The Widowmaker Author:Mike Resnick One of the major voices in science fiction, Mike Resnick presents the first volume in a bold new trilogy.Jefferson Nighthawk--known and feared by many as the Widowmaker, the consummate bounty hunter--has been frozen for a century in order to defeat a deadly disease. Only now the cost of his care has risen, so the Widowmaker is called out of reti... more »rement for one special commission, and a very large chunk of cash. A notorious assassin has been wrecking havoc on the Frontier; who better but the Widowmaker to defeat him?« less
After reading reviews of Mike Resnick's previous work, I was expecting an engaging book. Unfortunately, none of his previously noted talent was apparent in this book. The plot was thin with characters that were stereotypical and lacking in any depth. Perhaps the best description of the book is a stock western theme wrapped in science fiction not near as good as Firefly.