MORGAN KANE: Without Mercy by Louis Masterson | 2940013588912 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). Kane was a born gambler. When he was taken to the cleaners in a rigged game of cards in St. Louis, he didn't realize it was part of a private vendetta.When they thought they had finished Kane o http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/ … see full wiki
Pulp works truly fascinate me. Typically, they employ an economy of language to create a whole world fresh on the page, one where right and wrong are easily identified. Authors have no trouble serving up a hero to cheer and a villain worthy of our hissing at; but this doesn’t mean that every tale told is a tale worth telling … if you catch my drift. Origin tales in pulp can be particularly challenging if the lead character – be he a gambler, a drifter, an avenger … more
Louis Masterson’s Morgan Kane: Without Mercy is traditional Western adventure with Texas rangers, gunslingers, farmers protecting their daughters, railway tracks crossing the wide open spaces, violence, deception and romance. First in the series, it introduces a complex character through immediate action, avoiding long descriptions and backstories. The method works well. Readers are immediately pulled into the mystery of why and how Kane gets cheated at cards. We follow him onto the train … more
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