Bold Venture Press

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Bold Venture Press publishes quality reprints of classic pulp fiction, and exciting new fiction in the realms of mystery, science fiction and horror. Our flagship title is Pulp Adventures, a quarterly magazine showcasing classic reprints and new stories, spanning the diverse world of pulp fiction.

Bold Venture releases three new titles each month. We are proud to present author C.J. Henderson's hard-boiled Jack Hagee, Private Eye series -- and to feature the never-before-published fourth novel in the series. Bold Venture Press released "Zorro: The Complete Pulp Adventures" by Johnston McCulley, under license from Zorro Productions.

Bold Venture Press is open to submissions from new authors, or people interesting in compiling anthologies of stories from the classic pulp magazines.

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Hellbent on Homicide
Series: Griff and Fats. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,170. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Bay City, 1962 — a time of peace and trust, when girls hitch-hiked without a care. But for an ice-hearted killer, it’s a time of easy pickings. When he kills the daughter of a rich power-broker, all hell breaks loose, and he goes on a crazy killing spree to cover his tracks. Griff and Fats, two free-wheeling homicide detectives, begin hunting the monster who tortures and kills.
The City Annihilator
Series: The Twilight Patrol, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,460. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Beneath our feet, beneath this very spot, lies beauty beyond all comprehension. This beauty lies in the form of seven cities, linked in mysterious and secretive ways to one another, and the destiny of all mankind. But the Mysteriarchs of the Abyss are preparing to destroy the seven cities. The aftermath will yield ultimate power, and perhaps The Twilight Patrol cannot rescue them.
Dragon God Over the Western Front
Series: The Twilight Patrol, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,940. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Out of the night explodes an engine of unimaginable fury, powered by the drive to accumulate and hoard for the mere sake of possession — a beast that should be a myth, thriving on the nightmares welling out of the unconscious mind. The Twilight Patrol confronts a dragon of gargantuan proportions with more destructive rage than the Great War itself!
The Last Temptation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
During a fierce custody battle, recovering addict Eileen Cameron and her daughter Kinley Whitney vanish into the night. The estranged husband, Bradley Whitney, insists Eileen has taken their daughter to hide with the Indians in the desert. Moriah Dru of Child Trace is hired to locate the girl and her home — but Dru is wary of the husband’s claims.
To Battle Beyond
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
In the early days of World War II, a trio of the Pulp Era's greatest heroes — The Black Bat; The Domino Lady, and Inspector Legrasse--band together to battle nightmare creatures and ninjas, as the Japanese high command plan to use the dreaded Necronomicon to defeat American forces.
Primal Spillane: Early Stories 1941 - 1942
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » General
"Primal Spillane" collects the earliest short stories of Mickey Spillane, the creator of Mike Hammer, P.I. These flash fiction pieces appeared in Golden Age comic books, as filler material, in a variety of genres. These fast-moving stories give readers an opportunity to see a master storyteller on his way to becoming the 20th Century's best-selling crime-fiction author.
The Exploding Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After Eddie Knox settles in Chinatown, the mysterious Dr. Kublar gifts him with a job running "errands," plunging him into a quest for an ancient stone tablet with powerful occult secrets. Now Eddie is the unwitting courier, cautiously threading his way between the authorities and the local tongs, against the backdrop of San Francisco’s underground music scene.
Zorro and the Little Devil
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An all-new adventure! Under cover of night, a wicked pirate crew landed on the California shores, infiltrating Reina de los Angeles. Their sadistic leader, Diabolito, would resort to murder to claim a fortune. Then, the masked horseman Zorro rode once more — to challenge a swordsman who might be his superior! PLUS: "Diego and the Baron," an absolutely true short story by Baron Munchausen!
