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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

A Monetary Affair (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Juliette will be off her game in this story due to her condition, and yet things will work out far better than she wants them to work out.  You’ll have to read it to understand that.  It’s a much more light-hearted story than the previous two, and only the weather is the villain, and well, lady luck plays a role too.
Rating: T  Word count: 8676

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Posted in Adam Cartwright Drama Hurt/Comfort

The Protector II – The Solitaire’s Song

Summary: It’s been a year since Adam returned to the Ponderosa together with a 12-year old girl that he rescued on his journey. Life is good, but troubles don’t stay away for long. Not only does an old acquaintaince cause trouble for Adam, but the presence of Clara’s father still lingers like a black cloud. This is the sequel to ‘The Protector’ but can be read as a stand-alone story.

Rated: K+  (64,572 words)

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Posted in Humor Writing Challenges

Cunning Beavers (by wx4rmk)

Summary: The Cartwrights have to work to devise a plan to outsmart some crafty beavers who are causing mayhem on the Ponderosa.

Rating: K / Word Count: 1843

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Posted in Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Circumstance of His Return

A violent storm, a frightened mare, and the matter of his homecoming.  My entry for the 2021 ‘Man in Black’ challenge.  
Rated: PG
Word count: 10,999

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Posted in Short Stories

Springtime Vignettes (by AC1830)

Springtime Vignettes   Summary: A collection of three vignettes based on three Springtime themes – mud, allergies, and memories.  Rating: K, Word Count: 2676

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Post Timeline Short Stories

Grandfatherhood (by AC1830)

Summary: Ben reflects on the wonder of being a father and a grandfather. A Father’s Day tribute.

Rating: K, Word count: 518

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Posted in Brothers Drama Prequel

Mending Fences (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Adam, Little Joe, a strained relationship, and one stupid school essay. A prequel story.

Rating: K

Word Count: 1,190

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe/Pa What Happened Next/Later

Whose Sin Is Her Love (mcfair_58)

Summary: Adah Menken and John C. Regan return to Virginia City stirring up old emotions and creating new trouble for the Cartwrights.

Rated PG-13 for western brutality, violence and adult situations

Word count: 55, 282

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Posted in Drama

The Road that Lies Ahead (by Arien)

Summary:  Sometimes you have to loose everything before you know what you have.
Rated:  G Word Count:  10,151

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Posted in Prequel Writing Challenges

A Rose for Mama (by AC1830)

Summary: Adam and Hoss have a surprise for Marie

Rating – K, Word Count – 748

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