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Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd
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Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck, Snort, and Skeeter are still trailing a herd of dragons to Skrintax in hopes of selling them for enough to get off Terul and maybe get better pay, easier work, and something to drink. But the obstacles keep mounting – including a tcheka-smoking interlude, hungry dragons, insolent Terullians, and . . . well, you’ll see
A Lesson for Us All
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(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.
Red Ringer
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Price: Free! Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
In the American Wild West of the late 19th century there were no credit cards and few bank accounts. But that did not mean there was no such thing as identity theft. It just made it a much more dangerous game.
West of the Texas Nebula
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(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.
Kill Crazy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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?
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
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Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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.
Return
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
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Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(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.
The Kid
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Price: Free! Words: 510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town
Western Hospitality
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...
Straight
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
The Showdown
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Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Short, fun, flash fiction by Alain Gomez. The Showdown is about a gunfight at high noon.
Geppetto's Orphans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(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.
Josephal
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 66. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tough sheriff and his lady friend seek to escape an alien-infested colony world. A science fiction short story.
Six Ways of Dyin'
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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.
Big Iron
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(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.
Sheriff Gregg & The Righteous Widow
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Series: Sheriff Gregg, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: 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.