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** Rewrite ** When the law won't back you, there's only one recourse -- western justice. Read More

Tags: western

Poem / Humor

March 01, 2021

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This poem was inspired by the "Bonanza" TV show Read More

Script / Westerns

February 11, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

Billy gets tired of his old life, but is his new one any better? Read More

Tags: history, western

A young woman on the run suddenly finds herself at the mercy of hardened, violent criminals. Enduring the cruelty, she vows never to give in and find a way out of her plight. This is the beginning of Veronica Murray's story in The Outlaw Series by Sandra Hall. Read More
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
A quick tale of three folk who are forgotten by the dust. Read More

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The Review Chain House

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

Tags: fantasy, western

song lyric about the beginning of the California Gold Rush Read More
The deadly skirmishes that helped shape the flamboyant and notorious Belle Starr Read More
"Cattle Kate" becomes the most famous woman in Wyoming - after her hanging Read More
How Wild Bill Hickok spoiled two bear cubs’ playtime Read More
The wild ride that helped prepare Nat Love for his role as the most famous black cowboy in the West Read More
Deadwood Dick, Kit Carson Jr., Buffalo Bill and the rest gallop across the pages of Beadle & Adams' dime novels Read More
An eventual billion dollars in silver, gold and copper begins with a simmering bowl of beans Read More
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
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

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The DOWN-HOME House

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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