Book Haul: Bloodstone and Darkness Weaves by Karl Edward Wagner

 

 

 

I have been looking for these books for such a long time! Can’t believe I finally found some copies, and they are in good shape. In my quest to find awesome vintage Sword and Sorcery paperbacks I look everywhere I can locally. I know I can find some online but they are usually overpriced. I like to see the books in person and I hate the wait for them to ship. But I have never been able to find Kane books at my local haunts. I broke down and bought these two online. I have been following this Facebook page for a little while now and gave them a go. Brian’s and No BullJust Books were great to work with, fair prices, and it didn’t take forever to get my books. They have great Vintage paperbacks, you should go check them out.

Brian’s and No BullJust Books 

https://www.facebook.com/Brians-and-No-Bull-Just-Books-323970871365119/

 

These Kane books are fantastic, some of the best Sword and Sorcery ever. If you get the chance give them a read you won’t be disappointed. Big fan of Karl Edward Wagner!

 


 

 

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Bloodstone by Karl Edward Wagner (1975) Cover art by Frank Frazetta

In the dark swamp, where toadmen croak and cower, slumbers a secret relic of the days when creatures from the stars ruled the earth. In the booty captured in a savage raid, Kane discovers a ring, a bloodstone which is key to the power that lies buried, inactive but not dead, within the forest. The Kane series of novels and stories by Karl Edward Wagner have been recognized as dark classics of the sword and sorcery genre.

 

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Darkness Weaves by Karl Edward Wagner (1978) Cover art by Frank Frazetta

Once Efrel was the beautiful consort of a king. Now she is a hideous creature who lives only for revenge. She has allies to aid her, but only Kane, the Mystic Swordsman, can rally her forces for battle. Only he can deliver the vengeance she has devised in her knowledge of black magic.

 

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