Mayhem on Bear Creek

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Mayhem on Bear Creek
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Cover of the first edition
AuthorRobert E. Howard
IllustratorTim Kirk
Cover artistTim Kirk
CountryUnited States
SeriesBreckinridge Elkins
GenreWestern short stories
PublisherDonald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback)
Pages226 pp

Mayhem on Bear Creek is a collection of Western short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,900 copies. The stories had not previously been collected.


  • "No Cowherders Wanted!"
  • "Mayhem and Taxes"
  • "Evil Deeds at Red Cougar"
  • "The Peaceful Pilgrim"
  • "While Smoke Rolled"
  • "A Elkins Never Surrenders"
  • "Sharp's Gun Serenade"


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