Dead Man's Hand: An Anthology of the Weird West

Dead Man's Hand: An Anthology of the Weird West

Dead Man s Hand An Anthology of the Weird West HOW THE WEST WAS WEIRD From a kill or be killed gunfight with a vampire to an encounter in a steampunk bordello the weird western is a dark gritty tale where the protagonist might be playing poker w

  • Title: Dead Man's Hand: An Anthology of the Weird West
  • Author: John Joseph Adams Joe R. Lansdale Hugh Howey Rajan Khanna Orson Scott Card Elizabeth Bear Ben H. Winters David Farland
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  • Page: 428
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  • HOW THE WEST WAS WEIRD From a kill or be killed gunfight with a vampire to an encounter in a steampunk bordello, the weird western is a dark, gritty tale where the protagonist might be playing poker with a sorcerous deck of cards, or facing an alien on the streets of a dusty frontier town.Here are twenty three original tales stories of the Old West infused with elementHOW THE WEST WAS WEIRD From a kill or be killed gunfight with a vampire to an encounter in a steampunk bordello, the weird western is a dark, gritty tale where the protagonist might be playing poker with a sorcerous deck of cards, or facing an alien on the streets of a dusty frontier town.Here are twenty three original tales stories of the Old West infused with elements of the fantastic produced specifically for this volume by many of today s finest writers Included are Orson Scott Card s first Alvin Maker story in a decade, and an original adventure by Fred Van Lente, writer of Cowboys Aliens.Other contributors include Tobias S Buckell David Farland Alan Dean Foster Jeffrey Ford Laura Anne Gilman Rajan Khanna Mike Resnick Beth Revis Fred Van Lente Walter Jon Williams Ben H Winters Christie Yant Charles Yu INTRODUCTION John Joseph AdamsTHE RED HEADED DEAD Joe R LansdaleTHE OLD SLOW MAN AND HIS GOLD GUN FROM SPACE Ben H WintersHELLFIRE ON THE HIGH FRONTIER David FarlandTHE HELL BOUND STAGECOACH Mike ResnickSTINGERS AND STRANGERS Seanan McGuireBOOKKEEPER, NARRATOR, GUNSLINGER Charles YuHOLY JINGLE Alan Dean FosterTHE MAN WITH NO HEART Beth RevisWRECKING PARTY Alastair ReynoldsHELL FROM THE EAST Hugh HoweySECOND HAND Rajan KhannaALVIN AND THE APPLE TREE Orson Scott CardMADAM DAMNABLE S SEWING CIRCLE Elizabeth BearSTRONG MEDICINE Tad WilliamsRED DREAMS Jonathan MaberryBAMBOOZLED Kelley ArmstrongSUNDOWN Tobias S BuckellLA MADRE DEL ORO Jeffrey FordWHAT I ASSUME YOU SHALL ASSUME Ken LiuTHE DEVIL S JACK Laura Anne GilmanTHE GOLDEN AGE Walter Jon WilliamsNEVERSLEEPS Fred Van LenteDEAD MAN S HAND Christie Yant

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    With the exception of two or three stories which I didn't love as much as the rest, this is a great collection with a common theme: wild west.Some have magic, others steam engines, and some have both; some have only one character in it with the exception of the thing they are fighting, others have battles; some are about the living, others are about the dead; some have only humans, others other creatures too; some are sad, some humorous. And this is only small part of it. I can keep going. This [...]

    A great introduction to the genre of Weird West! All of the stories started with interesting ideas -- some were more successful making a good story out of those ideas than others, but all were definitely worth a look. I didn't dislike any of these, although there were just a couple that didn't hold my interest. I did discover that -- for me -- a little Weird West goes a very long way. I think this genre works better in film for me. Nice collection -- recommend!

    I'm not marking this as read or giving it a rating yet because I've currently only read one short story from the anthology. I do intend to come back to it and read the rest at some point though so I'll update this review when I get around to it.3 stars for Stingers and Strangers by Seanan McGuire:Read: 11th May 2016Stingers and Strangers is Seanan McGuire's contribution to the Dead Man's Hand anthology. Fran and Jonathan have now been working together for 3 years (& I have to admit that the [...]

