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The Unfortunate Life of Thomas Mercer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Thomas Mercer, preacher, is staggering down the road holding his gut. As he mulls his distant childhood and his more recent life, he reaches some conclusions, or does he? It's difficult to tell as he wrests his mind from the silly to the serious to give his death the dignity it deserves.
Coralín
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Western
This is a love story set in Mexico in the late 1800s. Being a lawman takes a toll that former Texas Ranger Wes Crowley knows all too well. He's settled with the notion that he will live and die alone to avoid bringing harm to those he might have loved. But Coralín Martinez de Silva is a force of nature, and she has ideas of her own.
The Brief, Happy Career of Judas Talbot, Circuit Riding Preacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Western
Judas Talbot, the 22 year old youngest of the Talbot boys in the 1860s Texas panhandle, mistakes the primal urges in his gut for a calling to preach the gospel. He hits the circuit where he finds the women amenable and the men bad shots. Thankfully. If you enjoy laugh-out-loud humor, come along.
The Road to Amarillo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is a short story culled from the forthcoming prequel to The Wes Crowley Trilogy. In "The Road to Amarillo," 17 year old Mac and 16 year old Wes witness a small troop of Texas Rangers taking care of business. Mac decides he has to become a Ranger, and Wes goes along. In this one, we get to meet Mac's father.
Western Stories: Four Tales of the West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Western Stories: Four Tales of the West, by best-selling author Marsha Ward. This short story collection includes newly edited editions of Cottonwood Cowboys, The Usual Game, War Party, and No More Strangers, bundled for you at a reduced price.
A Walk with Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: British English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Maise Howards wakes up in her bedroom to find Death leading her to the Halls of Judgement; in short time, she learns what Death really is and what lies ahead of her.
Last Raid on Amarillo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
This is a western short story in the Wes Crowley series of novels and stories. Texas Ranger Western Z Crowley has always been able to separate the personal from the professional. He's always done his job, even to ushering out the end of an era. But now a new menace has surfaced, and it will test even Wes' firm resolve.
Brothers of the Mountain: Pride of the Shawnee
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The McCarty brothers have their sights set on America’s western frontier. Lucas wants to be a trapper and explorer while Henry rides along only to escape his former life. One man seeks adventure while the other man seeks peace within. But first, both must make it out of the mountains of eastern Kentucky with their lives intact, a feat that will be easier said than done.
Trains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Western
In the late 1800s, trains bring with them a sense of mystery and comfort. For Corinne, they also bring Silas. When Corinne meets Silas the first time, she surprises him. When they meet again, she surprises herself. Finally learning the truth might bring the greatest surprise of them all.
Dust and Worms
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Western
The bank job went bad. The desperados managed to ride out of town, chased by lawmen's lead and curses. Their journey into terror has only begun. As Clance and his thieves delve deeper into the wilderness, they soon discover weirdness and death rides with them...
Meet-Up with the Outlaw of Yester-Year?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Who is now the “Outlaw of Yester-Year” in our fantasies? Who are today’s Lewt McCanles (Gregory Peck) and Pearl Chavez (Jennifer Jones) of Duel in the Sun? (The story is also a play.)
To See the ... Canary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The canary “sealed” Julia Boggs Dent to Ulysses S. Grant (and Calamity Jane) and helped her “presage” during the Civil War. Marked by a “bad eye,” she had second sight, as was acknowledged during the Grants’ travels around the world.
Ghost Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Snake Wilton, a twenty-three-year-old half-Apache convict, had spent the previous year at hard labor, helping build the new territorial prison in Yuma. But when an opportunity presents itself he makes a bid for freedom –intending to make his way to the ghost city high in the cliff walls he had heard about in legend. Will he find refuge, and his true spirit, before he is caught?
The Gunfighter's Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » General
Wilhelmina was about to meet a real live gunfighter -a bounty hunter with a deadly reputation. As it turns out, it is also her grandfather -and he is bringing her a very special gift...
Lillie Langtry’s “Lash La Rue Sweet Potatoes” World Crusade, Or Why You Can’t Buy Quintussential Western Wear Boots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Western
In this charming, and hilarious, story by Lynn Veach Sadler, the reader is introduced to Lillie Langtry Smith: the world’s biggest western fan (especially the films of Lash La Rue.) Lillie embarks on a trip to Japan, where her Lash La Rue-centered program, culminating in a tasting of her specialty Lash La Rue Sweet Potatoes, will usher in a new era or global unity. What could go wrong?
Hangman’s Knot
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 3. Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
While delivering the outlaw Captain Edward Powers to the Law at Larned, Kansas, the group of travelers witnesses a hanging that goes horribly wrong. Witnessing the fate of the condemned causes Powers to rethink he is life. He worries that his hanging might similarly be bungled. Meeker assures him that no Hangman could botch two hangings in a row, could he? #3 in the series
Wearing out a Welcome
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Al and Rosalie Decker’s uninvited house guest is in no hurry to leave their ranch. Jerome Hayden is “just a little too courteous, a little too attentive”… and is making himself at home, in all the wrong ways…
Redemption Trail
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Sam Gibson used to be a lawman, until the day he made a terrible mistake that could never be taken back. Since then, he has alternated between wishing there were a way he could redeem himself and believing he deserved punishment. He’s about to get both…
Long Shot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
If Brazos Boone had any endearing quality it was that whenever he shot someone, he did it with a smile. Brazos Boone was a cold-blooded killer, and that’s the truth of it. Everybody agreed somebody should do something about the situation...
Doing Right by Dodd, and Other Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Three western short stories by Kevin Crisp. In the title story, just because Ken Dodd met an untimely (and natural) demise, there's no reason several of his acquaintances shouldn't profit from it. Problem is, the insurance policy only pays for "wrongful death or disaster"... and their efforts to make his death appear wrongful wind up being disastrous, indeed...