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Fiction » Literature » Western
Spurs for José by Wanda Snow Porter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Twelve year old José decides only luck will help him be fearless enough to ride the wild colts, luck he will get from a pair silver spurs and chaps made from a brave bull’s hide. But he has no money. How can he buy silver spurs? Then the Mexican-American war starts. And a few days before Christmas, Colonel John C. Fremont’s battalion camps on Rancho Grande and everything changes.
Gun Justice by John J. Howard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
This is a Western novel about a man who is very good with a gun and takes every opportunity to use that gun to see that justice is done. This book has more action than most Westerns, plus the action is believable. It is a good read for Western lovers.
The Legend of Sweetwater by Ted Stetson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,410. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Will Gentry has been searching for his wife and son since the end of the Civil War. He finds Martha, his ex-wife remarried and in the middle of a powder keg. A cattle baron has put a price tag her husband's life. Can Will stop his wife and son from being hurt?
Six from Greeley by Josh Langston
Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
Desert Angels by Patrick Simpson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 192,090. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
Fans of Dances with Wolves: this book is for you! What if the legends are true? What if there are angels? And one of them is a white girl…and the other a Native American woman? What if circumstances bring them together in a common cause…to stop a savage Indian War and to save two men; the lover of one…the beloved tribal chief of the other? Nothing stands in their way…except prejudice…except death.
The Cowboy's Baby by Gretchen Rix
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Cowboy's Baby is a short, contemporary western romance blended into Texas tall tale tradition and slapstick. It's a Texas tale full of quirky and memorable characters about accepting love where you find it. (And about having lots of bathroom paper on hand.) "Sleeping Beauty meets Louis L'Amour. A fun read. Not the same old baby. You won't be disappointed. This is one you shouldn't miss."
Eli Cooper: A Saga of the Old West by Jan Sumner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The post Civil War west was wild and untamed. Eli Cooper grew up at such a time in western Kansas. After watching his father gunned down at a young age he vows to take revenge on the killers. It's a passage from youth to manhood as an unwitting gunslinger, trapped between longing and certainty, with an outcome he never saw coming.
The Long Ride by Olin Thompson
Price: Free! Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
This the first story in the saga of two families, Dean and Egan, drawn together by friendship as well as desire to give justice to the small communities in a raw Wyoming. They dealt it as it should be done, swiftly and surely. They had little time or patience with those who would take and waste lives of those who would strive for life in the harshest of environments.
Dry Gulch by Don DeWolfe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
"A western saga of adventure and romance. A time when men were men, and hats were worn on your head" Dry Gulch is a western parody about a former gunslinger who rides into a town that is controlled by the local cattle baron, and threatened by the local Indians. At the centre of the town is Miss Kitty, who runs the saloon and brothel. Dan makes it his mission to save the day, however he can.
A Debt To Pay by J. Robert Whittle & Joyce Sandilands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,180. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Whitlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Only a child that frightening day, Gilly has never been able to erase the horrific images of his family being murdered, and then his own fear and loneliness. His heart has burned with revenge and now he's ready. Whittle, a longtime John Wayne fan, was dared to write a western and has come through with guns blazing. Fans will wish this was not just a short novel (from his book "Yesterdays').
Tales from the Crossing at Barracuda Flats by L.S. Christopher
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 by David Mark Brown
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.
El Diablo by Tom Bartel
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.
The Highbenders by Larry Darter
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.
One Foot in the Stirrup by John D. Nesbitt
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! by John Locke
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 by Marsha Ward
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
Apache Tears by John Duncklee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
An Apache youth, stolen from his home after a massacre, is forced into slavery. The young man dreams of freedom and hungers for revenge. Join Kaetin on his journey through life as he seeks freedom and deals with the bitterness of revenge. Walk beside him as he meets the White Eyes, Geronimo, and Pancho Villa. Will he accept the call to be an Apache warrior or does his life follow another trail?
Danny by William Wayne Dicksion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Danny is orphaned when a greedy banker and a ruthless frontier sheriff foreclose on their mortgage and burn his parents alive. Danny avenges the wrong, but it leaves him homeless orphan and an outlaw, forcing him to flee into the Comanche Nation and live as a savage. Will he find a way to vindicate himself and regain his ancestral home?