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Big Sky Blue
Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.
The Last Stage
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The high-wheeled mud wagon stood before the Yuma House behind two spans of mules. John Dudley stepped into the bright moonlight and handed his valise to the driver who tossed it unceremoniously into the carrying rack. Dudley was leaving to catch a steamer in San Diego bound for New York and, ultimately, to the woman he was to marry. But there was a complication...and her name was Margo.
Tosahwi
Price: Free! Words: 19,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Four men, a horse dealer, two slaves, and a Comanche guide, seek to gather wild horses from the southern plains during the late 1700s. Their journey puts them at odds against Spanish authorities, native tribes, and supernatural forces.
Goin'East
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story about chinese immigration in the 19th century.
Marshal
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Summer was still in the air when Murdock walked down the main street of the town. He was no longer Marshal Murdock. Now, he was John Murdock, rancher and private citizen. But trouble was brewing between a cattleman and a farmer that could end in a gun showdown. And the new marshal wasn't dealing with it. What should Murdock do?
Hidden Spring: A Novella
Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Susannah Brown, a young widow in 1890's Arizona Territory, is trying to survive. Will she accept the help of the silent, brooding stranger who arrives on her doorstep?
Runaway Slave
Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tobacco plantation owner Alvin Tolle is confronted with a split-second decision that will affect the rest of his life. All of my books are drawn from the American frontier in the 1800s. This story is about one man at the forefront of dealing with racism and slavery in North Carolina. Runaway is a snippet from my hard copy novel "The Carolinian," available at Amazon.
The Old Ranger: A Texas Ranger Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 13,340. Language: American English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is a short story. Chuck Nielson hung up his six shooter and retired from the Texas Rangers ten years ago, at one time the fastest draw west of the Mississippi. He loves two things, his wife and his ranch. Now the Sunset Kid is in town. He’s killed seven men—all seven died with the sun in their eyes. Chuck is number eight and the Kid has sent word for him to be in the town street at sunset.
Laura's First Family
Price: Free! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Brian Pinckney has a heavy load of guilt for surviving the war while so many of his command did not. He feels honor-bound to marry his prewar girlfriend, even though he no longer likes her. He brings her to his Texas ranch, but she complains constantly and connives to get him to go back to SC, something he does not wish to do. She leaves and he finds another, more likeable and reliable love.
The Crossed Guns
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"...the crossed guns in Mr. Howard's parlor drew me like a magnet." That how my grandfather began his favorite story. His pa, my great-grandfather, had been the marshal of a quiet Ozark town that one day erupted in gunfire and an old-fashioned shootout. As a 10-year-old, my grandfather witnessed the gun battle. (This fictionalized account is loosely based on the assassination of Jesse James.)
Incident at Diamond Springs
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » 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.
Sinners and Dead Men
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Sinners and Dead Men" is the story of a young man named Billy who meets the man who killed Billy’s parents fifteen years ago. Billy visits the former outlaw in his jail cell while the rest of the town is at church. They talk, learning more about each other and their lives before and after they crossed. Billy is faced with a terrible urge and decision.
Emma of Crooked Creek (Short Story)
Series: Crooked Creek. Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Emma Hawkins is a dedicated doctor in the little town of Crooked Creek, Montana Territory. Casey Latimer is a wounded soldier in search of a new home and a new beginning. When Casey, battered and bruised, falls at Emma's feet, she is duty-bound to help him. "Emma of Crooked Creek" is a Western short story set in post-Civil War Montana Territory.
Luke Zane and the Bushwhacker
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Luke Zane don't take kindly to being bushwhacked, but when an awful pretty schoolmarm is involved, he starts to see some benefit in even a bad situation.
One Bullet Left
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Someone is killing the members of a pseudo-outlaw gang one at a time. After a saloon brawl in a small town in the old west, the fifth of the six outlaws is murdered and the deputy sheriff witnesses the entire thing. What caused this man, dubbed as the Riata Killer to go after these men with such malice and what will the sheriff of this small western town do with him now that he has been caught?
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
Series: Tess Mercury, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.
Blood Justice
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1862 Wyoming, Sheriff Nick Anderson led a good life, raising his family and protecting those who lived within his territory. When the preacher came to town, setting up his revival tent, and working his mysterious charms on the locals, Nick new he was trouble. Then people began to die. Now a simple invitation to leave has turned into a tragic showdown with a man who is no creature of God at all.
Sideshow: A Novelette
Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Meet Didier Rain – that antihero with noble aspirations, that poet with the fickle pen, that eager paramour ever in search of someone to love. This novelette gives us the rogue at his finest as a flawed human being. Prepare yourself to be amused!
Mongrel
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A thriller about a young married woman who endures the pain from an abusive marriage.
The Hollow Tree Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
US Marshal, Garren Rader, receives an urgent plea to help with an unresolved murder in Valley County, Nebraska. His journey to the frontier uncovers a family in need of encouragement, and a community in need of justice.

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