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Dead in the West
     

Dead in the West

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by Joe R. Lansdale
 

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Mud Creek, Texas is doing alright—a real, thriving little community with a hotel, a café and a church, in addition to the livery and saloon. Seems like just the right sort of place for Reverend Jebidiah Mercer to pitch a tent and hold a revival. They shouldn’t have gotten together and lynched that Indian medicine man, though. They really

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Mud Creek, Texas is doing alright—a real, thriving little community with a hotel, a café and a church, in addition to the livery and saloon. Seems like just the right sort of place for Reverend Jebidiah Mercer to pitch a tent and hold a revival. They shouldn’t have gotten together and lynched that Indian medicine man, though. They really shouldn’t have done that. It’s a good thing the Reverend can shoot straight, because in the dark of night, the dead of Mud Creek are rising… and they’re hungry.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013270145
Publisher:
Gere Donovan Press
Publication date:
10/10/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
481,046
File size:
350 KB

Meet the Author

With more than thirty books to his credit, Joe R. Lansdale is the Champion Mojo Storyteller. He’s been called “an immense talent” by Booklist; “a born storyteller” by Robert Bloch; and The New York Times Book Review declares he has “a folklorist’s eye for telling detail and a front-porch raconteur’s sense of pace.”

He’s won umpty-ump awards, including sixteen Bram Stoker Awards, the Grand Master Award from the World Horror Convention, a British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Horror Critics Award, the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature, the “Shot in the Dark” International Crime Writer’s Award, the Golden Lion Award, the Booklist Editor’s Award, the Critic’s Choice Award, and a New York Times Notable Book Award. He’s got the most decorated mantle in all of Nacogdoches!

Lansdale lives in Nacogdoches, Texas, with his wife, Karen, writer and editor.

Find him online at www.JoeRLansdale.com.

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Dead in the West 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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For some reason I thought this was going to be multiple stories that covered the Reverand's adventures but it was just one. Pretty short read, only 111 pages but it had a good story: nice blend of western and the undead. Would definitely recommend.
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