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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.
Last Car For This Time by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When men start getting run over by slow-moving train cars in a gold rush town in the mountains of Idaho, Marshal Duster Kendal must solve the murders. But there might not be a motive besides the fact that Duster Kendal lives. Duster knows exactly what to do about that. And he needs to do it fast before things get much, much worse.
Fools Rush Inn by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Western(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There is nothing quite like the moment when a vehicle comes to rest after spinning off the road. What comes next? In this case the driver spends the winter in an isolated mountain inn. Set to the theme of a tale from antiquity, this story follows the residents of the inn through a season of compassion, acceptance, frailty, and fun.
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.
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.
Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd by Wyatt McLaren
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(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
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: 6,500. 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.
Wish It Away by Adam Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeb hated Thanksgiving, because his family always made the holidays hard. It hadn't always been that way, though, because when he was younger, Thanksgiving was a golden occasion filled with love and food and warmth. Someday, he hoped, he would finally achieve his dream of becoming a cowboy and spending his holidays in the canyon or on the range. Then, he might really have reason to be thankful.
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