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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance What Happened Instead

Broken Bonds (by BettyHT)

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

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joe, adam, hoss, ben
Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead

A Dish Served Cold (by Questfan)

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.

Rating: T

Word Count: 63028

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Elizabeth, my love
Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Mystery

Fragments (by BettyHT)

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

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Posted in MA-Rated Romance Short Stories

A Gal Named Sal #2 – August Heat (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Ben and Sally escape the summer heat with a brief respite at Lake Tahoe.

Rating: MA WC: 1029

A Gal Named Sal Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort

And Johnny Got His Gun (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  An expansion of a pinecone challenge from Bonanza Brand, this is the story of a boy who makes a terrible choice and has to live with the consequences, but he isn’t the only one.

Rating = T  Word count = 1941

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joe, jamie
Posted in Drama Missing Scene Short Stories

A Disquiet Spirit (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: An enhanced scene from The Stillness Within by Suzanne Clauser which takes place prior to Jamie’s adoption. Joe’s reflections are from The Artist. lessons in Ben for Jamie as told by the sons.

Rating: K+ WC: 967

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Posted in Drama Humor Mystery

Confession? (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Joe is hurt and wonders if the dream he had was a dream because it seemed so real.  It’s the kind of thing he rather wishes might be true, but then again, could this really be? 

Rating = T  Word count = 1450

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adam, ben
Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Romance

Cheryl (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A romance that starts out rocky for Adam and Monica.  Soon though those issues are resolved, but events take the romance in an entirely unexpected direction.

Rating = T  Word count = 15262

It’s a Bad Day, or Not Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama Humor Romance

A Gal Named Sal #1 (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: Hoss and Joe hire a new ranch hand while on a trip to purchase horses. Aware of the potential for problems with their father, they could not have imagined the stir the new hand would make.

Rating: T WC: 13926

A Gal Named Sal Series, links to all stories included within.

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Posted in Drama

Dime Novel Question (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  Little Joe finishes a dime novel, and in his enthusiasm to share it with his family, he stirs a philosophical discussion and reflection on a deep moral issue.

Rating:  T  Word Count:  1086

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