Bio: Sax Rohmer (1883-1959) is best known as the creator of Dr. Fu Manchu, the super-villain who typified the "yellow menace" as popularized at the turn of the 19th century into the 1930s. Rohmer is also noted for such early fantasy novels as "The Quest of the Sacred Slipper" and such occult detective novels as "The Dream Detective." His influence on fantasy, horror, and mystery are still felt today.
Monte Irvin, alderman of the city and prospective Lord Mayor of London, paced restlessly from end to end of the well-appointed library of his house in Princes Gate. Between his teeth he gripped the stump of a burnt-out cigar. A tiny spaniel lay beside the fire, his beady black eyes following the nervous movements of the master of the house.
Three Complete Masterpieces of the Weird and Uncanny! Here is a trio of dark fantasies by the creator of the fiendish Dr. Fu Manchu. You will shiver with dread at some of the horrors that spring from the mind of author Sax Rohmer. As The Encyclopedia of Mystery and Detection notes, "Although his tales are often fantastic, they are wholly accurate with regard to background material. If a 7-inch poisonous millipede [is used to commit murder], the reader can be sure that the insect actually exists.... more info>>
THE EVIL GENIUS OF CRIME That fiendish, brilliant turn-of-the century villain is back again. Read the original trilogy that launched his celebrated career--together in one eBook. A brow like Shakespeare, a face like Satan, and eyes of hypnotic green--and an army of the weirdest, most fiendish cohorts, tortures, and death-dealing devices in history. Penned by the immortal Sax Rohmer, authority on the occult, obscure cults and even more obscure murder methods, the Fu-Manchu books have enthralled a... more info>>
3 Classics of Eerie Horror from the Creator of Fu-Manchu! Here are three legendary novels, over 1000 pages in hardcover, featuring the fiendish arch-villains, ethereally beautiful women, and intrepid heroes his legions of fans have come to expect from the author of the immortal Dr. Fu-Manchu. In Quest of the Sacred Slipper, terror comes to Brittan when a self-centered archeologist unearths one of Islam's holiest relics, the sacred slipper of the prophet Mohammed. Until it is returned to its righ... more info>>