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Fiction » Literature » Western
Don't Poke the Bear! by John Locke
Price: Free! Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The second book in the Emmett Love western adventure series. After the former gunslinger and prostitute open a saloon in Dodge City, Kansas, Emmett kills a man in self-defense and winds up inheriting a dancing bear. But that surprise pales in comparison to the secret his witchy friend, Rose, has been keeping from him since the day they met...
Guest Ranch by Don Hoglund
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 by Travis Herche
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.
A Lesson for Us All by Zach Neal
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! 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.
Ghostslinger by Mark Stucky
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.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler by Marsha Ward
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal
The Long Ride by Olin Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
This the first story in the saga of two families, Dean and Egan, drawn together by friendship as well as desire to give justice to the small communities in a raw Wyoming. They dealt it as it should be done, swiftly and surely. They had little time or patience with those who would take and waste lives of those who would strive for life in the harshest of environments.
Kid Lay by Boyd Neisler
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.
Six from Greeley by Josh Langston
Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
West of the Texas Nebula by Lyndon Perry
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.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek by Ian Thomas Healy
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.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus by A Park
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.
Fistful of Reefer by David Mark Brown
Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Fistful of Reefer is a dieselpunk, weird Western pulp featuring goats, guns and the camaraderie of outcasts. Set along the Texas border during the waining years of the Mexican revolution, Fistful focuses on a group of unlikely heros and their unlikely foe as they stumble upon the fringes of a cabal bent on world domination. Fistful lives between No country for Old Men and the Three Amigos.
Value Received by John Beach
Price: Free! Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Colorado, 1895: gambling with their lives, a Mormon prospector and his Southern Paiute companion work the wrong end of a gold vein, a vein that leads to The Devil's Own, Haitian Voodoo, and a pair of crazy outlaw brothers. Can their Icelandic pony, Magic Dog, help to save them?
Sagebrush by William Wayne Dicksion
Price: Free! Words: 84,620. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(4.20 from 10 reviews)
Still half asleep, Michael looked up at his parents sitting on the buckboard of their covered wagon and saw an arrow penetrate his father's chest. Then he saw his mother being dragged from the wagon by two Indians. His mother fell from the wagon and disappeared from his sight and from his life forever. Now he was all alone.
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