Remembrance Acres: The Golden Years of Super-Heroes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Golden Years of Super-Heroes aren't always golden, especially when they spend their final days in Remembrance Acres — in poor health — and their only advocate is Gardner Flookz. This crusading malpractice adjuster flunked medical AND law school ... but gained enough understanding to swagger through both worlds. If space cadets, wizards, and vampires have nowhere to turn, Flookz is on the case!
Wolf's Clothing
Series: Moriah Lake / Richard Dru. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The seventh in the Moriah Dru / Richard Lake series begins when Atlanta’s famous police dog, Buddy, is stolen from his handler’s SUV. The community howls in anguish over the canine’s disappearance, and soon A.P.D. Lieutenant Richard Lake is on the hunt with his lover, P.I. Moriah Dru. The trail leads to an investment scam, dubbed The Wolves of Atlanta, and a mega-church’s finances.
Signed in Blood: Deals With the Devil Gone Bad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
"We the undersigned, fully understanding of the risks involved, do willingly present our tales of infernal dealings, agreement and contracts." Thirteen authors submit cautionary tales against doing business with a certain gentleman. Twisted “soulful” tales of terror and humor about those who seek fame, fortune and power the easy way — but at “the greatest expense.”
The Last Redhead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sometimes you do it for the money. Sometimes you do it for the thrill. But usually, you do it for the girl. What is “hardboiled” fiction? The girl you gave a ride to, without mentioning it to your wife … The “sure thing” at the race track … The payroll money “no one” will miss … John L. French demonstrates “hardboiled” in 15 stories. Read them before you inevitably throw caution to the wind …
Flight of the Ko
Series: The Cleaners. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the twenty-second century, an African tribe staves off hostile forces in a Sub-Saharan desert. The mysterious Prophet, leader of the Pure Earth Movement, eyes the tribes’s most valuable resource — Collapsium, the lightest, most durable metal in the known solar system. But the proud Kō tribe isn’t so easily swayed … They’ve faced down adversity in the past, honorably and fiercely ...
Drones of the Ravaging Wind
Series: The Twilight Patrol, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,240. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
"Readers nostalgic for the flash and dazzle of pulp derring-do will find this adventure tale a fitting homage."— Publishers Weekly The strangest adventurers of all join forces against the dreaded Mysteriarchs of the Abyss — an ancient order of wizards or demigods with an insatiable appetite for destruction. Their goal: transform the "War to End All Wars" into the "War to End All But War!"
Maggot Czar of the Everglades
Series: The Twilight Patrol, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
City after city falls before The Mysteriarchs of the Abyss, whose deadly arsenal of bullet proof-zeppelins and flesh-eating flies have made them masters of the air. In the hour of America’s greatest need, The Twilight Patrol arrives with a mystic rune offering salvation, but the country has dedicated itself to hunting down its saviors.
Pawnbrokers of Eternal Blight
Series: The Twilight Patrol, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,100. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A strange manner of contagion -- the likes of which the world has never seen -- spreads across the Florida Everglades. Is this the result of chemical toxins driving back the bestial flies brought to America by the Central Powers? Or is it some new accursed pestilence provided by the Mysteriarchs of the Abyss ...?
The Kansas Kid Rides Again
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,020. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The sequel to "Alias, The Kansas Kid" ... The Kansas Kid is back in the saddle, hunting for a new “Kansas Kid” — The Oklahoma Kid — a tin-horn trading off his notorious reputation. Everybody’s gotta grow up some time, and when The Kid meets up with his would-be successor, the knock-off is going to grow up quick. They say let sleeping dogs lie ... and leave the Kansas Kid to enjoy his retirement.
The Last Goodbye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A routine traffic stop escalates into a mob vendetta, putting a good cop and his wife on the run. When he turns to his friend Vic Powers for help, everything hits the proverbial fan. Powers has already been kicked off the force for “brutality.” Now he’s got an excuse to demonstrate real brutality against some people who deserve it.
Harvest of Homicide
Series: Griff and Fats. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In 1963, tough-as-nails Bay City Homicide cops, Griff & Fats, are mired in the most brutal cases of their careers. While they're stalked by an unknown assailant, the detectives hunt a monster killing young women by the dozens.
Railroad Stories #5: Steam and Steel
Series: Railroad Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Friend against Foe and Rail against Rail! A personal squabble that mushroomed into a vengeance game, from the shell-torn tracks of France to the smooth main line of the S.F. & E., back in the USA. Then, haunted by the shadow of murder and pursuit, Dave Meade couldn't forget the roar of the rails. Then, out of the night and the driving storm on the main line in the Ozarks, came a girl and fate.
Flying Blind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,140. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
A weekend pilot is offered a fistful of cash by a Jamaican taxi driver in return for an overnight flight to New Jersey. Sure, it sounded fishy ... when the trip turns out to be a drug run for a cocaine cartel, he lands in real jeopardy.
Jack Hagee: No Torrent Like Greed
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Just weeks after the events of "Nothing Lasts Forever, Jack bets big on "a sure thing." To recoup his losses, Jack takes a case his inner voice tells him is best left untouched. What follows involves Jack and his friends with the Feds, The Russians, and an organization capable of blowing New York City off the map. It all begins as a simple investigation into an ice cream company.
Jack Hagee: Nothing Lasts Forever
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Jack Hagee decides to form his own detective agency, someone marks the occasion with military-grade fireworks. Once he dusts himself off, Hagee flies to Hong Kong to get revenge on the culprit. While he's at it, he might recover three-billion dollars.
Jack Hagee: Something For Nothing
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A killer stalks the streets of New York, outlining his victims in chalk -- and soon everyone is hunting "The Outliner", including Jack Hagee, private eye. While waiting for a break in the "Outliner" case, a vicious street gang demands “tribute” from one of his Chinatown clients.
I'll Grind Their Bones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,460. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
American news reporter John Keats interviews Count Vasil Garganoff, mysterious manufacturing mogul of Hertha Gun Works in Transylvania. When Teutony and Esperench diplomats are found dead, the world suddenly teeters on the brink of war!
Jack Hagee: No Free Lunch
Series: Jack Hagee, Private Eye. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Carl Miller’s fiancee disappears, he follows her trail to New York City, eventually finding himself in the office of private investigator Jack Hagee. Taking the case against his better judgement, Hagee finds himself in the center of a circle of blood, with the corpses piling up fast. Soon, Hagee wonders if the woman is worth saving … Also, a bonus short story, "Bop Bop".
Awesome Tales #2: Der Fuerer Mabuse
Series: Awesome Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
World War II, hardboiled cops, and a band of amateur ghost-hunters! Awesome Tales returns with a new spine-tingler by R. Allen Leider -- "Der Feurher Mabuse," documents a heretofore unchronicled exploit of Dr. Mabuse, the legendary super-criminal from novels and silent films! Is the mind of Dr. Mabuse pulling the nefarious strings in Hitler's plans?
Heaven's Gate
Series: The Cleaners. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Three years have passed since BC Smith, Raysa, Steven Walker and members of the Truth rebelled against a corrupt Church regime in their headquarters, the Cathedral. The Truth members are now wanted by the Church with death warrants on their heads. Now a new threat emerges: the Pure Earth Movement and its Tyrannical leader are pushing to control the Terran system.
Murder in the Medina
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Horror » Occult
In modern Tangier, wayward expat artists find themselves targeted by a diabolical cult. Aided by the enigmatic Inspector Hassan, and his knowledge of mystic menaces, they may have a slim chance at survival. With more twists and turns than the passageways of the Medina; the battle ensues in a noirish mystery, an exotic adventure, and a psychological exploration into uncharted psychic landscapes.
