Siren Song (by sandspur)

Written for the 2016 Ponderosa Paddlewheel Poker Tournament. Summary:  What if Ben hadn’t seen Adam pulling Kane through the desert just before abandoning the search? And what if the only thing keeping Adam going…stopped? Rated:  T     Word count:  5403 Read More -> 41 total views, 3 views today

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Pride and Ponderosa (by Sandspur)

Rating: T. Totally clean, but one description of an unseemly death.  WC 86,200 Summary: What happens when Jane Austen’s ultimate chick-fic, “Pride & Prejudice,” crosses into the burly, macho, he-man world of Bonanza? Confusion? Kidnappings? Crossover characters from other series like “Bronco” and “the Big Valley”? Anything can happen—and anything does! Read More -> 50 total views, Read More …

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The Strawberry Roan (C&S Challenge) (by sandspur)

Rating: T (mild language). 4316 words. The Strawberry Roan  In response to the December C&S challenge prompt: There never was a horse that couldn’t be rode; Never was a cowboy who couldn’t be throwed. Summary: a cowboy who returns to the Ponderosa after a long absence discovers a new horse trainer…with an unwelcome training method. Read More …

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One Scarlet Lily–Book 3 of the Lilies Series (by sandspur)

One Scarlet Lily  Rating–T. Contains some violence, mild language, a grisly murder scene and a couple of animal death scenes.  (105,500 words) Summary: Adam and Joe leave the Ponderosa, perhaps for good, in the wake of tragedy and misunderstanding. But the danger only Adam knew about is still with them. Note: the backstory is filled in Read More …

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The Lilies of the Valley–Book 2 of the Lilies series (by sandspur)

Rating: T. Violence, character death, attempted rape, etc. Adam and Tilly go to Europe for the worst honeymoon ever, landing in the middle of a war to end up missing and presumed dead. Meanwhile, Ben, Adam and Hoss move on with their lives, finding new friends and uncovering strange secrets from the past.  Part 2 Read More …

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The Lilies of the Field – Book 1 of the Lilies Series (by sandspur)

Rating: T (mild language, mature themes, violence) Summary: With Ben away, the Cartwright boys face down poachers, a train robbery, a fire that nearly destroys the Ponderosa, a strange new school teacher and a lost dog. But when Ben returns, the biggest problem of all is gossip.  WC 109,300 Read More -> The Lilies Series: The Read More …

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A Stitch in Time (by sandspur)

This was my 2010 SJS for Devonshire. Joe lies dying of injuries 19th century medicine could never cure while Adam, given a cryptic clue from an ancient fraternal feud, searches for help 100+ years in the future. Note: lots of shirtless Joe, pantsless Joe, tight-shirt Joe, tight-pants Joe, and drafty hospital gown Joe…but, in spite Read More …

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