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Dust and Worms
Price: $0.99 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.)
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
Ambush at Kansas City
Series: Michelle Tanner - Going West, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00 from 1 review)
A young woman, Michelle Tanner, begins a journey west. Befriending a living legend Nathan Meeker he quickly becomes her mentor. "You got it all Missy. For better or worse, you got it all! You may become a legend or you could be a corpse. I don't want to be sending no letter to your Pa explaining how you were killed." Michelle realizes quickly life in the west will not be business as usual.
Claim 227
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
He knew as soon as he touched it what it was. Holding it up to Andrews, yelling out to him his eyes wide looking wild, "Bonanza, Ya?" Walking to him David saw the yellow stone with other minerals clinging stubbornly to the gold. Taking the cold metal in his own hands, he felt a rush of excitement the gold warmed from his touch. Perhaps this where the fever comes from.
The Legend of Arthur Tanner and Johnny Red
Series: Most Downloaded · History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the seemingly tall tale of the outlaw so brutal that the Devil would be ashamed to mention his name and the lawman determined to bring him to justice, whether that be the jailhouse or the graveyard.
Open Hands
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
A Lesson for Us All
Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A lonely old prospector is found dead in his own doorway, shot with his own gun. Lambert had few friends and even less money. Word is, he didn’t have an enemy in the world. Marshall Mike Baxter isn’t buying it—not until he knows a lot more about poor old Lambert. A short story in the classic Western tradition.
Messenger of Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
This story concerns an old Navajo owl superstition and a demented madman who hungered for the love of a beautiful Indian maiden. The mystic owl foretold the outcome. It hooted once to warn the Navajo, then hooted twice for death.
Cockeyed Frank Loving and Coal Oil Jimmy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Western
Colorful Old West gunfighters come to life in this e-book containing two short stories. The first is about a little-known gunfighter called Cockeyed Frank Loving, a western legend himself; the second is about James Buckley (alias Coal Oil Jimmy) who was one of the best in the business of stagecoach robberies.
As the Clock Strikes....
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 12. Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Western
AS THE CLOCK STRIKES…. Dr. Blue has everything he needs to successfully pull Patrick Hold—also known as the Permanent Man—from the past and back to the future. However, Agent Red is on his trail, hoping to find the Permanent Man he has searched over two decades to find. Back in 1864, Patrick Hold is determined to rescue Wes Cooper and Chimala from Clyde Calvin’s grasp.
A Hero Does It Wrong
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 10. Price: Free! Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A HERO DOES IT WRONG. Patrick Hold has been captured by Clyde Calvin’s gang, and Wes Cooper wants to save him. Besides himself, Wes has the Cahilla Indian, Takoda, to help. Overcoming Calvin’s gang will prove difficult, and the two together stand little chance of success. But when Wes is offered a job that will lead him directly to Calvin, it just might be the key to rescuing Patrick.
Brothers of the Mountain: Justice in the Valley
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Henry and Lucas McCarty are heading to the port of the Missouri River to cash in their bounty of beaver pelts. Along the way, they stop at the frontier town of Fog Valley for a much needed rest and drink. When they discover their pelts are stolen, their leisure time is cut short. With their livelihoods at stake, they must track down and teach the thieving culprit a valuable lesson.
The Not So Great Escape
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 9. Price: Free! Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
THE NOT SO GREAT ESCAPE. Though Clyde Calvin’s gang took him captive, Patrick Hold has confirmed Calvin held Takoda’s wife, Chimala, hostage and plans to sell her on the Indian slave market. Now Patrick is determined to escape Calvin’s grasp and free Chimala. But doing that is easier thought than accomplished, especially since failure could end with Chimala’s death.
Whiskeyade
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 6. Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Western
WHISKEYADE. Patrick Hold has learned that Clyde Calvin and his gang are holding a Cahilla Indian woman hostage. That woman might be the wife of Takoda that he wants to find. Patrick must infiltrate the gang to see if it is her, and that carries the danger of suffering under Calvin’s wrath.
Vengeance in Virginia City, a Floyd Sisters Mystery
Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Western
Timbers swayed and crashed as the old mine collapsed. Could the girls get out in time? The sisters are in Virginia City viewing the camel races. An old feud comes to light and they get involved, but to what end? Will it help the city residents and will they escape the mine collapse?
A Cowboy's Journey: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Set in the mythical Wild West, an aging cowboy deals with the passage of time, while recalling a life-defining moment with a woman of his youth.
A Wind of Knives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Western
A Wind of Knives is a 20,000 word novella about a quiet rancher in Civil War era Texas, Daniel Hays, who emerges from an alcohol-soaked haze to find his sole ranch hand (and lover) has been lynched—hanged by party or parties unknown. Left with virtually nothing but his failing ranch, Daniel takes it upon himself to seek out those responsible for his lover’s death.
20,000 Yards Across the Frontier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A lone gunfighter crosses the plains looking for a mysterious force which has been destroying farms and driving men insane, indians and settlers alike. But when he catches up to his quarry he finds himself at its mercy, and its creator at his throat. The Spaghetti Western meets 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
The Long Road to Sorrow (Sorrow #4)
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 4. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Literature » Western
Sheriff Cal Haskell goes rogue in his pursuit of the notorious man with a brass foot. A Long Road to Sorrow teams Cal with a determined agent of the legendary Coughlin Investigation Bureau and a crusty old trapper who knows how to rack beast or man. A show down with Jacob Langston at a disreputable sanatorium will reveal secrets Cal would have never expected to uncover. [A Novelette]