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  • This edition collects the entirety of the 70th Anniversary Illustrated Edition of the adventures of Leigh Brackett's pulp hero, Eric John Stark. Contains Queen of the Martian Catacombs (1949), The Enchantress of Venus (1949), and Black Amazon of Mars...


  • Mars is a dying old world, full of evil tyrants and decaying cities where crime and malevolence run rampant.Eric Stark is an outlaw in this savage world. Orphaned on Mercury and raised by native tribes there, he is hunted by the law, betrayed and wan...


  • This hardcover edition collects the entirety of the 70th Anniversary Illustrated edition of the adventures of Leigh Brackett's pulp hero, Eric John Stark. Contains Queen of the Martian Catacombs (1949), The Enchantress of Venus (1949), and Black Amaz...


  • Born of Earth parents. Raised on Mercury. Mercenary on Mars and Venus. Warrior of the Solar System. "For hours the hard-pressed beast had fled across the Martian desert with its dark rider. Now it was spent. It faltered and broke stride, and when the...



  • In the mysterious lands of Manoa, Xacul claims he is a god, but is he really the one causing the rumbling and fire spouting from the ground? ExcerptIt was stiflingly hot in the submarine's tiny cabin. The steady pound of the screws was a throbbing ac...


  • Erik John Stark is sent on a perilous mission into the Valkis and encounters the Queen of the Martian Catacombs.ExcerptThe leader of the four men rode slowly toward the tor, his right arm raised.His voice carried clearly on the wind. "Eric John Stark...


  • Out there in the green star system; far beyond the confining grip of the Federation, moved the feared Bitter Star, for a thousand frigid years the dark and sinister manipulator of war-weary planets.ExcerptMartie said monotonously, "There is someone a...


  • Attempting to make Venus safe for colonists turns out to be a very dangerous job for Tex and his partner Breska.excerptTex stirred uneasily where he lay on the parapet, staring into the heavy, Venusian fog. The greasy moisture ran down the fort wall,...






  • A quest to the Mountain of Life to save what remained by humanity from the machines that were bent on destroying them.excerptMouse stirred the stew in the small iron pot. There wasn't much of it. She sniffed and said:"You could have stolen a bigger j...


  • MacIan was a man with a secret, and it had followed him to Venus and the Legion, escape was impossible…ExcerptSilence was on the barracks like a lid clamped over tight-coiled springs. Men in rumpled uniforms—outlanders of the Stellar Legion, spac...


  • An Earthman on Mercury stumbles into a long lost colony in a hidden air-filled valley, ruled by harsh Sunstone wielding hawk controlling lords - and, of course, an alien overlord behind them.excerptIt was dark in the caves under Mercury. It was hot, ...


  • Grimly Eric John Stark slogged toward that ancient Martian city -- with every step he cursed the talisman of Ban Cruach that flamed in his blood-stained belt. Behind him screamed the hordes of Ciaran, hungering for that magic jewel -- ahead lay the d...


  • The Kraylens are a dying tribe, a scrap of old Venus, but Campbell is determined to help those that had helped him! excerpt"Roy Campbell woke painfully. His body made a blind, instinctive lunge for the control panel, and it was only when his hands st...


  • The wise men of Caer Dhu were not so wise. They found the secret of Shanga, and they escaped their wars and their troubles by fleeing backward along the path of evolution.Excerpt Burk Winters remained in the passenger section while the Starflight mad...


  • A huge amount of money for a simple job. The deal seemed too good to be true…Excerpt Bucky Shannon leaned forward across the little hexagonal table. He knocked over the pitcher of thil, but it didn't matter. The pitcher was empty. He jabbed me in t...


  • It was driving men to madness… they had managed to capture it, but for how long?ExcerptLundy was flying the aero-space convertible by himself. He'd been doing it for a long time. So long that the bottom half of him was dead to the toes and the top ...


