March, 2018

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Issue #102

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The Green Parrot Fuss
by Buck Immov
Snakeskin McMurtry hated killing, but the Thumpsow brothers had killed a fella after Snakeskin had promised him protection. He couldn't let that go. Trouble was, he had no chance against those two stone killers. Before he'd hatched a plan, along they came. Time for some fast thinkin'!

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Danger on the Rim
by Lowell "Zeke" Ziemann
Rico steals $300 from Fort Apache, planning to meet his Navaho sweetheart on top of the Mogollon Rim. General Crook sends two troopers after him. Navaho chief, Manuelito sends a killer, Cassadore, to make certain Rico returns to him. All parties come together for a showdown in the Rim pines.

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The Twenty-Third Psalm, Part 2 of 3
by Steve Myers
When his brother is murdered by four low-lifes, eighteen-year-old James is told by his father that it is his duty to hunt them down.

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Summer's Daughter, the Song of Early Unnamed
by Nikki Ferguson
Cobby Mossburg has a duty to pass on forgotten tales to avid ears. Trouble is, ears aren't so avid these days. Nobody wants to believe-until he finds Early Unnamed wandering the hills. But Early is no ordinary girl and Cobby finds himself playing the starring role in his own tale.

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Sickly Man
by Jonathan Oosterhouse
Sheriff Nathan Degroth was enjoying a cup of coffee when Sue and Burt Anderson burst in, telling him her father was missing. The old man wasn't remembering real good anymore and had wandered away. It was Nathan's job to find him before the Comanche did, but could he?

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Death Ghosts
by Donnie Powell
The hundred-strong Cantex gang surrounds the small western town, killing, raping, robbing, and kidnapping. But the posse members were in an army unit called "Death Ghosts" who killed enemy generals by slipping into their camps, and by long-range rifles. Now the Ghosts must rescue the captives and bring the gang to justice.

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