The Devil's Justice

      Chad Cull
The Devil's Justice

Vengeance is the Devil's Justice! When Jace Carlin's family is killed by drunken marauders, he goes on aquest for vengeance until he settles the score. With his mission complete, he finds no satisfaction in what he has done. He is alone and haunted by the violence and killing he has left behind him. When a brewing range war draws him into taking sides, he once again takes up his gun to kill.Romantic comedy with an Irish lilt (part 1 of a 3-part serial)… The year is 1975. The place is Ramhaillim Manor, a whimsical old mansion (which may or may not be haunted) on the west coast of Ireland. The girl is Sharon O’Shaughnessy, an Irish-American spitfire who has just inherited Ramhaillim from her Great-Aunt Deirdre – or half of it anyway, as Sharon discovers when she reaches Ireland and meets Rory Egan, the handsome Irishman who has inherited the other half of the house. This could be a good thing, because Sharon loves horses, and Rory is a horse breeder. Except Rory is also full of blarney, Sharon is quite sure. He’s an incorrigible rascal, and a smart girl shouldn’t believe a word he says. Sharon, of course, is a smart girl. You’ll never find her falling under the man’s roguish spell. Or will you?

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    Petra

      Arch Gallen
Petra

A deadly game of hunt and find, one wanting not to kill and the other demanding no less.Marshall Adam Pike knew outlaws, killers and families of men he imprisoned might come back for vengence. When Anton Petra did, the last notion Marshall Pike had would be worries that his daughter might be kidnapped.

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    December Love

      Mildred Colvin
December Love

He was dying and decided his boys needed tamed first, so he ordered them brides. It wasn't his fault the girls didn't come as expected or that his sons would throw a fit and say they weren't gonna get married. But the girls worked their charms and the boys fell one by one until he was left alone with his sister and the girls' escort, a woman he'd fallen in love with. Now what could he do?At last, Will Logan can sit back and wait for the grandchildren to come. If he doesn't die first.Texas Brides, Mail-Order Style, a sweet historical western romance!Even after successfully finding mail-order brides for his sons, Will continues to have chest pains, and his sister is talking of going back home to Ft. Worth and her husband. But if she does that, he and Florence will be alone on the ranch and Florence will also have to leave. If his heart pains don't kill him, he'll for sure die from losing the city woman he's fallen in love with, yet all he can seem to do is stick his foot in his mouth when he tries to talk to her.Florence Foster has accomplished more than what she came to Texas for. Her goal was to help four young ladies find husbands, and she's done that and made an unexpected connection with her secret daughter as well. Her work is finished and she needs to return to Chicago, but how can she if her heart remains in Texas with Will?This Christian romance completes the Texas Brides, Mail-Order Style series that also includes:*Mail-Order Shotgun Wedding--Faith's story*Corralling the Cowboy's Heart--Temperance's story*A Bride by Christmas--Ida's story*The Substitute Groom--Lily's storyDon't miss these clean and wholesome Christian Western romance stories of faith, hope, and love.

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    Fool's Gold

      Steve Stroble
Fool's Gold

Seventeen year old Thomas Schmidt loves his beer. But too much of it one night and a tragic fight at the local Gasthaus sends him fleeing from his tiny village in 1830s Germany. He is so desperate to outrun the avenger (Rudolph Stein) pursuing him that Thomas becomes an indentured servant to buy passage to America. Eventually, their misadventure leads Thomas and Rudolph to the 1849 Gold Rush.“For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil” (1Timothy 6:10)“The lust for gold is a root of a whole lot more evil.” (Unknown miner, California, 1849)Seventeen year old Thomas Schmidt loves his beer. But too much of it one night and a tragic fight at the local Gasthaus sends him fleeing from his tiny village in 1830s Germany. He is so desperate to outrun the avenger (Rudolph Stein) pursuing him that Thomas becomes an indentured servant to buy passage to America. Eventually, their misadventure leads Thomas and Rudolph to the 1849 California Gold Rush.There they join one from China, an ex-slave, and a veteran of other gold strikes and find the lust for gold can result in more pain and death than happiness.Their lost treasure of family left behind eats away at Thomas's and Rudolph's souls until they at last send for them.Fool’s Gold is Book One of the Turning Point Series. The series covers three events that shaped America to make it what it is today: the 1849 California Gold Rush, which brought emigrants from around the world to California and began an exodus from the eastern United States westward; the decline and fall of the British Empire and Ottoman Empire, which had ruled much of the world for centuries; and America’s entry into wars in Cuba and the Philippines, which began over a century of foreign intervention. Book Two is The Prince of Alexandria.Book Three is The Wolf Is Crying to Be Heard.

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    For the Sake of Sin

      Suzie Grant
For the Sake of Sin

A retired assassin, a vengeful courtesan, and a night of explosive discoveries.A retired assassin, a vengeful courtesan, and a night of explosive discoveries — revenge brings them together under the magic of a desert moon, when the courtesan known only as Sin seeks to hire a retired assassin to kill her lover. Can sharp shooter Gabriel Stone justify helping the woman for more than the Sake of Sin?

