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Fools Rush Inn
By Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(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.
Grizzly Rendezvous (Brothers of the Mountain)
By Jeremy Perry
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An ornery grizzly is on the prowl making life tough for a few people that happen to get in its way. Lucas McCarty, who also has a personal stake in this, has had enough. It’s up to him and an old trapper named Jude to track down the beast and set matters straight.
Trouble Comes to Sorrow (Sorrow #2)
By Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The jury in Sorrow has found Junior Collins guilty of murder. Aggie St. Pierre says he’s not the killer. When Cal Haskell, the sheriff of Sorrow, asks for proof, she responds with ‘a gut feeling.’ Cal agrees to take a closer look. He was warned about some of the men in town, hungry for a hanging and possibly taking the law into their own hands. Did the jury get it wrong?
Straight
By Robert Zverina
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a lonesome cowboy and his faithful horse.
Grown Fast and Hard
By James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
West of the Texas Nebula
By Lyndon Perry
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
0.75 star(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.
Laramie's Code
By Richard (Bo Rivers) White
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Laramie Taylor a young twelve year old boy looked forward to attending the new school built in St. Joseph Missouri in the fall of 1856, because it meant less time in the fields working for pa. Raised by the Cowboy's Code, Laramie learned quickly that you had to have courage, loyalty, and respect for others.
You Were Lost
By Kayla Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A sappy, emotional story about a girl and a horse.
Horsing Around With New Mexico Cowboys
By H Jason Schulz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A few short cowboy tales from a ranch under the San Francisco Peaks of New mexico.
The Auction Horse II
By Dave P Fisher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
~ Cowboy Humor Short Story Collection ~ These tales of Jack and Cleve will leave you wondering how these guys managed to live this long. You will learn cows do not climb shale slides in The Great Cow Rescue and why Little Buck is the greatest cowdog (sorta) in Little Buck. Visit Reno in Jack and Stubb Go to the City and also enjoy Cowboy Cleve, Shakespeare, Real Cowboy Stuff, and Mister Natural.
This Old Star
By Wayne D. Dundee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
~A Dime Novel short~ Not all men are defined by the work they do. But, for others, their job can become the best – or maybe worst – part of them. Though no longer sheriff, Jeb Stander feels duty bound to help the local posse hunt an escaped bank robber. Current sheriff Ben Tembow doesn't seem quite as receptive to the idea as the others. Could there be more to the situation than meets the eye?
The Auction Horse
By Dave P Fisher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,050. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Auction Horse tells five tales of Jack and Cleve’s misadventures. Jack faces near certain death in Buttercup. They get snowed into a line shack with windbag Slim for three days in Snow Bound. Jack courageously faces dude hunters in Anyone Can Guide. Slim shares his Christmas heroism in saving Santa Claus in Santa and Slim, and meet Cleve’s crow-bait champion cutting horse in The Auction Horse.
The Steakhouse Cowboys
By K. J. Ester
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Brett and Harry are cowboys in the truest sense of the word. They are hard, tough, and serious men who take their jobs and steaks serious.
The Sheriff of Sorrow
By Jack Bates
Series: The Sheriff of Sorrow, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Cal Haskell is brought to a remote, industrialized town in Michigan’s northern tier by a group of wealthy men who want him to be the sheriff. Cal quickly discovers that the men care more for their wealth than they do for their workers, citizens, or even families. Caught up in class and racial struggles, Cal finds his concept of justice is in great contrast to the men who intend to hire him.
The Salvationist
By Nancy Cole Silverman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Fannie Johnston, a young 22 year-old cadet on her first march through one of America’s small western mining towns in 1880, pulls a young girl from the clutches of a Bisbee, Arizona mining tycoon and accidentally shoots him. She is suddenly propelled to the headlines of the local paper and becomes the center of a newspaper war.
The Adventures of Chiatane LaCosta
By Lee Wonnacott
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
An old California stagecoach stop turned into a roadside inn is the meeting place and gathering point for the surrounding countryside folk. Elderly Papa LaCosta has brought home his feisty, independent world traveler granddaughter, Chiatane to take over the Inn and keep the traditions in innkeeping fresh and alive. Read about her adventures.
Blood on the Prairie (Brothers of the Mountain)
By Jeremy Perry
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(5.00 from 1 review)
When mountain men Henry and Lucas McCarty encounter a severely beaten Shoshone maiden, matters become personal, especially for Lucas. After finding out a band of cutthroat Indians are wreaking havoc across the frontier, the brothers set out to stop the renegades and try to prevent what could become a bloody massacre of an unwary Shoshone village. (Western/Adventure)
Ruthy's New Texas Lawyer Friend
By John Blandly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
When Ruthy has to leave school back east and return to Texas after the death of her parents, she meets Harry Fronctil, a young law school graduate who needs to borrow her father’s law books in order to study for the bar.
All The Guns Of Scotland.
By Dai Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Ray Jaxome. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Someone told a kid that I was the only one that could help him. They told him I am the only one stupid enough or brave enough, to save his father’s life. He’d just come here for somewhere safe to raise his kid, far away from his home in Scotland. But he hit gold, and now he is in more danger than ever. "All the guns of Scotland" is a 3200 word short story by Dai Reid.
The Undertaker
By Dai Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by Ray Jaxome. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
You’re going after an old friend for the reward. He’s the Undertaker. One of the most dangerous criminals in the country, famous for being a crack shot, and utterly ruthless. You used to be in his gang. You think you have only one option. Kill or be killed. The Undertaker is a 2,500 word short story by Dai Reid.