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: Ben and the boys are spending the night in Placerville and are surprised when they meet the owners of the inn. A piece based on Sweet Betsy From Pike written by John A. Stone before 1858.
Rating: K WC: 670
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
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: As the Cartwright brothers and Candy travel home from Sacramento in the summer of 1862, the journey takes an unexpected, and possibly deadly, twist, leaving Ben worried, with no idea what kind of mess they’re tangled in, who the enemy is, or what is wanted.
Word Count: 14,800
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