Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Howard's writing seems so highly charged with energy that it nearly gives off sparks. --Stephen King I adore these books. Howard had a gritty, vibrant style--broadsword writing that cut its way to the heart, with heroes who are truly larger than life. I heartily recommend them to anyone who loves fantasy. --David Gemmell, author of Legend and White Wolf The voice of Robert E. Howard still resonates after decades with readers-- equal parts ringing steel, thunderous horse hooves, and spattered blood. Far from being a stereotype, his creation of Conan is the high heroic adventurer. His raw muscle and sinews, boiling temper, and lusty laughs are the gauge by which all modern heroes must be measured. --Eric Nylund, author of Halo: The Fall of Reach and Signal to Noise That teller of marvelous tales, Robert Howard, did indeed create a giant [Conan] in whose shadow other 'hero tales' must stand. --John Jakes, New York Times bestselling author of the North and South trilogy For stark, living fear . . . what other writer is even in the running with Robert E. Howard? --H. P. Lovecraft Howard wrote pulp adventure stories of every kind, for every market he could find, but his real love was for supernatural adventure and he brought a brash, tough element to the epic fantasy which did as much to change the course of the American school away from precious writing and static imagery as Hammett, Chandler, and the Black Mask pulp writers were to change the course of American detective fiction. --Michael Moorcock, award winning author of the Elric saga In this, I think, the art of Robert E. Howard was hard to surpass: vigor, speed, vividness. And always there is that furious, galloping narrative pace. --Poul Anderson Howard honestly believed the basic truth of the stories he was telling. It's as if he'd said, 'This is how life really was lived in those former savage times!' --David Drake, author of Grimmer Than Hell and Dogs of War For headlong, nonstop adventure and for vivid, even florid, scenery, no one even comes close to Howard. --Harry Turtledove The stories have a livingness about them [that's] impossible to fake. . . . Not one of them is boring--there is always some special touch--and most, of course, are rousers. --Gahan Wilson, reviewer and author of I Paint What I See The best pulp (fantasy) writer was Robert E. Howard. --Fritz Leiber, author of Green Millennium and Farewell to Lankhmar Weird, fantastic, but peopled with real men who think and act as we conceive the thoughts and acts of men. . . . None of the dummies that pirouette through some stories, using stilted, supposedly archaic language, and moving in response to the author's obvious string-pulling. All of which leads you to believe that I like it. Correct. I do. --E. Hoffman Price, author of The Jade Enchantress [Behind Howard's stories] lurks a dark poetry, and the timeless truth of dreams. That is why these tales have survived. They remain a fitting heritage of the poet and dreamer who was Robert E. Howard. --Robert Bloch, author of Psycho HOWARD WAS A TRUE STORYTELLER--one of the first, and certainly among the best, you'll find in heroic fantasy. If you've never read him before, you're in for a real treat. --Charles de Lint, Award-winning author of Forests of the Heart and The Onion Girl