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    Riders of the Silences

      Max Brand
Riders of the Silences

The Great West prior to the century's turn abounded in legend. Stories were told of fabled gunmen whose bullets always magically found their mark of mighty stallions whose tireless gallop rivaled the speed of the wind of glorious women whose beauty stunned mind and heart. But nowhere in the vast spread of the mountain-desert country was there a greater legend told than the story of Red Pierre and the phantom gunfighter McGurk.

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    Ghostslinger

      Mark Stucky
Ghostslinger

Jacob Remington had gunned down many men, but he had never experienced such a challenge. Would he really meet his match in a mysterious old man who seemed strangely familiar...a man who knew so much about him...a man who claimed to know his future? Jacob's final gunfight would be like nothing he could have imagined.Elder Tull is a Puke, one of the few unconverted. Without a stem, he's been discarded by society. Forgotten. Those converted now fed directly on electricity, through a power socket attached to their sternums. This cybernetic implant has transformed mankind: everyone is beautiful, everyone is healthy, everyone is thin. The stem regulates everything.Meanwhile, the Pukes are left to scavenge in the gutter, their minds burned out by starvation. Forced to squabble for what few crumbs remain, they've resigned themselves to living like the walking dead, shambling through a world of the eternally young...Until the day it all comes crashing down.One tiny glitch in the stem and the world goes insane. The few Pukes left now face a new threat: the mindless, snarling jaws of those Stems that had once seemed so perfect. With the lights out, they're searching for a new source of energy.... hungry for human flesh...Zombpunk: STEM is a postmodernist reinterpretation of the classic zombie genre, where the ranks of the walking dead are not filled with filthy, rotting corpses, but the young, forever perfect empty husks of a collapsed consumer culture.When the world finally runs out of food, will the living envy the (un)dead?**Available Now: Zombpunk: ARROW the exciting next chapter in the Zombpunk series.**

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    Open Hands

      Travis Herche
Open Hands

A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.Russ Williams is the marshal of the most peaceful town in the west - until a young outlaw rides into town and dares him to do something about it. Russ turns to the enigmatic Open Hands for help.

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    Rancher's Girl

      Jeanne Harrell
Rancher's Girl

When pretty Lily Cable moves to a small town in Nevada to rebuild her life, the last thing on her mind was falling for local rancher Sandy Johnson. Neither was interested in any romance whatsoever. But they had more in common than they thought: He's a cowboy poet and she loves Jane Austen. They might have had a chance when old family secrets are exposed that throw their love in jeopardy.NovellaTwenty-five First Chapters from Twenty-five WritersEvery reader knows that the trouble is not finding something to read, but finding something you want to read. Sometimes, it’s something familiar, something known. Sometimes it’s something new, something unexpected.SF Novelists proudly offers you twenty-five teasers, twenty-five first chapters across the spectrum of science fiction and fantasy. Twenty-five tastes, to tempt your appetite for adventure… to lure you into unknown worlds…And give you something new to read.Featuring:7th Sigma by Steven GouldBone Shop by T.A. PrattBones of Faerie by Janni Lee SimnerThe Brahms Deception by Louise MarleyCarousel Tides by Sharon LeeThe Cloud Road by Martha WellsDangerous Water by Juliet E. McKennaThe Dread Hammer by Trey ShielsFlesh and Fire by Laura Anne GilmanFright Court by Mindy KlaskyThe Heretic by Joseph NassiseHouse of the Star by Caitlin BrennanIndigo Springs by A.M. DellamonicaJade Tiger by Jenn ReeseKat, Incorrigible by Stephanie BurgisMedium Dead by Chris DolleyMidnight at Spanish Gardens by Alma AlexanderPlay Dead by John LevittShade by Jeri Smith-ReadyThe Snow Queen’s Shadow by Jim C. HinesSpellcast by Barbara AshfordThe Spirit Lens by Carol BergTruthSeeker by C.E. MurphyUp Against It by M.J. LockeWith Fate Conspire by Marie Brennan

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    The Montana McKennas Prequel

