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Guest Ranch
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: 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.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
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Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 2 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.
Open Hands
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Ghostslinger
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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
Kid Lay
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Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: 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.
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.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the O.K. Corral
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stranger arrives in Tombstone and walks into the middle of the famous shootout at the O.K. Corral. The first in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday's Gold.
Red Ringer
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
In the American Wild West of the late 19th century there were no credit cards and few bank accounts. But that did not mean there was no such thing as identity theft. It just made it a much more dangerous game.
Six from Greeley
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Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Return
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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.
The Kid
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Western Hospitality
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...
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.
The Showdown
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Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Short, fun, flash fiction by Alain Gomez. The Showdown is about a gunfight at high noon.
Sagebrush
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Price: Free! Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Category: 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.
Six Ways of Dyin'
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The sheriff of a small town must pay for the life that he ruined many years ago. The past has returned and it will settle for nothing less than blood.