This is another of the excellent reprints from Adventure House.
This is a typical “damsel-in-distress” cover with the guy threatening to attack the woman who is chained to he wall with her bra showing.
1. Virgins of the Stone Death: “Terry Grant, adventurer, had but minutes to discover the fiendish Eastern genius who was spreading a terrible malady among his helpless victims. For the glorious young body of the girl Grant love was fated to feel the cold embrace of death, instead of his own warm, protecting one-as her shapely limbs turned into solid stone!”
2. The Soul-Searchers' Lair: “He had a mad desire to scorch his wife's soul through her body, using the intense heat of a blowtorch's searing torture flames.” (That sentence doesn't make a lot of sense to me.)
3. Corpse Girl's Return: “That graceful, eerie woman was beautiful, and there was a promise of burning love for Reporter Cranford in her passionate green eyes. But the newshawk shuddered, for he knew that she had slept the sleep of death with the dank, grisly corpses in the morgue.”
4. Devil's Brew: “Sardonically, deliberately, Gavin Clark visioned his trembling young wife's bestowing her caresses upon a corpse as he prepared to give her lover a devil's brew.”
5. Her Isle of Horror: “Hoke Martin was baffled by the soft looks that dark-eyed Loretta gave him-when her fiance had only just died. But Martin could not forsake her to escape the horrific monsters of her storm-lashed island.
6. The Pain-Master's Bride: “Edward Neymores felt chill horror at sight of Fulton Xavier's sensational statue of a man in pain. But Neymores did not know real horror until he saw the ghastly torment as of a helpless girl as she posed for a newer masterpiece.”
7. Sinister Skein: “Trant became involved in a strange murder skein-depending on the help of a beautiful girl whose confidence he had to win because he had see her wear but the briefest of clothing.”
8. Rehearsal with Doom: “Middle-aged Graham Munster had patiently watched his beautiful war grow old enough for him to force her to be his bride. And to keep her from the arms of another and younger man, Munster had to do a rehearsal with doom.”
9. Lust for Blood: “The young secretary of the Long Island Boat Club became the mariner of weird waters when he floated over corpse currents to find a missing girl in a madman's hideaway where the price of life was blood.”
10. Mate of the Beast: “That majestic wolf of the mountains was always close by when Len Oakley tried to make Marry Timmons his wife. And Oakley found that no mortal man could steal a bride of the beast.”
11. Terror's Tomb: “Private Detective Manton thought the world of pretty Anne Seymour, the rich young heiress he was guiding. So he was willing to descend into a pit of terror to discover why the lovely girl went willingly into the embrace of the parchment-faced Borchard.”
12. Step-Daughter to Greed: “There was fear and terror written on the childlike face of the beautiful girl. But she forced her slim, trembling legs to carry her down into the tomb of the dead-to search for an inheritance in hell.”
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