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Open Hands
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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.
Marshal
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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 Crossed Guns
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: 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.)
The Moss Garden Journal Of Chan Wing Tsit
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Price: Free! Words: 76,440. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: 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.
Kings Pinnacle
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Series: The March Hare Novels, 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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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.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 30,500. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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
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Series: The Blackwood Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Life Everlasting
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
El Lazo - The Clint Ryan Series
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Series: Clint Ryan, Book 5 ยท Western, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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.
Ride to Vengeance
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Series: Marshal Ridge Parkman, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
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Series: The Canadian Civil War, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 83,760. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(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.
Across the River - an 1800s Black / Native American Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Part black. Part Irish. Part Lumbee Indian. Wholly determined to protect her family. Naomi Jackson made a mistake. Born in the tumultuous years following the American Revolution, she embraced change, excitement, and adventure. So when the Devil Bill Williams swaggered into town, she launched into his arms, determined that her love for him could overcome all obstacles. It couldn't.
Fool's Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this thrilling tale from yesteryear, Coyote Cal and Big Yap encounter their most challenging adversary yet: a Portuguese wizard able to change his shape at will. Our heroes will have to rely on their wits, skills, and loads of hot lead if they hope to foil this shape-shifter's evil schemes before he ends them, once and for all. Short Story - Weird Western / Humor
The Last Stage
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.50 from 4 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.
Runaway Slave
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Series: American Frontier--Short Stories by Richard Puz, Story 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: 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.
Straight
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Brimstone
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story that pits a lone gunfighter against the ghosts of the men he's killed.
The Jailer's Son: The Legend Begins
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Series: The Jailer's Son, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Book #1 of The Jailer's Son western series. Maxwell Beck is no average boy. Thanks to his Pa's insistence, he's a sharpshooter, sleight of hand artist, acrobat, and cardsharp – handy, yet highly unusual skills for the son of a traveling salesman. Still, Max thinks he's living a normal life until one fateful day when a chain of events is set in motion and the legend of The Jailer's Son is born.
Buck Creek
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Price: Free! Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
Zak Parsons, an eighteen-year-old veteran of the Civil War, leaves his home state of Tennessee headed for Texas with his childhood sweetheart and her little brother in hopes of building their future there.