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West of the Texas Nebula
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
While honoring the visiting dignitaries from Tau Ceti, Sol’s Mayor, Wit Thomason, had a heart attack. He spent a good couple of minutes twitching on the floor, soiling his finest suit, right there in front of aliens, citizens, and everybody. It was only a matter of time before some gunslinger made a move to take over the job. If I wanted to save my skin, it was time for me to get out of Dodge.
Kid Lay
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man fancying himself a gunfighter comes to town to make a name and reputation for himself by calling out the sheriff. The resultant gunfight will give Kid Lay a new alias. perhaps not to his liking.
The Steakhouse Cowboys
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Brett and Harry are cowboys in the truest sense of the word. They are hard, tough, and serious men who take their jobs and steaks serious.
The Kid
Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Sheriff Gregg & The Righteous Widow
Series: Sheriff Gregg, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(3.00 from 1 review)
Hester Jones is a new arrival in Butterfield, a respectable widow who's inherited a farm up in the Smoky Hills. But is she all that she seems? The third short story in the 'Sheriff Gregg' series.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
New Damascus was a place of desert and mountain. It was a town suffering from sickness, where trouble always stopped by to holiday. It was the preacher who finally took matters into his own hands, praying for salvation. Salvation didn't come. Something else did.
Big Iron
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
The small, remote, New Mexican town of Paja Rita doesn't get many visitors. Till one day, a stranger rides into town---with a rather large hunk of iron on his hip.
Straight
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
The Showdown
Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Short, fun, flash fiction by Alain Gomez. The Showdown is about a gunfight at high noon.
Ride to Raton
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
James Owen leaves home to make a new life for himself, and discovers that post-Civil War Colorado is a dangerous place for an ex-Confederate. He meets beautiful young Amparo Garcés, who came from Santa Fe to marry a stranger, and a twist of fate changes their lives forever. Book 2: The Owen Family Saga
Homer Bolton: The Sheriff of Duncan Flats
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(3.00 from 1 review)
Here is the first person narrative of Homer Bolton. Follow Homer as he starts out on his father's cattle ranch, then becomes a Deputy in Broken Hearts before becoming the first Sheriff of Duncan Flats. It is meant to be a light read and should take about 60 minutes.
Six Ways of Dyin'
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The sheriff of a small town must pay for the life that he ruined many years ago. The past has returned and it will settle for nothing less than blood.
A Night of Yowling Dogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
In this outdoor adventure tale, two hikers venture into the Colorado backcountry, for a short walk to a place called Slatetop Mountain. For Lewis and Marisa, events do not pan out like they planned, as the daylight excursion turns into an unforgettable night.
You Were Lost
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
A sappy, emotional story about a girl and a horse.
Follow the Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Follow the Stone (An Irreverent Western Adventure) is a good-hearted, rollicking story about a former gunslinger and his crablike scout, who journey West with a mail order bride, a witch, and a wagon full of prostitutes!
Return
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.
The Other Side of the Gun
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
This is a western about Trace Jackson a black gunfighter in the late 1870's. A stop in Colter Junction forces a fight and he kills the two sons of the man who owns the town. Wounded Trace flee's with a posse in pursuit. He is saved by an Apache maiden, but has no idea that dark vengeance is tracking him in the malevolent form of Mitchell Colter, leader of the most dangerous gang in Arizona.
Have Gun, Will Play (a Mick and Casey Mystery)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Two gunslingers, one little girl, a big bag of toys, and murder! Young newlywed gunslingers Mick and Casey tangle with jewel heists, kidnappings and a murder mystery when they are hired to escort the young daughter of a stagecoach king, along with her fabulous collection of toys. One of Red Adept's Top Indie Books of 2010.
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
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 Owen Family Saga Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal