Mike Resnick (Cincinnati, OH) has won an impressive five Hugos and has been nominated for thirty-one more. The author of the Starship series, the John Justin Mallory series, and three other Weird West Tales, he has sold sixty-nine novels and more than two hundred fifty short stories and has edited forty anthologies. His Kirinyaga series, with sixty-seven major and minor awards and nominations to date, is the most honored series of stories in the history of science fiction.
"Delightful--a potential blockbuster...."
--Kirkus Reviews "The latest entry in Resnick's steampunk series featuring historical figures of America's Old West continues to showcase the author's grasp of the art of storytelling, particularly of the tall tale. Throw in some shamanic magic, zombies, and dinosaurs, and the result is a rollicking steampunk adventure for fans of American history and Westerns."
--Library Journal STARRED REVIEW Praise for the Weird West Tales: "A mad mixture of steampunk and magic set in an alternate Wild West, this is hugely entertaining and should please fans of SF and westerns."
-Booklist, starred review "A fast, fun, and often-amusing tale where Wild West meets steampunk. . . . A modernday tall tale with the requisite larger-than-life characters."
-Miami Herald "A unique world where alternate history and actual historical facts blend seamlessly. ...The Weird West series is pure fun and possesses cross genre appeal--a great choice for a light, witty read."
-Historical Novel Society "Fast guns, fast plotting, and a comfortably entertaining writing style make this novel a rollicking western with a steampunk tweak."