Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

When Opportunity Knocks (by JulieS)

Summary: Joe is offered the chance to buy a hotel in Virginia City.  As he sets about raising the finance he needs to buy it, he discovers that he isn’t the only one answering opportunity’s knock. 

Rated: PG     6,300 words

The Way Things Are Series, links to all stories of this series included.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Humor

Studio Executives #4 – A Ponderosa Christmas . . . Or Maybe Not (by pjb)

Summary: Have you ever wondered why we didn’t see more Cartwright Christmas episodes? Turns out, it wasn’t an oversight. . . .

Rating: PG

Word count: 1,500

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Posted in Prequel

A Christmas Wish (by puppycuddles)

Summary:  Each member of the family is important. The absence of just one or two is greatly felt, especially during the Christmas season. Ben reflects on the changes the year has brought while someone else makes a special request. A prequel story.

Rating: G

Word count: 1,253 words

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

The Adventures of Adam and Tanner (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: After years in the east, Adam gets a notice that he has a son. The circumstances of his son’s upbringing to that point lead to some difficult situations but some rewarding ones too. Certainly his life becomes more interesting. Published on some sites as two separate stories: Savage Son, and Learning.

Rating: T Word Count: 20,836

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Posted in Drama

A Piece of the Puzzle (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: This story is a sequel to Almost Lost Two. In this one, someone who wants to destroy Ben Cartwright decides to take advantage of Adam believing that his recent past makes him the weak link in the Cartwrights.

Rating = T Word count = 19,687

Almost Lost Two Series, links to all stories of this series included.

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Posted in Humor Prequel

Pie For Pa (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: While Hop Sing is away for a few days, Little Joe persuades Hoss to help with a surprise for their father and Adam.

Rating: K Word Count: 3695

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Posted in What Happened Instead

Freedom’s Just Another Word (by AC1830)

Summary: A WHI for A House Divided. “Father against son, brother against brother. A house divided against itself cannot not stand.” What if Adam did leave in order to keep peace in the family?  This is a journey of healing for the Cartwright family and some newfound friends.

Rating = T, Word Count = 14415

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Posted in Drama

Dire Straits (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: One son is in terrible trouble, but Ben doesn’t know which one. One by one, they come home until there is only one missing.

Rating: PG Word Count: 2443

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Posted in Action/Adventure What Happened Next/Later

Proof of a Man (by Bakerj)

Summary:  For most of the family the affair of Adah Menkin and John C Reagan has been forgotten and left behind, but they are about to realise that for one, this is not the case.

Rating T:  some language and violence.    Words:  7048

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Home is the Sailor #6 – Kismet (by Krystyna)

Summary:  Emancipation for Women and the Vote become a big issue when Peggy Dayton visits the Ponderosa. The result of her visit has long lasting repercussions in Virgina City and the Cartwright families.  Sixth in the series Home is the Sailor…..

Rating:  T   WC:  219,977

Home is the Sailor Series, links to all stories of this series included.

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