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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
A wealthy cowboy, the woman he left behind, and the secret that threatens their second chance at love. Billionaire Jake Eaton has returned to Love, Montana and to his family ranch. Things turn complicated when he unexpectedly runs into his old flame, Melody Adams. Jake’s desire to stay single hits… 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

Book / Fantasy

October 05, 2019

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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
A former Imperial Major seeking revenge. The last of an Ork tribe with a blood vow. A Lone Space Marine on a mission of vengeance. Together, this trio of unlikely heroes discover the true meaning of ... Redemption. 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

Book / Action and Adventure

September 16, 2019

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In the blasted wastes of Necromunda a settlement trembles in fear - waiting for the next savage onslaught from Jager Kriza and his bandits. Terrorised, robbed and humiliated, the settlers are desperate to hit back and head for an outpost in an attempt to seek help. But, in their quest… 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

Tags: western

This piece is a wanted poster that is being posted for the capture of a deadly female desperado. Read More

Tags: crime, western, misc

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
A bank robber makes a desperate bid for freedom, hides out on a ranch, but finds himself championing a poor senorita whose cattle are being mutilated, perhaps by aliens...or so it seems. Read More
in a future apocalyptic Earth, a lone man, a bounty hunter named Dirk Daring travels out and around the colonies of the Earth Federation to apprehend the fugitives from the Law. Read More

Tags: western

Asian culture vs Western culture. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

In the middle of the Old West, a small town is struggling to find water. Eighteen years earlier, one of the villagers, a man by the name of James, impregnated Joanna, a local prostitute. When the town discovered the truth, they kicked her out of the county. Many years later,… Read More

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Tags: western

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The Booksie Classic House

The Kingdom is no longer the only place to reside. An earthquake has opened a previously inaccessible pass that leads to a new land. Settlers flock to the new land and establish Freedom Springs, a place where dreams of fortune can come true. For many those dreams become nightmares. Unruly… Read More
Tanner was the fastest rider, a hardworking young man, loyal and true to his heartfelt vow to serve with the Pony Express. But one click of the gun, one moment facing danger with courage, one decision changed everything. Tanner saved his truest friend from desperate men, but in that brave… Read More
In the last years of the tough and woolly land called Indian Territory, the outlaw Henry Starr rides roughshod. A native son of “The Nations” he’s more Scotch-Irish than Cherokee, but scorned by both. He never really wanted to journey west of the law, yet fate seems to insist. He’s… Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"Well I certainly wouldn't mind reading some more of Henry Starr's ballad. Well written, gritty and full of Western atmosphere. I could almost ..." Read More

The Dead Line was a railroad cutting across the middle of Indian Territory. It ran straight south from Caldwell, Kansas to Fort Reno, I.T., then down through the Cheyenne and Comanche and Kiowa lands, crossing the Red River into Bowie, Texas. West of it no law existed, only outlaws. On… Read More

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A chase, a rescue, and an offer of a reward. Can Jesse Cooper resist the temptation when the rescued woman offers herself as payback for saving her life? Read More

Tags: drama, western

I don’t know, just gonna write as I go but, There a new sheriff in town. It’s the first ever girl sheriff......... That’s all I know so far.. Read More
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