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Fiction » Literature » Western
Ride to Raton by Marsha Ward
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $2.99 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
A Night of Yowling Dogs by Henri Bauhaus
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.
Six Ways of Dyin' by A.L. Brown
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.
Homer Bolton: The Sheriff of Duncan Flats by Mark Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
Follow the Stone by John Locke
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!
The Other Side of the Gun by Paul Bennett
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 113,830. 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) by Camille LaGuire
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.
Miss Annie by Kit Prate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A pretty school teacher, the benefactress of the town, climbs on a train every summer to go back East when school is over. Two suitors proposed this year, but Miss Annie left anyway. The love-lorn men are distracted from their misery a bit when they must track down a bank robber. In the process, will they discover a secret Miss Annie has been hiding?
Eagle Bear by Buddy Hannah
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eagle Bear is a giant of a warrior and a Cherokee Death Warrior who becomes the chief of the Cherokee Nations Wolf Clan, in the early 1700's. There are many adventures told about Eagle Bear and his family. If you like William Johnstone or Louis LaMour then you love Buddy Hannah as an author.
Brothers in Arms by Troy D. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The larger war over—the family war has only begun. Fate draws three brothers together again. A daring robbery, a bloody shootout, and a desperate trek through Indian Territory are just the beginning: Wade Qualls comes home—death and hell riding his coattails. Sam prepares to make his stand, his eye on a higher duty. Which brother will have the younger brother, Tim's loyalty, and Violet's love?
Homeward Hearts by Alexis Harrington
Series: Hearts of the West, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,100. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Chloe Maitland lives in a dying Oregon mining town and has given up her girlish dreams of love and marriage. What she needs is a man to answer her advertisement for a blacksmith to work in her shop and help save her home from foreclosure. Instead she gets Travis McGuire, an exhausted stranger who collapses in her yard, looking like the devil himself, and proves to be far more dangerous.
Grown Fast and Hard by James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Western
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
Desperate Hearts by Alexis Harrington
Series: Hearts of the West, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
After dispatching his sister’s murderer, bounty hunter Jace Rankin is hired by skinny youth Kyle Springer to help regain his ranch from vigilantes. Along the way Jace learns that Kyle is really Kyla, the young widow of an old friend. She wants revenge for the murder of her husband. Jace hopes that helping her will atone for a critical error he made years earlier. Neither expects to fall in love.
The Owen Family Saga Sampler by Marsha Ward
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
The Assassin by Rye James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,060. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Matt Beck is hired to eliminate problems. So when the deadliest gunman in the West wanders into an Arizona town, citizens instantly fear somone has been marked for death. Once Beck arrives, he tangles with the law, a young gunslinger, a treacherous preacher, and a gunfighter hired to kill Beck. Through it all, he must protect a secret he’s carrying that would mark his own death if found out.
Rebel Justice by Robert Gosnell
Price: Free! Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(3.00 from 1 review)
The Civil War isn't quite over for Wayland Brice. Not until he finds and kills the Union Colonel responsible for the death of his family. After five long years, he finally has a lead that takes him to Loomis, Texas, a town named after...and owned by his nemisis, where enemies are plentiful, and allies scarce.
Widow by Kit Prate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Western
A grief stricken woman walks the streets of town among the soldiers' widows, dark cloak a barrier to prying eyes. An Indian who massacred many of the "Blue Coats" is to be hanged today. What secret does the widow hide beneath her cloak?
Kill Crazy by Kit Prate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A troubled teenage boy, Chris, decides he hates his father. Ethan, Sheriff of the town, must bring in a killer, even if it means leaving his angry son at the mercy of a nineteen year old troublemaker and the local parson. A stone-faced, old man rides into town just before Ethan returns. What does he have to do with the killer? Who will live? And who will die?