J.R. Ayers


A struggling writer still struggling.


Price: Free! Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Western
(4.00 from 1 review)
Based on The Red Badge of Courage, Yellow tells the tale of a young Texas boy named Abel Nash experiencing his first action during the U.S. Civil War. While fighting the Union Army, he also has to fight an inordinate fear that he may run away in the heat of battle. Faced with the decision to fight or run, Nash prays that he will be brave and stand firm so as not to be branded as yellow.
Lost Cause
Price: Free! Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young Texan named Jack Saylor enlists tin the Confederate Army to help fight for the Cause. But he soon realizes that Army service was not the adventurous experience he had envisioned it to be. He meets a beautiful young nurse who quickly captures his heart. As the strain of war rages on, Jack begins to wonder if everything he is attempting to accomplish in his life is nothing but a lost cause.
The Thing In The Mine
Price: Free! Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Local legend has it there are things hidden deep within the Appalachian Mountains that should never be disturbed. When excavation at a coal mine unearths more than a new seam of coal, the residents of a nearby town find out just how true the legend is when they come face to face with the Thing in the mine.
Return To Trinity
Price: Free! Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Western
(4.93 from 15 reviews)
At the end of the Civil War, two ex Confederate soldiers return to their homes on the banks of the Trinity River only to find a new type of war awaits them They meet a man who leads them on a journey back home where they encounter resentment, personal attacks, hostile Indians, oppressive Yankee occupation and a mutual romantic interest that threatens to tear the long time friends apart.

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  • A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1) on May 20, 2013

    Loved this book. The detailed police procedural work and investgative techniques were so interesting and the character development was ompelling as well. Overall, a fine read. Can't wait for more.