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The Jailer's Son: The Legend Begins
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Series: The Jailer's Son, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Book #1 of The Jailer's Son western series. Maxwell Beck is no average boy. Thanks to his Pa's insistence, he's a sharpshooter, sleight of hand artist, acrobat, and cardsharp – handy, yet highly unusual skills for the son of a traveling salesman. Still, Max thinks he's living a normal life until one fateful day when a chain of events is set in motion and the legend of The Jailer's Son is born.
Riders Coming
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Price: Free! Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Riders Coming features three Confederate soldiers who are riding home after the South is defeated. May, 1865 is a time when law and order has collapsed in the South. Some rogue deserters are resorting to violence with no law to hold them in check. Our men deal with these outlaws who are on a violent spree of terror against innocent people and bring them to justice in a wild gunfight.
Ambush at Kansas City
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Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A young woman, Michelle Tanner, begins a journey west. Befriending a living legend Nathan Meeker he quickly becomes her mentor. "You got it all Missy. For better or worse, you got it all! You may become a legend or you could be a corpse. I don't want to be sending no letter to your Pa explaining how you were killed." Michelle realizes quickly life in the west will not be business as usual.
Bonds of the Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 94,200. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Prejudice had always been a part of Emma Watts' life from the time she was a small girl, but life decided to show Emma just how wrong she was. She will learn that the bonds of the heart sees no color and she will know the love of the very ones she fears.
The Wild West
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You set the price! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Travel back into the days of the Old West to experience a key moment in the history of the Quadrant Universe. Meet Firehair, the red-headed spitfire raised by Indians to be a warrior woman as she joins forces with the greatest heroes of the era to take on a threat out of ancient legend, a threat large enough to wipe out modern civilization. A threat known simply as the Wild Hunt.
The Wrath of Iron Eyes (An Iron Eyes Western #5)
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You set the price! Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The notorious and disfigured bounty hunter, Iron Eyes returns for another adventure. When the daughter of a banker for whom Iron Eyes' disfigurement does not repulse, is kidnapped by Mexican bandits it leaves Iron Eyes, barely recovered from his wounds received by Indians, to use his unique tracking skills to track down the villains ... with deadly consequences!
Rise, then Descend
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Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
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.
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
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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.
Luke Zane and the Bushwhacker
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Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Luke Zane don't take kindly to being bushwhacked, but when an awful pretty schoolmarm is involved, he starts to see some benefit in even a bad situation.
The Ghost Saloon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Prospector Dan Rourke is always the first one to go in springtime and the last one out in the fall. This year, he’s left it a bit late. After days on snowshoes, and with night falling, he desperately needs to warm up. The Ghost Saloon still stands, but he’ll burn it down if he has to.
Switch-Play
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A mysterious box sitting beside the rail-road tracks seriously complicates Mike Baxter's life. Without tools, and unable to open it, his mental juices start to flow. There’s only one thing that could be that heavy: gold. A short story in the western tradition.
Upon the Tide
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Series: The Highwaymen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Inspired by the song "Highwayman" written by Jimmy Webb. This is a series of letters about a young sailor named Kristoff Fuchs, on his first voyage in the 1800's.
Big Sky Blue
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Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
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A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.
The Fury of Iron Eyes (An Iron Eyes Western #4)
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You set the price! Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Third in the Iron Eyes Western series - The infamous bounty hunter finally manages to catch up with outlaw Dan Creedy. Iron Eyes would have dispatched Creedy and claimed the reward. Yet this time it was different for, at last, he had met a man who was almost his equal. The tables turn and for the first time in his life, the seriously wounded Iron Eyes now becomes the prey.
1836 An Alternative Outcome at the Alamo
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Price: Free! Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Imagine an alternate Texas history in which "Remember The Alamo!" is a call for celebration rather than defeat and martyrdom. A Texas in which the Texans won the Alamo. This is the story of how the Texans won the Alamo and won their independence in one glorious battle.
Ride Tall, Hang High
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Series: The Outlaws, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,440. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Wolfpack Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
There's nothing like a smoking six gun in your hand to make you grow up fast! They were the youngest-and some said the most dangerous-gang in the territory. They were just kids, but the savagery of the untamed West made men out of them before their time.
Richards' Way Book One
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Series: Richards' Way, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 72,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Tom Richards was born on a farm in Alabama just before the Civil War. He knew from a young age he didn't want to spend his life farming. As he grew he made friends with the Sheriff in their hometown. When his father went off to war he made his final decision that farming wasn't for him. At eighteen he became a deputy to the Sheriff. He quickly found he was good at his job, and enjoyed it.
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.
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
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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.