Fiction » Western

Blood Money - The Collected Placido Geist Bounty Hunter Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Simon Straw smiled. It was a disarming smile, almost apologetic. It wasn’t meant to give insult. His stance was relaxed, practically nerveless, none of his muscles tensed, his hands at his sides, the elbows slightly bent, like a man ready to pick up a glass. His gun was worn high on the hip, a .44 Remington single-action. “I’m here for you, old man,” he said to Placido Geist.
Spinster's Folly
Series: The Owen Family Saga, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Book 3: The Owen Family Saga. 2013 Winner USA Best Books Award, Westerns. Marie Owen longs for a loving husband, but marriage prospects on the Colorado frontier are limited. Her desperation at the prospect of remaining unmarried, fueled by her younger sister's taunting jibes about her becoming a spinster, drives Marie into the arms of a sweet-talking predator, landing her in unimaginable dangers.
This Old Bill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The life of Buffalo Bill Cody was as epic and exciting as the story of the West itself. Cowboy, Pony Express rider, Indian fighter, Union soldier, scout for General George Custer, slayer of Tall Bull and Yellow Hand—he saved Wild Bill Hickok's life, and beat the paths that made way for the railroad and the nation in America's rugged frontier.
Shadows West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Western
Six-guns and zombies, a chicken eating werewolf, deals with the devil, and things that go bump in the night. John Wayne never had to deal with these kind of shenanigans, or these kinds of rowdies. But Joe R. Lansdale and John L. Lansdale aren't afraid, partner. They make this kind of material their everyday business. Compared to the cowpokes in their stories, John Wayne was a big sissy.
Coffin Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Western
Priest McClaren wants to put his past behind him. It's a past filled with loss, murder . . . and revenge. now all Priest wants is to own a carpentry shop and earn a quiet living building coffins. But it looks like peace and quiet just aren't in Priest's future. His ex-lover has pleaded with him to carry ransom money into hostile territory in Mexico, to rescue her new husband.
Webster
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Western
A closed world of insiders. An influx of outsiders. Three old graves on Cherokee Bluff, their occupants and secrets long forgotten, become the center of an unusual land dispute when a stranger brings news of past events that will rock a local community's understanding of its history.
Talon's Debt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Talon, a Union Civil War veteran, comes to Fort Gibson, a Confederate town, looking for John Kelly...a man he's never meant. He is told his kind are not welcome, and he will not receive help in his quest. Despite the town's feelings, Talon becomes friends with Doc Benson; the towns only doctor. With Doc's help, Talon thwarts Paul Tidwell's plan to keep secret John Kelly's whereabouts.
Sweetwater 1876 — Book 1 in the Sweetwater Saga
Series: Sweetwater 1876, 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Travis Wilde, rode all across the southwest searching for work and greener pastures. Honest, dependable. He was a loner. He helped anyone that needed help, that didn’t cross him. Riding north into Nebraska Territory, he found a rundown cabin, a starving Indian boy.
Henri Ville
Price: Free! Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Relentlessly pursued by crooked marshals, idiot bounty hunters, and a psychotic pastor, infamous gunfighter Henri Ville takes the first steps in her epic journey to return home.
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.
War Rider
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: American English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
1867 Minnesota. The Civil War is over and Ahlen Best comes home after seven long years of war and wandering. The isolated island of Mistake, the place he has dreamt about during all his battles, is a quiet place free of strife. But things have changed in his absence and it’s not the peaceful homecoming Ahlen expects. There are three violent ways to clean up a dirty town .... and he knows them all
Grown Fast and Hard
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Western
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
The Death Bed
Price: Free! Words: 157,180. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western
The Manchells had striven for years to preserve the façade of a normal middle class suburban family, but when the threads that had bound them begin to unravel the members find themselves at odds with each other and themselves. The family drifts apart and collides violently back together again, as they find that they are still bound to one another through their shared suffering.
Mr. St. John
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western
Race Buckner and his accomplices are robbing banks and trains all over the West. Their ingenious brand of banditry has made them virtually unstoppable-until a legendary lawman is put on their trail... Mister St. John.
Golden Hills
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
They call this a prison. Jake Dollop calls it home. There are some men too stubborn to leave, and just about as many too stupid to die. In the new frontier, everyone's got a price. Jake's is high. Wanted for a crime he didn't commit, he wanders into a nowhere town on a half-dead horse with no name. Soon, he finds himself hunted by his past as he struggles to keep a dead man's promise.
Wait...Wait For The Thunder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,290. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
The novel covers the period from 1949 to 2012. Though fiction many events and characters are real and based in truth. This is a Cowboy story, a horse story, a dog story, two loves stories, a handicap child story, a mystery story, a Native American story and a motivational story. It’s about hard work and success. The author lived many of the events in the book.
Death in the Canyon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
From the best-selling author of McKINNEY'S REVENGE comes the exciting story of a Montana range war. Lives hang in the balance and hired gunman Will Calhoun is left to stop bloodshed - if he can.
Legend of Yankee Boy Basin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 122,650. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the 15th century B.C., Tusami, The Great Spirit of the Nephretari Tribe, judges His people fallen but forsakes them not, to offer them deliverance entwined in a legend long held sacred in the land of the Ute Indians high among the Colorado Rockies. Set in 1880 and steeped in dark hearts and enlightened souls, the Legend of Yankee Boy Basin is an enchanting tale of lost gold and high adventure.
Value Received
You set the price! Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » General
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Colorado, 1895: gambling with their lives, a Mormon prospector and his Southern Paiute companion work the wrong end of a gold vein, a vein that leads to The Devil's Own, Haitian Voodoo, and a pair of crazy outlaw brothers. Can their Icelandic pony, Magic Dog, help to save them?
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.