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Windfall (Love's Crossing 1)
Series: Love's Crossing, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Diana Wright, Beth Chaney, and Libby Tate, three strangers who meet on a long stagecoach ride. Through tragic circumstances, they inherit a saloon in Love’s Crossing. Although the windfall isn’t what they expect to secure their future, the three women are determined to make the town their new home. Sweet, clean western romance adventure, a novelette of about 16,000 words. This is a complete story.
Switch-Play
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A mysterious box sitting beside the rail-road tracks seriously complicates Mike Baxter's life. Without tools, and unable to open it, his mental juices start to flow. There’s only one thing that could be that heavy: gold. A short story in the western tradition.
The Hanging of Big Steve Long, a Western
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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This novelette 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.
Simon Pure
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A young man escapes a life of crime to journey out west and start a new life under an assumed identity.
End Trails - Two Stories of the Weird West
Series: End Trails. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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END TRAILS is a new Weird Western series of short stories and novellas. Volume 1 contains two tales of revenge: Thirteen Bullets, in which a preacher risks a horrific ordeal to punish the man who left him for dead; and The Lying Room, a story of guilt amongst the living and retribution from beyond the grave. These are yarns for the camp-fire, to unsettle the mind before you settle down to sleep...
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
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This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
The Hollow Tree Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Inspirational
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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.
Luke Zane and the Claim Jumper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Luke Zane ain't gonna let some sidewinder take all he's worked so hard to claim....especially when he's got friends at his back.
Life Everlasting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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The trip west wasn't what Josh had expected. He hadn't counted on walking all the way to Oregon. But the hardships didn't end with sore feet. When an unseen enemy attacked the wagon train, his loss inspired future generations.
Sinners and Dead Men
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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"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.
Blood Justice
Price: Free! Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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.
Gideon's Way
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
A Lesson for Us All
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
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A lonely old prospector is found dead in his own doorway, shot with his own gun. Lambert had few friends and even less money. Word is, he didn’t have an enemy in the world. Marshall Mike Baxter isn’t buying it—not until he knows a lot more about poor old Lambert. A short story in the classic Western tradition.
Annie McGuire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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Inspired by verse on the gravestone of a child in an old cemetery, this is the touching story of family and friends who may have surrounded the little girl buried there. Filled with love and tenderness, this tiny tale provides a view of simple times gone by, and leaves the reader with a warm heart and a misty eye.
The Crossed Guns
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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"...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.)
Marshal
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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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?
The Ghost Saloon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Prospector Dan Rourke is always the first one to go in springtime and the last one out in the fall. This year, he’s left it a bit late. After days on snowshoes, and with night falling, he desperately needs to warm up. The Ghost Saloon still stands, but he’ll burn it down if he has to.
Rise, then Descend
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
Big Sky Blue
Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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.
Desert Harvest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Teenage Millie has more than teenage problems at the desert ranch. Ma walks out on the family, and Pa's no help in the family crisis. Hurt and lonely, Millie singlehandedly takes over caring for her two siblings. But when her father's friends come demanding a heavy payment for an old debt, Millie finds herself doubting everything she has ever believed in: her family, faith, sanity ...

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