Garden Party (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Inspired by some Ricky Nelson songs, this story begins with Adam arriving home disillusioned and cynical after many years away. At a party thrown by his father to celebrate his return, he meets someone who begins to change his attitude and will change his future as soon as he allows it.  Adam changes her life too although there are some who do their best to try to prevent the two from being together. 

rating = T    WC = 35,173

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The Hardest Goodbye – Book 1 of “A House United” (by Pulitzer2016)

Summary: As the Civil War approaches, Adam reflects on his college years and the relationship he cultivated with his younger cousin, Josephine. After graduation, Josephine and her parents visit the Ponderosa for a month of fun, after which Adam must say the hardest goodbye of his life.

Rating:  K  (33,830 words)

A House United Series:

The Hardest Goodbye – Book 1 of A House United
And the War Came – Book 2 of A House United
Thenceforward and Forever Free – Book 3 of A HOUSE UNITED

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Cat (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Gone for many years, two men make their way back to the Ponderosa and the family that misses them. They don’t know each other, but they end up in a critical situation that brings them close together and that leads to many changes for all.

Rating = T   WC = 42,544

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Adam Knows a Secret (by BettyHT)

Summary:  Camp In the Pines 2015 challenge story.  Adam holds a secret but can’t tell because of injuries so it is up to his brothers and father to try work out who hurt him, why, what they might do next, but most importantly, how to stop them.  It’s his youngest brother who proves to be invaluable in working out what they have to do until the oldest can recover enough to tell them what he knows.  

rating = T  WC  = 13,018

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A Better Man (by BettyHT)

Summary:  A story to try to answer questions left unanswered in The Crucible, it begins with Adam’s attempt to leave Kane’s camp at night.  The first part is a WHIB and then it will be a WHN when Adam is rescued and has to answer some questions to himself and to his family trying to understand what happened and make sense of it.  

rating – T    WC = 13,659

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