Posted in Humor Short Stories

Takin’ a Break (by AC1830)

Summary: When July rolls in like a flaming freight train perhaps it’s best to just kick back and have a little fun.

Rating: K   Word Count: 922

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Posted in Prequel Short Stories

Surprise! (by AC1830)

Summary:  Young Hoss and Joe have decided that Ben deserves a day off so they plan a special day with him, but Ben soon discovers it’s more special than anyone anticipated.

Rating K  Word Count 678

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Posted in Mystery

Black and Gold (by AC1830)

Summary:  Rumors and sightings are flying around town about a dark creature roaming the hills of the Ponderosa.  Will the Cartwrights find out what it is?  What is Adam’s connection to the creature?

Rating K    WC = 1323

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Posted in Drama Missing Scene

The Long Night (by AC1830)

Summary:  This is a missing scene for My Brother’s Keeper.  What happened from the time Ben arrived home with eyes blazing and gun drawn, to the next morning when he and Adam appear quite calm, despite Adam’s horrific, days-long ordeal of caring for his brother?

Rating: K   WC = 1498

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Next/Later

Believe in Love – A Special Love (by AC1830)

Summary:  Adam Cartwright and Peggy Dayton developed a special relationship that seemed to go beyond friendship. This is a WHN about the strength of that bond after tragedy strikes at Christmas.

WC = 8882     Rating K+

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Posted in Humor Spooky / Supernatural

Ponderosa Tiger (by AC1830)

Summary:  Adam gets into a sticky mess at Halloween.  This is a fun story written for an October 2015 photo challenge.  The posted picture was the challenge – what were Hoss and Joe looking at?

Rating K   Word count = 1000

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Posted in Prequel

Lost and Found (by AC1830)

Summary:  While in San Francisco with his father, ten year old Adam gets lost and is cared for by a special person.  Several years later, Adam has the chance to return the favor when he unknowingly saves the man’s life.  

Rated K+   WC 1675

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Posted in Drama

A Tribute to Pa (by AC1830)

Summary:  This is a Father’s Day tribute to our favorite Dad, and to all the dads and kids everywhere.

Rating: K   WC = 1694

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Posted in Short Stories What Happened Instead

A Different Conversation (by AC1830)

Summary:  Imagine the scene in The Ride where Adam and Ben are by the fire having a serious conversation.  What if father and son discussed something totally different?  

Rating = K   WC = 818

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Romance

Cowboy Boots and Dancing Shoes, Part 2 (by AC1830)

Summary:  Adam and Joe are on their “vacations” planned by their wives.  Will they each be able to finally deal with their grief as well as rekindle their love for their wives?  

WC = 7694   Rating = K+

Cowboy Boots and Dancing Shoes Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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