Guide to American Culture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Surrounded by an unfamiliar language, references and ideas, many students coming here to learn English along with newcomers hoping to start a new life in the United States find themselves quickly overwhelmed and bewildered. This book is their road map to an American culture that has enveloped them and has spread worldwide.
Murder On the Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An ancient château in Haiti is the scene of a blood-curdling series of murders. Was the murderer man, beast or some supernatural being? Theodore Roscoe's story unravels impossible shootings, inexplicable disappearances, and the stirrings of rebellion. These are the background elements for this unforgettable weekend house-party in the heart of Zombie madness.
Railroad Stories #4: Civil War
Series: Railroad Stories. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
By the creator of "Jim Hatfield" and "Walt Slade" -- Engineer Boone Hatfield rises through Confederate ranks, transporting troops and artillery via the South Carolina Railroad. Soon, he’s tasked with keeping General Sherman’s marauding army at bay in a running battle stretching from South Carolina to Virginia. Also: Tales of Jaggers Dunn and the C. & P.
The Killers Are Coming
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The paint hasn’t dried on the door to Sligo’s detective agency, and he’s contemplating closing shop. When Rudy Cohan offers him a cash-filled envelope in Baltimore’s Penn Station, he crosses his fingers and hopes for the best. Is Rainy Dawn cheating on her producer boyfriend? Where does she get her extra spending money? Soon, a mob hit points the finger at right bat at Sligo ...
Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
Around the Turn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Race cars careening around yet another turn seem common-place today, but the sport had to maneuver around some daunting roadblocks just to get to the start-finish line and faces more in the future. In Around the Turn, NASCAR historian Bill Lazarus documents NASCAR’s greatest triumphs, and some of its more bizarre moments, as it seeks a wider and audience amid rising costs and growing competition.
Where Memory Hides: A Writer's Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Where Memory Hides" is a guided tour through the life and career of Richard Lupoff, a versatile author mystery and science fiction. His credits include "All In Color For a Dime" and "Edgar Rice Burroughs: Master of Adventure." His story “12:01 PM,” spawned a legion of imitators. Lupoff offers insights on writing, haggling with agents, and literary criticism of classic authors.
The Galaxy Queen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,850. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Ruben Hall was an ordinary teenager — until he was given the opportunity to join the elite Space Rangers corps! Accompanied by his girlfriend and plucky uncle, Ruben Hall graduates Space Ranger Academy and quickly becomes an interstellar hero! So, why isn't the Space Ranger Council pleased? Before he can say "Warp Speed," Ruben becomes an outlaw with a price on his head!
Name of the Stranger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Robert Sutherland seemed harmless enough until Dr. Mason Stevens announced he was closing his practice. Soon Dr. Stevens is at peace half-way around the world … until Sutherland appears. "Name of the Stranger" is a contemporary thriller, written in the spirit of Patricia Highsmith, about a mental patient demanding "closure" -- but this psychologist won't close this case without a fight.
Pulp Adventures #23: Homicide Hotfoot
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This issue's Big Pulp is "Homicide Hotfoot" by Robert Leslie Bellem. Another wild ride with Dan Turner, Hollywood Detective, rescuing a movie comedy team. Theodore Roscoe's "Luck!" follows a hapless gambler experiencing a miraculous winning streak. Sherlock Holmes meets Ebeneezer Scrooge, plus five more western yarns, mystery and science fiction tales, and a profile of author Theodore Roscoe.
The Taxol Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,450. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For three decades, the FDA denied approval of a first-in-class drug, "taxol," condemning thousands of breast-cancer victims to certain death. The Taxol Thief is the story of one couple's attempt to evade that fate by smuggling taxol from China through Russia.
The Cathedral
Series: The Cleaners. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,780. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What happens if an assassin gains a conscience? For a “Cleanser” with emotions, singularity is too much … The Cathedral combines high-concept speculation with fast action and cliffhanger thrills. The Church has become the predominant government entity, developing its own enforcement arm. Once their best "Cleanser" goes rogue, all Hell breaks loose ...
