Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Mystery

A Devious Affair (by BettyHT)

Summary:  A sequel to A Twisted Affair, this story shows how Adam faces a complex plot against him that gets more dangerous as each step fails to achieve its objective.
Rating: T   Word count:  12,184

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Family

Dear Friends and Christmas Gifts (by BettyHT)

Summary:   The last story in this series starts with some informative letters between Adam’s wife and Joe’s wife but progresses into a Christmas visit in which important changes occur for all the brothers.
Rating:  T  WC:  18,845

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hoss, ben, joe
Posted in Alternate Universe What Happened Next/Later

The Old Stable (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Repair and reconstruction of an old stable on the Ponderosa is necessary to keep a memory and a hope alive for the family and leads to some stories that pull the family closer together. 
Rating:  G  Word Count:  1567

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Frogs and Other Stuff (by BettyHT)

Summary: This the eleventh story in the Traci series.  Adam, Hoss, and Joe get a better understanding of the kinds of problems their father faced as they were growing up.
Rating:  T
Word Count:  9,755

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Posted in Action/Adventure Alternate Universe Drama

Runaways (by BettyHT)

Summary:  This is the ninth story in the Traci series.  In this one, three boys from a CA reform school end up hiding on the Ponderosa and the family is caught up in their drama as the trouble that made them run away follows them to Nevada. 
Rating:  T
Word Count:  20,512

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort What Happened Instead Writing Challenges

The Cup of Bitterness (by Questfan)

Summary: After being cleared for shooting Zach Crenshaw in self-defense, Joe tried to square things with Zach’s father. While he thought he was helping Amos Crenshaw to dig a well, Amos had other plans for that hole. A WHI for “The Wormwood Cup.”

Word Count: 9,689 Rating: T

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Posted in Alternate Universe Crossover Humor Romance What Happened Instead What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

The Best Little Bed and Breakfast in Nevada (by JC)

Summary:  The Cartwrights entertain house guests.  Again.  Joe has a better idea.

Rating: K++, or maybe T-    (4592 words)

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Hurt/Comfort Romance

Turn, Turn, Turn (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Adam had a fall at work, but things got worse until he had to give up his job and move back to the Ponderosa.  There he tells his family the news.  No one wants to accept it, and they keep trying to find a better answer.  A French doctor offers hope, but Adam is reluctant to accept that things will go his way.  Added the first story in the series, A Rolling Stone, and a short flashback story, Snow Angels, at the end.  Each story can stand on its own and is marked as Part I, II, or III.

Rating T  Word count 49,403

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Posted in Drama What Happened Before

Obscuration (by PSW)

Summary: WHB for Winter Kill. Returning from Montana, Ben, Hoss, and Joe witness a rare natural phenomenon.

Rating: K Word Count: 1899

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Posted in Drama Hurt/Comfort Prequel What Happened Next/Later Writing Challenges

The Squirrel’s Stash (By Questfan)

Summary: I’ve been playing in the Pinecone Challenge for a while and decided to post the collection here. Each chapter has a lyric prompt and had to be no more than 500 words.

Word Count: 5205 Rating: T

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