Troy D. Smith

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Shadow Tales Vol. 1
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 33,800. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Five tales of horror and suspense! “Hollow Road” by Troy D. Smith. “The Unwelcome Kind of Tenants” by Stephen Thorn. “The Miss Addie” by Lynn Veach Sadler. “Where the Ragged People Go” by Kevin Crisp. "The Stairway" by Charles Whipple
Fantastic Tales of Science Fiction, Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,240. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Exciting sci fi tales by: Troy D. Smith Brooke Kennedy & Briana Gaitan John Schade Anthony Legg
Foxleaf Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Some of your favorite authors –you just don’t know it yet! This eclectic collection of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction features writers from the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Mystery, fantasy, science fiction, inspirational –there’s something for everybody (and probably several somethings.)
Ruin's Plowshare
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Jack is a young man who lost his legs –and his self-respect –in the Civil War. Sally is a soiled dove who senses in him a kindred spirit. Together they discover the healing power of human hearts, and human hands… A short story from Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
Mourning Glory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A lawman and an outlaw –natural enemies. They have only one thing in common: the woman they both loved, murdered in cold blood. Now, together, they will hunt down her killers –if they don’t kill each other first… From 1995: the first published short story of Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
Casualties
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Two desperate outlaws named Fred Stein and Apache Bill are holed up in a rocky stronghold, holding a wealthy man’s little girl for ransom. Pinkerton detective Thomas Grady has been sent to bring her back safely –but will his haunting memories of another tragic assignment cost the girl her life?
Judah King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The railroads hated Judah King –but the people loved him, viewing him as a modern-day Robin Hood. Judah has a scheme to parlay that popularity into his gang’s biggest score yet –and his ambitions don’t stop there. His oldest friend, and trusted lieutenant, fears that the charming psychopath Judah King may finally be going too far… but what is he willing to do to stop it?
The Day They Got Lance Burns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
“Sheriff Dan Roberts was the finest man I've ever known, and it's a shame he had to face up to a seasoned man-killer like Lance Burns. Sheriff Roberts wasn't the wild-eyed killer type, you see…” A short story by Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
Mister Maitlin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
What do you do when an entire town mistakes you for the notorious gunfighter Joe Maitlin? If you’re the hero of this western noir tale, you live it up while it lasts… A short story by Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
Total War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
With the nation abuzz over the defeat of Custer, journalist Carlo Nelson is assigned to follow an equally colorful cavalry colonel, Jefferson McClannon, into battle. But Carlo is about to discover that war on the Plains is like nothing he has experienced in his previous travels… A short story by Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
Buffalo Talker
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Orphaned and mentally challenged, Bobby Devane’s cruel uncle called him “slow and backward.” But Bobby had a very special ability –and the Cheyenne band that takes him in can recognize what no one he knew before ever could… A short story by Peacemaker and Spur Award winner Troy D. Smith
His Face to His Enemies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Strong Bear, a proud Cheyenne Dog Soldier, refuses to be forced onto a reservation. He decides to resist to the last, choosing his own fate –staking himself out in the traditional manner, with his face to his enemies… A short story by Troy D. Smith, winner of the Peacemaker and Spur Awards.
The Confessions of Little Big Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Little Big Man was once a mighty warrior of the Oglala Sioux Nation. Now, in his declining years, he is haunted by the decisions of his youth –and by the memory of his greatest friend, Crazy Horse… A short story by Troy D. Smith, winner of the Peacemaker and Spur Awards.
The Purification of Jim Barnes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
U.S. Marine Jim Barnes survived Vietnam, and has returned home to the Maricopa Indian Reservation… but can he survive the memories that haunt him? His grandfather has a solution, if Jim is willing to listen to him, and trust the old ways… A short story by Troy D. Smith, winner of the Peacemaker and Spur Awards.
The Sin of Eli
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Robert Darnell's son is scheduled to hang in Wichita. Darnell would give anything to reach him in time, including his own soul... so he sets out on a race against time to carry out his desperate plan. Winner of the prestigious Peacemaker Award for best western short story.
Blackwell Down Under
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Caleb Blackwell found no luck in the California gold mines... but there is a new rush, in a place called Australia. Unfortunately, Blackwell arrives just in time to be caught up in one of the most violent uprisings in that land's history... Read the whole Blackwell series! "Blackwell's Run" was nominated for the 2011 Peacemaker Award for best western short story!
