Swords of Shahrazar Kirby O’Donnell tales by Robert E. Howard

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Kirby O’Donnell is a Howard hero less familiar to most readers. Howard only wrote three stories about O’Donnell’s exploits, of which only two actually saw print during his lifetime — “The Treasures of Tartary” and “Swords of Shahrazar” — neither in Weird Tales.

Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures

The immortal legacy of Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan the Cimmerian, continues with this latest compendium of Howard’s fiction and poetry. These adventures, set in medieval-era Europe and the Near East, are among the most gripping Howard ever wrote, full of pageantry, romance, and battle scenes worthy of Tolstoy himself. Most of all, they feature some of Howard’s most unusual and memorable characters, including Cormac FitzGeoffrey, a half-Irish, half-Norman man of war who follows Richard the Lion-hearted to twelfth-century Palestine—or, as it was known to the Crusaders, Outremer; Diego de Guzman, a Spaniard who visits Cairo in the guise of a Muslim on a mission of revenge; and the legendary sword woman Dark Agnès, who, faced with an arranged marriage to a brutal husband in sixteenth-century France, cuts the ceremony short with a dagger thrust and flees to forge a new identity on the battlefield.

Lavishly illustrated by award-winning artist John Watkiss and featuring miscellanea, informative essays, and a fascinating introduction by acclaimed historical author Scott Oden, Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures is a must-have for every fan of Robert E. Howard, who, in a career spanning just twelve years, won a place in the pantheon of great American writers.

Tales of El Borak and Other Desert Adventures by Robert E. Howard

Robert E. Howard is famous for creating such immortal heroes as Conan the Cimmerian, Solomon Kane, and Bran Mak Morn. Less well-known but equally extraordinary are his non-fantasy adventure stories set in the Middle East and featuring such two-fisted heroes as Francis Xavier Gordon—known as “El Borak”—Kirby O’Donnell, and Steve Clarney. This trio of hard-fighting Americans, civilized men with more than a touch of the primordial in their veins, marked a new direction for Howard’s writing, and new territory for his genius to conquer.

The wily Texan El Borak, a hardened fighter who stalks the sandscapes of Afghanistan like a vengeful wolf, is rivaled among Howard’s creations only by Conan himself. In such classic tales as “The Daughter of Erlik Khan,” “Three-Bladed Doom,” and “Sons of the Hawk,” Howard proves himself once again a master of action, and with plenty of eerie atmosphere his plotting becomes tighter and twistier than ever, resulting in stories worthy of comparison to Jack London and Rudyard Kipling. Every fan of Robert E. Howard and aficionados of great adventure writing will want to own this collection of the best of Howard’s desert tales, lavishly illustrated by award-winning artists Tim Bradstreet and Jim & Ruth Keegan.

Wolfshead, And Other Stories:17 Short Stories by Robert E. Howard

Wolfshead, And Other Stories is the original short stories about stories of A De Montour story And Other Stories written by Robert E. Howard in 1922-1936. In this book contains 17 stories of A De Montour story, An Ace Jessel story, Thrilling Mystery, A Faring Town story, and more from Weird Tales magazine:

1.Wolfshead, First published in Weird Tales, April 1926. A De Montour story.
2.Apparition in the Prize Ring, First published in Ghost Stories, April 1929. Alternative title: The Spirit of Tom Molyneaux. An Ace Jessel story.
3.The Children of the Night, First published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in the April/May 1931 issue.
4.The Haunter of the Ring, First published in Weird Tales, June 1934.
5.The Fire of Asshurbanipal, First published in the December 1936 issue of Weird Tales.
6.The Thing On the Roof, First published in the February 1932 issue of Weird Tales.
7.In the Forest of Villefére, First published in Weird Tales, August 1925. A De Montour story.
8.”Golden Hope” Christmas, First published in The Tattler, the Brownwood High School paper, December 1922.
9.Sea Curse, First published in Weird Tales, May 1928. A Faring Town story.
10.Black Talons, First published in Strange Detective Stories, December 1933. Alternative title: Talons in the Dark.
11.Black Wind Blowing, First published in Thrilling Mystery, June 1936.
12.Moon of Zambebwei, First published in Weird Tales, February 1935. Alternative title: The Grisly Horror.
13.The Vultures of Whapeton, First published in Smashing Novels Magazine, December 1936. Alternativee titles: The Vultures, The Vultures of Wahpeton, The Vultures of Teton Gulch.
14.The Horror from the Mound, First published in Weird Tales, 1932.
15.Boot Hill Payoff, First published in Western Aces, October 1935. Alternative title: The Last Ride.
16.Skull-Face, First published in Weird Tales, October-December 1929.
17.Sleeping Beauty, First published in The Yellow Jacket, October 27, 1926.

Black Vulmea’s Vengeance

pirates story by Robert E. Howard !

The title story features Terence Vulmea, aka Black Vulmea, who was born a 17th-century Irish peasant, and carried his vendetta with the English oppressors of his country to the waters of the Caribbean.

He is one of Robert E. Howard’s lesser known characters; more of his exploits were later added by David C. Smith.

The Shadow of the Vulture

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This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in the 1934 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. ‘The Shadow of the Vulture’ is set in the 16th century and introduces the now famous character Red Sonya

 

In Istanbul, the Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sends home members of a Holy Roman diplomatic envoy whom he has kept imprisoned for nine months. He recognizes one of the members, however; a knight by the name of Gottfried Von Kalmbach, who had seriously wounded him during the Battle of Mohács. The Ottoman Grand Vizier Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha entrusts the widely feared soldier, Mikhal Oglu, with hunting down Von Kalmbach and retrieving his head.

New Conan stories collection (2024)

There is an all new collection of conan short stories coming out in 2024 by Titan Books. With stories including one from Scott Oden  and John C. Hocking who’s often considered to have written one of the best conan pastiche (unfortunately not available on kindle)

Here are all those available right now, there is at least one more scheduled