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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: Free! Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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.
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?
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
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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
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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.)
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
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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.
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
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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.
Indebted
Series: Rivers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 109,040. 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
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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.
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
At Harper's Ferry
Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Jack Blackwood is a widower and a drunk. Ezra Miller is an ex-slave in a white man's world. Together, they run a detective agency in Washington DC. As the Civil War looms, they are given their hardest case yet: A retired congressman asks them to find his missing son and the Union plans that could change the very course of the war against the South.
Petra
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » USA
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A deadly game of hunt and find, one wanting not to kill and the other demanding no less.
El Lazo - The Clint Ryan Series
Series: Clint Ryan, Book 5 ยท Western, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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1840's Alta California is on the verge of revolution. The Mexicans struggle to keep their gracious life-style, the Indians have sworn to defend their tribal heritage. America is determined to reach the shores of the Pacific. In this turbulent land comes John Clinton Ryan, an adventurer, a seaman, a man who must learn the ways of the vaquero if he is to survive.
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.
Richards' Way Book One
Series: Richards' Way, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 72,980. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tom Richards was born on a farm in Alabama just before the Civil War. He knew from a young age he didn't want to spend his life farming. As he grew he made friends with the Sheriff in their hometown. When his father went off to war he made his final decision that farming wasn't for him. At eighteen he became a deputy to the Sheriff. He quickly found he was good at his job, and enjoyed it.
Switch-Play
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
Ride to Vengeance
Series: Marshal Ridge Parkman, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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After his desperate escape from a Confederate prison camp, Ben Halpert has only one burning goal in life–to track down and kill Major Lester Salem, the prison commander he blames for all his misery and misfortune. Teaming up with a trail-wise partner named Ridge Parkman, he pursues the fleeing Salem west to a Colorado town embroiled in its own vicious range war.
The Canadian Civil War: Volume 3 - West to the Wall
Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
This third book in the series mixes accounts of early explorations in west and attempts to reach the Pacific through the “Wall” of Rocky Mountains, with an ongoing description of the breakdown of Canada into northern and southern sections.
Salvation's Secrets (The Loflin Legacy Prequel)
Price: Free! Words: 26,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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A Prequel to The Loflin Legacy series by Catherine Wolffe Seth Loflin didn't expect to discover the love of his young life bathing in the creek on Loflin land. Yet Celia satisfies his body and his heart the moment he sees her. But trouble isn't far away when his father finds out about his oldest son's summer romance with the beautiful Comanche half-breed.
Borderland
Price: Free! Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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Before the Civil War divided the land, the land divided a proud family. Will Hartman's sons and daughters were a fierce and determined American family, with a legacy of honor and a bold dream to build new lives on the Missouri frontier.