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Fiction » Literature » Western
As the Clock Strikes.... by Desmond Shepherd
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 by Desmond Shepherd
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 by Jeremy Perry
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 by Desmond Shepherd
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 by Desmond Shepherd
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 by Sinda Cheri Floyd
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 by Alfred C. Martino
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 by Snubnose Press
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 by Bart Cline
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) by Jack Bates
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]
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus by A Park
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Literature » Western(4.60 from 5 reviews)
New Damascus was a place of desert and mountain. It was a town suffering from sickness, where trouble always stopped by to holiday. It was the preacher who finally took matters into his own hands, praying for salvation. Salvation didn't come. Something else did.
Marshal of Arizona by Doug Hocking
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Arizona in the 1850s was without law and order, a refuge for outlaws and men on the run. The judge was 600 miles away in Santa Fe and taking evil-doers to court a matter of impracticality. Tubac needs a lawman but he'd have no official status, no jail and no court to support him. He'd have to intimidate banditos into leaving his town alone. What could go wrong with that?
Lew Dabb's Untold Stories by Lew Dabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Western
Lew Dabb made a collection of short stories for a few friends and family before he passed away. Two of those stories were published as novella’s on Smashwords. This collection is the remainder of those fiction stories as well as another fiction story found buried in his computer later on. These are Lew Dabb’s ‘Untold Stories’
Hawk Is Back In Town - Western by Sherman Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hawk is back in Town - Western Short Story You like your Westerns wild? You like old towns where you meet the good, the bad, and the ugly, complete with harmonica? Then walk right in and meet... Hawk. Hear it from himself, why he returned to Lick Skillet, Texas. He's got a chip on his shoulder, a bone to pick, and an axe to grind? You got that right. Better don't stand in his way.
Blunderbuss by Lew Dabb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Western
In a quest to avenge his father's death, fourth generation blacksmith, Cal Wiggins joins forces with an indian named Monjo. After meeting a beautiful girl, he must try to capture the bad guys, get the girl and find the pirate treasure all without getting himself killed.
Gunfight With A Fool by Ron Lewis
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Meet Harold Andersen, a pitiful man for whom happiness just does not fit in the equation. His desire to become famous sends him head first into a confrontation with John Henry "Deadeye" Bain.
Josephal by Douglas T. Vale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Literature » Western(4.00 from 1 review)
A tough sheriff and his lady friend seek to escape an alien-infested colony world. A science fiction short story.
Second Time Around by Michael E. Sedgwick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Western
A naval lieutenant has a romantic liaison with an attractive young woman soon after the Pearl Harbor attack, and wonders if he's made the right decision about marrying her; a retiree's frustrating post-Christmas shopping experience; a police officer displays racial bias; four archangels provides a new insight into the foundation of the Creation; two women exchange trans-Atlantic Christmas letters.
Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd by Wyatt McLaren
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Buck, Snort, and Skeeter are still trailing a herd of dragons to Skrintax in hopes of selling them for enough to get off Terul and maybe get better pay, easier work, and something to drink. But the obstacles keep mounting – including a tcheka-smoking interlude, hungry dragons, insolent Terullians, and . . . well, you’ll see
Fools Rush Inn by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Western(5.00 from 2 reviews)
There is nothing quite like the moment when a vehicle comes to rest after spinning off the road. What comes next? In this case the driver spends the winter in an isolated mountain inn. Set to the theme of a tale from antiquity, this story follows the residents of the inn through a season of compassion, acceptance, frailty, and fun.