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Noah Rains
By Vonn McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Ephraim and Lenora Teller had worked hard to build up their ranch, and endured some tough times. Now they suspected that their closest neighbors, the Rains family, were facing tough times of their own- and their little boy, Noah Rains, was acting very mysteriously…
Requiem for a Songbird
By Sharon Joss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Alive, Birdie Haslett captured the hearts and minds of every man in Ophirville. Dead, she enflames a lynch mob with a thirst for revenge. As Sheriff Ward Tillman searches for her killer, he’s caught between the mob’s demand for frontier justice and his oath to protect the innocent until proven guilty. But the men of Ophirville are getting restless...
The Sheep Farmer V - The Trip
By Gerald Hartenhoff
Series: The Sheep Farmer, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Pruitt Farm Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
John Allen, his wife Sara and niece Julie take a trip to Burwell, Nebraska for a nice pleasant visit with Jeffrey Jim and his family. The trip didn't go quite as planned. The Sheep Farmer and his best friend Jeffrey Jim are back together again for another action filled western adventure. This time they're up against someone who has a growing obsession for John's wife.
The Wild West
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Travel back into the days of the Old West to experience a key moment in the history of the Quadrant Universe. Meet Firehair, the red-headed spitfire raised by Indians to be a warrior woman as she joins forces with the greatest heroes of the era to take on a threat out of ancient legend, a threat large enough to wipe out modern civilization. A threat known simply as the Wild Hunt.
The Dynasty of Laurence Burke: Legacy of an Irish Immigrant
By Bill Christy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
“I departed the train at the end of the track in Salina, Kansas and with my knap sack and a suitcase started walking south toward the Santa Fe Trail. I was looking for unclaimed land suitable for farming. My savings were about gone and time was running out to find a suitable claim. I followed the Santa Fe Trail and joined a wagon train of merchants headed for Santa Fe."
Rise, then Descend
By Nick Stokes
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
By Jason Wallace
Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Open Hands
By Travis Herche
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Dead Man's Hand
By Icy Sedgwick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A collection of three interwoven stories surrounding the infamous Dead Man's Hand of cards.
A Lesson for Us All
By Zach Neal
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.
Luke Zane and the Bushwhacker
By K.G. McAbee
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Luke Zane don't take kindly to being bushwhacked, but when an awful pretty schoolmarm is involved, he starts to see some benefit in even a bad situation.
Luke Zane and the Claim Jumper
By K.G. McAbee
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Songbird of Seville
By Vonn McKee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The citizens of Sugar Creek had never seen anything quite like Señorita Rosaline De Caro of Seville, Spain -a world-renowned soprano on her way to a performance in Denver. What is initially a brief stopover while the stagecoach is repaired gets significantly more complicated for everyone involved, especially the sheriff, due to a very unexpected shooting...
The Partners' Tale: Dead Man's Gold
By R. E. Chamberlain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Three ne-er-do-wells -the old man called Red, the callow youth Jim, and the vain Mexican Paco -decide to avenge their recently deceased acquaintance Lucky by hunting down Death himself and killing him. An old Indian points them in the right direction to find the Grim Reaper -but Death has prepared a surprise for them...
Every Girl’s Dream
By Cheryl Pierson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
Forced to leave home, after being shamed, Sheena McTavish is surprised by the kindness of a stranger. Callen Chandler, a U.S. Army scout, is unexpectedly stricken with compassion for the lonely, green-eyed young woman he discovers being sick behind the stage office. Cal and Sheena find themselves thrown together in a struggle for survival.
Lucky's Christmas Wish
By Laura Stapleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Working in Oregon Territory, Lucky Martin set his sights on homesteading for good. He’d planned on saving up, buying some land, and asking the girl he loved to marry him. What he hadn’t counted on was the possibility of Jenny Allen falling in love and sharing her future with someone else. At Christmas Mass, Lucky makes a prayerful wish his heart is counting on coming true.
Across the Road (Love's Crossing 2)
By Nora Neal
Series: Love's Crossing, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
In Episode 2: Beth encounters handsome Jared O’Rourke, putting her and others in danger. Diana and Libby meet with a possible ally. Evan confronts a memory from the past. About Love's Crossing: Diana Wright, Beth Chaney, and Libby Tate inherit a saloon and are determined to make the town their new home. Sweet, clean western romance adventure, a novelette of 12,000 words. This is a complete story.
Silver Valley (Volume Two)
By Noah Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Port Vendre Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A decade of storms, droughts and wildfires have ruined the nation's infrastructure and left most of the country dry and shattered. The end of oil has stopped food distribution, and America has returned to a horrifying state of nature, where the strong prey on the weak. The New West is every bit as wild and lawless as the Old West. This is the New West. This is Silver Valley.
The Ghost Saloon
By Zach Neal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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.
Switch-Play
By Zach Neal
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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.