SUMMARY: Adam needs to find the source of happiness before he can be happy. It is a struggle though as he has to work through a number of issues to get to that point.
Rating = T Word count = 30,312
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.
Word Count: 63028
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
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
SUMMARY: 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
It’s a Bad Day, or Not Series, links to all stories included within.
Summary: The studio executives find themselves caught between the series regulars, who want some fresh new story lines, and the fans, who want . . . well, you’ll see.
Word count: 2,650
Studio Executives Series, links to all the stories included within.
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)
Summary: What is it like, being a Cartwright daughter? Only one person could tell you, and it might not be what you think. Chronologically, this story takes place shortly after Winter of Discontent and is an expansion of a recent Pine Cone Challenge bit posted in the forum, the prompt being “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake.” (Part of the Ties That Bind series, links to other stories included)
Rating: T (2,093 words)
SUMMARY: In Yuma, while attempting to fix a mistake that Joe made, Adam makes one far worse and with greater consequences for his future. Eventually his family will be drawn into it too and with lessons learned, they will face the problems. Edited in a second story, Yuma, Lost and Found — it is a companion piece to the first part with the story told from Anne’s POV.
Rating = T Word count = 44,158