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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...
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?
Angel in the Badlands
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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
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Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 5. Price: $0.99 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? The sisters are in Virginia City viewing the camel races. An old feud comes to light and they get involved, but to what end? Will it help the city residents and will they escape the mine collapse?
A Cowboy's Journey: A Short Story
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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.
The Kindness of Strangers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~Western short story with paranormal twist~ Jericho Dean wants revenge and is willing to do anything–even die–to get it. He's trailing a band of Comancheros. An unusual old cowboy comes out of nowhere to join Dean and says he's looking for Tidwell's band too. But Jericho knows there's something not quite right about the situation. Will Hart help or hinder his quest for vengeance?
The New Sheriff
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Townspeople are stunned when the new sheriff announces his arrival with a furious gunfight at the saloon the likes of which they've never seen before. When he sets his sights on rescuing a young kidnapped mother from the clutches of a local bad guy, well, the results are even more shocking! The New Sheriff is a fifty five hundred word story with gunslingers, shootouts, saloons and stagecoaches.
Kimberly's Christmas Cake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Russ Taklin, a good-looking man, who the four McCullough men thought well of, despite him once leaving their sis hogtied in a canyon. Russ occasionally visited and paid attention to Kimberly, but never called her anything but Kid–like everybody else. The year Kimberly turned eighteen, she made an effort to learn lots of things from Mother Turley. She even baked a Christmas cake, with Russ in mind.
Trail's End
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~ Exciting Dime Novel short ~ "I was interrupted one morning when my deputy pushed a disgruntled Wesley Wilkinson into the office. The surly man caused a ruckus in the Red Dog Saloon. As in the past, he spent the night as a guest in one of my cells. Then I was called out; a young cowboy was seeking a reputation at my expense. Think you want to be a frontier lawman? Follow me..." ~Lance Kelly
What's Up Kimosabe? The Lone Ranger Rides Again!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
From 1949-57 the Lone Ranger and Tonto rode the nation's airwaves keeping them safe and secure from all those who would threaten the peaceful and law abiding television-watching citizens of America. When the William Tell Overture came on and Silver reared up on his hind legs and the Ranger called out "Hi-yo Silver, away!" you knew one thing for sure: the bad guys were in for a royal rump thumping.
A Wind of Knives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A Wind of Knives is a 20,000 word novella about a quiet rancher in Civil War era Texas, Daniel Hays, who emerges from an alcohol-soaked haze to find his sole ranch hand (and lover) has been lynched—hanged by party or parties unknown. Left with virtually nothing but his failing ranch, Daniel takes it upon himself to seek out those responsible for his lover’s death.
20,000 Yards Across the Frontier
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A lone gunfighter crosses the plains looking for a mysterious force which has been destroying farms and driving men insane, indians and settlers alike. But when he catches up to his quarry he finds himself at its mercy, and its creator at his throat. The Spaghetti Western meets 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.