WESTERN FICTIONEERS- the only professional writers' organization devoted exclusively to traditional western fiction -was founded in 2010 by Robert J. Randisi, James Reasoner, Frank Roderus, Bill Crider, Larry Sweazy, and many other western authors. WF established an award for excellence in the genre, The Peacemaker Award, that has quickly gained prestige in the western publishing field. This volume includes works by everyone who has been nominated for the Best Short Story Peacemaker Award in the first three years of its existence, including the winners. You will be hard pressed to find such a collection of new classics in one book. These stories represent the finest in Old West fiction being written today.