Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Mystery

A Devious Affair (by BettyHT)

Summary:  A sequel to A Twisted Affair, this story shows how Adam faces a complex plot against him that gets more dangerous as each step fails to achieve its objective.
Rating: T   Word count:  12,184

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Posted in Drama Mystery

The Trial of Jessica Hardy (By Missjudy)

Summary: Virginia City is in the middle of a trial for a woman charged with bank robbery, kidnapping and murder. There are two factors whipping the town into a frenzy of activity: If convicted, Jessica Hardy could be the first woman sentenced to hang in the United States. The second part that has left the community in turmoil is that the person she’s accused of kidnapping and murdering, is Adam Cartwright.  The story is told from her perspective as she tries to convince the people on the jury that Adam was not the man they thought him to be; a man so tired and hateful of his family that he would use unthinkable methods to get away from them.

Rating: G  but with adult themes

Word Count: 12,6000

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Posted in Drama Mystery Spooky / Supernatural

Doppelganger: The Return (by BettyHT)

Summary:   A troublesome spirit invades the Ponderosa and all the family hopes he will be gone on All Saints Day.
Rating PG   WC 1341

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Posted in Action/Adventure Adam Cartwright Alternate Universe Drama Mystery

Circles (by BettyHT)

Summary: Adam and Anne have clues about her long lost brothers, trouble with a counterfeiting ring Adam is investigating in his new job for the Treasury Department, and a threat to kill one of the Cartwrights, and all of those are tied together.
Rating: T  WC = 11,299

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Mystery

Another Guise (by BettyHT)

Summary: In the eighth story in the Traci Series, there are some who want to disrupt the Ponderosa operations and will use any means to do so. Adam is the first target, but he and Joe wonder who else in the family is in the crosshairs and why. It’s a family drama as they all have to do their best to figure out the mystery villains.
Rating:  T
Word Count:  18,955

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Posted in Drama Humor Mystery What Happened Instead

The Search (by Monette)

Summary: Adam is accused of things he didn’t do. When he finds a strange message left behind in Virginia City, he starts out on a quest to save his identity.

Rating PG.  Word count 14,248

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Posted in Drama Mystery

The Lovelee Sisters (by MissJudy)

Summary: How can two lovely women showing up in Virginia City, a meeting to award a lucrative timber contract for the Transcontinental Railroad and the Cartwrights fit together? Find out in this mystery.

Rating: K     Word Count: 50488

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Posted in Drama Mystery

Double Cross (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  This started as a pinecone, Cousin Bette, but needed closure.  This is it.  Adam met a beautiful woman and the romance progressed rapidly.  But was it too rapid, and what else was going on?

Rating = T  Word count = 1667

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Elizabeth, my love
Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Mystery

Fragments (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  One man faces execution for a crime he didn’t commit, another suffers a terrible beating, and Proud Mary is at the center of the controversy but can’t help.  The whole family will have to work together to untangle the mystery, but the question is whether it will be in time to prevent tragedy.  That depends on how much Adam can remember.

Rating = T  Word count = 4632

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ben, joe
Posted in Drama Humor Mystery

Confession? (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Joe is hurt and wonders if the dream he had was a dream because it seemed so real.  It’s the kind of thing he rather wishes might be true, but then again, could this really be? 

Rating = T  Word count = 1450

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