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Along the Trail to Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Escaping the Civil War and slavery, three young men go West in search of freedom. Arriving in Independence, Missouri, they meet a teamster who hires them for his wagon train to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The teamster admires and becomes friend with the three. In Santa Fe they decide to keep heading westward to Tucson. Once there, they go their separate ways but eventually experience warm reunions.
Showdown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Tom Prine figured that a stint as deputy in a backwash town like Claybank would give him a nice rest. Until, in the space of just a few days, arson, kidnapping and murder turn Claybank into a dangerous place Prine no longer recognizes. A lot of old secrets are being revealed and at their core is a single nagging question - is anybody in town who they pretend to be?
Cherokee Winter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
15 Powerful stories from award-winning western author Troy D. Smith! "Troy Smith has a rare and wonderful gift. His words do more than take you to another time, more than allow you to live another person’s life … they also open that person’s heart and allow you to feel its beat. Smith is able to evoke the emotions that will touch your heart, using characters you will remember..." Frank Roderus
Sudden Country
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
A map which may point to a cache of gold lost during the Civil War leads a young treasure hunter on the adventure of a lifetime--one step ahead of Quantrill's raiders. "Estleman has no rival in evoking the American Southwest."--Kirkus Reviews "Estleman rivals the finest American novelists."--The Washington Post Book World Loren D. Estleman is a four-time Golden Spur Award winner
Brothers of the Mountain: Blood on the Prairie
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
After leaving the annual rendezvous, Henry and Lucas encounter a severely beaten Indian maiden ... that's when matters become personal, especially for younger brother Lucas. With a band of cutthroat Indians wreaking havoc across the frontier, the brothers set out to stop the renegades and try to prevent what could become a bloody massacre of an unwary Shoshone village. (Western/Adventure)
The Bandit & Others - The Best Western Stories of Loren D. Estleman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Few writers recount tales of the old West as deftly as Pulitzer Prize-nominee and five-time winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award, Loren D. Estleman. Now, some of Estleman's finest work comes to life in this collection of vivid and richly detailed Western short stories.
Cripple Creek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
GOLD FEVER Mason Proffit has a knack for getting into trouble. Being fast with a gun may have something to do with it. Proffit and his friend, Wild Bill Hickok are heading to Cripple Creek to file a claim on a gold mine. When they cross trails with the viscious and deadly Bonner Brothers, blood will flow on the streets of Cripple Creek!
Pa's Journal : The Legend of Epitaph Creek
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,930. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
After leading his family to safety from a deliberately set range fire, a father rides off to seek help and disappears. Pa’s Journal becomes a guide to manhood for his 16-year-old son. -- Taught how to fight and survive by a lawman, and guided by his Pa's words, Davy becomes a legend. But will a legend bring his father home, or give the girl he loves the courage to come back to him?
All The Guns Of Scotland.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Ray Jaxome. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Someone told a kid that I was the only one that could help him. They told him I am the only one stupid enough or brave enough, to save his father’s life. He’d just come here for somewhere safe to raise his kid, far away from his home in Scotland. But he hit gold, and now he is in more danger than ever. "All the guns of Scotland" is a 3200 word short story by Dai Reid.
Big Enough: A collection of stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short stories including: Big Enough, Man of Iron, Kataki, Line Rider, The Kid and the Commodore, Death of a Hunter, Requiem for a Pig, and A Father's Prayer plus 2 Bonus Features. "This collection is a real treat for fans of Charlie's (Chuck Tyrell) work, and if you're a first timer, then you're about to discover a fine guy and a fine author..." - C. Courtney Joyner
The Undertaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Ray Jaxome. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
You’re going after an old friend for the reward. He’s the Undertaker. One of the most dangerous criminals in the country, famous for being a crack shot, and utterly ruthless. You used to be in his gang. You think you have only one option. Kill or be killed. The Undertaker is a 2,500 word short story by Dai Reid.
Alpenglow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Western
A brand new Haxan story! An ancient trapper named Cesar Coffin comes unannounced out of Taos, New Mexico into the grinding maelstrom of Haxan. He has fresh scalps hanging on saddle pommel…and an even darker secret hidden in the fragments of his soul as he seeks to destroy the demon who rules in Haxan: Marshal John Marwood.
Geppetto's Orphans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet streets of Haxan, New Mexico, circa 1874, strange enigmatic statues of wooden Native Americans appear. Beautifully carved, with exquisite attention to detail, the statues rest on massive pedestals and cannot be moved. They are harbingers of The Emergence, a time when the Lost People will spill from the dark bowels of the earth and bring with them the end of the physical world.
Long Trail to Ellsworth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,000. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Gunfighter Chase Bucklin agrees to help his recently widowed sister-in-law trail a herd of cattle from southwest Texas to the railhead at Ellsworth, Kansas, but first he must rescue his kidnapped nephews. Then armed with a six-gun on his hip, and a Bible in his saddlebag, Bucklin and his partner Yancy Andersen deal with desperados, Indians, violent storms and a flooding river.
The Moon Wolf Legend
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,740. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Moon Wolf Legend Colonel Earl Anderson sets out to rescue his young niece who has been captured by the Comanche. He organizes a group of experienced frontiersmen and heads for Texas. Having been a Union Army Colonel he discovers that even though his side won the civil war, the fighting is far from over. His rescue is successful, but the niece they recover is not the niece they expect.
The Marshal and The Madam
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Rio Henry, town Marshal and Connie Donovan, town Madam, have both traveled long and difficult roads on their way to Hidden Creek. Despite the boundaries between their occupations, there is a mutual attraction. With a gang set on killing the Marshal, will the Marshal and the Madam ever have a chance to explore a future together?
Blood of the Lamb
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In the nineteenth century, Cain is a gunfighter known as a leading cause of ghost towns. His desire for a peaceful life is impossible given his inability to remember his sordid past. Now, his friends from a Palouse tribe have begged him to right a wrong brought about by the US Cavalry. Indebted to the tribes, Cain rides to confront the Cavalry. And the demons of his past ride beside him.
The Man With No Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Tortured, murdered and ready for revenge, The Man With No Face sets off across the West to find the Union soldiers that killed his kin and stole his skin! Nothing will stop him, nothing can stop him, for he has made a deal that will let him live forever. And he is willing to take that long, if need be, to track down his prey and end the evil that made him The Man With No Face.
Echo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The desert in the Superstition Wilderness of Arizona provides the perfect backdrop for this haunting adventure of loss, love and discovery. Clara White Bird's spirit isn't ready to leave the mortal world. But when she meddles in the phyiscal world, all hell breaks loose. It isn't like everyone thinks, dying; it's not the end.
Return
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.