Hidden Truths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
A yearning for connection binds many of the stories in Jeff Boyle’s fine collection. In a world where people find themselves increasingly isolated from neighbors and their communities, Boyle shows us again and again characters swimming against that tide to reach some kind of bond with another.
The Nemesis Chronicles: Crime's Death Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Action and adventure in the tradition of The Spider and The Executioner! Harry Turner won’t sit on the sidelines any longer. He’s through watching his neighborhoods and fellow New Yorkers suffer. Drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters practically have free reign. When he dons the nightblack disguise of The Nemesis, criminals won’t stand a chance against his brand of Justice.
Ghost Bullet Range
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Phil Banniton spurs steadily south, a young giant of a man, heedless of the enemy at hand — his single-minded purpose, a final showdown with the enemy that lay waiting ahead. The Circle Box ranch owner decided to purchase his competitor, the Diamond W ranch — or destroy it! He didn’t bargain on Banniton's rage. Johnston McCulley, creator of Zorro, delivers a fast-paced tale of Old West justice.
Hellfire Lounge # 5: Purgatory Potpourri
Series: The Hellfire Lounge. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Friday night at the Hellfire Lounge, the swankiest club this side of purgatory ... A rowdy crowd of eleven magical storytellers gathers at the bar. Amidst the fun and frolic at Satan’s playground, they will amaze and terrify you with supernatural tales. Pull up a chair and listen, but be warned — these tales will haunt your dreams long after last call.
Bianca Jones: Blood Is the Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Vampires in Baltimore? It hardly seems likely, but Detective Bianca Jones finds herself on the case anyway. Having vanquished monsters and demons, Bianca becomes the unofficial monster-hunter of the Baltimore Police. Now she catches the assignments no one speaks about – not to other officers, not to the public and certainly not to the media.
Love Story Writer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,330. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
LOVE STORY WRITER is crammed with practical advice on writing and selling the romantic story. It takes you from an idea’s gestation to its final submission. It tells you why so many manuscripts fail to sell, and how to avoid common pitfalls that keep authors from success. One of America’s highest paid editors, Daisy Bacon’s advice remains as relevant as when pulp fiction dominated newsstands.
Storm Over the Everglades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Reluctantly, Lindi MacTavish agreed to give up her career in New York to take over her family's small weekly newspaper in Florida. The decision was difficult, and the Clarion's managing editior, the brooding, mysterious Travis Machado, didn't make it any easier. Who was this darkly handsome stranger, as much at home in the wild Everglades as he was in a newspaper office?
Dreamer's Dozen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,020. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The author of "The Comic Book Killer" offers up twelve tales of mystery, science fantasy and horror. "Uncle Elmer," a story of two sisters remembering their war veteran father, evokes memories of the Saturday Evening Post, while some stories are affectionate homages to Edgar Rice Burroughs, H.P. Lovecraft and Rex Stout.
The Brass Chills
Series: Inspector Luke Bradley. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Luke Bradley is no stranger to murder, but the stakes have never been higher — the defense of American lives from malevolent Japanese forces. The action begins when screenwriter Chris Wells travels from the west coast to a naval repair base on a barren island. Amid angry rumors and suspicion, Bradley and Wells race to unmask a saboteur before the civilian laborers turn upon each other.
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Griff and Fats
In 1962, Griff and Fats are two homicide detectives for the Bay City Police Department. Before civil rights get between them and the criminals, they hunt down their share of killers and thieves, often crossing the line. Disdained by the force, hated by the underworld, these two walk the tightrope between enforcing the law and becoming worse than the felons they hunt.

