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The Laughing Stallion (by SJRCartwright)

Summary:  What happened before Ivory arose as Adam faltered while entering the waiting area of the stage station? A small smile played on her lovely lips as she approached him. As if she could read his mind, she said, “I am what I look like. I am for real. I am really a woman.”

Rating: MA – This story ventures into an area that may make some readers uncomfortable.  Though not explicit, the theme may not suit everyone.

(3,180 word)

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama What Happened Instead

Sunday School Lessons (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Hoss gets a job teaching unruly boys in Sunday School, but his best student or at least the one most affected by his teaching is not in his class.  There are beneficial unintended consequences no one could have predicted.

Rating = PG  Word count = 2674

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Humor

For Jamie (by BettyHT)

Summary:  With all his sons home, Ben wanted to spend time with them.  Inevitably, stories were told, and the main beneficiary of those was Jamie who learned so much about his family and about life.

Rating: T  Word count:  11,420

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Birthright (by BettyHT)

Summary:  In this third story of Adam and Selina, a painful memory from Adam’s past becomes a problem in his life twenty-four years later threatening his family, his business, and his future.

Rating: T   Word Count:  14,052

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Humor What Happened Next/Later

Margarita (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Ever wonder about the unresolved feelings Adam may have had for Margarita?  This is what happened next, years later, because of those feelings and any she may have had.

Rating: T  Word count:  9304

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Humor

Revelation and Resolution (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Second in the Adam and Selina series, this is a short story about love and expectations that features  conversations among brothers especially one between Adam and Hoss.

Rating = T  Word Count = 2106

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Rendezvous (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  For the first time, the four Cartwright brothers meet.  It’s a time to get to know one another and for the older brothers to share stories with Jamie so that he can better understand the family members including their father.

Rating:  T  Word count = 3273

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Fighting His Demons (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam has been disappointed so often by friends and in romance that it is not surprising that he has lost faith in human nature.  Naturally prone to moodiness and introspection, Adam has a disposition that only gets worse until he decides he needs to make a drastic change to free himself from that unpleasant past.

Rating:  T  Word count:  23,082

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Posted in Drama

East, West: Home’s Best–The Journey Home (by Puchi Ann)

Summary: As they return from Boston, Adam and Joe Cartwright plan to defer resolving their differences until they reach home, but that’s going to be a lot longer and harder journey than they could ever imagine.
Rating: K
Word Count: 49,640 words
East, West: Home’s Best Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Hope, Trust, and Faith (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Edited to add chapters to address issues left unresolved. A trip to help an old friend and confronting an old nemesis propels Adam to make a decision that alters the course of his life.  None would have anticipated the twists of fate in store for him once he decided to pursue goals that had only been dreams.

Rating:  T  Word count:  46,865

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