    Only read Stingers and Strangers by Seanan McGuire.I'm a little surprised that 3 years have passed since we last saw Jonathan and Fran. But beyond that, this was an awesome story with a lot of fun little glimpses into the further cryptid world and species.I particularly enjoyed the moments between Fran and Jonathan which seemed to really deepen their relationship.

    Short and fun, with enough action, humor and romance too.“Very well, then: let me tell you about the Apraxis wasp. First, picture a yellow jacket the size of a shoe.”“My shoe or yours?” she asked.“Mine.”Fran shuddered. “Pictured.”“Good. Now, give that yellow jacket human intelligence.”“You’re messin’ with me,” Fran said.” Three years after their fateful meeting in Tempe, Arizona, Jonathan and Fran are still working together. Their new case takes them (and a bag-ful [...]

    I only read Stingers and Strangers by Seanan McGuire. This story is the fourth in a series of short stories about Jonathan Healy and Francis Brown from the author's InCryptid series. A couple have appeared in anthologies, as this one does, and a couple are available for free on the author's website. This story starts 3 years after the last story, in 1931, back on a train headed west and then in a town in Colorado. I don't know, as much as I like the idea of using a common world or series as the [...]

    originally posted at: thebookplank/2014One sub genre that isn't the mainstream when it comes down to fantasy and science fiction is the western genre. I have come across a few books that do feature some great western stories, those of Joe Abercrombie, Mike Resnick and Guy Adams. Westerns, be it steampunk influenced, classical or with a tinge of science fiction all do pique my interest so when I found out that Titan books was releasing not one but twenty three western stories, be it in a antholog [...]

    Like expected mostly nothing out of the ordinary here. There are some good and engaging story, but not quite enough to really appreciate this kind of stuff. To be frank I was interested mostly for the weird factorThe Red-Headed Dead: A Reverend Jebediah Mercer Tale by Joe R. Lansdale ok About the hunt for a vampire.Hellfire On The High Frontier by David Farland Interesting in the beginning, but not so, after one point.The Hell-Bound Stagecoach by Mike Resnick okThe title describes very well the [...]

    I am going to do this short, because they stories are just that, some very short, and if I say too much, then I have said it all.Introduction—John Joseph AdamsNow I know what weird western isThe Red-Headed Dead—Joe R. LansdaleShort story about a priest. Ok but really short.The Old Slow Man and His Gold Gun From Space—Ben H. WintersWeird, short and had a nice twistHellfire on the High Frontier—David FarlandMaybe they work cos they are short, interesting. Anyway, I liked the stuff at the e [...]

    Part of Led Astray: The Best of Kelley Armstrong. An Otherworld Universe Story: Werewolves in the Wild West. Good story, plot and characters.

    Weird West Anthologies are always a kind of mixed bag for me. Sometimes they are the same ol' clichés, while others manage to mix the proper amount of weird westerns so that the reader manages to stay engaged throughout the entire collection. Dead Man's Hand of one of the latter. Adams has done a remarkable job bringing a large variety of stories into this collection. There are weird westerns of very genre (ie: steampunk) as well as new and interesting storylines outside of the usual gunslinger [...]

    "Stingers and Strangers" by Seanan McGuireThis is a good one, y'all. Fran and Jonathan travel to Colorado to find out what's been scaring the giant wasps, and in the process they finally, FINALLY admit their true feelings for each other. Took them long enough! I guess I assumed that they got together after Frances moved in with the Healys, but I find the idea that they've been dancing around the question for THREE YEARS fucking hilarious.Anyway. Listen, I DON'T LIKE WASPS. Maybe it's the fact th [...]

