Robert E. Howard

  • First published in Weird Tales, August 1928, alternatively titled 'Solomon Kane'. This was the first Solomon Kane story ever published. In France, Kane finds a girl attacked by a gang of brigands led by a villain known as Le Loup. As she dies in his arms, Kane determines to avenge her death, and the trail leads from France to Africa, ending with Kane's first meeting with N'Longa.

  • Red Nails is the last of the stories about Conan the Cimmerian written by American author Robert E. Howard. A novella, it was originally serialized in Weird Tales magazine from July to October 1936. 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. Due to its grim themes of decay and death, the story is considered a classic of Conan lore and is often cited by Howard scholars as one of his best tales.

  • Set in the pseudo-historical Hyborian Age, this story introduces us to the legendary Conan the Barbarian. After the death of Vendhya's emperor, Bunda Chad, Conan kidnaps his sister - Devi Yasmina. But why did Conan the Barbarian kidnap princess Yasmina? Does he want to be the new ruler of Vendhya or does he simply wants to become rich by exchanging the girl for money? Or is he working for someone with impure intentions?

    If you want to find out the answers, do not hesitate to embark on this journey full of all sorts of weird events, wizards, amazing deeds of super strength and plenty of blood and guts.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Robert Ervin Howard (1906-1936) was an American author who wrote in a wide range of genres. Born and raised in Texas, Howard was a bookish and intellectual child with a great interest in boxing. He is the creator of the pulp fiction hero Conan the Barbarian and is considered as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre.