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Ford Payne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,640. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Laredo Marshal Ford Payne rides into Mexico after an old foe and finds more than he bargained for. Action/Adventure and western thrills....
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.
Hallowed Ground
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
When The Deacon set up camp outside Rookwood, a murder of crows took to unnatural, moonlit flight. Things were already strange in that God-forsaken town, but no one could have predicted the forces and fates about to meet in a dust-bowl clearing in the desert. A bargain with the darkness was signed in blood, such deals are only made and broken…on Hallowed Ground...
The Crossings
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
It's the Arizona Territory. The year, 1848. The year the Mexican War ended. A rough place in a lawless era. About to become a hell of a lot more so one night when Hart, Bell and the easy-going giant Mother Knuckles stumble upon Elena, a fierce, young, badly wounded Mexican woman near the banks of the Colorado, and are drawn into a deep darkness they may not escape.
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.
The Doña
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
She to California as a young bride in an arranged marriage. Now she owns seventy-five square miles of property bordering the Mokelumne River where gold has been discovered. They want her land and will stop at nothing, even if it means her murder. Mitchell’s research of the customs and traditions of the mining towns and the ranchos gives The Doña authenticity.” The Modesto Bee
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...
The Usual Game
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Usual Game: a short story set in early-day Jerome, Arizona. Verl might not make it home to Phoenix this weekend. His landlord is stuck in Happy Sam's usual poker game, and it looks like he's losing his entire savings. "Marsha Ward has the ability to grab readers by the lapels, yank them into her stories, and make them care deeply about her characters." ~Phyllis Dugan, Writer
Apache Tears
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?
Trail Drive
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
By the end of the Civil War jobs were a thing of luxury if you had one which paid money. The men returning from the war found their lives disrupted, families starving or dead. There was where the markets were for a country which had a need for beef. This is the story of one man who took an old Osage Indian for his word of “All ways help others and they will help you.”
The Last Defenders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
During General Woll's invasion of Texas the phrase 'Remember the Alamo' is a powerful bond for some of those who face him and his army at the Battle of Salado Creek.
Three stories From the Northwest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
A lynching, a tricky horse deal, and a desperate robbery...adventure stories set in the early days of Washington state.
Pariah's Moon
Series: The Pariah of Verigo, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,550. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Book One of The Pariah of Verigo series. Branded on his face and exiled following his forbidden affair with the Princess of Aelfland, Elven soldier Giele seeks redemption on the frontier across the ocean, but even fleeing half a world away isn’t far enough to escape the troubles that follow a marked man.
Danny
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?