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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the O.K. Corral
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stranger arrives in Tombstone and walks into the middle of the famous shootout at the O.K. Corral. The first in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday's Gold.
Wearing out a Welcome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Al and Rosalie Decker’s uninvited house guest is in no hurry to leave their ranch. Jerome Hayden is “just a little too courteous, a little too attentive”… and is making himself at home, in all the wrong ways…
Redemption Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Sam Gibson used to be a lawman, until the day he made a terrible mistake that could never be taken back. Since then, he has alternated between wishing there were a way he could redeem himself and believing he deserved punishment. He’s about to get both…
Long Shot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
If Brazos Boone had any endearing quality it was that whenever he shot someone, he did it with a smile. Brazos Boone was a cold-blooded killer, and that’s the truth of it. Everybody agreed somebody should do something about the situation...
Doing Right by Dodd, and Other Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: 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...
Ambush at Kansas City
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Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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
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Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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
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Series: Doc Holliday, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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?
Open Hands
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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.
A Lesson for Us All
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
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.
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...
As the Clock Strikes....
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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.
A Hero Does It Wrong
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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.