Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Silence (by Arien)

Summary:   This story follows “Wavering.”

Rating:  PG (Warning:  Character Death)
Word Count:   4,339

Wavering Series, links to all the stories for this series included.

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Posted in Short Stories Writing Challenges

The Dead of Night (by PSW)

Summary: Little Joe has an unsettling night.  Written for the October 15 Pinecone challenge, and expanded a bit for the Halloween Challenge.

Rating: G  Word Count: 633

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Posted in Non-Bonanza

Right is the Third Left (by JC)

Summary: He may be retired, but to his fans Jack Richards will always be Alex Carver, the most drop dead gorgeous cowboy to ever roam the Badlands…

Rating K  (2583 words)

Jack Richards Series, links to all stories are included within.

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Wavering (by Arien)

Summary: A trip to Yerington has tragic consequences for the Cartwrights.

Rating: PG (Warning: Character Death)

Word Count: 4,271

Wavering Series, links to all the stories for this series included.

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort

An Unspeakable Dawn (by McFair_58)

Summary: It has been five years since Joe Cartwright took Bella Carnaby as his wife and nearly twenty since he first met Rosey O’Rourke – a woman he knows his father loves, but one that life and time has conspired to keep away from the Ponderosa. A new threat and an old enemy appear to threaten the Cartwrights – will the end of their collective tale be joy, or tragedy?

81,360 words

Rated PG-13 for western violence and brutality and mild adult language

Author’s Note:  This story will make more sense if the reader is familiar with both Wet Bottoms, Warm Heart series (Bella Carnaby) and Blood and Bread (Rosey O’Rourke) series, links to the stories for these series included.

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Posted in Drama

Answers (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: What if you lost nine years of your most recent memory and it never came back? What if you had memories that could hurt people if you got them back so they wanted you dead? But you don’t remember who those people are or what it is that they fear you will remember?

Rating: T

Word Count: 20,397

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Prequel

Though She Be But Little (by McFair_58)

Summary: A slight mishap brings the old Indian blanket that hangs on the stair rail to Joe Cartwright’s attention.  His questions bring odd looks and just a little bit of pain. When his Pa breaks down and tells him the story of how the blanket came to be there and what it means, Joe realizes he will never look at his mother the same way again.

Rated PG-13

Word count: 17,653

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Posted in Drama Humor Prequel Short Stories

Hard Headed Woman (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: Marie would do anything to protect her sons, anything…including this.

Rating: K+

Word Count: 737

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Posted in Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Adam’s Last Days (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: for the October challenge to write an out of this world story. Adam is suffering from a mysterious malady, and his days are growing short. Hoss gives Joe a clue to solve the mystery, but what Joe discovers is a horror. Most appropriate for the Halloween season.

rating = T word count = 1438

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Posted in MA-Rated Writing Challenges

A Blissful Night in Harmony (by Cheaux)

Summary:   Plain grub and a lumpy bed were all Ben Cartwright expected when a storm prevented his return to the Ponderosa.  Set in 1882, this is an Alternative Universe story. Rated:   MA (Mature Audience)  Warning:  Explicit language of a sexual nature.  If you are…

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