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In a world filled with sound, silence is often times a blessing Read More

Featured Review by Oleg Roschin

"What an emotionally engaging, touching story! I absolutely love it how you choose to focus on such an "insignificant" episode and expand it into..." Read More

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The story of a bargain an outlaw makes with the Devil. Read More

Short Story / Westerns

January 01, 2021

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Western justice when the Law fails. Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"Your dialogue brought this piece alive. The banter between characters was excellent. This was a piece of the old West brought to life and as w..." Read More

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Though this story is portrayed years before my time, I grew up in quite similar situations as a very poor farm/ranch son. We hunted jack rabbits, coyotes, raccoons, and badgers and sold them to a local creamery. We milked 23 head of cows by hand and separated the cream from… Read More

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It is 25 years after Rose Banner's first visit to the Alamo. She has returned, hoping to meet her strange friend from that first visit. Supposedly, he visits every 25 years. It is a mystery that needs solving. Read how it all turns out. This story is the sequel to… Read More

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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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April 17, 2020

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Cheaters never win Read More

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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

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

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

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

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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

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November 12, 2019

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ghost town Read More

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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

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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

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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

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

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April 21, 2019

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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

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

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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

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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

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December 10, 2018

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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

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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

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September 03, 2018

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Short Story / Westerns

August 20, 2018

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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

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Just a fun little blur Read More

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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

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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

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