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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.
Red Ringer
By Dan Lombard
Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
0.75 star(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
By A Park
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
0.5 star(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.
Unicorn Western
By Johnny B. Truant
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Cast out from The Realm and into the desert of the Sands, Marshal Clint Gulliver and his unicorn Edward have finally found peace in the small and dusty town of Solace. For the first time since leaving The Realm, Clint has dared find peace, but when the town faces an approaching enemy, the gunslinger feels compelled to unholster his seven-shooters to face it... and the dark magic it brings with it.
The Whirlwind in the Thorn Tree
By S. A. Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Three people from contemporary Earth discover that the fantasy world in a famous author's gunslinger novels is a real place.
The Chinese Hunter
By Leroy B. Vaughn
Price: Free! Words: 23,650. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
On May 6, 1882 the United States Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act. Franklin Nixon was a Lance Corporal stationed at the U.S. Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. at that time. A few short years later he joins the Mounted Chinese Exclusionary Police on the day he is discharged from the service and is sent to the Willcox sector in the Arizona Territory, where he becomes the Chinese Hunter.
Straight
By Robert Zverina
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Grown Fast and Hard
By James Calore
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.
West of the Texas Nebula
By Lyndon Perry
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
You Were Lost
By Kayla Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A sappy, emotional story about a girl and a horse.
The Steakhouse Cowboys
By K. J. Ester
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Brett and Harry are cowboys in the truest sense of the word. They are hard, tough, and serious men who take their jobs and steaks serious.
Blood of the Lamb
By Stephen Cote
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
Return
By Allison Merritt
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.
Golden Vengeance
By Terry Compton
Series: Lucky Dawson, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,750. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Lucky Dawson knew that he should have just kept on riding. How could a little conversation, a meal and a card game lead to a hanging. His hanging to be exact. In 1875, Montanans didn't like card cheats but he wasn't one. He was just, well, lucky. The other players didn't think so and that started the ordeal.
The Kid
By Ray Daley
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Sheriff Gregg & The Righteous Widow
By Hank Florentine McLoskey
Series: Sheriff Gregg, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(3.00 from 1 review)
Hester Jones is a new arrival in Butterfield, a respectable widow who's inherited a farm up in the Smoky Hills. But is she all that she seems? The third short story in the 'Sheriff Gregg' series.
Homer Bolton: The Sheriff of Duncan Flats
By Mark Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Here is the first person narrative of Homer Bolton. Follow Homer as he starts out on his father's cattle ranch, then becomes a Deputy in Broken Hearts before becoming the first Sheriff of Duncan Flats. It is meant to be a light read and should take about 60 minutes.
Six Ways of Dyin'
By A.L. Brown
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The sheriff of a small town must pay for the life that he ruined many years ago. The past has returned and it will settle for nothing less than blood.
Big Iron
By A.L. Brown
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(3.00 from 1 review)
The small, remote, New Mexican town of Paja Rita doesn't get many visitors. Till one day, a stranger rides into town---with a rather large hunk of iron on his hip.