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Book / Fantasy

October 15, 2018

Reads: 204

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

24 years after a plague wipes out the majority of the earths population, several different groups strive for power, strength, and their very survival. Read More
Pete Platt born wealthy, after challenging his father's co-owner of a shipping company operating out of San Francisco, is banished with vested interest in the company. Seeking and cherishing his freedom, Pete becomes a skilled shooter of pistols loving to demonstrate publicly his skills, for which he never kills… Read More

Reads: 188

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Tags: western

Reads: 1399

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Badland is an unforgiving place. Every day it chews up the toughest of folk and spits them back out broken and bloodied, or worse. The sun will cook you alive, animals will rip you to shreds, and the only way people know how to defend themselves against the… Read More
The tale of an old gunslinger. Read More

Reads: 50

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A tale of the vengeance ride. Read More
In 1868, a band of travellers are venturing to Washington State when a snow-storm hits them, but there may be something waiting for them, hidden in the snow. Read More
A son goes into the Wyoming wilderness in search of the father he never knew. Read More
A two part poem, a deadly romance set on the rim of an old dessert. A poem within a poem: Enjoy, "The Color in the Grey" Read More

Tags: death, nature, western

Wipe the Dust is an experimental piece of Western Steampunk Fantasy. It started on Twitter with this paragraph “It’s so strange...” she mused. “To finally arrive, to have the answer, only to learn that everyone knows it, yet doesn’t want to hear it.” He shook his head,… Read More

Book / Fantasy

June 06, 2018

Reads: 111

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The sun has not set in a hundred generations. Now that sunset threatens, young Coal and his struggling civilization has to deal with the cataclysmic changes that nightfall will bring. The first chapter of an in-progress book series. I'm definitely looking for feedback at this point before I dive… Read More

Reads: 373

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A thriller in a Western setting, about a gunslinger looking for his next paycheck. Read More

Reads: 128

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The DOWN-HOME House

Teenage cowboy is released after Georgia ranch owner discovers his romance with his daughter. Traveling west into Texas, he joins a Wild West show, becomes famous, and prosperous. Years later he receives a letter that will change his and his old girlfriend's life forever. Read More

Tags: romance, western

Ann and Will enjoy their married life and 9 year old daughter, but their pasts are about to come back to haunt them... And Sara, their daughter, is caught in the middle. Read More
Another goodie from IB Film. Really just wanted to see if the format works on Booksie, if not, I'll take it down and post in essay format. Read More

Reads: 188

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A series of heinous crimes draws a mercenary-turned-priest back into the life he thought he left behind in a world long after the end. Read More
A Trail of Tears that starts in Holland and Scotland before it lands in North Carolina and ends up in Oklahoma. It's a tale of immigrants and Native peoples who struggle on a vast, brawling frontier. It's a story of love and perseverance in the face of savage odds.… Read More
An epic battle between man and the devil ensues as Jack must journey back from Hell to save the woman he loves. Read More
A boy and his horse travel the mysterious desert. Read More

Reads: 198

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The Gravewalker is a post-apocalyptic western that takes place in 1900. After God abandons the Earth finding humanity unworthy of his love, the "Century without God" begins. The Gravewalker, Andrew Boone, is left among the struggling remains of humans, angels, and demons as he fights to restore a sense… Read More
1884 - a ruthless outlaw gang besieges a western Texas town. In hot pursuit, four brother Texas Rangers and a befriended prospector arrive outside the town on a bluff, and plan to infiltrate and retake the town. Safely in the town, they engage in gunplay with the gang, the… Read More

Short Story / Horror

January 08, 2018

Reads: 4374

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"They pulled all his teeth out!” Terry Roberts, chief of tribal police rubbed his chin as he stood on the Arizona desert in the afternoon heat. “That must’ve hurt. He had to be sedated or they held him down somehow, but I can’t find any tracks, not a scuff,… Read More
A time-traveling Texas Ranger with a frozen memory emerges from a snowstorm in modern times to face down murdering criminals in a small cabin in the north country and to do battle with an enemy he’s been chasing since 1880's. Is he a ghost, a demon, or… Read More

Reads: 727

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Written for India Emerald's weekly Flash challenge. This week it was to write out of your comfort zone and try a new genre -- I chose a Western! Read More

Reads: 413

Comments: 10

Shelves: 5

The Science Fiction House

Corbin Dixon, a young scavenger, must escape from a nightmarish necropolis. Intended as a prequel to a long-form sci-fi western that I'm considering. Read More
A traveler, armed with a revolver, is on a mission to hunt a mysterious mage in an endless desert. Unfortunately for him, the situation is much less black and white than he always preferred. Read More
In a post-apocalyptic world, a gang of unlikely companions must fight all odds to find the fabled city of gold: El Dorado. But the truth about their world and the powers of this city is not what it seems. Read More
Dang, this is dark. I wrote it forever ago- I'm not exactly sure what was wrong with me... Read More

Tags: poem, hanging, western

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