Short Stories and Collaborations

In addition to his full length novels, Jim has written many short stories and collaborated with other authors. Click on the links for details about each story and for the links to purchase them in print or digital form.

Short stories on the Rope and Wire website (2017, various)

Faith and the Law (series) from High Noon Press


Faith and the Ranger


A Ranger Named Rowdy (series)

In 2013, High Noon Press began publishing a series of short stories about fictional Texas Ranger Tim Bannon and his horse Rowdy. Available stories include:

Ranger Named Rowdy cover


Western Fictioneers

The Wolf Creek books are novels written by members of the Western Fictioneers, writing collectively as "Ford Fargo", with each writer taking the role of a person in the fictional town. Jim has contributed to two Wolf Creek books and his stories were included in three Western Fictioneers anthologies. His story "The Toys" was nominated for a 2013 award and included in the 4th Peacemakers anthology.


Other Stories

Jim has also contributed short stories to