"Had the king lived, there had been no murder of womenfolk; but Bedfort had shot down the king from behind and fled to Mackinac, untouched of the law, and the kingdom had fallen into hands weaker and more cruel. Therefore had come voyageur, lumberjack, fisherman, bearing with them retribution." Here in two sentences is the setting of this, the latest of H. Bedford-Jones' remarkable romances, which is also his best. The proof of the story is in the reading. Part of the Wildside Pulp Classics seri... more info>>
How can a 300 year-old ghost know so much, from the past, to the present -- even the future? Larsen had no idea, but he had to find out. It would mean knowing whether Gimlet Eye Gunn was for real, or he was the one going crazy. First published in Weird Tales, September 1951.
Originally published as a four-part serial in the legendary pulp magazine "The Thrill Book," here is the story of Sir Gerald Desmond, late officer in His Majesty's Royal Flying Corps. Broke and drunk in Manila, he befriends a consumptive Irish fiddler, Michael O'Sullivan, and the two become involved in a free fight with the native constabulary. From this brawl they are rescued by an unknown benefactor--but when they come to their senses, they find themselves shanghaied aboard the schooner 'San G... more info>>
This new collection from the pen of H. Bedford-Jones presents five of his most exciting works from the pulp magazines of the early 20th Century, four novelets and one short story. Included are "The House of Skulls," "Written in Red," "Yellow Intrigue," "Down the Coast of Barbary," and "Skulls." Sure to please not only afficianados of pulp fiction but readers looking for some of the best adventure writing around, The House of Skulls and Other Tales from the Pulps is the latest addition to the Wil... more info>>