The Doctor and the Kid: A Weird West Tale

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Pyr, 2011 - Fiction - 323 pages
14 Reviews
Welcome to a West like you've never seen before! With the O. K. Corral and the battle with the thing that used to be Johnny Ringo behind him, the consumptive Doc Holliday makes his way to Deadwood, Colorado. But when a gambling loss drains his bankroll, Doc aims for quick cash as a bounty hunter. The biggest reward? Young, 20-year-old desperado known as Billy the Kid. With a steampunk twist on these classic characters, nothing can be as simple as it seems.

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User Review  - dswaddell - LibraryThing

A dying Doc Holiday is again dragged into a fight between the powerful magic of the plains indians and the US. A fun read. Read full review

Review: The Doctor and the Kid (Weird West Tales #2)

User Review  - DL Morrese - Goodreads

Another steam-punk wild west adventure with a few quasi-historical characters, much like the first in this series. I found it an enjoyable, light read. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Mike Resnick (Cincinnati, OH) has won an impressive five Hugos and has been nominated for thirty-one more. The author of the Starship series, the John Justin Mallory series, and the Weird West Tales, he has published over seventy novels and more than two hundred fifty short stories and has edited over forty anthologies. His Kirinyaga series, with sixty-seven major and minor awards and nominations to date, is the most honored series of stories in the history of science fiction. Visit him online at

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