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Moonlight in the Valley
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Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The little town is in danger, its people unaware of the threat they face. Blackclaw leads a pack of werewolves intent on slaughter and the full moon will soon shine in the valley. The quiet town is doomed unless a hero comes to their rescue. Moonlight in the Valley is a short story that brings the threat of werewolves to the old west.
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.
Fool's Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 6,130. 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
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.
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
Woman's Work
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
In 1920 Flagstaff, Josefina Paralelos is confronted with a dangerous intruder who learns too late the error of mistaking a woman's frailty for helplessness! This prequel to the novel Here Lies Buried offers a peek through the window of history and into the minds of a dynamic family.
Unavoidable (The Oregon Trail Series)
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Series: The Oregon Trail, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Samuel Granville came to Missouri on a two-part mission. First was to get a group of emigrants from Independence to Oregon City. Second was to get his brother Nick back home to the Willamette Valley. While glad to see Sam, Nicholas Granville doesn't feel ready to rejoin his former life. He just wants to be alone with his grief and only agrees to help Sam in town with the pioneers.
Ambush at Kansas City
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Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A young woman, Michelle Tanner, begins a journey west. Befriending a living legend Nathan Meeker he quickly becomes her mentor. "You got it all Missy. For better or worse, you got it all! You may become a legend or you could be a corpse. I don't want to be sending no letter to your Pa explaining how you were killed." Michelle realizes quickly life in the west will not be business as usual.
The Wild West
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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.
Rise, then Descend
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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.
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.
Luke Zane and the Bushwhacker
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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.
The Ghost Saloon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! 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.
Upon the Tide
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Series: The Highwaymen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Inspired by the song "Highwayman" written by Jimmy Webb. This is a series of letters about a young sailor named Kristoff Fuchs, on his first voyage in the 1800's.
Big Sky Blue
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Price: Free! Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
A story of two very different people who belong together, proof that sometimes fate can have a sense of humor when it comes to love.
1836 An Alternative Outcome at the Alamo
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Price: Free! Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Imagine an alternate Texas history in which "Remember The Alamo!" is a call for celebration rather than defeat and martyrdom. A Texas in which the Texans won the Alamo. This is the story of how the Texans won the Alamo and won their independence in one glorious battle.
Bronc Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jack Fontaine broke horses for a living. Raised with his mother’s Blackfeet tribe, after his white father mysteriously disappeared, he learned his horsemanship skills from them. It was on the Clark Fork that Jack Fontaine found the hatred he had come to expect. He also found unexpected friendship and the legacy his father had left for him.
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
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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.
An Army for the End of the World
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Series: Henri Ville, V. Price: Free! Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the town of Carpatheon, Henri Ville prepares for the final showdown with the Droit, an otherworldly creature that has tormented her every step since her abandonment in the west.