adam, joe
Posted in Drama Humor Short Stories

The Author (by Arien)

Summary:  While working on her latest story, an author gets a surprise visit.
Rating:  K+
Word Count:  778

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Posted in Ben Cartwright Post Timeline Short Stories

Grandfatherhood (by AC1830)

Summary: Ben reflects on the wonder of being a father and a grandfather. A Father’s Day tribute.

Rating: K, Word count: 518

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Posted in Hoss Cartwright Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

A Matter of Guilt (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHIB (what happened in  between) for the episode “A Matter of Circumstance”. Ben and Hoss worry and wait for word of Joe’s condition.

Rated: K+

Word Count: 975

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Posted in Drama Humor Joe Cartwright Missing Scene Short Stories

Amy (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Gone was the awkward school girl I’d once known. In her place was an enticing young woman…. Joe’s thoughts after his first encounter with Amy.

Rating: T (a mild T for light language and hormonal, teenage thoughts)

Word Count: 554

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Joe Cartwright Short Stories What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later

Please Don’t Go (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: “I’d never thought much about my own death, but on the rare occasions that I did, I’d always imagined I’d be surrounded by my family when my time came. Now, as I watched Hoss ride away, I knew I wouldn’t even be afforded that luxury.” An extended/AU scene from the episode “Second Chance” Joe’s POV.

Rated: T (for mild language)
Word Count: 920

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Joe Cartwright Post Timeline Short Stories Writing Challenges

Mama’s Brooch (by Sierras)

Summary: Joe and his wife are having their first Christmas together.  He would like to find her a special gift. Pa has an idea.

Rating:  G  435 words

Note:  This story was written for the Bonanza Brand 2020 Advent Calendar, originated in the Forums.

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Posted in Romance Short Stories

Of Knights and Cowboys (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Abigail Jones always considered herself to be a sensible woman except when it came to Adam Cartwright, her knight in shining armor.

Rated: K

Word Count: 642

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Posted in Prequel Romance Short Stories

A Simple Life (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Marie takes a moment to contemplate her life: past, present, and future.

Rated: K+ for mentions of death

Word count: 592

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Posted in Hurt/Comfort Missing Scene Romance Short Stories

The Facade (by SJRCartwright)

Summary: She walks in beauty – and in sorrow?

Rating: G

Word Count:  501

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel Short Stories

Let’s Stay Together (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A thunderstorm brings two brothers together. Pre-series story.

Rating: K

Word count: 897

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