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 Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead

A Dish Served Cold (by Questfan)

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 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 Humor

On the Other Hand (by pjb)

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.

Rating: PG

Word count: 2,650

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Fright / Supernatural / Spooky / Horror / Scary Humor Mystery

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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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Writing Challenges

Interval (by JC)

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)

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Yuma, and Yuma, Lost and Found (by BettyHT)

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

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

A Confederacy of Dunces (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A pinecone expansion that grew exponentially, this story follows Adam on a journey where he takes action to support his convictions but ends up finding out his father was mostly correct in his assessment of the War.

rating = T  word count = 16,590

A Confederacy of Dunces Series, links to stories within this series are included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline

Only One Returns (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  The third story in the Confederacy of Dunces series, this story takes the family on a dangerous ride.  Gunmen want to make a reputation by gunning down the fastest Cartwright, but he’s not willing to fight.  They decide on a way to draw him out while another brother faces personal tragedy that makes him examine what he’s doing with his life.

Rating:  T  Word count:  12,774

A Confederacy of Dunces Series, links to all the stories within the series included.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Post Timeline

All the Lies I Tell Myself (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A sequel to A Confederacy of Dunces, this story is about Adam settling into life back on the Ponderosa and adjusting  to his limitations.  A man from Joe’s past shows up though with a plot that involves all the Cartwrights and complicates everything.

Rating = T  Word count = 11,208

A Confederacy of Dunces Series, links to the stories within this series are included.

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