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That Changes Everything (by Annie K Cowgirl)

Summary: After Joe takes the sheriff position in Rubicon, Adam decides to head up there to knock some sense into him. But Ben isn’t about to let that happen. A WHIB/WHN for the episode “The Tin Badge” with a little bit if “The Honor of Cochise” thrown in for good measure.
Rating: K+
Word Count: 1,400

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The Squirrel’s Stash #3 (by Questfan)

Summary: A few more Pinecone Challenges for my pet squirrel to gnaw on. Each chapter has a lyric prompt and had to be no more than 500 words.

Word Count: 8885 Rating: T

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Posted in Drama Fright / Supernatural / Spooky / Horror / Scary Short Stories

Snake in the Grass (by Patina)

Summary: Paradise is almost gained for one Cartwright.

Rating: T. Word count 761

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The Squirrel’s Stash #2 (by Questfan)

Summary: Some more Pinecone Challenges for my pet squirrel to chew over. Each chapter has a lyric prompt and had to be no more than 500 words.

Word Count: 6315  Rating: T

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort

Out of the Darkness (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  The murder of a friend, and the ensuing trial, lead an exhausted Adam to confront deeply buried fears and long-held guilt about events in his past. Will he come out the other side unscathed and able to face up to his father?

Rating: T   Word Count: 23,980 words

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The Long Way Home (by Questfan)

Summary: My entry for the 2018 Camp in the Pines. At fifteen, Joe thinks he knows what it is to be a man. Unexpected events tip his ideas upside down and he finds the road home is a lot longer than he thought.

Rating: T Word Count: 10856

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The Man Who Lost His Heart (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  For two years Adam had been living in a village of Ute Indians believing his family had died in a wagon train attack. He was settled in his new life until the day he was abducted and left to die in the desert. Now, with help from some old faces, he embarks on a desperate search for his wife, before a heart-breaking decision has to be made.

Rating: T Word Count: 54,802 words

The Many Spirits Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (by BluewindFarm)

Summary:  Christmas wishes do come true for the brothers.

Rating:  K  (760 words)

Inspired by the December 1st Pinecone Challenge — “Who am I?  You sure you want to know?”

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The Man of Many Spirits (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  Adam’s life is turned upside down after an attack on a wagon train leaves him alone and injured in the desert. He is helped by an unlikely saviour. But what has become of his family? And why is his rescuer so keen to keep the truth from him.

Rating: T   Word Count: 83,320

The Many Spirits Series, links to stories within the series are included.

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The Eighth Day (by Sierra Girl)

Summary:  When Adam encounters a mysterious woman on the shores of Lake Tahoe, his whole world will be changed forever. And just what is the woman’s involvement in the abductions taking place around the lake? This is my take on how and why Adam left the Ponderosa. An AU fantasy set in the ‘real’ world of Bonanza. A story where the lake is the star of the show.

Rating: T   Word Count: 36,890

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