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Brothers of the Mountain: Pride of the Shawnee
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Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The McCarty brothers of eastern Kentucky have their sights set on America’s western frontier. Lucas wants to be a trapper and explorer while Henry rides along only to escape his former life. One man seeks adventure while the other man seeks peace within. But first, both have to make it out of the mountains of Appalachia with their lives intact, a feat that will be easier said than done.
Trains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the late 1800s, trains bring with them a sense of mystery and comfort. For Corinne, they also bring Silas. When Corinne meets Silas the first time, she surprises him. When they meet again, she surprises herself. Finally learning the truth might bring the greatest surprise of them all.
Meet-Up with the Outlaw of Yester-Year?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Who is now the “Outlaw of Yester-Year” in our fantasies? Who are today’s Lewt McCanles (Gregory Peck) and Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) of Duel in the Sun? (The story is also a play.)
To See the ... Canary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The canary “sealed” Julia Boggs Dent to Ulysses S. Grant (and Calamity Jane) and helped her “presage” during the Civil War. Marked by a “bad eye,” she had second sight, as was acknowledged during the Grants’ travels around the world.
Ghost Warrior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Snake Wilton, a twenty-three-year-old half-Apache convict, had spent the previous year at hard labor, helping build the new territorial prison in Yuma. But when an opportunity presents itself he makes a bid for freedom –intending to make his way to the ghost city high in the cliff walls he had heard about in legend. Will he find refuge, and his true spirit, before he is caught?
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West
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Price: Free! Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.
The Gunfighter's Gift
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Wilhelmina was about to meet a real live gunfighter -a bounty hunter with a deadly reputation. As it turns out, it is also her grandfather -and he is bringing her a very special gift...
Lillie Langtry’s “Lash La Rue Sweet Potatoes” World Crusade, Or Why You Can’t Buy Quintussential Western Wear Boots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this charming, and hilarious, story by Lynn Veach Sadler, the reader is introduced to Lillie Langtry Smith: the world’s biggest western fan (especially the films of Lash La Rue.) Lillie embarks on a trip to Japan, where her Lash La Rue-centered program, culminating in a tasting of her specialty Lash La Rue Sweet Potatoes, will usher in a new era or global unity. What could go wrong?
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.
Wearing out a Welcome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Al and Rosalie Decker’s uninvited house guest is in no hurry to leave their ranch. Jerome Hayden is “just a little too courteous, a little too attentive”… and is making himself at home, in all the wrong ways…
Long Shot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
If Brazos Boone had any endearing quality it was that whenever he shot someone, he did it with a smile. Brazos Boone was a cold-blooded killer, and that’s the truth of it. Everybody agreed somebody should do something about the situation...
Doing Right by Dodd, and Other Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Three western short stories by Kevin Crisp. In the title story, just because Ken Dodd met an untimely (and natural) demise, there's no reason several of his acquaintances shouldn't profit from it. Problem is, the insurance policy only pays for "wrongful death or disaster"... and their efforts to make his death appear wrongful wind up being disastrous, indeed...
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.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
A Bloody Revenge
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Series: Doc Holliday, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Morgan is dead and Virgil is crippled. Doc and Wyatt must get out of Arizona before the cowboys try and kill them too but with Wyatt set to avenge his brother’s death, it looks like they won’t be leaving quietly. They may escape the county but will Behan and his deputised outlaws drag them back?
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.
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 Debt Paid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Marshal Lance Kelly knew that you can't keep the peace in a place like Freeman, Nebraska, without making some enemies. Good thing for him he's about to get a visit from an old, and very dangerous, friend...
Death Takes a Holliday
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Doc Holliday plays the game of his life with a mysterious stranger. Literally... "Dustups were nothing new for the grim-looking stranger, but this was something different. A special day, a special occasion. And everything had to be just right."
It Takes a Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
When Davy Tatum refuses to draw down on a bully, people in town start whispering that he is a coward. But they are about to find out different...