By J. D. Jordan
"Jordan's bizarre western snatches the easiest event 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 demanding trials and humor, giving readers a revitalized standpoint on a well-recognized folklore heroine.—Library Journal
"Calamity is a lesson on the way to do it correct. hugely recommended."—Peter David, New York Times Best-selling Author
"J. D. Jordan's Calamity is a satisfyingly gritty, severe and pleasing novel that merits the eye of speculative fiction readers . . . it truly is whatever varied, since it deals a desirable glimpse into the adolescence of Calamity Jane. it is fairly a rare sci-fi Western romp."—Risingshadow.net
I'm yes you will have heard of Calamity Jane, yet this isn't a unique approximately Calamity Jane. a minimum of now not the Jane you have examine. Calamity Jane is a part of the legends of the Wild West, yet lengthy ahead of 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 international the wrong way up and shortly she unearths herself driving with an alien gunslinger—the eco-friendly Man—through a panorama of revenge and betrayal.
Along the way in which, she learns easy methods to shoot a six-gun and the way to face on her personal, even if surrounded by way of Lakota warriors, and be revered. From area ships to weapons which can shoot the wings off a butterfly a mile away, younger Jane realizes that the universe is much greater than the Wild West and that she will be able to belief not anyone in it to save lots of her yet herself.
When the villainous Grays meddling within the wars among the Indians and the govt. stand within the manner of the golf green guy making his method domestic, Jane unearths her hope for revenge can be under her loyalty for the longrider. And in that attention, she turns into the hero the Wild West has lengthy remembered.
So, disregard what you recognize of ways the West used to be won. put out of your mind the Indian Wars and Custer's final Stand. in its place, examine the reality of what occurred whilst a tender woman met a longrider she referred to as the golf green guy . . .
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