western

The Exemption List by Dylan James Harper

The Exemption List by Dylan James Harper The dusty calm of the desert trading town was interrupt by the sounds of a single horse galloping down the main thoroughfare, and its rider’s loud, carrying...

Cowboy Karma by Gary Ives

Cowboy Karma by Gary Ives Hamer Hogue had a run of good luck. Finally. The sixty dollars and two mules he’d stolen from Gomez had staked his prospecting venture which had struck pay dirt....

A Two Piano Town by River Hollins

A Two Piano Town by River Hollins With the new railroad had come painted whores and a fancy piano, and Brother Jed was not going to waste his opportunities. So far, the town of...

Keziah’s Knife by River Hollins

Keziah’s Knife by River Hollins April 1876 Canaan, Goshen Territory (American South West). It was past midnight, and Gideon Holbrooke was at his prayers. He glanced down at the shotgun across his lap. The...

Grasshopper Creek by Ross Peterson

Grasshopper Creek by Ross Peterson I can see it burn from where I sit in the tall grass. It’s been at least an hour since I spoke with the deerman, and the flies are...