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  • The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian | Robert E. Howard

    The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
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    Between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities...there was an Age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms lay spread across the world like blue mantles beneath the stars.... Hither came Conan, the Cimmerian, black-haired, sullen-eyed, sword in hand...to tread the jeweled thrones of the earth under his sandalled feet.

    Wes says: "A Perfect Introduction"
  • The Conquering Sword of Conan | Robert E. Howard

    The Conquering Sword of Conan

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
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    In a meteoric career that covered only a dozen years, Robert E. Howard defined the sword and sorcery genre. In doing so, he brought to life the archetypal adventurer known to millions around the world as Conan the barbarian. This collection features Howard at his finest and Conan at his most savage.

    Jesse says: "Just brilliant!"
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard | Robert E. Howard

    The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Robertson Dean
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    Robert E. Howard, renowned creator of Conan the Barbarian, was also a master at conjuring tales of hair-raising horror. In a career spanning only 12 years, Howard wrote more than 100 stories, with his most celebrated work appearing in Weird Tales, the preeminent pulp magazine of the era.

    Ben Preston says: "Table of Contents"
  • The Bloody Crown of Conan | Robert E. Howard

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
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    In his hugely influential and tempestuous career, Robert E. Howard created the genre that came to be known as sword and sorcery - and brought to life one of fantasy's boldest and most enduring figures: Conan the Cimmerian, reaver, slayer, barbarian, king. This volume gathers together three of Howard's longest and most famous Conan stories.

    Kirk says: "Awesome! Crom and Steel! Long live Conan!"
  • The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane | Robert E. Howard

    The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Paul Boehmer
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    With Conan the Cimmerian, Robert E. Howard created more than the greatest action hero of the twentieth century---he also launched a genre that came to be known as sword and sorcery. But Conan was not the first archetypal adventurer to spring from Howard's fertile imagination.

    Keith C. Parsels says: "Well Done"
  • Kull: Exile of Atlantis | Robert E. Howard

    Kull: Exile of Atlantis

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Todd McLaren
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    In a meteoric career that spanned a mere 12 years, Robert E. Howard single-handedly invented the genre that came to be called sword and sorcery. From his fertile imagination sprang some of fiction's most enduring heroes. Yet while Conan the Cimmerian is indisputably Howard's greatest creation, it was in his earlier sequence of tales featuring Kull, a fearless warrior with the brooding intellect of a philosopher, that Howard began to develop the distinctive themes and the richly evocative blend of history and mythology .

    Anthony says: "Almost a good listen"
  • El Borak and Other Desert Adventures | Robert E. Howard

    El Borak and Other Desert Adventures

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Michael McConnohie
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    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.

    Damien says: "Dumb Fun!"
  • Fireside Tales: Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles | O. Henry,H. P. Lovecraft,W. F. Harvey,Mark Twain,Robert E. Howard,A. J. Alan,Arthur Conan Doyle

    Fireside Tales: Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles

    • UNABRIDGED (25 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    Armour Family says: "Worst narraration I've ever heard!"
  • Macabre Tales: Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories | E. F. Benson,W. C. Morrow,Richard Middleton,H. P. Lovecraft,Robert E. Howard,W. F. Harvey,J. S. Fletcher

    Macabre Tales: Seventy ghoulish and unearthly short stories

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By E. F. Benson, W. C. Morrow, Richard Middleton, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A ghoulish collection of loathsome and macabre tales full of astounding skill and diabolical cleverness. 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton, 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray, 'The Vampire' by Jan Neruda, 'The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand' by J. S. Fletcher, 'The Story of the Spaniards' by E. & H. Heron, 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' by W. C. Morrow, 'The Anticipator' by Morley Roberts, 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Conjurer' by Richard Middleton....

    J. C. Hardy says: "A really great selection of stories"
  • People of the Dark: The Weird Works of R. E. Howard, Volume 2 | Robert E. Howard

    People of the Dark: The Weird Works of R. E. Howard, Volume 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Wayne June, Brian Holsopple, Gary Kobler, and others
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    The second volume of The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard. Meticulously restored to their original magazine texts from the pulp magazine Weird Tales, this volume contains the short stories "The Black Stone", "Children of the Night", "The Dark Man", "The Footfalls Within", "Gods of Gal-Sagoth", "Horror from the Mound", "Kings of the Night", "The Last Day", "People of the Dark", "The Song of the Mad Minstrel" and "The Thing on the Roof".

  • Beyond the Black River | Robert E. Howard

    Beyond the Black River

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "Beyond the Black River" is one of the original stories about Conan the Cimmerian (a.k.a. Conan the Barbarian), written by American author Robert E. Howard and published in 1935. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan fighting the savage Hyborian Picts in the unsettled lands beyond the infamous Black River... The story is considered one of Howard's very best (and most brutal) and features rather significantly a feral dog named Slasher that wins the deep respect of Conan!

