E. Hoffmann Price's Exotic Adventures Megapack® contains 11 stories and short novels set in a wide range of locales: Europe, Polynesia, Asia, the Middle East, etc. Their settings also range chronologically, from historical adventures to contemporary thrillers and were all published between 1935 and 1945 (with an outlier from 1971 as the finale).
These are full-blooded, two-fisted tales of warriors... [click here for more]
Edgar Hoffmann Price (1898 - 1988) was an American writer of popular fiction (he was a self-titled 'fictioneer') for the pulp magazine marketplace. He is probably most famous for his collaboration with H. P. Lovecraft, "Through the Gates of the Silver Key," though he published hundreds of other works. This volume collects 19 of his western and war stories. Note that this volume, as with much... [click here for more]
This novelet features Don Quebranta Huesos, a grim Spanish criminal who is "vicious toward the rich and evil but kind to the poor and good" (Steinbrunner and Penzler).
Don Q. may have helped inspire Johnston McCulley's "Zorro" character.
Indeed, there are so many similarities that Douglas Fairbanks turned the Don Q. character into the film sequel to "The Mark of Zorro"... [click here for more]
E. Hoffmann Price was one of the "Weird Tales Circle" that included H.P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, and Clark Ashton Smith. In fact, he was the only person to meet both Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft in person. The 14 stories collected here span multiple genres and multiple decades: detective, western, adventure, and fantasy. The one thing they have in common (aside from some mildly... [click here for more]
The Western Novel MegapackTMpresents four classic tales of the Old West, by four different writers. Included in this volume are:
GUN LAW ON THE RANGE, by Burt Arthur THE STRANGER IN BOOTS, by A. Scott Leslie TALL IN THE SADDLE, by Chuck Martin THE CAGE, by Talmage Powell
If you enjoy this volume of classic westerns, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack"... [click here for more]