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Western Fictioneers is a professional organization for authors who work in the genre of the traditional western. Our goal is to promote the kinds of stories we love to write (and read); the western is the Great American Story, our unique history and mythology, and it remains as relevant as it ever was.

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The Trail Brothers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,860. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The legendary days of the cattle drive era come to vivid life in THE TRAIL BROTHERS by award-winning Western author Troy D. Smith. This classic novel follows a group of cowboys, young and old, as they push a thousand head of stubborn cattle north from Texas to the railhead in Kansas, encountering Indians, outlaws, and a vengeful lynch mob along the way.
West of the Big River: The Doctor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In Tombstone, Arizona Territory, the town too tough to die, Dr. George Goodfellow is known as the Surgeon to the Gunfighters. Friends with the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday, his services as a doctor are needed in the aftermath of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, but Goodfellow is handy with a gun and his fists, too, and he needs those skills to survive when he's stalked by a crazed miner.
Texas Double-Cross
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,260. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
J. Aubrey Whitford is a natural-born con man, so when he finds himself stranded in the wilds of Texas his first instinct is to figure out a way to fleece the citizens of that rugged frontier. He doesn't know that his efforts will soon land him in a dangerous game involving outlaws, Indians, and the U.S. Cavalry, with his only way to survive—and maybe even profit—being a perilous masquerade.
Jason Evers: His Own Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,190. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Was Jason Evers just a misunderstood youth, a victim of circumstances...or a cold-blooded killer? Forced to flee his home in Texas after a gunfight that leaves a brutal State Policeman dead, Jason Evers sets off on an odyssey that takes him from one end of the frontier to the other. Packed with action, tragedy, and dark humor, this classic tale is told in a compelling narrative voice.
Iron Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Violence stole young Ben Brand's family from him, but blessed with uncanny speed and skill with a gun and befriended by an old mountain man, Ben sets out on a bloody quest for vengeance. As he tracks his enemies over the years and the miles, Ben battles men and the elements—and risks his own soul—to become the avenging nemesis known as Iron Heart! Originally published under pen-name Walt Denver.
West of the Big River: The Bandit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,960. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Sam Bass was just a farm boy from Indiana, but he wound up in Texas and became one of the most notorious outlaws in the history of the Old West. Texas history has often referred to Bass as "Texas' Beloved Bandit" or "Robin Hood on a Fast Horse" Jerry Guin's historical novel THE BANDIT takes an unflinching look at the life and times of Sam Bass.
Double Dealing at Dirtville
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
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Dirtville is just a peaceful frontier settlement . . . until a sudden eruption of violence leaves two people dead and a mysterious stranger comes to town in search of vengeance, only to find that a web of corruption, greed, and murder hangs over the entire community! Once again, acclaimed author Clay More spins a fast-paced, engrossing Western tale featuring action, mystery, romance, and suspense.
Potter's Fields
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,210. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The classic, Spur Award-winning novel by Frank Roderus is now available again. POTTER'S FIELDS is the story of Joe Potter, a man haunted by the past who deals with the harsh realities of the frontier by becoming harsh and violent himself. Rich with poignant emotion and vividly detailed ranch life, POTTER'S FIELDS is a novel that will stay with the reader long after the story is over.
The Long Ride Back and Other Western Stories
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,590. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
THE LONG RIDE BACK AND OTHER WESTERN STORIES is the biggest collection of Ed Gorman's critically acclaimed, award-winning Western fiction ever published. This massive trade paperback brings together the complete contents of the three e-book Gorman collections published by the Western Fictioneers Library: DEAD MAN'S GUN, A DISGRACE TO THE BADGE, and ENEMIES. More than 100,000 words.
Home To Texas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Charlie McMurty was only twenty-three years old and already the world was waiting to spread itself out at his feet He brought a herd north, got a great price, bought a beauty of a saddle, and had enough left over once he repaid his neighbors to buy a ranch so he could ask for the hand of his sweetheart. Unfortunately, on the way back to Texas he was robbed and left for dead.
West of the Big River: The Forty-Niners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The discovery of gold in California launched a stampede of fortune-seekers across the continent in search of wealth. Willing to face any hardship – outlaws, hostile Indians, bad weather, thirst, starvation, and the horrors of disease – they battled fiercely to overcome these challenges and seize their destiny. But sometimes the treasures they found were not the ones they were expecting . . .
Fast Hand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Some men deserved to die like rabid animals. The Thornberrys and their worthless cousin counted among those the world would be better off without. Judge Sebastian Hand sentences the Thornberry gang to the gallows for rape and murder. But when they escape, the judge trades in his gavel for a gun, and suddenly he's judge, jury, and executioner all in one.
Enemies and Other Western Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Ed Gorman is one of the most acclaimed Western writers of our time, hailed for his strong sense of time and place and his gritty characterization. ENEMIES AND OTHER WESTERN STORIES collects his novellas "Enemies" and "Anna and the Players", along with the short stories "The Victim" and "The Long Ride Back". This book is 24,000 words of some of the finest Western fiction available today.