    I enjoyed this collection of odd tales from the weird west. It may not have knocked my boots off, but I felt them tugged from time to time. And really, what more can we ask from an anthology.Stuffed with clockworks, vampires, dinosaurs, and aliens, John Joseph Adams (editor) has wrangled some fun stories. Each author strikes a unique set of harmonics on the scale of voice and tone, and yet the individuality of fellow contributors isn't lost, but rather merged into a larger, primarily singular me [...]

    I loved this book.Most of the stories I found interesting and unique. I have been a Weird West fan before it was a "Thing". Steampunk is a fairly new territory for me but I have already found some good books from that Genre.If you like the Wild West read this. If you like Steampunk read this. If you like horror and sci-fi read this. If you like weird read this.Just read this!

    I’ve grown to enjoy subject-based genre anthologies, provided I like the underlying subject matter and John Joseph Adams has yet to produce an anthology that I have not admired. This collection is no exception as he has put together a nice assortment of “weird western” short stories, featuring some well-known authors such as Joe R. Lansdale, Mike Resnick, Orson Scott Card, Tad Williams, and Elizabeth Bear as well as others that were new to me. As always, I liked some better than others but [...]

    There's no doubt that Adams is a master anthologist- he consistently gets the best and brightest voices in SF/fantasy literature. The stories are usually fresh too- I'll rarely find one or two I've seen elsewhere. This collection, however, fell a little flat. Maybe it was the subject matter- I'm just not that into westerns, even with a twist, and by the end of the anthology I felt tired of it. There's something more, however. The stories didn't feel as transgressive as they usually did for an Ad [...]

    This is a shining example of what a great editor, rich material and excellent contributors can do to make an outstanding anthology. The theme of "Weird Westerns" are not done often, but as with this collection, when done right, can be truly outstanding.The stories run the table from Cthullu mashups to steampunk Westerns and everything in between. Not a single disappointing tale in the anthology. Fans of virtually any kind of speculative fiction WILL find something to love in the pages. My person [...]

    Just not compelling enough to finish, stories are on the mediocre side. No point wasting any more time here.

    Stories by Kelley Armstrong, Laura Anne Gilman, Seanan McGuire, and other fantastic authors plus some new authors. I can't wait!

    I really enjoyed the stories I enjoyed. There are some really amazing stories in this. But they made up less than half the book. The rest ranged from "meh" to "ew, I'm not reading this."I'll admit, I'm petty about reading. I see no reason to waste my time on something I am not enjoying, but these are some of the reasons I "noped" out of a story in this book.-Bad things happen to a horse.-Character willfully ignores suffering horse.-Horse doesn't even have a name.-Minority character has a name bu [...]

    I haven't really heard about weird western before. I read Ginn Hale's The Long Past and other stories and found the genre very interesting. And getting this anthology as a present soon after was a stroke of luck. I rated all the stories individually and the average for this book come up as 3,4 star. To my favorites I counted "Stingers and Strangers" by Seanan McGuire (5 stars, great world building and main characters), "Second Hand" by Rajan Khanna (4,5 stars, where a deck of card can be used as [...]

    Dead Man’s Hand: An Anthology of the Weird West opens with “The Red-Headed Dead” and Joe R. Lansdale’s Reverend Mercer clashing with what Hand Editor John Joseph Adams calls in the introduction “a new unholy monster to battle.” With all due respect, that may be an understatement. Our good Reverend, on horseback, is swept down a hill and past a graveyard to a makeshift cabin as the surroundings area is being shredded apart by unhallowed forces. Before Mercer can pause for a breather, [...]

    A fairly solid, fun collection of stories. The majority were excellent, but there were two or three longer stories that went back to back that weren't as interesting and slowed the pace a little. But for the most part, a great collection of Western stories with a twist that kept me interested through the whole book.

    There were many standout stories in this collection, and there should have been. Authors included some of my favorites, and now I have a few more. The stories covered the gambit of weird west tales and got all the elements right. I know I will read some or all of them again in the coming years.

    A surprisingly good anthology with the majority of the stories being very enjoyable. Normally with short stories i find one or two decent efforts and the rest are bland to awful. This book broke the mold i must just like the genres, can't beat the weird west.

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