Read New Westerns Short Stories

233 results

Popular Tags:

View:


Boosted - Premium Member Boost

Reads: 4194

Comments: 14

Likes: 4

Shelves: 5

For as long as she could remember Rachel had been in a hospital with a mysterious illness. She befriends a new patient from the hospital and things take an unexpected turn. Rachel must now escape from the hospital. She has reasons to fear for her life. Her illness is a… Read More

Reads: 17

A quick tale of three folk who are forgotten by the dust. Read More

Reads: 25

A native Texan, Martha Henderson wanted her daughter Rose to have an appreciation of the past and a better understanding of how the State of Texas came into existence. She took her on a visit to the Alamo where Rose has a life-changing experience. Read More

Reads: 61

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

Enjoy my take on a Western, set in my fantasy world. Read More

Reads: 250

Sometimes you don't get but one mistake. Read More

Reads: 520

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

After a long Texas cattle drive, two cowboys seek relaxation and fun in a remote Mexican village, but instead, ride into mystery and terror. Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"A really enjoyable Western yarn, with an authentic feel to it. The characters had a nice, gritty edge to them, and the story rolled along nicely..." Read More

Reads: 439

Comments: 1

After murder and theft, talkative outlaw meets the Kid in saloon in late 1870's. Read More

Short Story / Westerns

April 17, 2020

Reads: 481

Cheaters never win Read More

Reads: 962

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

Novelette - 1856 - an eight year old boy and seven year old girl are brutalized by Indians, then by an outlaw gang, the boy's mother murdered. Rescued by a Texas Ranger and adopted by him, the boy grows up to acquire the skills needed for him one day as… Read More

Reads: 1084

A lone Rider comes to town, seeking vengeance on a gang of murderers. Read More

Reads: 542

A traveler mysteriously comes across a Midwestern town with a bizarre store that seems stuck in a time warp. Read More

Reads: 1074

Comments: 1

Old west. A man and woman are chased by a posse. The woman, De Miller, can she bring fortitude and live? Read More

Reads: 1277

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

Tate Huntington survived the horrors of the war between the states, but the battle to face up to the killing, well, that battle is still being fought when Tate rescues a young woman forced into prostitution and does it the only way he knows: with a gun--which starts a battle… Read More

Short Story / Westerns

November 12, 2019

Reads: 602

ghost town Read More

Reads: 855

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

A stop for a drink leads to a drinking contest with a life on the line. Inspired by the Ghoultown song by the same name as the story. Read More

Reads: 1109

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

A shell-shocked Civil War veteran wanders the West trying to outrun the bad luck that seems to follow him where ever he goes. Read More

Short Story / Westerns

August 14, 2019

Reads: 1151

The Rattlesnake Gang's one bad day. Read More
My entry for the Booksie Short Story Competition 2019 is the first one of a collection of twenty stories, some serious, some light-hearted, set in the Wild West. They are much shorter than the ‘Sunset Stories’ that are also part of my Portfolio. Like the Out West tales, each one… Read More

Reads: 1134

Unforgivable is a western written by Genny Mikel a long time ago adapted from a script intended for film use. In 1873 a peacefully retired gun fighter, former Confederate cavalry man George Rogers is running his business when his old gang, run by Wesley Sterns, whom he disliked as a… Read More

Reads: 798

Comments: 1

In a world gone to hell, a man journeys through the desert. Read More

Short Story / Westerns

April 21, 2019

Reads: 1096

Comments: 1

Harry is a trail boss leading caravans of people out west to search for their fortunes. It's his job to make sure his charges make it to California safe, even from themselves. Read More

Reads: 1282

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

A haughty gunslinger meets someone who isn’t quite what he seems. Read More

Reads: 1188

A gun-slinging gambler comes to Silver Rock and challenges Sheriff Duggan to a gun duel. How long can he resist when his friends are cheated in a crooked card game and one is wounded confronting the gambler? Read More

Reads: 785

Shelves: 1

it's the year 2048, the whole world is a wasteland. the setting is in texas where groups of people in the west texas area are now exploring towards the east. tribals like the sentinel tribe already have a big chunk of the east. many wealthy men have established a border… Read More

Reads: 1319

On a cold lonely night, a cowboy enters the camp of three strangers and tells them a story. Read More

Short Story / Westerns

December 10, 2018

Reads: 963

Shelves: 1

Reads: 991

One man called it a square deal while the other called it a swindle. Tempers flair when an once-in-a-century rain floods the plot of land, the barn, and the house, drowning the livestock. Read More

Reads: 819

Prejudice and hate lead to deadly consequences when two drifters try to run a Chinaman out of town. Read More
A short story about Cash Johnson, a sheriff, and Charlie Bucker, a bank robber and unhinged man, set in the hot wild-west of Arizona. Part of the 'Shorts' collection of short stories available on Amazon. Read More

Reads: 1348

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

Juez trails four murderers to Silver Rock City, AZ. After killing the sheriff, the four men hole up in the saloon, drinking and busting up the place. Juez steps through the doors, kills two, and wounds another, but is fatally shot in the gunfight. Read what happens next in this… Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"I really enjoyed this read. it was packed with good vivid Western imagery with a nice twist at the end. Hope you will expand on the story, I w..." Read More

Short Story / Westerns

September 03, 2018

Reads: 781

Short Story / Westerns

August 20, 2018

Reads: 1800

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

Shot and left for dead by three bank robbers, Dewey Gibson has no food, has a wound that's becoming infected, and is a week's walk to the nearest town. Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"A great Western tale full of character and vivid imagery. nice job." Read More

Reads: 1688

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

Just a fun little blur Read More

Reads: 1239

Comments: 7

Shelves: 1

You are going to feel the weights being removed. Everything you do will become more enjoyable. only when you express the truth by developing Courage. #soulfulLife ~David R. Hawkins M.D., PH.D. (Letting Go) Read More

Reads: 1581

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

Riding for a cattle ranch might be rough work for a man even these days, but saddling up as a woman and expecting the same respect on the job is even tougher. Read More

Reads: 1271

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1