Yippy ky yay! Now that’s what I’m talking about, a good old fashioned western (vampire western) complete with saloons, watering holes and a massive gun fight. I’ve been looking for a book like this for a while now.
Dust Devils is a dark story about Cody Wilson and his need for revenge. His problem is that the targets of his vengeance are not mere mortals, but a traveling coven of vampires. What I enjoyed most about Cody’s character is how real he was. He is not a fearsome gunslinger who can inspire fear in everyone, he is just a regular Joe, he has problems, and personal demons that he has to deal with.
What makes a great western is the bad guys. Adam Price and his gang are pure evil. I had imagined them all with dark black hats. They have been terrorizing people for centuries, traveling from town to town, quenching their thirst for human blood.
The non-stop action pushes Dust Devils over the top. Jonathan Janz creates surprises for the reader at every turn. Just when you think you know where it’s going…BAM! He shocks you and twists the story again.
Dust Devils was a fantastic story that has taken me down a happy trail. We will meet again, partner.