First Kiss—Book Two: Hoss (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY: This is the second story in the First Kiss series and features Hoss, but Adam plays an important role in the story too. The story jumps ahead a bit in time answering a few questions from the first story and setting the stage for more to happen. It’s time for Hoss to have a romance as he felt especially lonely after Adam and Anita began theirs.

Rating = T      Word Count = 11,510

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Red Night (by BettyHT)

SUMMARY:  A year late but here is the 2017 Once Upon a Midnight Dreary challenge to write a Gothic story in the style of Poe.  This is my entry for the 2018 Better Late Than Never challenge.  There’s murder and mayhem in Virginia City and the limited evidence points toward an unlikely suspect.  The gruesome deeds occur off scene for it is the aftermath that matters most.

rating = T. word count = 7497

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The Outlaw Brother (by BettyHT)

Summary: Adam finds himself in dire straits and needs help to extricate himself, but he has to flee to avoid worse trouble.  He makes a friend but manipulation takes from him something he had hoped never to lose.  His family worries about him and wonders if he will keep his promise to come home one day.  

Rating = T  WC = 25,590

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A Gift (by BettyHT)

Summary: How do the three Cartwright sons react to the plight of a young woman who needs a Man of Steel?  The issue arises when Joe brings home the ad from The Soiled Dove Society.

This is a sexually explicit story.  If that offends you in any way, do not continue to the story.

rating = MA  word count = 2130

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Turn, Turn, Turn (by BettyHT)

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.

Rating T  Word count 16,377

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