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Bloomers Down
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two sisters, orphaned by the Civil War, decide to head west to a small plot of land their father had purchased. One becomes a Mail-Order Bride, to get the money they need for the trip. The widower is surprised to see his new bride arrive with her sister and a freed slave in tow! He and his younger brother Jesse know just how to handle the sassy sisters!
Stephen Dennison
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Alamo is filled with ghosts. Stephen Dennison is only one of them… but today he is going to give a little boy a history lesson that no walking tour could equal…
Fool's Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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
Goldmine in the Sky
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novelette is a story about a family who travels with a wagon train to Colorado in search of gold. They follow the South Platte to Thompson Creek where they make their new home. The daughter falls in love with the wagon master who turns out to have a reputation as a gunfighter. They eventually strike it rich but the gunfighter gets in trouble with a sheriff and narrowly escapes a hanging
The Laramie Lawmen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In the continuing Laramie saga Buck and Bart form a posse to track down a wild gang that killed most of the Riley family. The youngest posse man, James Riley, at age 16 shoots one of the gang members in Denver. The outlaw gang is then tracked to Salt Lake where they met their end.
The Hanging of Big Steve Long, a Western
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Price: Free! Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Badlands Bart, a Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In this story Charlie Burton, a New York neighbor of the Hansoms, travels first to The Dakota Territory where he gets into trouble as “Badlands Bart” then moves on to join the Hansom family at Laramie, Wyoming Territory. He becomes a master of the quick draw after considerable practice.
Cattle Call Songs, a Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This story is the forth in The continuing Laramie Saga wherein James Riley is sought by a bounty hunter and has adventures in Fort Laramie, Montana and The Black Hills of Dakota and falls in love with a Lakota Sioux Native American woman.
The Snake River Cowgirl, a Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This is a short romantic, action packed, western adventure story about a prospector who finds himself in charge of bringing up a girl child named Sandy. He raises her to be a typical cowgirl. Together they have many adventures on the banks of the Snake River.
Deviltry
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by LARRIKINbooks. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Never trust easy money. For Sally Carson, there comes a time when casting aside instinct and taking the job is the only course likely to keep her starship, Wanderlust, in the sky. Passenger transport is easy as they come, the money easier. This go 'round, though, Sally should've stuck to her guns. What starts as a quick run to the moon soon becomes a run from danger Sally never wanted any part of.
Prairie Dog, a Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
This novelette is a western action packed tale about a young man going west from Illinois following the Civil War and after getting in trouble with the law. He meets his idol, Wild Bill Hickok along with Calamity Jane in Abilene, Kansas. He marries a saloon worker and plays a lot of poker and engages in gun fighting.
A Damn Fool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tom Geary has traded with the Comanches before. But now he is on a special mission –smitten with the beauty of a Mexican captive in the Indians’ camp, he resolves to free her, one way or another, or die trying…
A Live Wire in Deadwood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Tennesseans West: Beginning a new series of short stories about people from the Volunteer State who made an impact in the American West! In this first entry, by Tom Wood, a young reporter finds an unexpected story when he meets an elderly black man on a train who has a fascinating past: he is Nat Love, formerly known as Deadwood Dick…
Hidden Trails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,060. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Valentine Reneau lives in fear that her father will find her someday in the heart of Indian Territory and force her to return to Mississippi to take her mother’s place—in every way. She knows her time has run out when a stranger shows up on her land with two hired guns—and the devil in his plans. With some unlikely help, Valentine must try to escape the slave’s fate that her mother left behind.
The Ghost in the Barbershop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A Muddy Creek short story set in the Weird Wild West. When Muddy Creek barber Angus discovers a vengeful spirit haunting his shop, shenanigans ensue as the town sheriff tries to figure out a way to dispose of a ghost.
The Legend Of Blistering Billy Blaylock - Gunfighter: A Humorous Western Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
You’ve heard the name…Blistering Billy Blaylock. You’ve heard about Billy’s career as a gunfighter. You may have even been told that the nickname “Blistering Billy” referred to Blaylock’s speed with a handgun. You have heard wrong. This story sets the legend straight, and explains why Billy was “Blistering”…and it has nothing to do with his gunfighting skills.
Texas Justice Redux
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
James Hughes Callahan was larger inside than his short fuse, lean sinewy body, and grizzled hair showed the world. A prideful middle-aged man with a small paunch and a homebrew sense of right and wrong, he dispensed justice in a county he founded, a county with no court system, and demanded respect from all residents in return. He generally got it...
End Trails - Two Stories of the Weird West
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Series: End Trails. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,750. Language: American English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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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...
A Stranger Comes to Town
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Price: Free! Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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
Guarding Her Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Fate threw Julia Courtland and Grant Stafford together on a cold day in West Texas, but it also threw deadly obstacles in their path. A runaway team, a terrible crash, and bullets flying through the air threaten to steal not only their lives but also any chance they have for happiness. If they're going to survive, they will have to learn to trust each other...and steal their hearts back from fate.