Melinda West: Monster Gunslinger
"KC Grifant comes out guns blazing with Melinda West: Monster Gunslinger—a devious action-packed adventure set in a very weird version of the Old West. Fast, furious, and a hell of a lot of fun!"
—Jonathan Maberry, NY Times bestselling author of Son of the Poison Rose and Relentless
"Melinda West is the hero I've been waiting for as long as I can remember. The world and characters are vivid and magical. This story is a delight."
—Kate Jonez, Bram Stoker and Shirley Jackson Award-nominated author
"Grifant takes her time building the world and its characters, imbuing all with a complexity that adds depth to this wildly entertaining story. This fun, imaginative, and confident series opener will be a massive crowd pleaser for general audiences…"
"KC Grifant's horror western hits the road at top speed and never takes its foot off the accelerator, making the book a perfect fit for readers who like their horror weird and their action plentiful … [Melinda West] is a delicious amalgamation of Ash Williams in wise-cracking bravado and Ellen Ripley in triumphant fearlessness."
—Ginger Nuts of Horror
In an Old West overrun by monsters, a stoic gunslinger must embark on a dangerous quest to save her friends and stop a supernatural war.
Sharpshooter Melinda West, 29, has encountered more than her share of supernatural creatures after a monster infection killed her mother. Now, Melinda and her charismatic partner, Lance, offer their exterminating services to desperate towns, fighting everything from giant flying scorpions to psychic bugs. But when they accidentally release a demon, they must track a dangerous outlaw across treacherous lands and battle a menagerie of creatures—all before an army of soul-devouring monsters descend on Earth.
Supernatural meets Bonnie and Clyde in a re-imagined Old West full of diverse characters, desolate landscapes, and fast-paced adventure.