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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...
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: 6,840. 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.
The Territory (Prologue)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alaska, 1896. Three lone figures--one father, two sons--the McQuestens beat their way through a swiftly freezing wilderness as the cold overtakes them. Behind them lies Circle City, presided over by a warped Justice. On their trail is the malevolent bloodhound, LeRoy de Mantis, tasked with their retrieval.
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
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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.
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...
Last Badman in Desolation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Mattie's life as a soiled dove in the town of Desolation Fork was lonely and grim. The only bright spot, aside from her little girl, was her friend Jacob -a quiet man hired to swamp the saloon and do odd jobs. But when a gang of notorious outlaws come into town, Mattie and everyone else learn that there is a lot more to Jacob than meets the eye...
The Old Dog's Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Most days Old John Jordan sat in his rocking chair and just watched the world roll by. His days as a lawman were far behind him, and his son has taken his place. But now that son needs help, and the badmen are about to find out that this old dog knows quite a few tricks...
Brothers of the Mountain: Justice in the Valley
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Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Henry and Lucas McCarty are on their way to the port of the Missouri River to cash in the season’s harvested bounty. Along the way, the brothers stop off at an unknown town for a much needed rest and drink. When they discover their pelts are stolen, their leisure time is cut short. With their livelihoods at stake, they must track down and teach the thieving culprit a valuable lesson.
Trapped! Bowen & Baile Book 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An old friend from Cole’s past approaches the Bowen & Baile Detective Agency for help on an odd quest- to give back a stolen fortune. The only problem is, the man’s partners don’t want it to be given back…
Morning Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two short, but very powerful, stories by two-time Spur Award winner Frank Roderus. In “Morning Shadow,” a French trapper is enchanted by a captive Indian child, and must make a fateful decision. In “Four Gold Coins,” a man awakens from a drinking binge with a pocketful of coins he did not have the night before –are they a lucky break or a curse?