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Doing Right by Dodd, and Other Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: 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...
Tales from Corral Fences
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
A collection of tales by award-winning author John Duncklee: "Countless yarns begin from storytellers sitting atop corral fences while waiting for whatever the sitters are waiting for. The stories that are born from these locations emanate from real experience, generally involving livestock and the men and women that husband them."
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Claim 227
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
He knew as soon as he touched it what it was. Holding it up to Andrews, yelling out to him his eyes wide looking wild, "Bonanza, Ya?" Walking to him David saw the yellow stone with other minerals clinging stubbornly to the gold. Taking the cold metal in his own hands, he felt a rush of excitement the gold warmed from his touch. Perhaps this where the fever comes from.
Back To Santa Fe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Literature » Western
Sullivan Ortega has just returned to his empty childhood home in Santa Fe to pay his respects to the last of his family, his sister Maggie, killed in a single-car crash. He’s trying to put his life back together, but along with a bad temper, he's got few prospects or real friends. Learning what happened is taking him somewhere he doesn't want to go back to . Second chances can get messy.
Loyal Valley: Bystanders
Series: Loyal Valley, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,310. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Determined to lure Lt. Col. Clint Donovan and his military intelligence team to their deaths, Number Seven’s operatives attack Clint's friends and neighbors, orchestrating an Apache ambush and besieging a widowed horse rancher. Clint’s choices set the stage for a cavalryman’s finest hour and a town’s hard lesson in courage, but the question remains whether anyone can be an innocent bystander.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Series: Doc Holliday, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
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?
Western Tales! Vol. 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Five short stories by some of the best writers working in the western genre today. Check them out- some may already be your favorites, others may become your new favorites! This volume features: “Kataki” by Chuck Tyrell “The Kindness of Strangers” by Cheryl Pierson “Back to Bavispe” by John D. Nesbitt “Mourning Glory” by Troy D. Smith “Doing Right by Dodd” by Kevin Crisp
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.
Forgotten Ghost Tales and Legends of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
This book contains a haunting collection of stories - old-fashioned ghosts, vengeful spirits, ugly apparitions, and things that go bump in the night.
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 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.
Messenger of Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
This story concerns an old Navajo owl superstition and a demented madman who hungered for the love of a beautiful Indian maiden. The mystic owl foretold the outcome. It hooted once to warn the Navajo, then hooted twice for death.
Blazing Trails and Western Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
From gunsmoke-laced shootouts in cantinas and saloons to desperate nighttime dashes across the Rio Grande to the quiet, heartfelt courage of men backed into a corner and faced with overwhelming odds, Charles Boeckman's classic stories of the Texas frontier are filled with everything that makes the Old West exciting!
Red Eagle's War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western, Fiction » Literature » Western
A boy fights for his life when he is taken prisoner by a band of raiding Apache. Steeling himself for death, Will is shocked when a lone man walks into the Apache camp to rescue him several days later. Driven by the secret he carries, Jacobi Kane has followed the Indians for days and needs to make his move to save the boy. With the odds stacked eight against one, his chances for success are slim.
Cockeyed Frank Loving and Coal Oil Jimmy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
Colorful Old West gunfighters come to life in this e-book containing two short stories. The first is about a little-known gunfighter called Cockeyed Frank Loving, a western legend himself; the second is about James Buckley (alias Coal Oil Jimmy) who was one of the best in the business of stagecoach robberies.
Texas Double-Cross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
J. Aubrey Whitford is a natural-born con man, so when he finds himself stranded in the wilds of Texas his first instinct is to figure out a way to fleece the citizens of that rugged frontier. He doesn't know that his efforts will soon land him in a dangerous game involving outlaws, Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry, with his only way to survive—and maybe even profit—being a perilous masquerade.
A Debt Paid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
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...