Posted in Adam / Joe Hurt/Comfort What Happened Next/Later

Scars That Distort Reality (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: While it’s become abundantly clear that some hurts never heal, a small bullet wound and a night trapped out in the rain reveal that the scars that stick around do so with a vengeance. Every time Adam tries to take a step toward healing, his mind forces him to…


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Posted in Adam / Joe Hurt/Comfort

Control (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: After a run-in with a band of thieves, Adam and Joe find themselves three thousand dollars short and a long way from home. Things go from bad to worse when Adam realizes he might have gotten hit on the head a little harder than he’d originally thought. Finding your way home is difficult when you can’t see, though not nearly as challenging as hiding an injury from your baby brother.
Word Count: 2830 Rating: G


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Posted in Adam / Joe Drama

Dear Son, My Son (by BettyHT)

Summary: Joe gets himself in a bit of trouble involving a romance and a jealous husband, but Adam is implicated in it too.  The entire story is told by messages mostly between the family and Adam.  Some reading between the lines is necessary because these are men communicating in writing so not all will be said directly.
Rating: T   Word count: 2,856


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Posted in Adam / Joe Drama Joe Cartwright Prequel Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Midnight (McFair_58)

What happens between the eleventh and the twelfth stroke of the clock on All Hallows Eve?  Beware!  Twelve-year-old Little Joe and his big brother Adam are about to find out.  Written for the 2021 Bonanza Brand Boo-nanza challenge.
Rated: PG for spookiness
Word count: 6,574


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Posted in Adam / Joe Brothers Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

Learning the Hard Way (by HarpistforHim)

Summary: Joe has one drink too many at the Marquette’s one-year anniversary party, which wouldn’t have been such an issue with his father if he wasn’t only fourteen years old. The morning after, Adam learns a few things about his baby brother… and a few things about himself, too.
Rating: PG-13
Word Count: 4,730


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Posted in Adam / Joe Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort

Allegiance (by Harpistforhim)

Summary: After the first grueling days of the Battle of the Wilderness, Joe comes across someone he hadn’t expected to meet during the war. Two brothers caught on opposite sides of the Civil War come face-to-face one night in an intense battle of words, forcing Joe to reconsider exactly where his allegiance lies.
Rating: G
Word Count: 1521
Part of The Allegience Series, links to all stories included within


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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam / Joe Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort Romance

Choosing Blue (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam and Joe go to War, but it’s not your usual brother against brother Civil War story.  There’s not much about war, but there is spying, romance with a little help from a brother, a tale of revenge, and suffering among other things.
Rating: T  Word count: 15,777
Part of the Choosing Series, links to all stories included within.


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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam / Joe Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Sacrifice (by BettyHT)

Summary: Adam thinks he will have to make a sacrifice to improve his relationship with his younger brother, but it is Joe who ends up doing that for all the right reasons.
Rating: T  Word count: 15,443


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Posted in Adam / Joe Drama Humor Short Stories

The Author (by Arien)

Summary:  While working on her latest story, an author gets a surprise visit.
Rating:  K+
Word Count:  778


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Posted in Adam / Joe Drama What Happened Next/Later

Atonement (by BettyHT)

Summary:  WHN for My Brother’s Keeper.  After the accident in which Adam shot Joe, Adam suffers guilt that affects every aspect of his life until Joe comes up with a way to fix that.
Rating:  PG   Word count:  1,680


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