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Serpens Abyss
Series: The Crew of The Reaper. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Galactic Marshal Noah Thorne has been beaten, hung, and left for dead and he wants revenge, but he has to survive attacks by ruthless outlaws, assassins, and death-worshiping cultist long enough to find his prey.
The Brief, Happy Career of Judas Talbot, Circuit Riding Preacher
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Western
Judas Talbot, the 22 year old youngest of the Talbot boys in the 1860s Texas panhandle, mistakes the primal urges in his gut for a calling to preach the gospel. He hits the circuit where he finds the women amenable and the men bad shots. Thankfully. If you enjoy laugh-out-loud humor, come along.
Wes Crowley and the Bank Robbers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Western
Not long after Wes Crowley is promoted to corporal, as he's leaving the Amarillo Inn one morning, three bank robbers back out of the bank across the street and directly into his lap. Not a good place to be when you're on the wrong side of the law.
The Unfortunate Life of Thomas Mercer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thomas Mercer, preacher, is staggering down the road holding his gut. As he mulls his distant childhood and his more recent life, he reaches some conclusions, or does he? It's difficult to tell as he wrests his mind from the silly to the serious to give his death the dignity it deserves.
A Lesson for Us All
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
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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.
The Last Defenders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
During General Woll's invasion of Texas the phrase 'Remember the Alamo' is a powerful bond for some of those who face him and his army at the Battle of Salado Creek.
The Trouble with Trimble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Western
Johnny Trimble rides his cayuse into a western town, on a mission to replace the sheriff. The sheriff isn't all that he seems. But then, neither is Johnny.
The Road to Amarillo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is a short story culled from the forthcoming prequel to The Wes Crowley Trilogy. In "The Road to Amarillo," 17 year old Mac and 16 year old Wes witness a small troop of Texas Rangers taking care of business. Mac decides he has to become a Ranger, and Wes goes along. In this one, we get to meet Mac's father.
Coralín
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Romance » Western
This is a love story set in Mexico in the late 1800s. Being a lawman takes a toll that former Texas Ranger Wes Crowley knows all too well. He's settled with the notion that he will live and die alone to avoid bringing harm to those he might have loved. But Coralín Martinez de Silva is a force of nature, and she has ideas of her own.
Last Raid on Amarillo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western
This is a western short story in the Wes Crowley series of novels and stories. Texas Ranger Western Z Crowley has always been able to separate the personal from the professional. He's always done his job, even to ushering out the end of an era. But now a new menace has surfaced, and it will test even Wes' firm resolve.
Saving Egregio
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This short story is excerpted and adapted from the novel Leaving Amarillo, the fourth novel in the Wes Crowley series. Western Z Crowley has left the Rangers and is searching for his errant lifelong friend, Otis "Mac" McFadden. As he's riding from El Paso to Las Cruces late one night, would-be banditos are lying in wait. Wes solves the current situation in a manner not entirely expected.

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