      Maddie James & Jan Scarbrough
The Montana McKennas Prequel

This short prequel novella tells the story of James McKenna and Liz Caldera, and how they came to blend their families on the McKenna Ranch near Yellowstone National Park. These sweet to sexy stories give you a glimpse into Montana rodeo and ranch life, and of course, provide lots of contemporary cowboy love and romance.Welcome to McKenna Ranch!Meet Brody, Callie, Mercer and Parker—the four siblings in the clan of James McKenna, a Montana rancher. Growing up on the ranch was a great life, until Callie and Parker’s mother passed away, leaving James a widower. It wasn’t long, however, before he remarried, bringing stepmother Liz into their lives, along with her son, Brody. Soon, James and Liz added a new McKenna to the family, when daughter Mercer was born.Brothers and sisters are prone to disagreements and this Brady Bunch family of step, half, and full siblings is no exception. As they grew up on the ranch, they learned values that stuck with them throughout their lives—even though they may live apart as adults. But there is one thing that will bring them all back together. Their father’s only wish.Beginning with a short prequel novella that tells the story of James McKenna and Liz Caldera, and how they came to blend their families, these stories put you on the McKenna Ranch near Yellowstone National Park. This series leads off with Jan Scarbrough’s Brody, with Maddie James’ Callie to follow, while the siblings begin the long road home. These sweet to sexy stories give you a glimpse into Montana rodeo and ranch life, and of course, provide lots of contemporary cowboy love and romance.The Montana McKennas: Prequelby Jan Scarbrough and Maddie JamesThe Long Road Home:Brody, Book One, by Jan ScarbroughCallie, Book Two, by Maddie JamesParker, Book Three, by Maddie JamesMercer, Book Four, by Jan Scarbrough

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    The Last Wild West Town - Whiz Bang City

      Bill Russo
The Last Wild West Town - Whiz Bang City

A Texas style ‘Tall Tale’ from Oklahoma, loaded with full historical action and half truths – Whiz Bang City depicts the final chapter of the bloody saga of the American West. It’s also the legend of the double-edged gunslinger hired by the big oil companies in 1921, “to use any and all methods necessary to tame the last ‘Wild West Town’After Nathan is dumped by his girlfriend, he encounters a strange Taoist priest, and has many interesting debates throughout the night, but the next morning he finds that he has been transported fifteen years into the future. A revolutionary technology enables people to live and work in cyber space. People no longer want or need to drive cars, fly overseas, take drugs, smoke, eat junk food or worry about casual sex, because they can now do all of these things in a digital paradise. Nathan has a difficult time adjusting to the new world order. During a night out in a bar in cyber space a group of people attack a pretty girl and her mates. Nathan helps the girl fight off her attackers and discovers that he not only has super fighting skills but the girl he saved is Mary, the most wanted terrorist in the world. Now Nathan’s life is in turmoil. He has to decide whether to help the government destroy the terrorist organization that is responsible for the threat of global warming returning, or assist Mary in destroying the digital world that could ultimately lead to the end of humanity. The line between right and wrong is no longer clear and Nathan possesses the ultimate power to change the future. This story blends adventure, Kung-Fu and gun battles, and a heart-wrenching romance all mixed together in a new science fiction romance like you have never read before. Experience Nathan’s happiness, sadness, self-discovery and the struggle between life and death in this astonishing futuristic world.

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    Souls In The Wind

      Jeremy Mark Lane
Souls In The Wind

A southern landowner and his farmhand must track down their runaway children amidst racial prejudice and an overzealous sheriff.A collection of poetry from the previously published author Wayne Hoss.Includes poetry about love, life, religion, humorous poetry, and much more.Also includes Wayne s highly praised poems "The Narrow Road", "Carnal Minds" and "Lost Sheep"A must read for all ages. Poetry for children included as well.

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    The Eyes of Mictlan Origins: Dalton

      Michael Rappa
The Eyes of Mictlan Origins: Dalton

Old West judge Dalton Freely makes a Faustian bargain to take revenge against the outlaws who murdered his family and left him for dead.Old West judge Dalton Freely awakes under a scorching desert sun in a pool of blood-soaked dirt, a noose around his neck, his arms bound behind his back. He turns his gaze upward to find the bodies of his wife and children hanging from a tree. Only then does he begin to recall the horror of the previous evening when a gang of outlaws murdered his family. On the verge of death himself, Dalton desperately drags his broken body back toward civilization, a single thought on his mind: revenge."Dalton" is part of "The Eyes of Mictlan Origins" series, a collection of free short stories excerpted from the dark fantasy novel, "The Eyes of Mictlan."

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    Alias: The Hangman From Hell

      Franklin D. Lincoln
Alias: The Hangman From Hell

The nowhere man roams the west eluding lawmen and posses by taking on the identities of other people. This time around, he takes on the mantle of a famous hangman and finds himself faced with horrific duties that he would prefer not to handle. In the mix of this mellee, he meets a woman bounty hunter that may prove to be his salvation or ultimate demise.I have learned a few things in my life. If you can’t wear clean underwear, don’t wear any at all. Never trust a vampire. Secret ruling councils should generally be avoided. Finally, and this is the most important, very few people are ever what they seem. However, it wasn’t always easy to live by these rules. Like, when said secret ruling council demanded my appearance and then did the worst thing they could possible do and inflamed my curiosity. Asking me to go to New Orleans to investigate a series of werewolf attacks, I couldn’t possibly say no to that. The first problem was werewolves had been eliminated from the Abyss so it was impossible that they were killing anyone. The second fiasco was that more vampires were in this city than ever before, including the one who was intent on ruining my life. And the third complication was I couldn’t tell anyone else about my mission or I would forfeit my freedom to the council.Some missions are easy. Others are a Catastrophe.

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