Books tagged: western humor

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Texas John Alden (Annotated Edition)
Series: O'Ronin Rye Collection. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Texas John Alden is the story of Breckinridge Elkins and the various and sundry troubles that he innocently (but violently) fell into in his pursuit of the beautiful Betty Wilkinson. A classic of Western vernacular and spinning of tall tales. With Annotations by Barbara Flanagan
Gideon's Way
Series: Rivers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00)
This is a brief glimpse into the world of Gideon Fletcher. He's a decent guy-- with a penchant for calamity. Life is just full of hiccups and never asks for Gideon's vote on anything. Neither does the sheriff. Or the judge. Or his court appointed guard, come to that.
Between the Rivers
Series: Rivers, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 69,600. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(4.00)
"Quirky, fun, insightful, & witty!" Sometimes life gives you exactly what you do not want, precisely when you need it most. That’s how it was for Gideon. Not that he was guilty, at least not of rustling, but folks were pretty well set on hanging him anyway. Don’t get me wrong, Caswell Crossing is full of good people. Some would even call themselves upstanding citizens.
Indebted
Series: Rivers, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00)
2 hired thugs, 1 sheriff, 2 unlikely friends, 1 court appointed nuisance-- what could possibly go wrong? This humorous adventure is about the bonds between brothers-- even unintentional ones-- & the many hiccups of life. INDEBTED is a 'clean' read. Except for Gideon, who can ruin a new set of clothes in 3 sec. flat, pinch the blue ribbon prize & still skid calamitously into town by supper.
Treasure Hunt in Tie Town
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00)
When an unhappy rancher finds a treasure map, it begins a search that changes his life and the life of everyone around him.
Brady Hammer Stole A Pie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Brady caught a whiff of fresh-baked peach pie cooling on Spinster White's windowsill, the Butte, Montana miner couldn't help committing a little petty larceny. He thought he got away clean, but he would find out the hard way that the pie itself would do more to punish his theft than any judge could.
Wilbur And The Dour Demon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wilbur Pickett could sure tell jokes! People would come from all around to hear him tell his jokes at church gatherings, weddings, dances and social functions of all kinds. But one cold night, along a lonely mountain road, a mysterious stranger wants a private joke session.
Six from Greeley
Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
Great Hollywood Westerns: Classic Pictures, Must-See Movies & "B" Films
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
As many "B" and major "A" westerns are now available on DVD, here's a must-have book for every fan. Beginning with Tim McCoy's "Aces and Eights", this guide winds up with Gene Autry's best, "Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge". Other stars include Charles Starrett, Ken Maynard, Roy Rogers, Bill Boyd, Hoot Gibson, Tex Ritter, John Wayne, Buck Jones, Randolph Scott, Bob Steele, Audie Murphy, Alan Ladd.
WESTERNS: A Guide to the Best (and Worst) Western Movies on DVD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
A feast for western movie fans, this book looks at over 400 of the 2,000 DVDs on sale. In addition to detailed reviews of classics (The Big Country, Broken Arrow, The Searchers, Stagecoach, Shane, etc., the author focuses on William Boyd (the entire 66 Hopalong Cassidy series), John Wayne, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Buck Jones and Alan Ladd. Finally, some of Hollywood's worst westerns are examined.