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The lack of planning for a Fourth of July event that planted the seeds of Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West show Read More
The relentless quest of vengeance that led Jesse James down a path of infamy If you have time, please leave a comment Read More
Cock-eyed Charlie’s Disguise That Led to One of the Biggest Shocks of the Old West IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
"Mountain Charley" tracks down a murderer and eventually reveals a fascinating secret IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT Read More
During a thunderstorm, Black Elk's sacred grandfathers give him a bow that will protect him from a flurry of gunfire at Wounded Knee. IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
The Sad But True Story of the Handcarts and Heartaches of the West's Greatest Emigrant Disaster. IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
A Perilous 1845 Overland-trail Journey Tests the Will of 16-year-old Sarah Walden IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
Ethan, a notorious detective, is sent after his elusive rival, Razorback, who has made a break for the edge of the universe, in an attempt to escape the law. Follow Ethan as he gets together an unlikely crew, and has one final showdown with his rival. Read More
A man fell on a museum’s old-west diorama, awoke in 1873, warned the sheriff of Jesse James’ first train robbery, and was shot in the shootout, then he awoke back in the museum, wounded, wondering if he altered history's time-line. Read More

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In the aftermath of the American Civil War, a man waits alone, preparing for the arrival of his accusers. In a land still diseased by bigotry he considers his past, his situation and the price he must pay for being himself. Read More
A frontier-western-horror-monster tale. One lone outlaw, a train robber by trade, is on the run. At first, he runs from the authorities, hired guns actually, who are after him. But then... later, those who would have a noose around his neck are not the ones he is afraid of. The… Read More
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
Nick has been charged and convicted of a murder he didn’t commit; he is going to hang unless a miracle happens. His prayers are answered in the form a short and scared woman called Danica. Under the town charter Danica can stay Nick’s execution if he marries her and agrees… Read More
What would you do to win the heart of the one you love? Evangeline Langlois is a 31 year old vineyard manager, too beautiful to be a spinster, but too independent to be tamed. Set in the burgeoning California grape fields of 1893, this book was born from a photograph.… Read More
A lone Rider comes to town, seeking vengeance on a gang of murderers. Read More

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A lone Rider comes to town, seeking vengeance on a gang of murderers. Read More
He hired a housekeeper. But found himself wanting more Read More

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This is the story of two girls in 1870. They find themselves in the West of the USA, a frontier that they are not used to. The girls are different than each other and yet form a bond that helps them in the West 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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24 years after the Earth's population is wiped out by disease and war, several different groups strive for power, strength, and their very survival. This story focuses on a town of survivors, a cannibalistic cult calling themselves the Devout, and two brothers trying to find their place in this New… Read More

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The Abandoned House

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

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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
The Rattlesnake Gang's one bad day. Read More
Montana, 1991. Alison Kent is a daughter of The Shooter, an enigmatic western hero of the past. As she deals with her own problems, she is forced to use her stay alive long enough to survive. This is my first modern Western novel set in the early 1990's Montana. Read More
This is a work in progress. Many chapters remain unfinished or unwritten. They will be added from time to time. Read More
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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Can a tender man whose passion is to take pictures reach the heart of a woman who hides her face from him and all others? Bridget Hall takes a much-needed job at the Brody Hotel as a laundress after being rejected as a mail order bride. She loves the people… Read More
She’s a preacher’s daughter, looking to make her own way out west. He’s a saloon owner who just about has it all. Can two people from opposite worlds find their happily ever after? Julianne Parker is twenty-four and ready to take her future into her own hands. Determined to succeed… Read More
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