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Shark Alley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
San Francisco 1877: An insane ex-Confederate Colonel is murdering members of the famous Barbary Coast Squad. "Shark Alley" follows Detective Inspector Nick Lockwood as he pursues the evil Colonel Tobias before Lockwood's hidden past is revealed.
Sorry Springs Texas
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This was a time when the buffalo still roamed the prairie and huge cattle ranches were being put togather crowding the Indians back further from the frontier. The battle between the states was over and construction was underway. The country was on the doorstep of the machine age and an energy source was needed. The black gold seeping up out of the ground showed them the way
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.
Billy Penland book one The Early Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When he was twelve years old, Billy's father died and his mother remarried within a year to a man who drank heavily and frequently beat his wife. After Billy almost killed his step-father for beating her, Mrs. Penland sent her three Penland children to live with their father's relatives in West Texas. For the next ten years, Billy sacrificed his own personal goals to take care of his siblings.
Bonds of the Heart
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 98,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » African American fiction » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Prejudice had always been a part of Emma Watts' life from the time she was a small girl, but life decided to show Emma just how wrong she was. She will learn that the bonds of the heart sees no color and she will know the love of the very ones she fears.
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?
The Deer Run Trail
Series: The Trail Westerns, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Ruben Beeler found Arliss Hyatt near shot to death, he didn’t know his life was fixin’ to change. Green as grass, Rube was a long way from bein’ any kind of pistoleer or shootist, but Marshal Marion Daniels needed help with that Duncan bunch an’ growed Rube up right quick. Then a town in trouble put him behind a badge of his own, an’ it come time to root hog or die, on the DEER RUN TRAIL.
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.)
A Promise Made
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,420. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Rafter Five Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1884 Silver Plume, Colorado is the end of the line and the beginning of a new life for sixteen-year-old Petra. After fleeing her abusive stepfather, she must learn how to fend for herself, keep her promises and confront her worst fears.
Wildcat Kitty and the Cyclone Kid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Monogram Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A band of wild west "good" outlaws known as the Wildcat Gang are led by unlikely leaders; a young girl and her grandpa. They are known as Wildcat Kitty and The Cyclone Kid. They ride thrilling trails of adventure throughout the west seeking justice and become legendary dime novel heroes.
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
1750. A young Buddhist priest traveling to Korea is caught in storms, driven across the Pacific and shipwrecked. Lacking survival skills, he is taken in by the local people who are far from the barbarians he expected; they are complex, political, sophisticated, urbane and multilingual; a community of traders and priests with deep cultural and spiritual ways and little need for his Buddhist dharma.
Saving Grace (Safe Havens 1)
Series: Safe Havens, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Upon learning that her orphaned brother is living on Adam Morgan’s ranch, rape victim Grace Riley vows to find him. When she arrives in Montana, sick and exhausted, the attraction between her and the lonely widower is intense. However, they must first forgive and forget before they can love again.
Kings Pinnacle
Series: The March Hare Novels, 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex Mackenzie was born in 1754 in the Scottish lowlands on the border between Scotland and England. Alex, his father, and his two older brothers were members of the last band of Reivers (outlaws) that operated along the border. A few years before the start of the American Revolutionary War, Alex ran afoul of the British authorities. His only alternative was to leave Scotland for America.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
A Lesson for Us All
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Series: Rivers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2 hired thugs, 1 sheriff, 2 unlikely friends, 1 court appointed nuisance-- what could possibly go wrong? This humorous adventure is about the bonds between brothers-- even unintentional ones-- & the many hiccups of life. INDEBTED is a 'clean' read. Except for Gideon, who can ruin a new set of clothes in 3 sec. flat, pinch the blue ribbon prize & still skid calamitously into town by supper.
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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
The Whipping Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,710. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tom Freshour is a striking half-Indian who knows nothing of the world beyond the orphanage where he’s been raised by a sadistic minister. But Tom is about to get a bracing education, as he embarks on a set of wild adventures across the Oklahoma Territory, uncovering a scheme to steal land, being chased by a hired killer, and confronting the man who made him a whipping boy.
The Real Jesse James
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jesse James eluded Union soldiers, railroad agents, Pinkerton detectives, federal marshals, local sheriffs and bounty hunters. In so doing, he became one of America's most accomplished and controversial bandits. For over a century Jesse James has been both praised and vilified in print and legend as a common criminal and a Confederate "Robin Hood. In real life, he was all these things and more.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal