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Marshal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
The Crossed Guns
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)
Annie McGuire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
Open Hands
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Life Everlasting
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
Death Follows The Sheep Farmer
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Series: The Sheep Farmer, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Pruitt Farm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
They killed his sister and kidnapped his niece. Death follows the sheep farmer wherever he goes and now it is going to follow him right to the man who killed his sister and kidnapped his niece. It's not wise to cross the sheep farmer.
Killing Dirty (A Barren Landscape Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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Jack Hemmingway rides into town with an invite that wasn't easy to get, but riding out may be even harder. In the first part of this series, visit Barren Landscape, a Western town that law forgot.
The Hollow Tree Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
US Marshal, Garren Rader, receives an urgent plea to help with an unresolved murder in Valley County, Nebraska. His journey to the frontier uncovers a family in need of encouragement, and a community in need of justice.
Windfall (Love's Crossing 1)
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Series: Love's Crossing, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Diana Wright, Beth Chaney, and Libby Tate, three strangers who meet on a long stagecoach ride. Through tragic circumstances, they inherit a saloon in Love’s Crossing. Although the windfall isn’t what they expect to secure their future, the three women are determined to make the town their new home. Sweet, clean western romance adventure, a novelette of about 16,000 words. This is a complete story.
Luke Zane and the Claim Jumper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Luke Zane ain't gonna let some sidewinder take all he's worked so hard to claim....especially when he's got friends at his back.
A Lesson for Us All
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A lonely old prospector is found dead in his own doorway, shot with his own gun. Lambert had few friends and even less money. Word is, he didn’t have an enemy in the world. Marshall Mike Baxter isn’t buying it—not until he knows a lot more about poor old Lambert. A short story in the classic Western tradition.
Waiting For a Comet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
(5.00 from 1 review)
During the long, hot spring of 1910 it seemed all 12-year-old Jo Harper could do was wait. Wait for her father, wait for her friends, wait for the comet that might appear in the sky and wipe out the whole town of Willowby, Wyoming once and for all. But when wild west legend Abby Drake arrives in town lugging an orphaned baby calf, an old-fashioned revolver, and a mystery.
The Last Stage
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The high-wheeled mud wagon stood before the Yuma House behind two spans of mules. John Dudley stepped into the bright moonlight and handed his valise to the driver who tossed it unceremoniously into the carrying rack. Dudley was leaving to catch a steamer in San Diego bound for New York and, ultimately, to the woman he was to marry. But there was a complication...and her name was Margo.
Runaway Slave
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tobacco plantation owner Alvin Tolle is confronted with a split-second decision that will affect the rest of his life. All of my books are drawn from the American frontier in the 1800s. This story is about one man at the forefront of dealing with racism and slavery in North Carolina. Runaway is a snippet from my hard copy novel "The Carolinian," available at Amazon.
Mystery on Maple Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,100. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A gruesome reality confronts seventeen-year-old Willie Saunders when he returns home to Missouri from a summer spent in Montana. His family's cabin has burned to the ground, his mother is dead amidst the ashes, and his father has been shot. Why has this happened and at whose hand?
Straight
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Brimstone
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story that pits a lone gunfighter against the ghosts of the men he's killed.
Desert Harvest
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.00 from 1 review)
Teenage Millie has more than teenage problems at the desert ranch. Ma walks out on the family, and Pa's no help in the family crisis. Hurt and lonely, Millie singlehandedly takes over caring for her two siblings. But when her father's friends come demanding a heavy payment for an old debt, Millie finds herself doubting everything she has ever believed in: her family, faith, sanity ...
Mail Order Mama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the winter of 1882... Mary wished for a new mother. Katherine wished for a chance to escape working at her aunt's dreary boardinghouse. What happened after that? An old-fashioned Christmas miracle.
Bronc Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Jack Fontaine broke horses for a living. Raised with his mother’s Blackfeet tribe, after his white father mysteriously disappeared, he learned his horsemanship skills from them. It was on the Clark Fork that Jack Fontaine found the hatred he had come to expect. He also found unexpected friendship and the legacy his father had left for him.