Scoundrels' Jig (The Chronicles of Eridia)
by J. S. Volpe
A darkly comic novel set in the world of Eridia. When a bar full of crooks, scumbags, and psychos (plus a few arguably sympathetic characters) learn about a big hunk of gold half a day's journey west, the race is on to see who can get their greedy, treacherous hands on it first. Along the way the competitors must contend with scheming constables, a killer robot, a peevish dryad, and much more.