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Thunderclap’s most popular games like Golden Gizmos, Cashsylvania Castle and the Loot Caboose are waiting for you in the Forest of Fortune! Forest of Fortune is also novel by Jim Ruland set at Thunderclap Casino on the Yukemaya Indian Reservation. Both are fictions, but that doesn’t make them any less real. Forest of Fortune is available August 2014 from Tyrus Books
. Order it at your peril at AmazonBarnes and NobleIndieBound or your local independent bookseller.

Here’s what our guests have to say:

“A masterpiece of desperation and delusion.”
Los Angeles Times

“Beguiling, nimble, and wonderfully weird, Forest of Fortune is an out-of-left-field gem.”
—Patrick deWitt, The Sisters Brothers

“A little spooky, very funny, and thoroughly engrossing from start to finish. Ruland writes with real aplomb and takes no prisoners.”
—Fiona Maazel, Woke Up Lonely

“Smart, honest, darkly funny, Forest of Fortune is a powerful debut from a writer of real talent.”
—Scott O’Connor, Untouchable and Half World

“A tour de force about a casino’s back rooms and environs, Forest of Fortune delivers on the seductive hardboiled territory of dread and despair. I’d bet plenty that you’ll like this.”
—Terese Svoboda, Bohemian Girl

Forest of Fortune captures the soul and voice of hard-luck, hard-living Americans in a way that conjures up earlier masters like Raymond Carver and Richard Ford.” 
—Jerry Stahl, Happy Mutant Baby Pills and Permanent Midnight

Easy to get to, hard to leave.

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