Fiction » Western

The Not So Great Escape
Series: The Permanent Man, Episode 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » 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: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Forever Young Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » 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.
Riders On The Storm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Lost Quarter Books. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The plan is simple, the reward large. It should go off without a hitch. But nothing is ever easy in the Rockies.
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 » 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 » 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.
The Fifth Rider: New Damascus
Price: Free! Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Neil Dabb. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » 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
Price: $1.34 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Red Kittys Publishing. Categories: Fiction » 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
A tough sheriff and his lady friend seek to escape an alien-infested colony world. Don't miss this entertaining science fiction short story.
Buck Johnson: Trailing the Herd
Series: Buck Johnson, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » 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.
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.
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.
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.
You Were Lost
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western
A sappy, emotional story about a girl and a horse.
Horsing Around With New Mexico Cowboys
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A few short cowboy tales from a ranch under the San Francisco Peaks of New mexico.
The Steakhouse Cowboys
Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » 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.