Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance What Happened Instead

Broken Bonds (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  The story is the WHI for She Walks In Beauty to answer the question of what might have happened if Regan stayed and she and Hoss married.  That decision would not only affect her and Hoss but Adam and the rest of the family as well.  Here is one version of what those effects might be.

Rating = T  Word Count = 33,467

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Posted in MA-Rated Romance Short Stories

August Heat

Summary: Ben and Sally escape the summer heat with a brief respite at Lake Tahoe. A vignette sequel to A Gal Name Sal. Written as a challenge for heat and water.
Rating: MA WC: 1029

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Cheryl (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A sequel to It’s a Bad Day, or Not, this one is a romance that starts out rocky for Adam and Monica.  Soon though those issues are resolved, but events take the romance in an entirely unexpected direction.

Rating = T  Word count = 15262

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Posted in Drama Humor Romance

A Gal Named Sal (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss and Joe hire a new ranch hand while on a trip to purchase horses. Aware of the potential for problems with their father, they could not have imagined the stir the new hand would make.

Rating: T WC: 13926

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Posted in 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

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Posted in Poetry Post Timeline Romance Writing Challenges

To the One — A Poem by Adam Cartwright (By JC)

My entry for the World Poetry Day (March 21) Challenge — A poem by Adam Cartwright. 
Summary: The choices a man makes in his youth may be called into question over time.

Rating K   221 words

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Posted in Drama Romance

Matchmaking and More Truth (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  The third in the series. The first two stories in the series featured Adam, but this one showcases all the brothers in a lighter story of what they can do to build their father’s dream and their own.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  14,525

Truth Series, links to other stories within the series are included.

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Posted in Modern Day Non-Bonanza Romance Short Stories

When Your True Lover Comes Your Way (by JC)

Summary: It’s another Wednesday, another “western of the week” for a young actor still looking for his big break. But a man’s luck can change when he least expects it. (A Jack Richards story for Valentine’s Day )

Rating: G 713 words

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Posted in Crossover Drama Romance What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

Convergence (by JC)

Summary:  Three years ago Adam left the Ponderosa for parts unknown, and now Ben finally gets the news he has been praying for – his firstborn is coming home. However, an unexpected reunion in Stockton isn’t the only surprise fate has in store for the Cartwrights. (A Bonanza/Big Valley crossover story and sequel to More Than a Memory)

Rating: T 35,257 words

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Posted in Alternate Universe MA-Rated Romance

Aniron (by Arien)

Summary:   Adam was reading; his wife had other ideas.

Rated:  MA (Warning:  Erotic, adult sexual situation.)

Word Count:  2189

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