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Redbuds and Bullets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
Sixth story in the Jo Harper Adventure. Thirteen year old Jo Harper's trip to attend the reading of her mysterious uncle's will isn't welcome news to everybody in Willowby, Wyoming, and with the notorious Casper Brothers on the loose, the spring of 1911 isn't the best time to steam across the wide open west. But with great expectations and grim determination, Jo hurtles into adventure.
No Small Tempest (Muleskinners #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Elsie Parry aims to get this load of salt delivered to Kearney, Nebraska, come hell or high water. Or outlaws. Or Indians. Her other driver, Hank, and her former outlaw brother Zeb will help –but her eight draft mules (who think they are Greek gods) will make the difference. If she can keep them from being stolen –or eaten.
The Substitute Mommy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Blushing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie is overcome with emotion when her adopted daughter starts first grade! She moved to protect her daughter, and to keep the promise she made to a friend. She was happy in the small town, and even caught the attention of a handsome bachelor. When she must tell him the truth, she fears losing his love, but she will not give up her daughter - not for any man!
Simon Pure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man escapes a life of crime to journey out west and start a new life under an assumed identity.
Lightning Draw
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Alain Gomez. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Book 3 of the Zachary Davis Series The demands of being a Texas Ranger have taken their toll on Zach Davis. Worried he might be losing his edge, he works on tracking down a dangerous gunman in an effort to prove he still has what it takes. This short novelette is approximately 9,500 words.
Bloomers Down
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Blushing. 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: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
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: 14,640. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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: 8,180. 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: 9,490. 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.
Prairie Dog, a Western
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,710. 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.