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About David J. West
David J. West writes dark fantasy and weird westerns because the voices in his head won’t quiet until someone else can hear them. He is a great fan of sword & sorcery, ghosts and lost ruins, so of course he lives in Utah with his wife and children.
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TALES OF YOG-SOTHOTH features several stories centered around the creepy deity and its monstrous intelligence. Featuring the work of several Neo-Mythos authors who have already dabbled in the world of cosmic horror. C.T. Phipps (Cthulhu Armageddon), David Niall Wilson (The Call of Distant Shores), David Hambling (Harry Stubbs), Matthew Davenport (Andrew Doran), and David J. West (Let Sleeping Gods Lie).
Whether pulpy heroes punching evil cultists, robed assassins hunting unnatural monsters, or rednecks dealing with monsters in their back yard, you won't be disappointed with the results. This book is a follow-up to TALES OF THE AL-AZIF.
Maybe Porter Rockwell can't be harmed by bullet or a blade, but his friends have no such luck as they are thrown into a duel between mining companies fighting for the right to dig up a rich gold vein on the edge of Indian land. Diabolical twists are around every turn as death stalks the streets of Helldorado with either a six-gun or insatiable hunger for blood.
Based loosely on true events, HELLDORADO is wild ride into the borders of madness when good men are pushed too far. Along with the new novella are a host of other Porter Rockwell stories collected here for the first time from a variety of previous publications.
HELLDORADO is a Western with colorful characters and wit straight out of a Tarantino flick. If you like mixing horror with your pulp, surprise twists, strong and admirable heroes, and Weird Westerns, then you'll love the next book in David J. West's Dark Trails Saga.
Buy HELLDORADO to join the hunt for gold today!
Louis L’Amour Meets Lovecraft
Porter Rockwell, wanted for a murder he did not commit, is hiding out in Old California selling whiskey to thirsty forty-niners. When his friends dig up some monstrous bones and a peculiar book and offer to sell it for a helluva price, Porter can’t resist the mystery.
But when both his night bartender and the sellers are murdered at his saloon Porter has to find out what the mysterious artifacts are all about. With some Native American legends, Sasquatch, Lovecraftian horror, and murderous bandits thrown in, not even bullets and blades can stop Rockwell from leaving a swath of righteous carnage in his wake.
Let Sleeping Gods Lie is a weird western fantasy in the vein of classic pulp fiction and Louis L’Amour books. If you like frontier justice, larger-than-life characters, and witty humor, then you will LOVE the first installment of the Cowboys and Cthulhu series.
Buy Let Sleeping Gods Lie to get lost in a horrific weird western adventure today!
Join us for a collection of novellas written by some of the best Neo-Lovecraftian authors today: Matthew Davenport (Andrew Doran, The Trials of Obed Marsh), David Hambling (Harry Stubbs, The Dulwich Horror), David J. West (Porter Rockwell, Redneck Eldritch), David Niall Wilson (The Call of Distant Shores), and C. T. Phipps (Cthulhu Armageddon) in telling stories of this mysterious book.
Find out where the nightmares began!
Some things lost on the borders of dusk were never meant to be found.
Whispers Out Of The Dust: A Haunted Journey Through The Lost American West is a supernatural treasure hunt. Documents spanning centuries relate the story of a forgotten valley brimming with magic, ghosts and evil. Published here for the first time these newly discovered papers grant a rare glimpse of the awful truth about this very real American Nightmare. From the era of wayward conquistadors and pioneers of indomitable spirit on to the weird wild west of gunfighters, gunslingers, preachers, gamblers, and medicine men these authentic accounts stalk through the forbidden desert leading you to an oasis of eerie horror and occult terror.
Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Buy this lost collection of forbidden lore and help put the ghosts to rest.
Deputy Marshal Porter Rockwell can't be harmed by a bullet or a blade. As long as he never cuts his hair, Rockwell is free to right wrongs and chase criminals without worrying about the consequences. But when he learns about a map to a mysterious cache of gold, he's embroiled in a battle for the treasure with enemies lining up on every side.
As outlaws, villains, and a surprisingly formidable Ute chieftain stand between the Deputy Marshall and the gold, bullet and blade might not be what finally take Rockwell down. It could be plain old bad luck...
Scavengers is a Western with colorful characters and wit straight out of a Tarantino flick. If you like mixing horror with your pulp, strong and admirable heroes, and weird Westerns, then you'll love the first book in David J. West's Porter Rockwell series.
Buy Scavengers to join the hunt for gold today!
Infamous gunslinger, Porter Rockwell made a blood oath with the Ute War Chief to help him out no matter what, and now that the Chief’s daughter has been kidnapped by the desperado Matamoros, that favor is getting called in at a most inopportune time. Of course, Porter’s other friends, buffalo soldier Quincy Cuthbert Jackson and card sharp Roxy LeJuene must come along too. Too late though, they learn that chasing down the kidnappers is only the beginning of a very dark path.
