Welcome to the Deadlands, where steely-eyed gunfighters rub shoulders with mad scientists and dark, unnatural forces. Where the Great Quake of 1868 has shattered California into a labyrinth of sea-flooded caverns . . . and a mysterious substance called “ghost rock” fuels exotic steampunk inventions as well as plenty of bloodshed and flying bullets.
A thrilling series of novels based on Deadlands, a hugely successful role-playing game (RPG) set in the Weird, Weird West. Deadlands, from Pinnacle Entertainment Group, is one of the most popular RPGs in history, with over a million Deadlands gaming books sold.
JEFFREY J. MARIOTTE is the award-winning author of more than fifty novels, including thrillers Empty Rooms and The Devil’s Bait, supernatural thrillers Season of the Wolf, Missing White Girl, River Runs Red, and Cold Black Hearts, horror epic The Slab, the Dark Vengeance teen horror quartet, and others. With writing partner (and wife) Marsheila Rockwell, he wrote the science fiction/horror/thriller 7 SYKOS, and has published numerous shorter works. He also writes comic books, including the long-running horror/Western comic book series Desperadoes and original graphic novels Zombie Cop and Fade to Black. He has worked in virtually every aspect of the book business, and is currently the editor-in-chief of Visionary Comics.
JONATHAN MABERRY is a New York Times bestselling and multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Deep Silence, Kill Switch, Predator One,Code Zero, Fall of Night, Patient Zero, the Pine Deep Trilogy, The Wolfman, Zombie CSU, and They Bite, among others. His V-Wars series has been adapted by Netflix, and his work for Marvel Comics includes The Punisher, Wolverine, DoomWar, Marvel Zombie Return and Black Panther. His Joe Ledger series has been optioned for television.