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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.
Messenger of Death
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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
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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...
Ladies Love Outlaws
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,340. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Three stories about ladies loving outlaws! THE GUNFIGHTER'S GIRL by Cheryl Pierson; ADDIE AND THE GUNSLINGER by Celia Yeary; BIG ENOUGH by Chuck Tyrell
Brothers of the Mountain: Justice in the Valley
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Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,560. 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?
Jason Evers: His Own Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Was Jason Evers just a misunderstood youth, a victim of circumstances...or a cold-blooded killer? Forced to flee his home in Texas after a gunfight that leaves a brutal State Policeman dead, Jason Evers sets off on an odyssey that takes him from one end of the frontier to the other. Packed with action, tragedy, and dark humor, this classic tale is told in a compelling narrative voice.
Trouble at Timber Ridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An old friend sends a message to Harlan Shea asking for help. In spite of secrets he'd rather forget, the big man rides back to Timber Ridge. Possible rustlers, an unusual telegraph clerk, and several old enemies lead to more than one shooting before Harlan begins to figure out what is happening. Then the trouble gets downright serious when Shea meets a beautiful woman with her own secrets.
Vendetta
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,820. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Peter Madsen became a priest to atone for a life of violence and a wartime tragedy and thought he had put away his gun for good. But then a grief-stricken young woman who's like a daughter to him sets out on a quest of vengeance, and Madsen is forced to take up the gun again as he sets out to save her from herself. This classic novel demonstrates once more why Ed Gorman is an acclaimed writer.
A Gentleman in Hell
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Series: Doc Holliday, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,940. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Doc follows the Earps to Tombstone. He’s looking for excitement and he gets more than he asked for when the Earps run into the Clantons and MacLaurys. They’re not just ranchers, they’re part of a gang of stage robbers and cattle rustlers. No one can trust the county sheriff who’s happy to let the gang ride. Doc learns that having friends on both sides of the law isn't easy.
Bad Elixir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A drunk with a troubled pass finds himself living in a town with a troubled present located some where in a western part of the United States in the late 1800's. Racism and violence plagues the town of mostly Chinese immigrants as a new larger trouble arises forcing a doctor of the town to prescribe to the drunk a "bad elixir" in order to save the town.