Dawn in Damnation is now available from Kensington Books in paperback and all digital formats.
“A cast of delightfully distinctive, authentically funny outlaws, butting heads in a lazy afterlife saloon somewhere between and hell define the setting of Casey’s weird western…. Cantankerous dialogue shines with clever phrasing and unique voices.”
Buddy Baker is a dead man. Literally. After gunning down more men than Billy the Kid—and being hung by a rope necktie for his crimes—the jolly, fast-drawing fugitive reckoned he’d earned himself a nonstop ticket to hell. Instead, he finds himself in Damnation: a gun-slinging ghost town located somewhere between heaven and hell.
There are no laws in Damnation. Only two simple rules: If you get shot, you go directly to hell. If you stay alive without shooting anyone for one year, you just might get into heaven.
Hardened outlaws pass the time in the saloon playing poker and wagering on who will get sent to hell next, while trying not to anger the town’s reclusive vampire or the quarrelsome werewolves. Buddy winds up in everyone’s crosshairs after swearing to protect a pretty gal who arrives in Damnation pregnant. Her child might end up a warm-blooded meal for the supernatural residents, or it could be a demon spawn on a mission to destroy them all.
Coming in May 2018
Dead Indian Wars is the second book in the Damnation series. The outlaws are surrounded by hordes of angry natives who want vengeance on the soldiers who sent them to the grave. Luckily, there’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s armed to the fangs.
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