Hellbent on Homicide

Price: $3.99 USD.

Harvest of Homicide

Price: $3.99 USD.
The Twilight Patrol
To the world at large, The Twilight Patrol is a high-flying band of scrappy patriots, ever alert for trouble and always willing to lend a hand. To the sinister foes lurking behind the Axis horizon, they are a force to be reckoned with in the onslaught against freedom. To their fans, The Twilight Patrol is the bravest assortment of adventurers ever brought together to confront the dark forces threatening our mortal realm.

Drones of the Ravaging Wind

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The City Annihilator

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Moriah Lake / Richard Dru
The Moriah Dru/Richard Lake series is a series of novels by author Gerrie Ferris Finger, a retired American journalist. The mystery novel series features Moriah Dru, a former police detective now running Child Trace Inc, a lost child finding service. Set in Atlanta, Dru works in conjunction with Atlanta P.D. lieutenant Richard Lake. Their romantic relationship occasionally hinders an investigation, but when they set their sites on the solution to a mystery, they prove an unbeatable team.

Wolf's Clothing

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The Cleaners
The Church becomes the reigning government body, and employs an elite team of assassins -- "Cleansers" -- to maintain a proper citizenship. When certain Cleansers question their mission, they decide to help separate Church and state, resulting in a wide-scale civil war.

Flight of the Ko

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Heaven's Gate

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The Cathedral

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Railroad Stories
All aboard for romance, danger, and plain old American hard work! Bold Venture Press is proud to present RAILROAD STORIES -- classic pulp fiction tales of the American railways! For decades, readers were entertained each month with Railroad Stories Magazine and it's blend of factual articles and fiction yarns. This is wholesome he-man fiction for railroad fans, written by authors who knew trains first-hand!
Jack Hagee, Private Eye
Tall, tough, and honest, Jack Hagee struggles against a dark and bitter world, consoled by his mantra, “every second of every day, everybody does exactly what they want.” Refusing to abandon his search for honorable human beings, he's always prepared for the inevitable disappointments life brings his way. “Reading C.J. Henderson... hit me with the same case of discovery, surprise, semi-shock, and delight that knocked my socks off when I first read Raymond Chandler forty years ago.” – Richard S. Prather, creator of Shell Scott

Jack Hagee: No Free Lunch

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Awesome Tales
Awesome Tales is a thrilling new publication featuring new stories of the venerated pulp heroes and heroines -- and modern tales told with the sensibilities of the grand pulp magazines. This is the publication in which to seek solace from the present-day "politically-correct" brainwashing that soils our great nations. Awesome Tales presents fiction where men are men, and wrong is wrong, and bad guys are punished.
Pulp Adventures
A quarterly safari through the pulp fiction jungle! PULP ADVENTURES presents new and classic fiction and artwork from the original pulp magazines. Mystery, Detective, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Western, Romance -- the pulps covered every genre, and invented a few along the way. PULP ADVENTURES profiles the great, famous authors, and the artisans who toiled in obscurity; The penny-a-word hacks and the thousand-dollar personalities who graduated to the slicks and to celluloid. Every issue is a voyage across the pulp fiction landscape -- from lush jungles to sun-baked deserts, lawless wild west towns to Utopian cities of the future! Don your pith helmets and fedoras and embark on great reading!
The Hellfire Lounge
Satan is your host and his guests include Beezlebub, Druscilla Marie d'Lambert (Wicca Girl) and Cheralyn Rose Moscowitz (Daughter of Darkness). The drinks are strong and a coven of master storytellers impart strange and unearthly tales. Step inside and join the party! You never know who you'll meet in THE HELLFIRE LOUNGE!
Inspector Luke Bradley
A New York City Police homicide inspector conceals a hair-trigger temper, and a fierce dedication to duty, with an aloof wise-cracking manner. With Sergeant Rube Snyder at his side, Luke Bradley’s investigations lead him through dreary slums and five-star hotels.

Cancelled in Red

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The 24th Horse

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I'll Sing at Your Funeral

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The Brass Chills

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Books

Pulp Adventures #22: The Great Green Blight
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
This issue's main feature is "The Great Green Blight" by Emmett McDowell -- a 20,000 word short story of high adventure and space opera. Also, short fiction: Sherlock Holmes hunts Jack the Ripper; weird rock carvings in the old west, weird aviation menace in World War II, and a 4F guy battles Nazis his own way!
Pulp Adventures #21: Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,190. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Does science fiction have the answer for illegal immigration? "Highway J" by Charles Eric Maine depicts a world where a wall must be built within the time-stream! This issue features two thrillers starring Sherlock Holmes: "The Red-Headed League" by Arthur Conan Doyle, and a New Pulp yarn "Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Quarantine" by Adam Beau McFarlane.
Pulp Adventures #19: The Daughter of Huang Chow
Series: Pulp Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A quarterly romp across the landscape of pulp fiction ... “The Daughter of Huang Chow” by Sax Rohmer, a classic thriller by the creator of Fu Manchu, and stories featuring detectives, sailors, and WWI spies! A special story, "Treason for Glory" by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, co-founder of DC Comics!

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