Fiction » Western

Guest Ranch
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
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.
Ghostslinger
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
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.
No. 3 New American Western
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.
West of the Texas Nebula
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
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.
Return
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A cowboy returns to his homeplace to face the mistakes of his past.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
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.
The Kid
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
Flash fiction set in a Western frontier town. It's a crazy world where someone can keep an eye on their enemies without having to be there.
Western Hospitality
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...
Straight
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
The Showdown
Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Short, fun, flash fiction by Alain Gomez. The Showdown is about a gunfight at high noon.
Six Pack. New American Western
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
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.
Ambush at Kansas City
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.
Wish It Away
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.
Six Ways of Dyin'
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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.
Big Iron
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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
Price: Free! Words: 11,100. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » 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.

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