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Fiction » Literature » Western
Grown Fast and Hard by James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » 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.
West of the Texas Nebula by Lyndon Perry
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Literature » 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.
Laramie's Code by Richard (Bo Rivers) White
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: 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.
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. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Western
~ 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. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
~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. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Western
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. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Western
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.
Brothers of the Mountain: Blood on the Prairie by Jeremy Perry
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 1 review)
After leaving the annual rendezvous, Henry and Lucas encounter a severely beaten Indian maiden ... that's when matters become personal, especially for younger brother Lucas. With a band of cutthroat Indians 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)
All The Guns Of Scotland. by Dai Reid
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Ray Jaxome. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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.
Alpenglow by Kenneth Hoover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Western
A brand new Haxan story! An ancient trapper named Cesar Coffin comes unannounced out of Taos, New Mexico into the grinding maelstrom of Haxan. He has fresh scalps hanging on saddle pommel…and an even darker secret hidden in the fragments of his soul as he seeks to destroy the demon who rules in Haxan: Marshal John Marwood.
Geppetto's Orphans by Kenneth Hoover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Western(4.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet streets of Haxan, New Mexico, circa 1874, strange enigmatic statues of wooden Native Americans appear. Beautifully carved, with exquisite attention to detail, the statues rest on massive pedestals and cannot be moved. They are harbingers of The Emergence, a time when the Lost People will spill from the dark bowels of the earth and bring with them the end of the physical world.
Blood of the Lamb by Stephen Cote
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
In the nineteenth century, Cain is a gunfighter known as a leading cause of ghost towns. His desire for a peaceful life is impossible given his inability to remember his sordid past. Now, his friends from a Palouse tribe have begged him to right a wrong brought about by the US Cavalry. Indebted to the tribes, Cain rides to confront the Cavalry. And the demons of his past ride beside him.
The Man With No Face by Jake Bible
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Tortured, murdered and ready for revenge, The Man With No Face sets off across the West to find the Union soldiers that killed his kin and stole his skin! Nothing will stop him, nothing can stop him, for he has made a deal that will let him live forever. And he is willing to take that long, if need be, to track down his prey and end the evil that made him The Man With No Face.
Brothers of the Mountain: Savagery of the Blackfeet by Jeremy Perry
Series: Brothers of the Mountain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Henry and Lucas McCarty have traveled to the High Lonesome of the Rocky Mountains to fulfill their wanton urges to seek out uncharted territories and gain desirable profits as respectable fur trappers and honorable mountain men. This time their hopes, dreams, and ultimately their lives hang in the balance when they come face to face with members of the blood thirsty Blackfeet tribe.
Golden Vengeance by Terry Compton
Series: Lucky Dawson, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Lucky Dawson knew that he should have just kept on riding. How could a little conversation, a meal and a card game lead to a hanging. His hanging to be exact. In 1875, Montanans didn't like card cheats but he wasn't one. He was just, well, lucky. The other players didn't think so and that started the ordeal.