The Blackwell Gang
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Duke Blackwell, California outlaw, is trying to go straight -but his efforts are complicated by a string of stage robberies by someone impersonating him. Now he has to catch "the Blackwell Gang" before the law catches him... Read the whole Blackwell series! "Blackwell's Run" was nominated for the 2011 Peacemaker Award for best western short story!
The Blackwell Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Army sergeant Max Blackwell and his brother, Texas Ranger Jake Blackwell, lead an expedition to rescue a woman and her daughter who have been taken captive by Comanches. The pursuit will lead them across the Llano Estacado to Ransom Canyon -and the notorious comanchero leader Dutch John...
Lines of Blue and Gray: Tales of the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,550. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The American Civil War was by far the most dramatic time in U.S. history. No one could escape its influence who lived in America while it was fought; indeed, we can still not escape its influence today. It was a contest for the soul of the nation, to define who and what America was to be. This volume is a collection of several Civil War short stories I’ve written over the years, as well as stand-a
Christmas Comes to Freedom Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Christian » Western
A touching story of faith, hope, and love by award-winning author Troy D. Smith
The Blood of Patriots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
A SHORT TALE OF TERROR by award-winning author Troy D. Smith Colonel Jeffords has more to worry about than the Confederate Army. He has chosen to employ an infamous Union guerrilla band led by the mysterious Captain Vincent Caine -a band so bloodthirsty that the enemy may not be enough to satiate them. Vincent Caine has a secret, you see -a terrible, terrible secret. And a terrible hunger...
Blackwell's Star
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
"Pike's Peak or Bust" is the rallying cry for the Colorado gold rush -and veteran prospector Caleb Blackwell is busted. Busted, and growing disenchanted with the mining business. Then he wanders into a town that is tightly controlled by a gang of vicious thugs -and sees a new option...
Blackwell Unchained
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Jake Blackwell left the Texas Rangers to fight for the Union. Captured in battle, he finds himself in a makeshift Confederate prison called Camp Henry. Now he is in for the hardest fight of his life -the fight to stay alive in the disease-ridden prison, when a sadistic guard has marked him for death...
Blackwell the Highwayman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Good-natured bandit Duke Blackwell meets a beautiful Mexican damsel-in-distress who informs him that he has become a local legend for preying on corrupt merchants. And she desperately needs the help of the famous highwayman, for a noble quest--but Blackwell has a feeling all is not as it seems...
The Sword of the Raven
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Wulfstan of the Hinterland had come of age, and was determined to cross the barren Winterberg Mountains and find adventure in the realms beyond. The mountains themselves would give the youth more than he bargained for, however: enemies from another world, sorcery, dark gods, and a mysterious protector calling himself the Raven. A stranger with secrets, and a solemn charge…
Mister Tree
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A fantasy short story by award-winning author Troy D. Smith The Dark Wood was a haunted place, everyone said, an eerie thing with a thousand living eyes, which mysteriously sucked up all who entered it. Nikki did not want to be sucked up. She only wanted to find her squirrel. But the trees were watching...
Amber
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A fantasy short story by Troy D. Smith The halfling Jod Gleefellow had not expected to find adventure in the Dark Wood; he had only hoped to find a rabbit for his supper. He had certainly not expected to find an Elven maiden, imprisoned for centuries by an evil sorceror.
All That We See or Seem
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
"All that we see or seem... is but a dream within a dream." History teacher Will Shaw embarks on a surreal odyssey to the edge of virtual reality and very real madness. He, and the government agent assigned to spy on him, will discover that truth, like sanity, is in the eye of the beholder. And they will learn the terrible secret that their government is willing to kill to protect...
Idylls in Darkness: Selected Poems
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
A selection of poems by the award-winning novelist Troy D. Smith. Although primarily known for his historical fiction and mysteries, Smith has been publishing poetry since 1986.
That Distant Eden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Cane Hollow Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The passengers and crew of the generational ship Thoreau are finally nearing the end of their centuries-long journey to colonize the uninhabited Gordon's Planet. It will be a new beginning, an opportunity to avoid the mistakes of their ancestors who ravaged Earth. There's only one problem. Gordon's Planet isn't uninhabited after all. And its indigenous people do not wish to be colonized...

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