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Miss Annie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A pretty school teacher, the benefactress of the town, climbs on a train every summer to go back East when school is over. Two suitors proposed this year, but Miss Annie left anyway. The love-lorn men are distracted from their misery a bit when they must track down a bank robber. In the process, will they discover a secret Miss Annie has been hiding?
Guest Ranch
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Guest Ranch is a short story about a couple visiting a Guest Ranch. They meet a trail guide who is also a storyteller who tells them a tale of the Old West. The husband is in a bad mood over a traffic fine and he is slow to become receptive.
Open Hands
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Last Car For This Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When men start getting run over by slow-moving train cars in a gold rush town in the mountains of Idaho, Marshal Duster Kendal must solve the murders. But there might not be a motive besides the fact that Duster Kendal lives. Duster knows exactly what to do about that. And he needs to do it fast before things get much, much worse.
Fools Rush Inn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There is nothing quite like the moment when a vehicle comes to rest after spinning off the road. What comes next? In this case the driver spends the winter in an isolated mountain inn. Set to the theme of a tale from antiquity, this story follows the residents of the inn through a season of compassion, acceptance, frailty, and fun.
A Lesson for Us All
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Windigo
Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Prospectors lost in the North woods during a cold, desolate winter are on the verge of starving. With no game, no supplies, and no idea of which way to travel, they are desperate. Two men leave to seek food and shelter to save the small group, but never return. Then an eerie howling that raises the hackles of even the bravest among them travels on the cold wind. Could it be the Windigo?
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob Remington had gunned down many men, but he had never experienced such a challenge. Would he really meet his match in a mysterious old man who seemed strangely familiar...a man who knew so much about him...a man who claimed to know his future? Jacob's final gunfight would be like nothing he could have imagined.
Three stories From the Northwest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A lynching, a tricky horse deal, and a desperate robbery...adventure stories set in the early days of Washington state.
Kid Lay
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man fancying himself a gunfighter comes to town to make a name and reputation for himself by calling out the sheriff. The resultant gunfight will give Kid Lay a new alias. perhaps not to his liking.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short Western adventure... O’Doul has been a lot of places and done a lot of things in his life. Now, working on a ranch outside Pitchfork Creek, he finds bad things happening all around. The ranch owner and his wife are splitting up and O’Doul is forced to ride herd on a hot-headed cowboy. When events come to a head, O’Doul makes a deadly decision and goes into action.
Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck, Snort, and Skeeter are still trailing a herd of dragons to Skrintax in hopes of selling them for enough to get off Terul and maybe get better pay, easier work, and something to drink. But the obstacles keep mounting – including a tcheka-smoking interlude, hungry dragons, insolent Terullians, and . . . well, you’ll see
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
Kill Crazy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A troubled teenage boy, Chris, decides he hates his father. Ethan, Sheriff of the town, must bring in a killer, even if it means leaving his angry son at the mercy of a nineteen year old troublemaker and the local parson. A stone-faced, old man rides into town just before Ethan returns. What does he have to do with the killer? Who will live? And who will die?
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
New Damascus was a place of desert and mountain. It was a town suffering from sickness, where trouble always stopped by to holiday. It was the preacher who finally took matters into his own hands, praying for salvation. Salvation didn't come. Something else did.
The Kid
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Western Hospitality
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.