Posted in Alternate Universe Drama Humor

For Jamie (by BettyHT)

Summary:  With all his sons home, Ben wanted to spend time with them.  Inevitably, stories were told, and the main beneficiary of those was Jamie who learned so much about his family and about life.

Rating: T  Word count:  11,420

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Posted in Drama Prequel

The Lady with Yellow Hair (by mcfair_58)

Summary: Each year at Christmas a beautiful lady graces the Cartwright’s Ponderosa ranch house. From her post high atop their tree the little angel with cornflower yellow hair watches them. A smile lights her face for she knows that, without her, Ben Cartwright’s life would have been very different…

Word count: 7489
Rated: G

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Christmas Story (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: Follows The Haunting and Broken with the same OCs. This is, as the title suggests though, a lighter story set on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day focusing mostly on Adam and his wife, Savannah, and children, Owen and Eva, although Adam’s father and brothers play roles in the drama as well.

Rating: PG Word count = 4496

The Haunting Series, links to stories in this series included.

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Posted in Prequel

A Christmas Wish (by puppycuddles)

Summary:  Each member of the family is important. The absence of just one or two is greatly felt, especially during the Christmas season. Ben reflects on the changes the year has brought while someone else makes a special request. A prequel story.

Rating: G

Word count: 1,253 words

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

The Adventures of Adam and Tanner (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: After years in the east, Adam gets a notice that he has a son. The circumstances of his son’s upbringing to that point lead to some difficult situations but some rewarding ones too. Certainly his life becomes more interesting. Published on some sites as two separate stories: Savage Son, and Learning.

Rating: T Word Count: 20,836

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Posted in Drama

A Piece of the Puzzle (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: This story is a sequel to Almost Lost Two. In this one, someone who wants to destroy Ben Cartwright decides to take advantage of Adam believing that his recent past makes him the weak link in the Cartwrights.

Rating = T Word count = 19,687

Almost Lost Two Series, links to all stories of this series included.

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Posted in Humor Prequel

Pie For Pa (by Hart4Ben)

Summary: While Hop Sing is away for a few days, Little Joe persuades Hoss to help with a surprise for their father and Adam.

Rating: K Word Count: 3695

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Posted in What Happened Instead

Freedom’s Just Another Word (by AC1830)

Summary: A WHI for A House Divided. “Father against son, brother against brother. A house divided against itself cannot not stand.” What if Adam did leave in order to keep peace in the family?  This is a journey of healing for the Cartwright family and some newfound friends.

Rating = T, Word Count = 14415

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Dire Straits (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: One son is in terrible trouble, but Ben doesn’t know which one. One by one, they come home until there is only one missing.

Rating: PG Word Count: 2443

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Posted in Alternate Universe Drama

Broken (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: A sequel to The Haunting — In this one, there is a darker tone as Adam and Savannah have to face a villainous foe who will stop at nothing to get a major part of the Ponderosa for the timber there.

Rating = T Word count = 11,947

The Haunting Series, links for all the stories of this series included.

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