Gun For Hire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,030. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A fortune in gold dust, two beautiful women, a pair of deadly bushwhackers gunning for him, a dangerous blizzard, an avalanche, and an unknown plotter masterminding murder and robbery . . . These are just some of the things Clay Brand has to deal with when he signs on to guard gold shipments coming down from the mining country in California's San Bernardino Mountains. Classic Western!
Red Tomahawk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Young Sioux warrior Red Tomahawk and his best friend Curly face the dangers of an increasingly hostile frontier as soldiers and gold-seekers encroach more and more on Oglala and Lakota lands. But neither young man can predict where destiny will take them as the fires of war spread across the plains and Curly becomes the visionary leader of his people known as Crazy Horse! Their fate awaits them.
Buzzard Bait
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Matt Cord just wants to get his brother Luke, Luke's fiancée, and the herd of cattle to their ranch in Montana Territory. But when old enemies strike at Matt through his family, he takes his .44, his Bowie knife, and his old Hawken rifle and sets out on a vengeance trail that takes him through blizzards, hostile Indians, and deadly ambushes to a final showdown!
Wolf Creek: Murder in Dogleg City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Welcome to Wolf Creek. In our latest adventure: Dogleg City is what folks in Wolf Creek call the seedy part of town. Life is cheap there, and death is common. At first this murder seemed like any other *but the more Marshal Sam Gardner and his deputies learn about it, the more it seems this death will blow Wolf Creek wide open.
Wolf Creek; Kiowa Vengeance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
In our latest adventure, Wolf Creek is threatened by marauding Kiowa warriors who seek to avenge the deaths of their comrades at the hands of buffalo hunters. While the town fortifies itself, and a cavalry detachment looks for the raiders, the stage from Wichita is attacked –leaving a handful of Wolf Creek citizens alone and on foot in hostile territory..
Wolf Creek: Bloody Trail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Welcome to Wolf Creek. Here you will find many of your favorite authors, working together as Ford Fargo to weave a complex and textured series of Old West adventures like no one has ever seen. Each author writes from the perspective of his or her own unique character, blended together into a single novel. In our first adventure, the town of Wolf Creek is assaulted by an army of outlaws.
West of the Big River: The Ranger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Acclaimed author James J. Griffin, noted for his fine stories of the Texas Rangers, joins the West of the Big River stable with THE RANGER, a short novel featuring real-life Ranger Sergeant J.S. Turnbo. Tangling with rustlers, bank robbers, and road agents is all in a day's work for Turnbo as he fights to bring law and order to the area around Abilene and San Angelo, Texas.
A Disgrace to the Badge and other Western Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,770. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
The Western Fictioneers Library is proud to present this powerful new collection of stories from one of the most acclaimed Western authors of all time. Ed Gorman's deeply moving stories of courage and tragedy in the Old West feature compelling writing, vivid characterization, and rawhide-tough authenticity.
Stampede at Rattlesnake Pass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
With her father murdered and her brother crippled by bushwhackers, half her herd stolen and her crew massacred by vicious rustlers, beautiful blond Elly Horrocks is going to have her hands full keeping the family ranch going. Veteran author Clay More spins a fast-paced Western adventure in STAMPEDE AT RATTLESNAKE PASS, another gun-swift novel from the Western Fictioneers Library.
West of the Big River: The Artist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Before he was a world-famous Western artist, Charles M. "Charlie" Russell was a horse wrangler on a ranch in Montana during the worst winter in that state's history. THE ARTIST is the latest volume in the popular West of the Big River series from the Western Fictioneers. Acclaimed author Jackson Lowry spins as entertaining a tale as any of those from Charlie Russell himself.
West of the Big River: The Avenging Angel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,060. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Award-winning author Michael Newton spins an action-packed, historically accurate yarn in THE AVENGING ANGEL, another exciting adventure west of the big river.
West of the Big River: The Lawman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
William M. "Bill" Tilghman had one of the most illustrious careers of any Old West lawman, serving as sheriff, town marshal, and deputy United States marshal in some of the toughest places west of the Mississippi. But he faced perhaps his greatest and most dangerous challenge when he rode alone into the wild Oklahoma Territory settlement of Burnt Creek on the trail of a gang of rustlers.
The Cast-Iron Star and Other Western Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,120. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
THE CAST-IRON STAR AND OTHER WESTERN STORIES brings together the finest tales of legendary Western author Robert J. Randisi, creator of The Gunsmith series. As one of the most prolific Western writers of all time, Randisi brings his trademark fast pace and flair for action to the stories in this volume.
Six-guns and Slay Bells: A Creepy Cowboy Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by Western Fictioneers. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The Western Fictioneers, the world’s only organization of professional authors devoted solely to Western fiction, presents 15 original Western horror stories just in time for the holidays. Featuring stories by some of today's top writers in the Western field make SIX-GUNS AND SLAY BELLS the most unusual Western Christmas anthology ever published.


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