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The Shadow Laughs

The Shadow Laughs


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

Maxwell Grant The Shadow Laughs CHAPTER I DEATH INTERRUPTS A taxicab skirted around the corner. Violently, brakes clamped on before the third house in the row. An odd, elongated figure stepped briskly to the sidewalk, hurriedly thrust a bill into the drivers hand, and then, looking neither to right nor left, hurried up the steps to the house. Within the hallway, the man stood for a moment, as though enjoying a sense of security for that brief interval. The dim light revealed his thin, pale face, ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two

The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two


Barry Reese

ISBN: 8708344022
Year of publication: 2014

Barry Reese The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume Two Chapter I: Voyagers on the Sea of Death Sovereign City Harbor, 1937 Bulky and foreboding in the thick night fog, the steamship Geischler loomed over the pier to which she was moored, where busy ship hands were loading the last pieces of cargo into her hold. The dim lights cast from the pier were kind to the Geischler, hiding the scratched and unpainted hull of the ship. In fact, the lighting combined with the fog to give the false impression ...

Keywords: Pulp Fiction
The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One

The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One


Barry Reese

ISBN: 9781483927633
Year of publication: 2013

Barry Reese The Adventures of Gravedigger, Volume One PROLOGUE Sovereign City, October 28, 1776 The Hessian spat out the blood that filled his mouth, hefting his saber for another attack. He was standing in ankle-deep mud, his uniform stained with grime and gore, and the men he faced were poorly trained Revolutionaries. Their main advantage was the fact that they knew the territory well but the Hessian also knew that a man fighting for his home and family was given extra strength and ferocity. ...

Keywords: Pulp Fiction
Nightcrawlers

Nightcrawlers


Tim Curran

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Tim Curran NIGHTCRAWLERS 1 The spades sinking into wet earth sounded like axes into soft necks. They rose and fell, shoveling out dirt and exposing roots, stones and worse things. As the rain kept coming down, Kenney leaned under the overhang of the old farmhouse and watched the crime scene techs in their dark utilities and yellow rain slickers poking the earth, prodding it, digging into it like farmers working some grim harvest. He dragged off a cigarette and felt the chill and hated everything ...

Keywords: creatures monster pulp fiction Subterranean Suspense Underground Dwellers
Doomsday

Doomsday


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843962321
Year of publication: 2009

David L. Robbins ENDWORLD: DOOMSDAY Dedicated to Judy, Joshua and Shane. Some say there are four ages of man. Some say there are five. Others say the total is twelve. But there is no set number. Human history is not a straight line. It is a circle. A circle of cycles. Humans rise and they fall. They create and they destroy, and then create from that which fell to begin a new cycle all over again. That is the nature of things. The Book of Secret Truth 1. Future Tense Minnesota They were going to ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Chicago Run

Chicago Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843931457
Year of publication: 1991

David L. Robbins CHICAGO RUN PROLOGUE If you want my opinion, Sarge, these patrols are a waste of our time, Corporal Lyle Carson commented while trudging along a secondary road located five miles southwest of Technic City. He squinted up at the bright January sun, glad he was wearing his thermal combat fatigues. Even with the sunshine the temperature hovered only in the twenties. If he didnt have the thermal protection hed be freezing his butt off after seven hours of patrol duty. I didnt ask ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Madman Run

Madman Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843931242
Year of publication: 1991

David Robbins MADMAN RUN Dedicated to Judy, Joshua, and Shane. To everyone who remembers those scary Saturday afternoon matinees. Oh. And to the memory of H.G. Wells. His imagination has inspired so many. Dear Plato: Hi. Enclosed is the file you requested. I had to go into the basement to find it. No one has read this particular one in many years, and I was extremely surprised when you asked for it. Although you are probably as familiar with the facts as I am, I thought it might help to ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Spartan Run

Spartan Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843930801
Year of publication: 1991

David Robbins SPARTAN RUN Dedicated to Judy, Joshua, and Shane. PROLOGUE If one of their patrols spots us, were dead. At least well have died trying. The two men ran at a steady pace to the northwest, angling across a wild field, the landscape surrounding them brightly illuminated by the radiant full moon overhead. Both men were in superb physical condition due to their grueling daily toil, and both breathed easily as they silently ate up the distance to the next stretch of woods. Off to the ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
New Orleans Run

New Orleans Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843930542
Year of publication: 1991

David L. Robbins NEW ORLEANS RUN Dedicated to Judy, Joshua, and Shane. And to the memory of Robert E. Howard. PROLOGUE The young woman halted and spun, her long raven tresses swirling, and stared intently at the benighted landscape to her rear. I think were being followed, she asserted. Youre imagining things, her companion stated. A brown-haired man in his early twenties, he wore faded jeans, a green shirt, and a denim backpack. Didnt you hear something just now the woman asked anxiously. She ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Yellowstone Run

Yellowstone Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843930009
Year of publication: 1990

David L. Robbins YELLOWSTONE RUN PROLOGUE There was something out mere. Something lurking in the tall timber. Eagle Feather paused in the act of chopping wood for the fire, his right arm upraised, his tomahawk gleaming in the afternoon sunlight, and gazed at the surrounding forest, his keen brown eyes scrutinizing every shadow. The feeling of being watched was stronger now than ever before, and he frowned when he failed to detect any movement in the pine trees. Is something wrong Putting a smile ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Green Bay Run

Green Bay Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843929799
Year of publication: 1990

David L. Robbins GREEN BAY RUN Prologue The wolves would feast on his corpse soon. He reached the top of a low hill and glanced over his right shoulder at the pack of seven dark forms flitting through the forest. A shudder rippled along his spine at the thought of their glistening teeth crunching into his body. He gazed up at the afternoon sun, sweat caking his skin, then hastened down the hill. How much farther After coming so very, very far, after traveling hundreds of miles and having ...

Keywords: pulp fiction
Boston Run

Boston Run


David L Robbins

ISBN: 9780843929522
Year of publication: 1990

David L. Robbins BOSTON RUN Chapter One His grey eyes snapped open with the abruptness typical of those who were brought back from the dead, and he stared at the yellow ceiling overhead in a state of dazed bewilderment. Where am I was the first question his mind posed. He tried to lift his arms, but for some reason they wouldnt budge. What happened was his second question. He knew he was lying on his back on a soft surface, although he couldnt remember how he got there. His throat felt extremely ...

Keywords: pulp fiction