Book Haul/Spotlight: Death Angel’s Shadow by Karl Edward Wagner

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I have been adding many new books to my collection recently. My interest in reading has shifted to older books and authors. So I thought instead of just a simple book haul post I would do more of a spotlight/introduction post as well. So in the post below you will not only find the usual book haul photo’s, but book and author info as well. I hope you will take the time to look it over and maybe take a chance at checking out books and authors that you may have forgot about or discover in these post!

Today we have:

Death Angel’s Shadow

by Karl Edward Wagner

Death Angel’s Shadow (1973) – Story collections

by Karl Edward Wagner

Cover Art – Frank Frazetta

A quest that took Kane into forbidden wastelands, and tested his killer skills against the most brutal forces ever summoned against a single man. Kane knew he’d lost his strength, and perhaps his soul, when he entered the erotic web of the vampire. . . .

“Reflections for the Winter of My Soul” – Kane meets a shapeshifting enemy who knows him (sequel to Dark Crusade).
“Cold Light” – a knight forms a band of crusaders and mercenaries in a quest to find and kill Kane.
“Mirage” – Kane meets another immortal and discovers that death is not the answer to his problems.

Karl Edward Wagner (12 December 1945 – 14 October 1994) was an American writer, poet, editor and publisher of horror, science fiction, and heroic fantasy, who was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and originally trained as a psychiatrist. He wrote numerous dark fantasy and horror stories. As an editor, he created a three-volume set of Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian fiction restored to its original form as written, and edited the long-running and genre-defining The Year’s Best Horror Stories series for DAW Books. His Carcosa publishing company issued four volumes of the best stories by some of the major authors of the so-called Golden Age pulp magazines. He is possibly best known for his creation of a series of stories featuring the character Kane, the Mystic Swordsman.

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