By Jonathan Maberry
From New York Times bestselling writer Jonathan Maberry, the 1st in an exhilarating sequence of novels in line with Deadlands, a highly profitable role-playing video game set within the bizarre, bizarre West.
Welcome to the Deadlands, the place steely-eyed gunfighters rub shoulders with mad scientists and darkish, unnatural forces. the place the nice Quake of 1868 has shattered California right into a labyrinth of sea-flooded caverns . . . and a mysterious substance known as "ghost rock" fuels unique steampunk innovations in addition to lots of bloodshed and flying bullets.
In Ghostwalkers, a gun-for-hire, actually haunted through his bloody prior, involves the suffering city of Paradise Falls, the place he turns into embroiled in a perilous clash among the besieged neighborhood and a diabolically remarkable alchemist who's development negative new guns of mass destruction… and a military of the dwelling dead!
Deadlands is among the hottest RPGs in historical past, with over 1000000 [i]Deadlands/i] gaming books bought.
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If I were adroit…I glanced around the room. Every eye was on Peg. Though it lacked manners, I decided to forgo a plate. I could easily carry several chunks of cheese and some strawberries and crackers in my hand. I moved fast and no one noticed the tidbits in the air. I dropped far enough behind the sofa that I could eat without notice but still see everyone. Peg stood stiffly by the opened doors. ” Her voice was brisk but her face looked strained. The calico cat walked purposefully toward the fireplace and settled on a green silk cushion and began to groom.
Since a well-run station was his sense of Heaven, here he was, in charge again, sending out emissaries to help those in trouble. On earth I’d often felt I was the beneficiary of celestial grace. Giving back is one of earth’s—and Heaven’s—greatest pleasures. This wasn’t my first visit to the department. I’d been eager to return to earth to help someone in a tough spot, and truly I’d done the best I could on a previous mission. All emissaries are issued a parchment roll inscribed with the Precepts for Heavenly Visitation.
I’m forthright. Quick to act. Some might say hasty. All right. All right. I spoke aloud in admission. I wanted to go around that corner. All right, around that corner I would go. All Wiggins could say was no. My heart would be broken. Before I could change my mind, I strode around the cottony column touched by streaks of pink and gold and there was the adorable old-fashioned country train station, silver tracks stretching into the blue sky. Department of Good Intentions was emblazoned on a golden arch.
Ghostwalkers (Deadlands, Book 1) by Jonathan Maberry