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Gunfight at Hell’s End


Gunfight at Hell’s End By Brent Towns writing as Sam Clancy   He came in from the scorching alkali flats late in the afternoon. At first glance, the speck in the distance could have been mistaken for a mirage amid the shimmering heat h …

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Mountain Justice by B S Dunn


Mountain Justice By Brent Towns writing as B S Dunn   Dan Pearson kicked out the fire and cursed the cold. A small column of brown smoke flecked with glittering orange sparks floated up into the bitter morning air. He pulled the collar …

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The Gonzales Gang By David P. Barker


“We are rough men and used to rough ways” – Bob Younger, famed outlaw of the Wild West   It was still dark outside when he woke up. He grunted and ran a hand over his eyes to wipe the sleep from them. Sitting up in bed, he stretched to …

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SOAPY JOE A short story from John McNally


  Now, Soapy Joe was a liar. If you’ve ever come across him then you know exactly what I mean. If you ain’t never met him, why, then you take my word for it or ask some of the others if I’m wrong. We all knew it but he told a decent st …

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A VISIT FROM FAYE A Short Story by John McNally


A Visit from Faye by John McNally  author of Revenge at Powder River and A Gift From Crick   Walt sat on the veranda in his rocking chair. He made the chair himself those three years past and he reckoned it just got more comfortable wi …

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Dogbite Seventeen by Chris Adam Smith aka Harry J Thorn   Long before Old John Halloran opened up his Saloon and Pool Hall in Dogbite with the added attraction of the ladies upstairs, Halloran had been a fair country doctor who quit hi …

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Short Story: An Unkind Sunday – Joseph O’Hara


“You ain’t going to do nothin’, Saturday.” Staines grinned, nuzzling his face into the ample cleavage dark-haired young saloon girl. “You’re outnumbered twelve to one, you try and take me and these men here will gun you down like the old do …

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We are looking for keen readers and bloggers to review published Black Horse Westerns on blogs, Amazon, and Goodreads. If you are interested in receiving a free e-copy of any of our titles in exchange for an honest review then send me an em …

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Short Story: The Hangman – Will Starr


A Short Story by Will Starr ‘It’s time.’ Jake Smithers glared at me from his bunk and remained seated. ‘If I have to, I’ll get Jonas and Billy and we’ll carry you out.’ I paused. ‘Don’t let them see you scared, Jake. Walk out there on your …

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