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O'Doul
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short Western adventure... O’Doul has been a lot of places and done a lot of things in his life. Now, working on a ranch outside Pitchfork Creek, he finds bad things happening all around. The ranch owner and his wife are splitting up and O’Doul is forced to ride herd on a hot-headed cowboy. When events come to a head, O’Doul makes a deadly decision and goes into action.
Brothers of the Mountain: Blood on the Prairie
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Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
When mountain men Henry and Lucas McCarty encounter a severely beaten Shoshone maiden, matters become personal, especially for Lucas. After finding out a band of cutthroat Indians are wreaking havoc across the frontier, the brothers set out to stop the renegades and try to prevent what could become a bloody massacre of an unwary Shoshone village. (Western/Adventure)
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: Free! 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 Territory (Prologue)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alaska, 1896. Three lone figures--one father, two sons--the McQuestens beat their way through a swiftly freezing wilderness as the cold overtakes them. Behind them lies Circle City, presided over by a warped Justice. On their trail is the malevolent bloodhound, LeRoy de Mantis, tasked with their retrieval.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the O.K. Corral
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Series: Let Me Clear My Throat - Short Stories, One at a Time, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A stranger arrives in Tombstone and walks into the middle of the famous shootout at the O.K. Corral. The first in a series of free short stories by Steeven R. Orr, author of Holliday's Gold.
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?
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.
Impressive Bravado
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A horse named Impressive Bravado was attacked in his stall. The sheriff calls on veterinarian Dr. Katie McCarty for her opinion. At the barn, she finds a woman who calls herself a 'Horse Whisperer' running a barn full of teen-aged girls and young stallions. This is a recipe for disaster - luckily Dr. McCarty's there when it strikes. (Short Story 7k words
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: 4,520. 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.