Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

A Different Kind of Desert (by McFair)

Summary: Fifteen-year-old Joe Cartwright dropped his gaze to the vast forest before him with its tall pines, low bushes, and tangled undergrowth – all of them buried in three to four foot high drifts. He was alone. All around him was silence and snow. Winter was a whole different kind of desert.
Rated: PG-13 for mild language and Western violence and brutality
Word count: 20,913

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Posted in Drama Prequel What Happened Before What Happened Next/Later

A Man That Studieth Revenge (mcfair_58)

Summary:  A WHB & WHN for ‘The Last Haircut’, ‘Marie, My Love’, and ‘The Hayburner’ with a nod to ‘The Truckee Strip’ and ‘The Crucible’. Everyone in Virginia City knew Duke Miller had gotten away with murder, but there were few who knew he had done it before. At the heart of his hate lay one man and but a single goal: the complete and total destruction of Joe Cartwright.

Rated PG-13 for Western brutality and lots of angst and SJS

Word count: 72,114

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort

A Christmas Kiss (by mcfair_58)

Summary: All sixteen-year-old Hoss wanted for Christmas was a kiss from Ellie Miller. He was so excited he set off for the Millers’ place before his brothers. Instead of a kiss, Hoss was soon hoping for a Christmas miracle….

Rated: PG
Word Count: 8081

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Posted in Drama

Finding Bobby (by AC1830)

Summary: When traveling with a wagon train, friends come and go. But what if it’s your best friend, and you never got to say good-bye?

Rating – K, Word Count – 5854

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Posted in Drama Spooky / Supernatural

Fuji stories (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  in Fuji, Joe asks Adam what the weird thing is that he has brought home.  Adam says it is art.  Hop Sing claims it is much more than that.  Another tale for the Halloween season.  Now includes the story of how Adam brought it home, Most of the Time, and the story of what happened next, Rest In Peace.

Rating = T  Word count = 7974

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Posted in Crossover Drama Hurt/Comfort Spooky / Supernatural What Happened Next/Later

Louise (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Joseph Cartwright is a haunted man. He can’t forget the woman he met in Martinville. Little does he know, she remembers him as well and has made a pact with the Devil to make certain he will be hers for eternity. A WHN for the Bonanza episode Twilight Town.  The characters of Nicholas, Janette, and Lucien LaCroix were originally created by  Barney Cohan and James D. Parrott for the TV series Forever Knight. 

Word count: 38,844

Rated: PG-13

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Soul Searching (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Adam needs to find the source of happiness before he can be happy.  It is a struggle though as he has to work through a number of issues to get to that point.

Rating = T  Word count = 30,312

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Posted in Drama Spooky / Supernatural Writing Challenges

Evil (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Adam’s life changed to a darker tone one night when he and a young lady shared some apples.  Now Little Joe likes those same apples and Adam wants to protect him but can’t tell him the whole story.  You can read it here though.

Rating = PG  Word count = 2135

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel Romance

Heart of Stone (by mcfair_58)

Summary: A new school teacher comes to town and Adam and Hoss fear their little brother is growing too attached to her. Little do they know that the real danger is to their father. Will Ben’s heart break if he dares to love again, and what secrets does this mysterious woman hold?

Word count: 50,584

Rated: PG-13 

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Posted in Action/Adventure Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel

Big Bad John (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Part of the story is a prequel and part is in the canon era as what happened many years earlier spurs Ben to an action which then has to be explained to his younger sons.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  2555

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