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For Love and Honor (by sandspur)

Summary: This is a blast from the past. This tale was on BonanzaWorld back in 2009, and appeared in The Best of BonanzaWorld book, but it hasn’t been posted anywhere else, ever. A follow-up to Death at Dawn, the story focuses on what happens to a man of action (the guy who does what needs to be done) once the action is over. 

PG 

Word Count: 9435

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Humor Mystery Spooky / Supernatural

The Ballad of Tahoe Tessie (by sandspur)

Summary:  Cattle are being eaten, and their picked-clean skeletons are being deposited near the lake, but when the Cartwrights investigate, they find a lot more than they ever bargained for … and the effects will last forever.

Rating: T (20,000 words)

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

The Undiscovered Country (by sandspur)

Summary:  The problems a man keeps secret are the biggest problems of all.

Rating:   PG  (1,955 words)

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Posted in Drama What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

Siren Song (by sandspur)

Summary:  What if Ben hadn’t seen Adam pulling Kane through the desert just before abandoning the search? And what if the only thing keeping Adam going…stopped?

Rated:  T     Word count:  5403

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Posted in Action/Adventure Crossover Humor

Pride and Ponderosa (by Sandspur)

Summary: What happens when Jane Austen’s ultimate chick-fic, “Pride & Prejudice,” crosses into the burly, macho, he-man world of Bonanza? Confusion? Kidnappings? Crossover characters from other series like “Bronco” and “the Big Valley”? Anything can happen—and anything does!

Rating: T. Totally clean, but one description of an unseemly death.  WC 86,200

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Posted in Chaps and Spurs Humor Post Timeline Writing Challenges

The Strawberry Roan (by sandspur)

Summary: a cowboy who returns to the Ponderosa after a long absence discovers a new horse trainer…with an unwelcome training method.

Rating: T (mild language). 4316 words.

The Lilies Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama What Happened Next/Later

One Scarlet Lily–Book 3 of the Lilies Series (by sandspur)

Summary: Adam and Joe leave the Ponderosa, perhaps for good, in the wake of tragedy and misunderstanding. But the danger only Adam knew about is still with them. Note: the backstory is filled in gradually, through a series of nonsequential flashbacks.

Rating–T. Contains some violence, mild language, a grisly murder scene and a couple of animal death scenes.  (105,500 words)

The Lilies Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Romance What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later

The Lilies of the Valley–Book 2 of the Lilies series (by sandspur)

Summary:  Adam and Tilly go to Europe for the worst honeymoon ever, landing in the middle of a war to end up missing and presumed dead. Meanwhile, Ben, Joe, and Hoss move on with their lives, finding new friends and uncovering strange secrets from the past. 

Rating: T. Violence, character death, attempted rape, etc.   (109,635 words)

The Lilies Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Humor Prequel

The Sound and the Fury (by sandspur)

Summary: It’s brother against brother, Cartwright style! Revenge is not a dish best served cold–it’s best served to the sound of the cannon!

Rating: K  (1,160 words)

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

The Lilies of the Field – Book 1 of the Lilies Series (by sandspur)

Summary: With Ben away, the Cartwright boys face down poachers, a train robbery, a fire that nearly destroys the Ponderosa, a strange new school teacher and a lost dog. But when Ben returns, the biggest problem of all is gossip.  

Rating: T (mild language, mature themes, violence)   WC 109,300

The Lilies Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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