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Tales from the Crossing at Barracuda Flats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A string of lonely buildings crouched in the shadow of the mountains; a wide spot on a narrow trail leading into a dangerous, little-used crossing. Welcome to Barracuda Flats, Population: 5. A quiet little place most of the time, where the biggest threat to anyone would seem to be boredom. Or so you might think, anyway...but you would be wrong.
Fistful of Reefer
Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Fistful of Reefer is a dieselpunk, weird Western pulp featuring goats, guns and the camaraderie of outcasts. Set along the Texas border during the waining years of the Mexican revolution, Fistful focuses on a group of unlikely heros and their unlikely foe as they stumble upon the fringes of a cabal bent on world domination. Fistful lives between No country for Old Men and the Three Amigos.
Under Nebraska Skies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
"I witnessed Earl Lasher's outbursts many times and tolerated them until I witnessed him kill a whiskey drummer in Ogallala. Then I watched as he rode off without me. His speed with a gun and killings followed him to every town he visited. Five years later we would meet again. I did not cherish that thought. I had no choice. This would be the hardest thing I've done in my life." - Calvin Hawk
Journal Of An Oobax Cowboy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The year is 4011 and a young graduate keeps a journal as he completes his internship at one of the vast American oobax ranches.
Buffalo Brown's Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
When 2 local children turned up missing, the local town called on a man who'd once tracked Geronimo for the Army. Everyone thought a local troubled teen, an Indian named Jingles had taken them since he was also missing. It became more than a hunt for Buffalo Brown. It became a rescue mission.
El Diablo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,780. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
El Diablo is the story of Ben Smith, a young man who witnesses the murders of his family members and embarks on a journey of revenge. On the road, though, he learns that all the things he thought he knew are not exactly as they seemed, and that sometimes hate can be overwhelmed by love.
Last Car For This Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
The Downfall of Ross Dent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
The sensation of flying was wonderful. Arms out-flung and back arched, Ross Dent flew to meet the clouds. The flight came to a sudden stop as he thudded to the ground. Busting broncs was his job, if it didn’t kill him. He wanted to scream and lay there, until he saw her. A beautiful young woman, blond-haired and blue-eyed, smiled at him. Had he died and gone to heaven after all?
Idol Hands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Cargo Pilot Rosco Little just wanted to make his run and get paid; not run for his life. Just looking at the girl, he knew she would bring him no end of trouble. But having seen her, it was far too late. And the gods always require a sacrifice. This is the first in a series of rollicking space adventures for Cargo Pilot Rosco Little. Cover by Rob Kelly
Blackwell's Run
Series: Blackwell Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Blackwell Series - Max Blackwell is a Sergeant in the US Calvary. Then Company C is assigned a new Lieutenant - one interested only in glory and following his personal vision. After watching many of his men die due to the commanding officer's disregard of rules and common sense, will Blackwell agree to a mutiny? And if so, what will the long-term results be?
The Mighty Peculiar Incident at Muddy Creek
Series: The Muddy Creek Tales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Coyote Springs
Series: Desert Springs, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Wavelength Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
In Spanish California in the 1830s, a young corporal arrives to investigate his cousin's disappearance, and discovers a truth more horrible than he could imagine.
Milagro Springs
Series: Desert Springs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Wavelength Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
When outlaw Mose Bell finds a dying woman at his hideout, he is faced with a decision that will change three lives, including his own.
Big John : The Hick from Hell - Southern Fried Gothic Western Horror Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011 by Alex Severin. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
Four Weird Western Horror Stories...from the South! Big John is a black hat-wearing, six-shooter packing, moonshine drinking, lying son of a bitch, who resides in a cowless backwater in Mississippi. Did I mention that Big John looks a lot like Gary Coleman? Approximately 9,550 words.
The Highbenders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Mitch Blaine, a bitter man with a reputation as a gunslinger is on the run from his past. Just when things seem to be settling down and making a turn for the better, the reason for Mitch's bitterness re-enters his life in the form of a former lover. He finds himself squarely on the horns of an emotional and ethical dilemma, and in the gun sights of an outlaw gang all at the same time.
Cinch Up Your Saddle--and Ride!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
A Collection of Ranch Verse -- "Laurie Wagner Buyer's poetry varies some from the more traditional cowboy poets who favor folklore and storytelling. Laurie's work is based on personal experience. It's all about the connection between each person and the land and the people around her. That is what poetry is to Laurie, a landscape of life on the land..." Mona Neeley, Colorado Country Life
One Foot in the Stirrup
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
This is a collection of nine western stories, ranging from gunfights to romance. Men and women alike have enjoyed these selections. Each story has the features of good western writing—a clearly etched setting, memorable characterization, an original storyline, and a lively writing style. These are selections to read more than once.
Don't Poke the Bear!
Price: Free! Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The second book in the Emmett Love western adventure series. After the former gunslinger and prostitute open a saloon in Dodge City, Kansas, Emmett kills a man in self-defense and winds up inheriting a dancing bear. But that surprise pales in comparison to the secret his witchy friend, Rose, has been keeping from him since the day they met...
The Owen Family Saga Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 30,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
Three chapters each from the first three novels in The Owen Family Saga, plus a bonus look at the forthcoming Book 4: Spinster's Folly. "Marsha Ward really does write Westerns with heart. And her Owen family saga is among the best you'll ever read. Learn what our ancestors did to build this land. Like the Man from Shenandoah. Highly recommended." ~Chuck Tyrell, author of The Prodigal
Western Hospitality
Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Don't take your eye off a country girl...