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Posted in Drama Writing Challenges

Regret (by VCLS)

Summary:  A newcomer to Virginia City talks the Cartwrights into a decision they wish they’d never made. Rated:  K+ Word count:  13,184 Story Notes:  A…

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Cheryl (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A sequel to It’s a Bad Day, or Not, this one is a romance that starts out rocky for Adam and Monica.  Soon though those issues are resolved, but events take the romance in an entirely unexpected direction.

Rating = T  Word count = 15262

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Writing Challenges

A Stray Named Muffin (by wx4rmk)

Summary:    A simple trip into town turns into something that will change the Cartwright’s lives forever. Written for August 2019 Chaps & Spurs. Rating: K+…

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead

A Dish Served Cold (by Questfan)

A somewhat AU What Happened Instead for The First Born. While New Orleans had brought Marie into Ben’s life, it was also a breeding ground for lies, whispered rumours, family disputes and long-held hatred. It has long been said that revenge is a dish that is best served cold.

Rating: T

Word Count: 63028

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Shadows and Fears (by VCLS)

Summary:  As the Cartwright brothers and Candy travel home from Sacramento in the summer of 1862, the journey takes an unexpected, and possibly deadly, twist,…

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Mystery

Fragments (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  This is a story expanded from a challenge on Bonanza Trailriders.  One man faces execution for a crime he didn’t commit, another suffers a terrible beating, and Proud Mary is at the center of the controversy but can’t help.  The whole family will have to work together to untangle the mystery, but the question is whether it will be in time to prevent tragedy.  That depends on how much Adam can remember.

Rating = T  Word count = 4632

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Turmoil (by Belle)

Summary:  When family is in danger, should the past remain forgotten? Rated:  K+ Word Count:  9829 Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, setting, etc. are the…

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Posted in Writing Challenges

Truth Will Out (by BakerJ)

Summary:  Can the Cartwright family strength overcome the trouble brought to them by an ambitious man and his pretty daughter? Rating:  K+ Word Count:  9532…

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The Return (by Sibylle)

Summary:  Adam’s upcoming return from Boston affects his brothers in an unexpected way. Rated:  K+ Word Count:  1,015 Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, setting, etc….

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Mission (by Patina)

Summary:  WHN for Desert Justice.  Adam and Hoss accompanied Dave Walker to Los Angeles to make sure their friend arrived alive for trial.  When Walker…

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