo Media

The Collected Short Stories is a collection of Abraham Merritts shorter works, and contains eight stories and two fragments. Included are: The People of the Pit, Through the Dragon Glass, The Drone, The Last Poet and the Robots and others. These short stories span the entire career of the man who has been called Americas foremost adventure fantasist of the 1920s and 30s. The collection kicks off with one of its strongest tales...

The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
R. Austin Freeman
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A daring daylight art theft from a crowded museum, a secret document centuries old, and a hidden treasure, these are the elements of the title story in this collection of tales by R. Austin Freeman. Though best known for his famous forensic sleuth, Dr. John Thorndyke, Freeman also on occasion wrote stories featuring other characters. In addition to „The Great Portrait Mystery”, this collection features four more of these tales which show a more...

Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
A. Merritt
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„The Collected Short Stories” is a collection of Abraham Merritt’s shorter works, and contains eight stories and two „fragments.” Included are: „The People of the Pit”, „Through the Dragon Glass”, „The Drone”, „The Last Poet and the Robots” and others. These short stories span the entire career of the man who has been called America’s foremost adventure fantasist of the 1920s and ’30s...

The Exploits of Pudgy Pete - ebook/epub
The Exploits of Pudgy Pete - ebook/epub
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„The Exploits of Pudgy Pete” story was written in 1927 by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Peter Bragg and his tormentor from school days George Angus, join forces to run a modern „Enguiry Agency” in London. The cases which come to them are complex, romantic, dangerous, humorous, and clever. Together the two solve social and criminal problems, and find their romantic mates. These short story collection by Mr...

The Saga of King Kull - ebook/epub
The Saga of King Kull - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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Robert Ervin Howard (January 22, 1906 – June 11, 1936) was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. In a meteoric career that spanned a mere twelve years, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the sword and sorcery genre. From his fertile imagination sprang some of fiction’s most enduring heroes. Yet while Conan is indisputably Howard’s greatest creation, it was in his earlier sequence of tales featuring...

The Elusive Dud - ebook/epub
The Elusive Dud - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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During and after the First World War, Edgar Wallace wrote several story and article series for the Glasgow Sunday Post, a weekly newspaper founded in 1915 by the Scottish shipping and media magnate David Couper Thomson. Some of these series were published under Wallace’s own name, others – including the present work – under the house-author name of „John Anstruther”. The story „The Elusive Dud” is fast-paced with some surprising twists...