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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Posted in Drama Romance Short Stories What Happened Next/Later

The Dogwoods in Bloom (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: A WHN for “The Newcomers”. Hoss finally visits the canyon.

Rating: K+

Word Count: 914

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Posted in Short Stories Writing Challenges

The Christmas Poem (by PSW)

Summary: Ben, Adam, and Hoss find out there’s a lot more behind getting just the right Christmas present for Pa.

Rating: G
Word Count: 810

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Posted in Prequel Short Stories

Christmas Spirit (by AC1830)

Summary: Little Joe learns something special about Christmas, with the help of his brothers.

Rating: T, WC 947

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Posted in Drama Short Stories

No Way Back (by Jules)

Summary: Joe Cartwright thinks he is coming to help someone, but finds himself needing help getting back to reality.

Rating:  G
Word Count:  1001

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