  • The Great Ghost Story Collection: Over 40 Spooky Tales | Richard Middleton,Hugh Walpole,E. F. Benson,W. C. Morrow,Robert E. Howard,M. R. James,Arthur Gray

    The Great Ghost Story Collection: Over 40 Spooky Tales

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Richard Middleton, Hugh Walpole, E. F. Benson, and others
    • Narrated By Cathy Dobson
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    A spectacular collection of classic ghost stories from some of the masters of spooky fiction. 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton; 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray; 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole; 'Rose Rose' by Barry Pain; 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton; 'The Bus Conductor' by E. F. Benson; 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole; 'The Diary of Mr. Poynter' by M. R. James.

    Victoria Bellotti says: "Narrator's style not right for the content"
  • Queen of the Black Coast (Conan the Barbarian - Weird Tales 9) | Robert E. Howard

    Queen of the Black Coast (Conan the Barbarian - Weird Tales 9)

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "Queen of the Black Coast" is one of the original Conan the Cimmerian (a.k.a. Conan the Barbarian) books, published in 1934. The story is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan becoming a notorious pirate and plundering the coastal villages of Kush alongside Bêlit, a head-strong femme fatale. Due to its epic scope and atypical romance, the work is considered an undisputed classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars as one of his most famous tales!

  • The Hour of the Dragon: Conan the Conquerer: A Pulp-Lit Annotated Storytellers' Edition | Robert E. Howard,Finn J.D. John

    The Hour of the Dragon: Conan the Conquerer: A Pulp-Lit Annotated Storytellers' Edition

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard, Finn J.D. John
    • Narrated By Finn J.D. John
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    The sylvan witch, Zelata, sends Conan forth on a quest that will take him back along all the long, weary trails he once trod on his way to the kingship of the greatest of the Hyborian nations. Along the way he'll battle traitorous noblemen, crafty bandits, scheming merchants, bloodthirsty pirates, mysterious assassins from the East, eldritch vampires from the tomb, and powerful Stygian wizard-priests - and in the end he'll face an enemy called up from the land's nightmare-haunted past, an evil, ancient wizard.

    Jose Garcia says: "The master of sword and sorcery at his best..."
  • Red Nails | Robert E. Howard

    Red Nails

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "Red Nails" is one of the books featuring Conan the Cimmerian (a.k.a Conan the Barbarian) written by American author Robert E. Howard. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan encountering a lost city in which the degenerate inhabitants are proactively resigned to their own destruction. The tale also features a tough and beautiful female pirate named Valeria the Red, catching Conan's eye as well as his respect.

  • The Devil in Iron | Robert E. Howard

    The Devil in Iron

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 33 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "The Devil in Iron" is one of the original Conan the Cimmerian (a.k.a. Conan the Barbarian) books, published in 1934. The plot concerns the resurrection of a mythical demon due to the theft of a sacred dagger, and an unrelated trap - in the lovely form of a noble born sensational beauty called Octavia - that lures Conan to the island fortress roamed by the demon... Get ready for a wonderfully entertaining listening experience!

  • Bran Mak Morn: The Last King | Robert E. Howard

    Bran Mak Morn: The Last King

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Robertson Dean
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    From Robert E. Howard's fertile imagination sprang some of fiction's greatest heroes, including Conan the Cimmerian, King Kull, and Solomon Kane. But of all Howard's characters, none embodied his creator's brooding temperament more than Bran Mak Morn, the last king of a doomed race.

    rick says: "Its not the mighty Conan"
  • The People of the Black Circle | Robert E. Howard

    The People of the Black Circle

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Edward Miller
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    "The People of the Black Circle" is one of the original books featuring Conan the Cimmerian (or Conan the Barbarian), written by American author Robert E. Howard. It is set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age and concerns Conan kidnapping a regal princess of Vendhya (pre-historical India) and foiling a nefarious plot of world domination by the Black Seers of Yimsha. Due to its epic scope and atypical Hindustan flavor, the story is considered an undisputed classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars.

  • A Witch Shall Be Born: Conan the Barbarian | Robert E. Howard

    A Witch Shall Be Born: Conan the Barbarian

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Robert E. Howard
    • Narrated By Phil Chenevert
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    Conan the Cimmerian! His mighty muscles and thews are tested here to their limit. The kingdom of Khauran is admittedly a small one, nestled between the vast desert and the plains, but it is blessed with an abundance of rich soil, hardworking devoted inhabitants and much gold but most of all by a sweet young queen who is as wise and beneficent as she is beautiful.

  • Beyond the Black River | Robert E Howard

    Beyond the Black River

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Robert E Howard
    • Narrated By Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
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    Conan is working for pay as a soldier at the frontier fort of Tuscelan. While out scouting he saves the life of Balthus, and the two become embroiled in a fight for their lives and a war against the invading picts. Can Conan and Balthus defeat the evil sorcerer that has summoned ancient monsters and bound the pictish clans as never before?

    Christopher S. Doyle says: "Thrilling action!"
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