As they follow the Old Spanish Trail, secrets threaten to tear the rescuers apart and an unexpected stowaway only increases their danger. Clues to a more sinister plot begin to unfold and dark native magics breath terrible spells into their mission. Can they resolve their differences soon enough to save the girl or will they all become lost somewhere along the dark trail?
Crazy Horses is a Western with colorful characters and wit straight out of an Eastwood flick. If you like strong and admirable heroes, surprising action and eerie weird Westerns, then you’ll love the second book in David J. West’s Porter Rockwell series.
Buy Crazy Horses to ride the trail today!
Louis L’Amour Meets Lovecraft Again!
Porter Rockwell is hunting for a missing girl near a haunted mountain but is forced into tagging along with unfriendly cavalry troopers. The cavalry doesn’t seem very intent on finding her alive or administering justice, wanting only vengeance on the suspected Indian renegades. When they get attacked by inexplicable means, it becomes every man for himself.
But Porter isn’t about to roll over and let madness take him. He has a job to do, and nobody can handle death the way he does. He’ll find the girl, administer justice, and get to the bottom of the haunted mountain’s terrible mystery, no matter who or what gets in his way.
Home on the Strange is a weird western horror in the vein of classic pulp and Lovecraftian fiction mixed with Louis L’Amour western adventures. If you like frontier justice, larger-than-life characters, and witty humor, then you will LOVE the next installment in the Cowboys & Cthulhu series.
Buy Home on the Strange and ride along with a weird western adventure today!
Sword and Sorcery Fans Rejoice!
Pick up the latest issue of Savage Realms Monthly and fill up on stalwart heroes doing battle with the forces of evil in this epic collection of short sword and sorcery fiction. This month brings you an exciting crop of stories, including the first in Brad Younie's magical world of Sharkam, an H.P. Lovecraft inspired piece by the talented David. J. West, and another adventure featuring Redgar the barbarian and his mysterious young charge, Natali. Don't miss the latest issue of Savage Realms!
"Fantastic Sword and Sorcery Action!"
"I hope for a long future for this fun monthly magazine."
"If you need your fix of larger than life, sword wielding hero’s and damsels in distress, look no further!"
Fans of Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter, Clark Ashton Smith, and Karl Edward Wagner will love this new fantasy fiction adventure magazine.
A young woman seeking arcane knowledge. A saint of killers riding shotgun. And an immortal who wants to die… all aboard a runaway train.…
Elizabeth Dee never expected a knock at the door would have her taking sides in a power struggle between two feuding wizards, but she discovers that she is the magical key to a cursed mystery centuries old. As she evades the murderous knights and demonic minions of the sinister Count of St. Germain, she learns more of her own true power and legacy…Her father never prepared her for anything like this…
But it’s dangerous to go it alone and she is going to need some protection, enter the infamous and touched, Porter Rockwell. If the legendary long-haired gunfighter can’t keep her safe, no one can…
In My Time Of Dying is full steam ahead gas-lamp fantasy in the vein of True Grit meets The Prestige. If you like big action, larger-than-life characters, and witty humor, then you’ll love David J. West’s gripping novel.
Buy In My Time Of Dying to get lost in a thrilling occult adventure today!!
Praise for David J. West
"West is a pulp writer of magnificent prowess, keen eye, and exotic taste, who effortlessly throws off a wide range of tales," -- D.J. Butler, author of the WITCHY EYE series
"David J. West is rapidly becoming one of my favorite authors." - C.T. Phipps, author of CTHULHU ARMAGEDDON
"Make no mistake, West is a talented writer," -- Meridian Magazine
"and he just keeps getting better," -- Amazing Stories
It is the last days of the great Nephite nation and their civilization teeters on the brink of devastating war. Their blood-enemies and rival nation, the Lamanites, have sworn their destruction. As the conflict unfolds upon this ancient American landscape, courageous heroes fight to defend their people against ruthless forces of evil. Amaron and his Ten Scouts, Zelph the White Lamanite, and Anathoth the Lamanite general all must face the Gadianton Master Akish-Antum, as he orchestrates the greatest terror the land has ever known.…
In a world at war, who will rise to become the heroes of the fallen? To save the noble few, conspiracies and assassins blades won’t stop the Heroes from leaving a swath of righteous carnage in their wake…
Heroes of the Fallen is an action-packed historical fantasy in the vein of classic pulp fiction and thrilling adventure epics. If you like sword battles, larger-than-life characters, and witty humor, then you’ll love David J. West’s gripping tale.Read Heroes of the Fallen and journey to an Ancient America that might have been!