  • Eric Falken couldn't run any more. At least he'd led the Hiltonists away from the pitiful starving holes where his people hid, on the outer planets and barren asteroids and dark derelict hulks floating far outside the traveled lanes.ExcerptEric Falke...


  • Few men have gone beyond that barrier, into the vast mystery of Inner Venus. Fewer still have come back.Excerpt The ship moved slowly across the Red Sea, through the shrouding veils of mist, her sail barely filled by the languid thrust of the wind. H...


  • Pendleton's quiet voice was grave. "Mars is old and tired and torn with famine. Venus is young, but her courage is undisciplined. Her barbarians aren't suited to mechanized warfare. And Earth . . . ." He sighed. "Perhaps if we hadn't fought so much a...


  • In the freezing night the great ship held mysterious secrets, secrets that the Piruts and the Hans wanted.Excerpt Wes Kirk shut his teeth together, hard. He turned his back on Ma Kirk and the five younger ones huddled around the box of heat-stones an...


  • He is Eric John Stark, known far and wide around the galaxy because of his many exploits and unparalleled fearlessness. But he is also called N’Chaka, Man-Without-a-Tribe. Born and raised in the savage surroundings of Mercury, and then reclaimed by...


  • Leigh Brackett may be best known for her screenplay for "The Empire Strikes Back," but her lush tales of interplanetary adventures were thrilling readers long before "Star Wars." Collected here are the short novel "Black Amazon of Mars" (the final ma...


  • "Mercury is a lush, hot world. Mel Grey and a group of pioneers and prisoners are working hard to make the planet habitable for man kind. But there are those who would have the world all for themselves. Romance and adventure await Mel Grey on this sa...


  • Eric John Stark rides again! Leigh Brackett’s unforgettable science-fantasy hero of The Secret of Sinharat and The Ginger Star cuts a red swath across the brutal planet Skaith Having killed the king-dog Flay in his quest to save an old friend and ...


  • QUEEN OF THE MARTIAN CATACOMBS by Leigh Brackett Gaunt giant and passionate beauty, they dragged their thirst-crazed way across the endless crimson sands in a terrible test of endurance. For one of them knew where cool life-giving water lapped old st...


  • Picking up where Martian Quest: The Early Brackett left off, this volume collects 12 more tales of strange adventures on other worlds from the undisputed "Queen of Space Opera." Drawn from Planet Stories and Thrilling Wonder Stories pulp magazines, t...


  • Enter Eric John Stark, adventurer, rebel, wildman. Raised on the sun-soaked, savage world of Mercury, Stark lives among the people of the civilized solar system, but his veneer of calm masks a warrior's spirit. In the murderous Martian Drylands the ...


  • Legendary SciFi writer Leigh Brackett (who won a posthumous award for the screenplay to Empire Strikes Back), began her career as a writer trying to reach the pages of Black Mask. She was never successful in this, but her Chandler-influenced novel No...






  • From the screenwriter for STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, THE BIG SLEEP, and RIO BRAVO... Walter Sherrisâ€"successful, happy, good husband and fatherâ€"made just one mistake: he took a walk along a dark road one night. Without warning, a ca...




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    Safe at last, or so Stark thought. But before he could escape from the dying planet of the ginger star, he was betrayed by that treacherous Antarean Penkawr-Che. That villain among men intended to kill Stark, and this time there would be no excape. O...






  • Stardrive! Access to the farthest reaches of the Galaxy! Ballantyne created and tested the new engines. Then he returned from the stars ... alone and dying of radiation. Arch Comyn must find out what happened -- and to do that he must make the pe...


  • Beckwith was known far and wide as a runaway slave, a renegade, a horse thief, and a fearsome warrior who had taken over a hundred scalps, among other things. But the real James Beckwith was even bigger than his mythic persona. Beckwith was as wild a...


  • Matt Harker and his people have journeyed for far too long. A rag-tag group of Earthmen and Venusians floating on the Sea of Morning Opals. Floating without a home and with very little hope. Victimized by hostile natives, burning fevers, bad soil, an...




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