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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.
What Child Is This (Sweet Town Clean Historical Western Romance)
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by saltpress. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Days before Christmas as a blizzard hits Sweet Town, Dakota Territory, a baby is found abandoned in a lonely shack. With no nursing mothers in town, the unmarried Emma Brown takes responsibility for him, but not everyone is happy with this act of kindness. When a handsome stranger with piercing blue eyes arrives, the mystery of the baby's birth deepens.
The Ranger and the Dukes Daughter
Series: A Texas Family, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Texas Ranger Captain John Haley found his true love, when he and his Texas Rangers saved Katharina and her maid, Sheba from the Comanche War Chief Great Eagle.
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?
Unavoidable: (The Oregon Trail Series)
Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Samuel Granville came to Missouri on a two-part mission. First was to get a group of emigrants from Independence to Oregon City. Second was to get his brother Nick back home to the Willamette Valley. While glad to see Sam, Nicholas Granville doesn't feel ready to rejoin his former life. He just wants to be alone with his grief and only agrees to help Sam in town with the pioneers.
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.
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.)
Gold Rush Wedding
Series: The California Argonauts. Price: Free! Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lucinda Martin York and George Arnold Jr. have been through floods, fires, and freezing cold together in their pursuit of gold in California. Lucinda dreams of becoming one of the first women doctors. George dreams of building a mining empire. They are deeply in love and their friends and family are in Sacramento ready to celebrate their marriage. Only one thing can tear them apart.
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.
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
I'm With You Now
Price: Free! Words: 580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In the harsh Ypres winter of 1914, a soldier has fallen in battle, and now spends his final moments with his oldest friend.
The Hanging of Big Steve Long, a Western
Price: Free! Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
This story is a fast moving western. A New York family named Hansom moves west by wagon train on the Oregon Trail. The wagon master turns out to be a gunfighter who falls in love with Carla Hansom.
A Stranger Comes to Town
Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An aetheric chain-reaction sends a wave of death rolling around the world, warping living beings and aether-based technology alike. As infrastructure collapses, cities go hungry. When the Loyale traveling circus comes to Seppanen Town, all seems well until a ragged fugitive plunges into their camp and begs for sanctuary
Cottonwood Cowboys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In a short story designed to make you chuckle, award-winning Western writer Marsha Ward brings you a pair of young men trying to fit the unexpected chore of cutting up a fallen cottonwood tree with a two-man saw into their plans to attend a dance on Saturday night.

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