Westward Weird

By Martin H. Greenberg (Editor); Kerrie Hughes (Editor)
(Daw Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780756407186, 311pp.)

Publication Date: February 7, 2012

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Description
When you were a kid, did you long to put on your cowboy boots, belt on your guns, saddle up, and ride off to find adventures?
Did you sit glued to the TV watching "The Lone Ranger," "Maverick," "Bonanza," "The Wild Wild West," "The Adventures of Brsico County Jr.," and "Firefly"? And were you caught up in movies like "Outlands," "Time Bandits," "Serenity," or "Back to the Future Part III"?
If so, "Westward Weird "is the book for you. Thirteen original stories included here ride a very broad range between science fiction, fantasy, and the paranormal--and all of them are told from a Wild West perspective.

Get ready for some good old-fashioned adventure, like:
The Old Gods cross paths in the Old West.
Two theives are given a job they can't refuse, but no one told them there'd be aliens.
A mining family never expected their claim to be jumped from parallel universes.
A Mars colony may be about to find out extactly how the West was won.
Cowboys will be hard-pressed to ride the herd on the living dead.


Featuring stories from:
Jay Lake -- Larry D. Sweazy -- Anton Strout -- Brenda Cooper -- Seanan McGuire -- Christopher McKitterick -- Steven Saus
Dean Wesley Smith -- Jennifer Brozek -- Kristine Kathryn Rusch -- J. Steven York -- Jeff Mariotte -- Jody Lynn Nye.




About the Author
"New York Times" bestselling author Kim Harrison was born and raised in Michigan and has recently returned there to escape the South Carolina heat. Her bestselling Hollows novels include "Dead Witch Walking"; "The Good, the Bad, and the Undead"; "Every Which Way But Dead"; "A Fistful of Charms"; "For a Few Demons More"; "The Outlaw Demon Wails"; "White Witch, Black Curse"; "Black Magic Sanction"; "Pale Demon"; and "A Perfect Blood". She also writes the bestselling Madison Avery series for young adults, including "Once Dead, Twice Shy" and "Early to Death, Early to Rise".

Kerrie Hughes is an artist, writer, editor, and traveler, currently working towards a Master's degree in Community Counseling. She has been editing anthologies since 2005.
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