The Spicy-Adventure MEGAPACK ™: 25 Tales from the “Spicy” Pulps

Robert Leslie Bellem (Author), Victor Rousseau (Author), Arthur Wallace (Author)

The pulp magazines of the early to mid 20th Century are often “politically incorrect” by modern standards. However, the “Spicy” magazines — Spicy-Adventure Stories, Spicy Mystery, Spicy Western, etc. — were politically incorrect by their own contemporary standards as well. With the occasional passing glimpse of a creamy-smooth thigh (or other womanly part!), and often filled with sexism, racism, and over-the-top plots and language, they nevertheless manage to titillate with more innuendo than anything else. If you find such things offensive, this is definitely not the right MEGAPACK™ for you. But if you enjoy the occasional stroll down the back alleys of pulp publishing, here’s a walk on the seamy side of the 1930s! Included are:

  • THE SHANGHAI JESTER, by Robert Leslie Bellem
  • BLACK MURDER, by Carl Moore 
  • SUEZ SOUVENIR, by Jerome Hyams
  • THE HOUSE OF WEIRD SLEEP, by Charles R. Allen 
  • CAVE OF THE CRISS-CROSS KNIVES, by C.C. Spruce
  • HOT BLOOD, by Arthur Wallace
  • THE MOON GOD TAKES, by Robert Leslie Bellem
  • SMUGGLER’S ISLAND, by Atwater Culpepper
  • TALISMAN OF DOOM, by James W. Marvin
  • TATTOOED BLONDE, by Ellery Watson Calder
  • WHITE MEAT, by Don King
  • RED BAMBOO, by Jason Lyttell
  • THE BLACK , by Ellery Watson Calder
  • THE ISLE OF MONSTERS, by Jane Thomas 
  • TUFFY AND HIS HAREM, by Nick Anderson 
  • QUEEN OF THE FLAMING ARROWS, by Frank E. Marks
  • VALLEY OF BLOOD, by Victor Rousseau
  • LUST TO KILL, by Jose Vaca
  • MARRIAGE FOR MURDER, by C.A.M. Donne
  • MESSAGE TO MORGAN, by Guy Russell 
  • RIVER OF FIRE, by Ken Cooper
  • SKY GODDESS, by Clive Trent
  • LEAF OF THE LOTUS, by Guy Russell 
  • THE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER, by Clark Nelson 
  • ADVENTURE’S END, by Robert Leslie Bellem


If you enjoy this volume of classic stories, don’t forget to search your favorite ebook store for “Wildside Press Megapack” to see the 230+ other entries in this series, including mysteries, adventure, science fiction, fantasy, horror, westerns — and much, much more!

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