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The Long Road to Sorrow (Sorrow #4)
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Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 4. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Sheriff Cal Haskell goes rogue in his pursuit of the notorious man with a brass foot. A Long Road to Sorrow teams Cal with a determined agent of the legendary Coughlin Investigation Bureau and a crusty old trapper who knows how to rack beast or man. A show down with Jacob Langston at a disreputable sanatorium will reveal secrets Cal would have never expected to uncover. [A Novelette]
Red Ringer
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
In the American Wild West of the late 19th century there were no credit cards and few bank accounts. But that did not mean there was no such thing as identity theft. It just made it a much more dangerous game.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
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Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
New Damascus was a place of desert and mountain. It was a town suffering from sickness, where trouble always stopped by to holiday. It was the preacher who finally took matters into his own hands, praying for salvation. Salvation didn't come. Something else did.
Felicity: Bowen & Baile Book 3
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Series: Bowen & Baile: Western Detectives, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~ Dime Novel Short ~ Jonathon Two Hawk disappeared and his wife – or widow – wants Cole Bowen and Edward Baile to investigate. What she really wants is for Bowen and Baile to kill the man she believes has murdered her husband and stolen more than seventeen thousand dollars from him. The partners are not assassins. But if someone tries to murder them, it will happen at that party's peril.
Marshal of Arizona
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Arizona in the 1850s was without law and order, a refuge for outlaws and men on the run. The judge was 600 miles away in Santa Fe and taking evil-doers to court a matter of impracticality. Tubac needs a lawman but he'd have no official status, no jail and no court to support him. He'd have to intimidate banditos into leaving his town alone. What could go wrong with that?
Lew Dabb's Untold Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Lew Dabb made a collection of short stories for a few friends and family before he passed away. Two of those stories were published as novella’s on Smashwords. This collection is the remainder of those fiction stories as well as another fiction story found buried in his computer later on. These are Lew Dabb’s ‘Untold Stories’
Hawk Is Back In Town - Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Hawk is back in Town - Western Short Story You like your Westerns wild? You like old towns where you meet the good, the bad, and the ugly, complete with harmonica? Then walk right in and meet... Hawk. Hear it from himself, why he returned to Lick Skillet, Texas. He's got a chip on his shoulder, a bone to pick, and an axe to grind? You got that right. Better don't stand in his way.
Blunderbuss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In a quest to avenge his father's death, fourth generation blacksmith, Cal Wiggins joins forces with an indian named Monjo. After meeting a beautiful girl, he must try to capture the bad guys, get the girl and find the pirate treasure all without getting himself killed.
Gunfight With A Fool
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Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Red Kittys Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Meet Harold Andersen, a pitiful man for whom happiness just does not fit in the equation. His desire to become famous sends him head first into a confrontation with John Henry "Deadeye" Bain.
Josephal
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 66. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tough sheriff and his lady friend seek to escape an alien-infested colony world. A science fiction short story.
Thorns on the Rose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
~ Western Poetry ~ Staring into a campfire on a starry night as he listens to the coyotes howl and the cattle lowing gives a cowboy time to think, room to put his thoughts to paper, a chance to sing what's in his heart.. Join award-winning author John D. Nesbitt as he shares 32 poems of Western life including Wild Rose of Wyoming, Under Cloak of Night, Blue Horse Mesa, and Thorns on the Rose.
Second Time Around
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A naval lieutenant has a romantic liaison with an attractive young woman soon after the Pearl Harbor attack, and wonders if he's made the right decision about marrying her; a retiree's frustrating post-Christmas shopping experience; a police officer displays racial bias; four archangels provides a new insight into the foundation of the Creation; two women exchange trans-Atlantic Christmas letters.
Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd
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Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck, Snort, and Skeeter are still trailing a herd of dragons to Skrintax in hopes of selling them for enough to get off Terul and maybe get better pay, easier work, and something to drink. But the obstacles keep mounting – including a tcheka-smoking interlude, hungry dragons, insolent Terullians, and . . . well, you’ll see
Before I Die: Bowen & Baile Book 2
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Series: Bowen & Baile: Western Detectives, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~ Dime Novel Western short ~ The first official job for the Bowen & Baile Detective Agency seemed straightforward – find a missing wife and bring her home before her husband succumbs to cancer. But nothing is ever as easy as it sounds. Searching for the 'lady' in question takes the partners from fine hotels to the seedier side of several Colorado towns. Will they accomplish their goal in time?
The Redemption of Cade Beauchard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~ From the award winning author of the bestselling short story, Sharpshooter ~ Young Cade Beauchard is discovered by Marshal Levi Macklin as he trails a gang of killers. Hauled to jail, is Cade destined to face a judge with the others? Levi Macklin sees something in the sass-mouthed, troubled fifteen-year-old that reminds him of the son he lost. Can he save him from the hangman -- should he try?
Fools Rush Inn
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There is nothing quite like the moment when a vehicle comes to rest after spinning off the road. What comes next? In this case the driver spends the winter in an isolated mountain inn. Set to the theme of a tale from antiquity, this story follows the residents of the inn through a season of compassion, acceptance, frailty, and fun.
Brothers of the Mountain: Grizzly Rendezvous
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Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An ornery grizzly is on the prowl making life tough for a few people that happen to get in its way. Lucas McCarty, who also has a personal stake in this, has had enough. It’s up to him and an old trapper named Jude to track down the beast and set matters straight.
Trouble Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #2)
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Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The jury in Sorrow has found Junior Collins guilty of murder. Aggie St. Pierre says he’s not the killer. When Cal Haskell, the sheriff of Sorrow, asks for proof, she responds with ‘a gut feeling.’ Cal agrees to take a closer look. He was warned about some of the men in town, hungry for a hanging and possibly taking the law into their own hands. Did the jury get it wrong?
Straight
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Grown Fast and Hard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.