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A Rose for Abigail (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  A year following the marriage of Abigail Jones and Hank Myers, the services of Cupid and Cupid Unlimited are called into action once again when the Myers’ marriage hits a rocky patch. And once more, Adam finds himself an unwilling participant—or should that be victim—in Hoss and Joe’s uproarious schemes.

Rated: K+   Word Count: 9,105

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Out of the Darkness (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  The murder of a friend, and the ensuing trial, lead an exhausted Adam to confront deeply buried fears and long-held guilt about events in his past. Will he come out the other side unscathed and able to face up to his father?

Rating: T   Word Count: 23,980 words

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Shepherds (by Sierra Girl)

Shepherds was included in the 2017 Advent Calendar Collection.  Click ‘Comments’ or “Leave a Comment” above to leave comments for the author.  Or click Read More … below for a link to the story.

Summary:  Christmas greetings.

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Sunrise (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:   When Adam, Hoss and Little Joe sneak out in the early hours for Adam’s last childhood adventure, their father’s reaction is not what they expect.   A prequel set in the months before Adam leaves for college.

Rating: K   Word Count: 3,527

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The Cabin in the Woods (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: Nothing stays the same, no matter how much we believe we want it to. For a lonely homesteader, life in her remote forest cabin was to be changed forever with the arrival of a riderless horse, a wounded Cartwright and a trigger-happy gunman.

Rated: T    (24,151 words)

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The Eighth Day (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  When Adam encounters a mysterious woman on the shores of Lake Tahoe, his whole world will be changed forever. And just what is the woman’s involvement in the abductions taking place around the lake? This is my take on how and why Adam left the Ponderosa. An AU fantasy set in the ‘real’ world of Bonanza. A story where the lake is the star of the show.

Rating: T   Word Count: 36,890

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The Friendship Game (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  It’s tough being a 14-year old boy, but it’s especially hard when you have little brothers, a friend you’re eager to impress and the added complication of those creatures from another planet…girls!  Will Adam survive his first forays with the opposite sex in one piece, and still have a friend at the end of it?

Written for the 2018 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. 

Rated:   K+ 13,535 words

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The Gingerbread Man (by Sierra Girl)

The Gingerbread Man was included in the 2016 Advent Calendar Collection.  Click ‘Comments’ or “Leave a Comment” above to leave comments for the author.  Or click Read More … below for a link to the story.

Summary:  As Christmas as the tree and ornaments, it’s not Christmas without the Gingerbread Man.

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The Man of Many Spirits (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  Adam’s life is turned upside down after an attack on a wagon train leaves him alone and injured in the desert. He is helped by an unlikely saviour. But what has become of his family? And why is his rescuer so keen to keep the truth from him.

Rating: T   Word Count: 83,320

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

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The Man Who Lost His Heart (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  For two years Adam had been living in a village of Ute Indians believing his family had died in a wagon train attack. He was settled in his new life until the day he was abducted and left to die in the desert. Now, with help from some old faces, he embarks on a desperate search for his wife, before a heart-breaking decision has to be made.

Rating: T Word Count: 54,802 words

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

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