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Dead Neon: Tales of Near-Future Las Vegas
Las Vegas is considered a modern icon of excess. It offers every imaginable extreme of greed, pleasure, and despair, all supported by technology that enhances fantasy and allows residents and visitors alike to forget reality and responsibility. The authors of the fourteen stories in Dead Neon imagine Sin City in the near future, when excess has led to social, environmental...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 28th 2010 by University of Nevada Press
(first published October 1st 2010)
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Now available in the brick & mortar bookstores like B & N, this paperback from University of Nevada Press spells doom for Las Vegas' homage to the great god greenback, & portrays the weirder side of Sin City in its current economic downturn. From its desert bearing the hubris of atomic testing, to the Strip overflow mega-madness where strange creatures were spawned to grip the town by its neon balls... Featuring terrific sci-fi writers like K.W. Jeter, P Moss, Bryan D. Dietrich, Jaq...more
David Corbett is the author of three critically acclaimed novels: The Devils Redhead, Done for a Dime (a New York Times Notable Book), and Blood of Paradisewhich was nominated for numerous awards including the Edgar, and was named both one of the Top Ten Mysteries and Thrillers of 2007 by the Washington Post and a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book. His fourth novel, Do They Know Im Running?, wi...moreMore about Todd James Pierce...