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Enter Ms. Keym by EdCrandell-WestWorld
Enter Ms. Keym
Ms. Keym knows how to make a grand entrance! Both in her debut in the 2008 novel - West World, and in her soon-to-be-released solo adventure - Death Follows Ms. Keym - this gunslinger is introduced back lit, walking through the swinging doors of a saloon. www.facebook.com/cowgirl.keym 
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Enter Ms. Keym Sketch by EdCrandell-WestWorld
Enter Ms. Keym Sketch
Ms. Keym knows how to make a grand entrance! Both in her debut in the 2008 novel - West World, and in her soon-to-be-released solo adventure - Death Follows Ms. Keym - this gunslinger is introduced back lit, walking through the swinging doors of a saloon. www.facebook.com/cowgirl.keym 
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Ms. Keym - Showdown on Boot Hill by EdCrandell-WestWorld
Ms. Keym - Showdown on Boot Hill
In this piece, the interstellar bounty killer, Ms. Keym, takes on a repurposed infantry mech called PC-77. The location of this showdown is Boot Hill cemetery, just on the outskirts of Hard Hope - a mining community on the sixth moon of Keetha. This is not a scene I envisioned in Ms. Keym's new book, Death Follows Ms. Keym. As I drew her though, I decided to have her hair blowing in the wind. I knew that whoever was on the other side of this gunfight needed to also look dramatic in the wind. Since PC-77 wears a Clint Eastwood-inspired serape, I choose him. www.facebook.com/cowgirl.keym
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Ms. Keym - Showdown on Boot Hill Sketch by EdCrandell-WestWorld
Ms. Keym - Showdown on Boot Hill Sketch
In this sketch, the interstellar bounty killer, Ms. Keym, takes on a repurposed infantry mech called PC-77. The location of this showdown is Boot Hill cemetery, just on the outskirts of Hard Hope - a mining community on the sixth moon of Keetha. This is not a scene I envisioned in Ms. Keym's new book, Death Follows Ms. Keym. As I drew her though, I decided to have her hair blowing in the wind. I knew that whoever was on the other side of this gunfight needed to also look dramatic in the wind. Since PC-77 wears a Clint Eastwood-inspired serape, I choose him.
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Zal Munna colored by EdCrandell-WestWorld
Zal Munna colored
Zal Munna is an alien desperado from my second novel - Return to West World. Although he looks like a werewolf, he's actually of an alien race. He doesn't transform.
www.westworldnovels.com.
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Ed Crandell
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United States
My name is Ed Crandell, and I am a writer of space westerns (with a dash of steampunk).

Current Residence: Tunnel Hill, GA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Large
Print preference: OldTownEXTNormal
Favourite genre of music: Classic Rock
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: anything cool
Shell of choice: lobster
Wallpaper of choice: pre-glued
Skin of choice: non-itchy
Favourite cartoon character: The Brain
Personal Quote: "Gnomon Chase knows if you've been bad or good . . . "
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***PLEASE SHARE THIS PRESS RELEASE***

For immediate release:

Aberrant Dreams presents Battle for West World by Ed Crandell

Tunnel Hill, GA February 2014—Atlanta-based publisher Aberrant Dreams is proud to present Battle for West World, the third novel by Tunnel Hill, GA, resident and author Ed Crandell.

Battle for West World is Crandell’s third and final novel in The West World Trilogy. The entire trilogy is a space western—it takes elements of the American West and transposes them to a backdrop of futuristic space frontiers. The novel series follows the adventures and character arc of an interstellar cowboy named Tom Shallowhorne and his path to realizing what being a true hero really involves.  Shallowhorne’s journey triumphantly culminates within the pages of Battle for West World.

The first two novels in the series—West World and Return to West World—were originally published through PublishAmerica.  However, on the sci-fi convention circuit, Crandell caught the attention of speculative fiction publisher, Aberrant Dreams.  They are publishing Battle for West World, and will be republishing West World and Return to West World in the very near future.

Battle for West World is truly unique.  The entire novel, excluding the prologue and epilogue, is one action scene told in “real time,” with the chapter titles actually being time markers.  As an example, the first chapter is entitled “11:38 A.M.”  The action and dialogue of that chapter adds up to taking two minutes in real time, so the next chapter is called “11:40 A.M.”  This process continues throughout the two hours and thirty-seven minutes of the battle detailed in the rest of the novel.  The story promises to be an action-packed adventure!  The series is best described as fun and thoughtful entertainment, and is presented in a way that is appropriate for readers of all ages.

Battle for West World will be 317 pages long, and is attractively presented in a 6”x9” paperback format that includes cover and interior artwork by the author. Printed copies will be available through Barnes and Noble and Amazon, as well as the electronic Kindle format. The book will debut February 21, 2014 at Con Nooga, Chattanooga’s Multi-Fandom Convention, being held at the Chattanooga Convention Center February 21–23. Ed Crandell will be on hand to sign copies of Battle for West World.

For more information regarding the “West World” series—character bios, excerpts, and more—please visit Ed Crandell’s web site: www.westworldnovelscom.  To contact the publisher, go to www.aberrantdreams.com.  To learn more about Con Nooga—including ticket information, activities, and special guests—please go to www.connooga.com.

Contact:  Ed Crandell
622 Pine Oaks Drive
Tunnel Hill  GA   30755
Cell: 706-218-2012
westworld-novel@juno.com
www.westworldnovels.comBattle for West World Redux by EdCrandell-WestWorld





  • Listening to: Wanted: Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi
  • Reading: Darth Bane series by Drew Karpyshyn
  • Watching: House
  • Playing: hooky
  • Eating: too much
  • Drinking: pepsi

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SteamOn-Steampunk Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016
So Glad I discovered your gallery. Thanks for the Llama too-back at cha
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tulf42 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for badging back! :D
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AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome gallery you have here! :)
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Thanks! Glad you like it!
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AngelicAdonis Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! Hard not to! :)
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