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The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
By Jason Wallace
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 4. 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)
By Jordan Mulder
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.
Open Hands
By Travis Herche
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.
Messenger of Death
By Robert F. (Bob) Turpin
Price: $2.41 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.
Cockeyed Frank Loving and Coal Oil Jimmy
By Robert F. (Bob) Turpin
Price: $2.99 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.
A Debt Paid
By Les Williams
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
By Tom Wood
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
By Lee Aaron Wilson
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
By Lee Aaron Wilson
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
By Lee Aaron Wilson
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...
The Permanent Man #12: As the Clock Strikes....
By Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
AS THE CLOCK STRIKES…. Dr. Blue has everything he needs to successfully pull Patrick Hold—also known as the Permanent Man—from the past and back to the future. However, Agent Red is on his trail, hoping to find the Permanent Man he has searched over two decades to find. Back in 1864, Patrick Hold is determined to rescue Wes Cooper and Chimala from Clyde Calvin’s grasp.
The Permanent Man #10: A Hero Does It Wrong
By Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A HERO DOES IT WRONG. Patrick Hold has been captured by Clyde Calvin’s gang, and Wes Cooper wants to save him. Besides himself, Wes has the Cahilla Indian, Takoda, to help. Overcoming Calvin’s gang will prove difficult, and the two together stand little chance of success. But when Wes is offered a job that will lead him directly to Calvin, it just might be the key to rescuing Patrick.
Justice in the Valley (Brothers of the Mountain)
By Jeremy Perry
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
By Frank Roderus
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
By Frank Roderus
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?
The Permanent Man #9: The Not So Great Escape
By Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
THE NOT SO GREAT ESCAPE. Though Clyde Calvin’s gang took him captive, Patrick Hold has confirmed Calvin held Takoda’s wife, Chimala, hostage and plans to sell her on the Indian slave market. Now Patrick is determined to escape Calvin’s grasp and free Chimala. But doing that is easier thought than accomplished, especially since failure could end with Chimala’s death.
The Permanent Man #6: Whiskeyade
By Desmond Shepherd
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
WHISKEYADE. Patrick Hold has learned that Clyde Calvin and his gang are holding a Cahilla Indian woman hostage. That woman might be the wife of Takoda that he wants to find. Patrick must infiltrate the gang to see if it is her, and that carries the danger of suffering under Calvin’s wrath.
Angel in the Badlands
By Chuck Tyrell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~ A short story, Western Christmas tale from award-winning author, Chuck Tyrell ~ The New Mexico badlands offer no mercy, especially in December. Shot, robbed, and left to die, Jonah Stark learns how unforgiving the cold barren land can be. Bleeding and delirious, Jonah longs for death, but an unlikely angel comes along instead.
Vengeance in Virginia City, a Floyd Sisters Mystery
By Sinda Cheri Floyd
Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Timbers swayed and crashed as the old mine collapsed. Could the girls get out in time?
A Cowboy's Journey: A Short Story
By Alfred C. Martino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Set in the mythical Wild West, an aging cowboy deals with the passage of time, while recalling a life-defining moment with a woman of his youth.