Short Stories

Second is the First Loser
Series: Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A short story. Winning at Texas hold'em is good, unless the loser is named Gambrozini. Now it's either pay him back the dough, or pay him in lead.
To Ride A Tall Horse
Series: Western, Book 8 · Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A Western short story by L. J. Martin, takes a youth, who's family is starving, from near Paso Robles into the great, dry, western San Joaquin Valley, where he accepts a horseback ride from a group of vaqueros. Based on a true story. When the Anglos won California from the Mexicans, little law prevailed, and some very bad things resulted. Works by L. J. Martin: Shadow of the Mast Tenkiller Moj
Holy Hell - Crime Short Stories by L. J. Martin
Series: Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A series of crime short stories by acclaimed novelist L. J. Martin, who's the author of over 35 mysteries, thrillers and westerns. These stories all relate to religion in some way, as the author believes that misusing religion is one of the paving stones on the road to hell.
The Way of the West
Series: Western, Book 15 · Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Harold L. Hogart, city slick, but the new owner of the Bar H, insists his young son go along on a cattle drive, and it's coming-of-age time when lots of trail tough cowhands decide the best way to learn, is to learn to laugh at yourself. There are some hard lessons on a tough trail's the way of the west. A western short story by acclaimed western author L. J. Martin.