Posted in Action/Adventure Drama

Sunrise (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe comes home shot and fighting for his life. His family and friends hope and pray he will make it.

Rating: PG

Word Count: 10,159

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama

I’ll Wait (by Sierras)

Summary:  The Cartwrights discover dangerous and unwanted company hiding out on the Ponderosa.

Rating: PG
Word Count: 7,031

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Prequel What Happened Before

The Cavalry Is Coming (by McFair_58)

Summary: A prequel to ‘A Rose for Lotta’. Ben Cartwright’s meeting with Alpheus Troy and the other mine owners did not go well. They want his timber and he won’t give it to them. The rancher knows Troy will do whatever it takes to keep his mine running, and when he arrives home to find out sixteen-year-old Little Joe is missing, he fears the worst.

Word Count: 19871
Rated PG-13 for typical Western violence 

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Spooky / Supernatural

Blue Dress Enchantment (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Trying to find shelter from a storm, the Cartwright brothers find another type of excitement at Smoky Joe’s Saloon that almost snares one of them forever.

Rating = T  Word Count = 2640

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

Big Bad John (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Part of the story is a prequel and part is in the canon era as what happened many years earlier spurs Ben to an action which then has to be explained to his younger sons.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  2555

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joe, adam, hoss, ben
Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead

A Dish Served Cold (by Questfan)

Summary: A somewhat AU What Happened Instead for The First Born. While New Orleans had brought Marie into Ben’s life, it was also a breeding ground for lies, whispered rumours, family disputes and long-held hatred. It has long been said that revenge is a dish that is best served cold.

Rating: T

Word Count: 63028

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Posted in Action/Adventure Writing Challenges

Stagecoach (by VCLS)

Summary: A call for help and a stagecoach ride into trouble, brings danger for the Cartwright brothers.

Rated: T WC 17,185

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Humor Hurt/Comfort Romance

It’s a Bad Day, Or Not (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Adam has had some difficulties with women, and it doesn’t seem to stop.  When there are more incidents, he’s ready to give up on romance, but sometimes the darkest days can turn out to have unintended consequences that a man can learn to appreciate.  Added the second Adam and Monica story, Not Always, to this one.   Adam makes some serious mistakes in trying to extricate himself from trouble until he turns to his family for help.

Rating = T  Word count = 22,989

It’s a Bad Day, or Not Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama

The Cave (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Caught in an ambush, three brothers have a chance to show what’s in their hearts and take on different roles than the usual.  The outlaws aren’t going to be easily defeated and rescue isn’t as near as they hoped.

Rating:  T  Word count = 6282

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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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