SF author L. S. King


Deuces Wild

by L. S. King



"In DEUCES WILD, L. S. King gives us a fast-moving adventure, told with wit and grace, and more than a dose of humor."
  - Mike Resnick, award-winning SF author



  • Deuces Wild: Beginners' Luck (book one)
  • Deuces Wild: Beginners' Luck

    With gangsters hot on their heels, a bereaved cowboy and cynical space pirate are forced to work together for their own survival.

    (Originally published as proof-of-concent monthly serial novel in Ray Gun Revival magazine from July 2006 through December 2007.)

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  • Deuces Wild: Stacking the Deck (book two)
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    Slap and Tristan anticipate the dull calm of routine cargo runs, but their plans are thwarted by goons from a corrupt government, a mobster out for Tristan's blood, a mad engineer, a spoiled brat, and ghosts from Tristan's past.


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  • Deuces Wild: Raising the Stakes (book three)
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    Slap and Tristan get caught in the middle of a war between a galactic government and planetary gods, plus Tristan's past catches up with him in more ways than one.


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  • "The Grift" published in Digital Dragon Magazine, April 2010

    a stand-alone short story in the Deuces Wild universe


  • "The Last Hurrah" published in The Sword Review, June 2005

    included in Double-Edged Publishing's 'best of' anthology Distant Passages - Volume 1

    this story takes place approximately one thousand years before Slap and Tristan

  • An interview with me during a Ray Gun Radio podcast, which also featured "Boring Ol' Bertha" an audio chapter from Deuces Wild: Beginners' Luck




Deuces Wild is dedicated to the memory of my best friend; my inspiration for an enduring friendship...



Deuces Wild: Raising the Stakes
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