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Incident at Diamond Springs
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
When his stagecoach is caught between an outlaw militia and a band of renegades, a veteran driver must figure out how to save his passengers and the lone survivor of a massacred way station.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 5, The West
Price: Free! Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Western
Book five of the five book series features the west, where the author and his wife live, and where their '50 States in 50 Weeks Adventure' both began and ended. The journey inspired Kevin to write a short story for each state, and the west bats cleanup with the ten final states.
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Open Hands
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(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.
Wet Medicine Dreams
Price: Free! Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Western
“Wet Medicine Dreams” is Kim Campion’s second collection of short stories about sex, violence, aliens, personal and planetary growth, magical formulas for eradicating acne and republicans, becoming a better person and enjoying life in all its weirdness and wonder. There’s a lot of westerns in this one. Inside you’ll find lonely prospectors, alien wives, revenge, bigfoot, lots of guns, and more.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Literature » Western
(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
Price: Free! Words: 26,110. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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.
Straight
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Grown Fast and Hard
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
The Death Bed
Price: Free! Words: 157,180. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
The Manchells had striven for years to preserve the façade of a normal middle class suburban family, but when the threads that had bound them begin to unravel the members find themselves at odds with each other and themselves. The family drifts apart and collides violently back together again, as they find that they are still bound to one another through their shared suffering.
Value Received
Price: Free! Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Colorado, 1895: gambling with their lives, a Mormon prospector and his Southern Paiute companion work the wrong end of a gold vein, a vein that leads to The Devil's Own, Haitian Voodoo, and a pair of crazy outlaw brothers. Can their Icelandic pony, Magic Dog, help to save them?
West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » Western
(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
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
A sappy, emotional story about a girl and a horse.
The Steakhouse Cowboys
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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
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.
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.
Golden Vengeance
Series: Lucky Dawson, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, 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
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Sheriff Gregg & The Righteous Widow
Series: Sheriff Gregg, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: 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.