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Guest Ranch by Don Hoglund
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Open Hands by Travis Herche
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western(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.
A Lesson for Us All by Zach Neal
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(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
No. 3 New American Western by Von Kambro
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(5.00 from 1 review)
A fabled lost Gold Mine makes men forget their sanity and wander out into the desert in search of riches, but one of them discovers the truth behind a map that doesn't have anything to do with Gold.
The Windigo by Troy D. Smith
Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Prospectors lost in the North woods during a cold, desolate winter are on the verge of starving. With no game, no supplies, and no idea of which way to travel, they are desperate. Two men leave to seek food and shelter to save the small group, but never return. Then an eerie howling that raises the hackles of even the bravest among them travels on the cold wind. Could it be the Windigo?
Ghostslinger by Mark Stucky
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Kid Lay by Boyd Neisler
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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 Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red by Jason Wallace
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
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 » 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.
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek by Ian Thomas Healy
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » 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.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus by A Park
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » 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.
Six Pack. New American Western by Von Kambro
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy with a bruised ego and a stolen "six pack" make for a modern tale within an old style western.
Pink Horses. - New American Western by Von Kambro
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Western(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes the truth reveals itself through visions, and a cowboy discovers that his own reality will change one evening while the moon is full, and the Whiskey is gone.
Geppetto's Orphans by Kenneth Hoover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Western(4.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet streets of Haxan, New Mexico, circa 1874, strange enigmatic statues of wooden Native Americans appear. Beautifully carved, with exquisite attention to detail, the statues rest on massive pedestals and cannot be moved. They are harbingers of The Emergence, a time when the Lost People will spill from the dark bowels of the earth and bring with them the end of the physical world.
Ambush at Kansas City by Ron Lewis
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » 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.
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