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Fiction » Literature » Western
Ghostslinger by Mark Stucky
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Jacob Remington had gunned down many men, but he had never experienced such a challenge. Would he really meet his match in a mysterious old man who seemed strangely familiar...a man who knew so much about him...a man who claimed to know his future? Jacob's final gunfight would be like nothing he could have imagined.
Blood of the Lamb by Stephen Cote
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In the nineteenth century, Cain is a gunfighter known as a leading cause of ghost towns. His desire for a peaceful life is impossible given his inability to remember his sordid past. Now, his friends from a Palouse tribe have begged him to right a wrong brought about by the US Cavalry. Indebted to the tribes, Cain rides to confront the Cavalry. And the demons of his past ride beside him.
Guest Ranch by Don Hoglund
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Guest Ranch is a short story about a couple visiting a Guest Ranch. They meet a trail guide who is also a storyteller who tells them a tale of the Old West. The husband is in a bad mood over a traffic fine and he is slow to become receptive.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek by Ian Thomas Healy
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the train doesn't stop in the Old West town of Muddy Creek, Sheriff Jesse Hawkins goes to investigate. What he finds is a mystery that goes far beyond anything in his experience: a car full of people frozen in time.
West of the Texas Nebula by Lyndon Perry
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 by Boyd Neisler
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 by K. J. Ester
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.
Sheriff Gregg & The Righteous Widow by Hank Florentine McLoskey
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 by A Park
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 by A.L. Brown
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.
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(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' 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.
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.
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.
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