By J. D. Jordan
"Jordan's bizarre western snatches the simplest experience and suspense components from either genres and distills them to their essences, making a violence-laced yet stress-free romp."—Publishers Weekly
"This first novel provides a clean sf twist to a . . . Wild West legend. This gritty tale blends the correct quantity of challenging trials and humor, giving readers a revitalized viewpoint on a well-recognized folklore heroine.—Library Journal
"Calamity is a lesson on the right way to do it correct. hugely recommended."—Peter David, New York Times Best-selling Author
"J. D. Jordan's Calamity is a satisfyingly gritty, excessive and exciting novel that merits the eye of speculative fiction readers . . . it truly is whatever diverse, since it bargains a desirable glimpse into the formative years of Calamity Jane. it really is really a rare sci-fi Western romp."—Risingshadow.net
I'm convinced you've gotten heard of Calamity Jane, yet this isn't a unique approximately Calamity Jane. no less than no longer the Jane you've got examine. Calamity Jane is a part of the legends of the Wild West, yet lengthy prior to she scouted with Custer or "Wild invoice" Hickok, she used to be a fifteen-year-old lady with a fiery temper.
Violence and tragedy flip younger Jane's global the wrong way up and shortly she reveals herself using with an alien gunslinger—the eco-friendly Man—through a panorama of revenge and betrayal.
Along the best way, she learns the way to shoot a six-gun and the way to face on her personal, even if surrounded through Lakota warriors, and be revered. From house ships to weapons which can shoot the wings off a butterfly a mile away, younger Jane realizes that the universe is much higher than the Wild West and that she will be able to belief not anyone in it to avoid wasting her yet herself.
When the villainous Grays meddling within the wars among the Indians and the govt. stand within the means of the golf green guy making his method domestic, Jane unearths her hope for revenge should be below her loyalty for the longrider. And in that attention, she turns into the hero the Wild West has lengthy remembered.
So, omit what you recognize of the way the West used to be won. put out of your mind the Indian Wars and Custer's final Stand. as a substitute, study the reality of what occurred whilst a tender woman met a longrider she referred to as the fairway guy . . .
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