Dead Man's Hand is the first in the Assassin series from Necessary Evil Press. It follows two characters - Temple, a supernatural assassin, and Gabriel, the tortured man on his trail - as they enter the wild west town of Deadwood. Wild Bill Hickok is in town... and Temple is here to kill him. But not if Gabriel can reach him first.
Tim Lebbon (born 1969) is a horror and dark fantasy writer, and a judge at the 2005 World Fantasy Convention.
Tim Lebbon was born in London. His short story "Reconstructing Amy" won the Bram Stoker Award for Short Fiction in 2001 and his novel Dusk won the 2007 August Derleth Award from the British Fantasy Society for best novel of the year. His novelisation of the movie 30 Days of Night became a New York Times bestseller and won a Scribe Award in 2008. Tim lived in Devon until he was eight and then in Newport until the age of 26. He now lives in Goytre, Monmouthshire with his wife and two children.